Here’s a roundup of the top events this week. And huge congrats to our students who are graduating this week! #KentGrads
Monday: Medway Pool Tournament
Get to know new people by playing a game of pool in the Oasis Lounge at the Medway Pool Tournament. This event is hosted by your Medway Residential Life Assistants, come by yourself or bring a friend.
Wednesday: Warner Bros. Studio Tour, DHM events and free talk on Sleep
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Explore iconic sets and discover what it took to bring the Harry Potter films to life at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour with Kent Union at a discounted ticket price (travel included).
On Tuesday you can join some Disability History Month (DHM) events including plant pot painting inspired by sunflowers, often used as a visual clue for those with hidden disabilities. Plus a DHM workshop about accessibility and coming up with ideas for inclusion, and a chance to kickstart your career with Change 100 and learn how to ask for adjustments in the workplace.
The Medway Talks open lecture series continues with a free talk ‘Sleep and our Biological Clock’, by Professor Gurprit Lall, who is a neuroscientist based at Medway School of Pharmacy. Open to all, but registration is required. Sign up now.
Thursday: Cultural Food Festival and industrial action support drop-in
Thursday is a UCU strike day, so your teaching may be affected today. The College and Community Life Team will be offering drop-in support sessions for any students affected by the industrial action. You can head to Locke Building between 9:00-17:00 to chat to one of the Residential Life Assistants or College Life Officers. Find out how to prepare for a strike day.
On Thursday evening, come along to Rutherford Dining Hall for a Cultural Food Festival! Find out about other cultures as our student groups will be there throughout the night serving up their dishes for all to try.
Friday: Celebrate Consent, Bubble Football and industrial action support drop-in
Friday is a UCU strike day, so your teaching may be affected today. The College and Community Life Team will be offering drop-in support sessions for any students affected by the industrial action. You can head to Locke Building between 9:00-17:00 to chat to one of the Residential Life Assistants or College Life Officers. Find out how to prepare for a strike day.
Celebrate consent with craft, books and action at Nexus in Templeman Library. Drop by and have a look at the ‘Consent. Get it. Full Stop.’ book list, pick up a free bookmark, and take part in craft activities including badge making. You can also make your pledges for the #ConsentGetIt campaign.
At Medway, have a laugh playing Bubble Football. No football experience required!
- Take the Cost of Living Survey – aims to understand how the cost of living crisis has impacted you and how we can best support you.
- Last chance to complete travel plan survey and potentially win up to £150 on your KentOne card or for a voucher at the Deep End. Survey closes tonight (23:59 Monday 21 November)
- Do you have an idea for a cultural event or celebration? Apply to the WorldFest Bitesize Fund for a financial award of up to £250 to run a multicultural event.
- ‘Twin your Toilet’ on campus for World Toilet Day! Make sure to report any faults with toilets to Estates Customer Services or the Home at Halls app.