Events roundup: 22-28 May

Three students smiling and doing mindful colouring

Find out what’s on this week:

Monday 22 May: Graduation action plan workshop

Are you graduating this year? Come along to this Careers workshop to make your own career action plan.

Tuesday 23 May: Paint a tote bag, CV help and yoga (Medway)

Take a break from exams and paint a tote bag in the Venue! Tote bags will be provided, or you can bring your own.

On Tuesday, the Careers and Employability Service are running a session on the essentials of writing CVs and cover letters as well as a specific session for academic CVs for aspiring lecturers and researchers. Both these events will take place in Eliot and be streamed online.

As part of Medway Move, you can join a weekly yoga session to de-stress in the Hub on Tuesday lunchtimes.

Wednesday 24 May: Language taster sessions and study skills drop in (Medway)

Would you like to learn a new language? On Wednesday there are lots of Study Plus language taster sessions. Languages on offer include Japanese, Mandarin, Arabic, French and more!

The Student Learning Advisory Service (SLAS) are at the Drill Hall Library on Wednesday afternoon for a study skills drop-in session.

Thursday 25 May: Therapy dog, Politics live panel event and open-air cinema

‘Pause for Paws’ at Nexus in Templeman Library. Come and meet Coco the therapy dog for a pet or a cuddle. Plus, there’s also a book swap and mindful colouring on offer.

The School of Politics and International Relations is hosting a live panel event with some of its world-leading researchers to provoke discussion around protest, dissident voices, strikes, terrorism and political frustration. The event is taking place at the Gulbenkian Arts Centre and is free and open to all. Sign up now.

The Gulbenkian open-air cinema returns this week with 90s rom com ‘Pretty Woman’. The Gulbenkian Open Air Film Festival is free and non-ticketed so you can just turn up on the day.

Weekend (27-28 May): Chatham Maritime Food and Drink Festival

The Chatham Maritime Food and Drink Festival is taking place this weekend, offering food and drink from award-winning local producers. The highlight of the event is the Dragonboat Race on Sunday, and the Universities at Medway will have a boat in the race!


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