Here’s a round-up of what you can get involved in this week at Kent, including fun fundraising events as part of Kent Giving Week and getting ready for the job market with regional employers sharing their top tips as part of Working in Kent and Medway Week.
Show your support for Team Kent at Varsity this week!
Monday: Exam support and free dance class
On Monday you can also try Kent Union’s Booiaka dance class which is a cardio workout to music – as much dancing fun as a night out with friends!
Tuesday: Jobs Fair, revision workshop and Cooking Show
Kent Union’s Jobs Fair is happening from 11:00-14:00 in Eliot Hall. This is a great opportunity if you are looking for part-time, temporary or seasonal work.
Not sure where to start with your exams revision? Go along to SLAS’s free revision workshop on Tuesday.
Grab one of 100 free tickets to see Kent Giving Week’s ‘In The Kitchen Cooking Show’! Local chefs will share how you can recreate their signature dishes on a budget and you can then eat what they cook for lunch!
Wednesday: Graduation message board, Diamond Orchard planting and Relaxation Sessions (Medway)
Are you graduating this July? Head over to Nexus on Wednesday between 10:00-14:00 to write a message to your friends and/or family and we will share them at your graduation ceremony.
Help us plant the 300 trees for our Diamond Orchard celebrating the University’s 60th anniversary!
At The Hub, you can choose between a 15 minute back massage or a gel manicure on Wednesday to help you relax.
Thursday: Spring Careers Fair, 5k Your Way and Windrush Talk
Talk to leading graduate employers to find job and placement opportunities at our Spring Careers Fair in Eliot Dining Room between 10:00 and 15:00 on Thursday.
In honour of the 75th anniversary of the Windrush Landing, join a talk by Dr Mark Ledwidge about the historical and cultural significance of the Windrush Landing.
Friday: Find a graduate job (Medway) and free yoga
Working in Kent and Medway Week concludes on Friday with an advice session at Medway on how to find a graduate job.
Unwind and stretch at this free yoga session in the Sports Centre (Canterbury) on Friday afternoon.
- Industrial action this week. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday are UCU strike days, so your teaching may be affected on these days. The College and Community Life Team are offering drop-in support sessions on these days in Locke Building between 9:00-17:00. How to prepare for a strike day.
- Online Module Registration is open. If you’re returning to Kent as an undergraduate student for the 2023/24 academic year, you need to choose your modules by 26 March. If you haven’t already, complete Online Module Registration now.
- Apply for student finance. Full-time undergraduate 2023 to 2024 Student Finance applications are now open.
- Final year student? Your invitation to your graduation ceremony was emailed to you last week. Make sure to check your emails for more info including key deadlines.