Drop-ins and appointments

Not sure where to start or what to do after graduation? Need help with job hunting, applications or interview practice? Want your CV checked by a careers professional?

At KBS, you have access to professional careers advice and guidance from Irena Jennings and Sophie Davis, who are both qualified and experienced careers practitioners. This is in addition to all the help and support from our colleagues in the Careers and Employability Service. Moreover, you are supported not only during your studies, but also for 3 years after your graduation.

Simply drop in during office hours for quick queries or book a personal appointment. All appointments are confidential and private.

KBS: Canterbury (106 Sibson)

Irena Jennings 

  • Office hours: Thursday, 10:00-12:00 (106 Sibson)
  • Appointments: available via this link: http://bit.ly/kbsappointments (updated on Fridays).
    Also via Skype irenajennings1, using the same link.
  • During holidays: please email – i.jennings@kent.ac.uk

KBS: Medway (Sail & Colour Loft, Historic Dockyard)

Sophie Davis

  • Office hours: Tuesdays, 14:00-16:00 and Thursdays, 10:00-12:00 
  • Other days and holidays: please email for an appointment s.j.e.davis@kent.ac.uk

Irena Jennings

The appointments above are in addition to the services offered by the University of Kent’s Careers and Employability Service (CES), open daily at both campuses.

cesLocationCES: Canterbury (open daily)

Opening times: daily term-time and holidays; Mondays 10:30-17:00, Tuesdays – Fridays 09:00-17:00

Drop-ins: Building next to Keynes; no appointment needed. Mondays – Fridays 10:30-12:30 and 14:00-16:00 (you may have to wait a little during peak times)

Appointments: Book in person, telephone 01227 823299 or book online.

Careers Advisers are Jenny Keaveney and Gemma Witts.

gillingham-building-map-cesCES: Medway (open daily)

Careers Resources Room opening times: (G0-06, Gillingham Building) is open from:

  • 9:00 – 21:00, Monday – Friday during term-time (contact Estates in the Medway Building if the room is locked).
  • 9:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday during the vacations

Drop-ins: G0-06, Gillingham Building, Mondays – Fridays (term-time only) 14:00-15:00
Appointments: Contact medwaycareers@kent.ac.uk / Telephone: 01634 888876

Sail & Colour Loft, Historic Dockyard, drop ins: Tuesdays, 10:30:-12:00.

Careers Advisers are Amy Wiggins and Natalie Basden.