Events roundup: 23-29 May

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Here’s a roundup of this week’s top events:

Launch of Race Equality Charter Student Survey

This week sees the launch of the Race Equality Charter Student Survey. Complete the short survey to help shape Kent’s anti-racism strategy. Plus, complete by 17 June for the chance to win one of three £50 gift vouchers. Take the survey now.

Monday: Litter pick and language taster sessions

Give back to your local community by joining the College and Community Life team for litter picking! Get involved on Monday lunchtime to meet new people and earn some employability points while you improve the local environment.

Would you like to learn a new language? Our language taster sessions are for beginners who would like to try learning one of the following languages: Arabic, Mandarin, Japanese and Spanish/Italian. These events are in person and online, and open to all students.

Tuesday: Petting Zoo and outdoor live music

Take a break from revision and visit the Animal Encounters Farmyard and say hi to cows, ponies, donkeys, and loads more at Woody’s! Join us 13.00-15.00 for lots of cuteness.

As part of the Gulbenkian Summer Festival, singer/songwriter Fred Clark will be performing on the Gulbenkian Lawn. Grab some friends and enjoy live music and food/drink from 17.00.

Wednesday: Spring into Summer at Medway

Join us on the Medway campus for an amazing afternoon of fun with Spring into Summer. With a ball pit, chocolate fountain, crazy golf and more! Whether you have finished your exams and want to celebrate or need a break from deadlines and studying, come join us. Plus, the evening will see the Deep End transform for a UV club night.

Thursday: Bubble football and outdoor cinema

Give Bubble Football a go and bounce around with your friends as part of Kent Union’s Give it a Go activities. Come along between 17.00-20.00 at the Sports Pavilion and have some fun, no experience needed.

This week’s outdoor cinema screening is Disney Pixar’s Ratatouille! Grab a seat on the hay bales on the Gulbenkian lawn, or bring your own picnic blanket. The film starts at 21.00 but you’re welcome to arrive before to get some food and drink.

Friday: Managing stress and anxiety with mindfulness and Woody’s Fest

Feeling stressed or anxious? Consider attending this StudyPlus online workshop on how to manage stress and anxiety with mindfulness, 11.00-12.30. This practical workshop will give you an introduction to research-based strategies for coping with stress and anxiety

Woody’s Fest is back! Supported by the UKC Live Music Society, there will be a line up of acts and bands to keep you entertained. Plus a mixture of food and drinks deals that you just can’t say no to.

Student job alert: Student Content Creators

Become a student content creator at Kent, apply by 5 June 2022. See more student opportunities on the Student Guide.

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