Events roundup: 20-26 November

Templeman Library in autumn sunlight

This week there’s lots on including events for Disability History Month, sustainability and opportunities to spend time with others in nature.

Monday 20 November: Support session, British Sign Language and advanced essay writing

Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) are running a support session for students affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Israel and ongoing war and humanitarian crisis in Gaza. This is a drop-in session taking place from 13:00-14:00 on Monday, upstairs in Locke Building near the Coop, staffed by a mental health adviser and counsellor from SSW. All students are welcome.

Fancy learning some British Sign Language? Come along to free BSL lesson in Pilkington, Medway, over lunchtime on Monday.

Improve your essay technique at this advanced essay writing workshop at Canterbury campus.

Tuesday 21 November: Bali summer school, bookmaking workshop and advanced essay writing (Medway)

Udayana University in Bali is running three exciting Summer Schools in 2024: Sustainability and Ecotourism, Intercultural Communication, and Coral Reef Restoration. Find out more at the online information session about spending your summer in Bali.

Come along to our drop-in book making workshop to explore the creative, therapeutic and educational potential of a unique collection of artist books and learn to translate your emotional reality by making one for yourself.

Improve your essay technique at this advanced essay writing workshop at Medway campus.

Wednesday 22 November: Therapy dog, University Community Choir and sustainability workshop

Take a break with Coco the therapy dog, a certified Pets as Therapy dog with Pause for Paws in Nexus, Templeman Library. Coco is very friendly, calm and loves to be fussed over.

Try something new and feel more connected by joining the University Community Choir. They meet every Wednesday during term-time at the Canterbury campus.

Want to learn more about sustainability advocacy, and what Kent is doing in response to the sustainability emergency? Find out more about Sustainability at Kent, why it’s important, and how to develop your skills at our sustainability workshop in Jennison Lecture Theatre.

Thursday 23 November: CV and cover letter help and gleaning info session

Find out the essentials for CVs and cover letters, including trends, hints and tips. This event is taking place in Keynes and will also be livestreamed.

Are you interested in how we can prevent food waste by collecting growers’ surpluses and redistributing them to charities and food banks? Come along to the Gleaning info session at Woody’s.

Saturday 25 November: Outdoor activities

Your Residential Life Assistants (RLAs) are running multiple outdoor activities on Saturday. Choose between a nature walk in Blean Woods, meeting Ponies or a women’s social walk around Canterbury campus. Book your place on the Home at Halls App.

Sunday 26 November: Christmas arts and crafts

As we get closer to December, why not join the ResLife Ambassadors for an afternoon of Christmas themed arts and crafts in Keynes to get into the Christmas spirit.

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