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Get #ExamCalm

Support and resources to help you stay calm and well this exams season.


On this page, you can find out about opportunities to enhance your wellbeing across our campuses this exams season, and get support if you need it. Be sure to follow @UniKentSSW on Instagram for more wellbeing tips and resources.

If you'd like more information and support on the practical aspects of exams, such as key dates and how to prepare, have a look at the Exams page.

Study, revision and exam technique support

The Student Learning Advisory Service (SLAS) offers academic advice, including revision and exam strategies and techniques, to all students of all levels and abilities. Find out about upcoming exams support events.

You can also find information on study support from the Library.

For more on this topic check out the Kent Voices podcast episode on exam tips

Therapy dogs on campus

'Pause for Paws' at Templeman Library

During the summer term, come along to meet a therapy dog and take part in other activities on the Canterbury campus in Nexus, Templeman Library 11:30-13:00 on:

Enhance your wellbeing, connect with yourself & others.

It's always important to look after wellbeing, but particularly during exam season. Here are things you can do to enhance your wellbeing at Kent.

This info is also available as a PDF flyer.

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    Get the support you need

    One to one and peer support groups, regular mindfulness sessions and in person and online mental health support.  

    Student Support and Wellbeing
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    Meet others, try new things, get outside!

    Make friends on or off campus at cooking workshops, volunteering, bushcraft sessions, community choir, movie nights and more.  

    College and Community Life
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    Learn to grow food and thrive in nature

    Planting workshops, butterfly walks, ecotherapy sessions and more. A thriving sustainability hub centred around growing food.  

    Kent Community Oasis Garden
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    Get active and boost your health

    With a wide range of sport and fitness facilities on campus with Kent Sport, it’s never been easier stay active at uni!  

    Kent Sport
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    Relax, unwind or get involved

    Enjoy theatre, music, comedy and film right here on campus, or get involved and join one of our creative groups.  

    Gulbenkian Arts Centre
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    Societies, activities and groups

    There are student-led groups to suit everyone, so join in and discover new hobbies and meet new people.  

    Kent Union
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    Belonging, spirituality, worship and dialogue

    Join different faith groups for regular pizza nights, day trips and weekly prayer and spirituality groups.  

    Chaplaincy events
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    Novels and non-fiction to relax and grow

    We have non-academic books as well as e-books and audiobooks you can access for free! Check out the ‘Love to Read’ or ‘Wellbeing and self-help’ collections.  

    Templeman Library
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    Specialist study advice and academic support

    Feel prepared: come to SLAS for study, assignment and assessment strategies at any stage of study  

    Student Learning Advisory Service
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    Get ready for employment

    Upskill yourself and connect with others via volunteering, networking and workshop events.  

    Careers and Employability Service

Worried about Industrial Action?

Visit the Industrial Action Advice and Support page to find out where you can go for information and support regarding industrial action.

Support available to staff

We have a number of ways to help staff look after their mental health, from our Employee Assistance Programme, to Mental Health Allies you can get in touch with and HR support.   

Learn more about enhancing your wellbeing by reading the staff #UniKentWellbeing flyer, or why not sign up for coffee with a mystery colleague to meet someone new and get talking.

Supporting your mental health and wellbeing

Highlights from recent #UniKentWellbeing events on our campuses

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Wellbeing at Waterstones

Event highlights from 23 March 2023