Student experience for Physics and Astrophysics Students
At Kent, we pride ourselves on an inspirational student experience. We aim to provide the platform you need to succeed, whatever your plans for the future.
Within the Division of Natural Sciences, we have a dedicated employability team who support students on a day-to-day basis and with any placements.
We also have the Careers and Employabilty Service who run events such as improving your CV and how to be assertive.
Every year there is the Employability Festival where the Careers and Employability Service; academic schools and professional services come together to offer presentations, workshops, guest speakers, industry experts and fairs.
Our dedicated Student Support team is responsible for providing a range of support services for undergraduate and postgraduate students. The team is here to support you to realise your potential by offering advice on pastoral, personal health and welfare concerns.
Student Support is part of the Division of Natural Sciences. The Division comprises an experienced team from across all subject areas that provides support, knowledge and expertise on all student-related issues, including programmes of study, student experience and employability.
As a Kent student, you also have access to mentors and a personal academic adviser, and we can offer extra individual support by working closely with our central Student Support and Wellbeing team.
At Kent, we pride ourselves on an inspirational student experience. We aim to provide the platform you need to succeed, whatever your plans for the future. The central student experience pages have more information about campus wide experiences.
Kent Union and societies
Kent Union is a charity, independent of the university, which acts as the voice of all Kent students. A students' union is responsible for supporting students during their time at university and to make sure their voice is heard.
Discover what the Kent Union has to offer.
Whether you are a die-hard space nerd who has been observing for years or someone who thinks space is awesome you have a home in the Space Society!
Physoc is an inclusive, ambitious society, open to students from all disciplines.
Women in STEM
The Women in STEM society is a group targeted at women who are studying or are in the Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Maths field.
Representing Physics and Astronomy
Ambassadors, peer mentors and student reps
Candis is the Student Success and Attainment Manager for NATS. Her role is to ensure there are a variety of events to make your experience at the University of Kent as enjoyable, enriching, and memorable as possible.
Luke is the Student Experience Coordinator. His role is to help organise events, reviewing Module evaluations, and hosting Student Voice Forums to ensure the student voice is heard.
Candis and Luke are based in Ingram so please do drop by if you need anything!
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Our inpirational student go above and beyond their degree.
Astrophysics student and Music Performance Scholar, David Curtiss, reflects on his recent sandwich year abroad at Bloomington
Physics student Alex doubles and triples her way to figure skating success
There are a range of opportunities for you to give feedback, so you can find the right way for you. Let the University and Kent Union know what you think. Together we can make positive changes.