Kent Voices

Did you know Student Services has a new podcast series? Listen to previous episodes and find out how you can contribute.

In October 2021, we started the Kent Voices podcast as a way of connecting with the University of Kent community through audio. From healthy relationships to disability history month, there have been lots of interesting discussions with staff and students. 

Catch up on the Kent Voices podcasts so far, which you can listen to again via KentPlayer:  

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Library Resources and Events

Listen to this podcast to learn more about the resources and events that the libraries at the University of Kent have to offer.

(Recorded: May, 2022)

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Health Support

Listen to this podcast to find out how you can access health support here at Kent from vaccinations to emergency contraception, as well as registering with a GP.

(Recorded: May, 2022)

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Keeping Exam Calm

Listen to this podcast on Keeping Exam Calm for revision tips and support services information that you might need during the exam period.

(Recorded: April, 2022)

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Kent Community Oasis Garden

The Kent Community Oasis Garden (KentCOG), is a welcoming green space on the Canterbury campus, where students, staff and community members work together to create a sustainability hub centred around growing food, listen to the podcast to find out how you can get involved.

(Recorded: March, 2022)

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Mental Health at University

Check out this podcast with Lee Fellows, Head of Student Support and Wellbeing, for more on what Kent is doing about student mental health.

(Recorded: February, 2022)

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Living, Working, and Studying with Hidden Impairments

With a panel of University of Kent staff and alumni, the guests discussed how hidden impairments have affected them throughout their lives, how people‚Äôs perceptions can have an impact, and what support could, and should, be available.    

(Recorded: December, 2021)

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Faith and Belief at University

Celebrating interfaith week, this podcast looked at the impact of faith on campus, from the perspective of two faith leaders. They spoke about what faith meant to them, and how students can get involved.   

(Recorded: November, 2021)

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Sex and Healthy Relationships

Marking United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, this episode covered some important topics such as consent, and first times, as well as some funny bedroom anecdotes! 

(Recorded: November, 2021)  

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Halloween and Bonfire Night

Hear all about staying safe on Bonfire Night, as well as having fun at Halloween!   

(Recorded: October, 2021)

Find out more

Check out articles from different perspectives on Student Services topics from staff and students across the university. 

Email StudentServicesWeb@kent.ac.uk if you'd like to take part in a podcast or submit an article.    

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