Our outstanding teaching, first-class facilities and
excellent support services help you to reach your potential. This year will be
Throughout our first term of blended learning, we’ve
been listening to our students. In response, we are making a series of
improvements. Here’s how online learning will look next term.
ensure the quality of your education is not compromised, training, resources
and guidance is being given to all staff to help them provide digitally
enhanced learning. Lecturers
will peer review each other’s online material to share and develop best
Our blended learning system combines online lectures and interactive sessions with on-campus teaching (in small groups), lab and practical sessions.
We're creating a set of 'netiquette' guidelines for lecturers and students taking part in online teaching.
We are working to ensure online teaching is accessible to all, improving captioning and sound. We're also making it easier to book virtual drop-in sessions with teaching staff.
Where you need to attend lab sessions or workshops we will
ensure these take place in strict compliance with health and safety
Online learning will include interactive sessions where you will be able to share your views with others. Teaching materials will be made available in advance of timetabled sessions.
You can find more details about our plans for
teaching in the spring term in our FAQs.
Giving you access to the
resources you need to excel in your area is at the heart of our planning.
The Templeman Library on the Canterbury campus and
the Drill Hall Library on the Medway campus are open with socially distanced
Many of our students already take advantage of
our extensive digital resources. Library staff will be very happy to help if
you need any advice or support to access these materials.
Where you need access to specialist equipment on
campus for your studies, we are putting plans in place, taking account of all government guidance, to make this possible.
Our award-winning student support services will continue to
help you to make the most of your time at university.
Our Student Learning and Advisory Service
provides a wealth of resources online to help you to improve your study skills.
You can also make an online appointment to talk to one
of our advisers.
Our Student Support and Wellbeing team is there to offer advice and support if you have a specific learning disability and also to help with general wellbeing. They are offering online appointments and events to help you enhance your wellbeing.
You can make an appointment
to meet online with a member of our Careers and Employability Service. Also, look out for their employability points
scheme and other options to broaden your skills, such as internships, learning a
language or volunteering.