23 March 12.00 Foreign Office diplomatic careers – CES – CANTERBURY

This session will include presentations on the work of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the UK civil service ‘fast stream’ application recruitment process, a group exercise and panel discussion.

Venue:- Keynes lecture theatre 5

Booking:- Due to limited numbers booking REQUIRED via Target Connect (at https://careers.kent.ac.uk via the calendar under the Events tab. Log in using your Kent ID and password.

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22 March 14.00 Careers for students fluent in languages OTHER than English – CANTERBURY

As the UK heads towards Brexit, what opportunities are there for graduates with language skills? Which careers will make the best use of your language abilities? How do employers in other countries look on British degrees? Which British employers offer opportunities to work on an international basis? What opportunities might there be in NGOs or international organisations? What skills will you need in addition to your languages? Relevant to students who are FLUENT IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH.

Venue:- Keynes lecture theatre 6

Booking:- Booking via Target Connect advisable (at https://careers.kent.ac.uk via the calendar under the Events tab. Log in using your Kent ID and password

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MARCH 22 13.00 – CVs – CES ‘Bite size’ event CANTERBURY

This 30 minute session will cover all the do’s and don’ts when it comes to creating a great curriculum vitae.

Venue:-Details on exact venue for this event will be confirmed by booking

Booking:- REQUIRED via TargetConnect (at https://careers.kent.ac.uk via the calendar under the Events tab. Log in using your Kent ID and password.)

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22 March 14.00 Exam essay techniques – MEDWAY

Learn useful tactics for writing essays quickly under exam conditions at this Student Learning Advisory Service workshop.

Venue:-  DA015, Drill Hall library

Booking required via:-  https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/events.html

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22 March 14.00 Exam essay techniques – CANTERBURY

Learn useful tactics for writing essays quickly under exam conditions at this Student Learning Advisory Service workshop.

Venue:-  Grimond lecture theatre 3, Grimond building

Booking required via:-  https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/events.html

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22 March 13.00 Effective revision workshop CANTERBURY

Learn about planning, effective use of memory, concentration and motivation: revision tactics that work for all courses and levels of study at this Student Learning Advice Service workshop.

Venue:- Grimond lecture theatre 3

Booking:- booking  required via:-  https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/events.html

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TODAY 22 March 13.00 Effective revision – SLAS workshop -MEDWAY

Learn about planning, effective use of memory, concentration and motivation: revision tactics that work for all courses and levels of study at this Student Learning Advice Service workshop.

Venue:- Room DAO15, Drill Hall library

Booking:- booking  required via:-  https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/events.html

 

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SAT 18 March 09.30-13.15 Mature/part-time students exam work

This Saturday the Student Learning Advisory Service is running four examination skills  workshops at Medway covering:-

09.30-10-30 Revision skills – making a revision plan, using past papers and effective revision techniques.

10.30-11.30 Writing in exams – writing essays in exam conditions, planning, writing and staying calm.

11.45-12.45 Managing exams – exam stress, exam techniques, dealing with short answers and multiple choice questions.

12.45-13.15 Exams Question and answer session – get advice from a SLAS advisor to your specific questions.

Venue:- room M1-22, Medway building

Booking:-Booking required:-

1.Go to the student Data system

2. Enter your Kent username and password

3. In the MY STUDY box, click on Workshops

4. In the WORKSHOP SKILLS box, click on Study Skills for Mature and Part-Time Students

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Conference – Protecting our children: vulnerabilities to grooming

 

Book your conference place now

Protecting our children: vulnerabilities to grooming
Woolf College, University of Kent, Canterbury
15 June 2017 09:45-16:15
Tickets £70 (student concessions £35)

Conference Programme

Chair: Sue Gower, Kent Safeguarding Children’s Board

Keynote Speaker: Professor David Shemmings, Centre for Child Protection, University of Kent: ‘Understanding Faith-based Abuse’

Keynote Speaker: Paul Rigby, University of Stirling: ‘Child Trafficking – The Socio-economics of grooming’ 

New from the Centre for Child Protection, University of Kent.

This conference will provide an introduction of the new child protection simulation on grooming for radicalisation ‘Maryam and Joe: Behind Closed Doors’This will include a demonstration of the new training tool for use with professionals and young people, and there will also be the chance to view it at the exhibition stands and participate in a workshop.

Speakers include:

Nick Wilkinson, Kent County Council:
‘Prevent and Channel – the local context’

Aida Malovic, Tizard, University of Kent:
‘I’m trying my best, anyway’: The needs of young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities who display harmful sexual behaviours.

Michelle McCarthy, Tizard, University of Kent:
‘Domestic Violent against women with learning disability by non-disabled partners’

Naomi Bannister, London Borough of Islington and
Carly Elias, The Children’s Society:
‘Grooming and exploitation: Do we really care?’

Claire Pascoe, Independent Social Worker:
‘Internally trafficked children: ‘hidden’ – or unseen?’

Interactive workshops:
In the afternoon there will be the opportunity to choose two interactive workshops. Details will follow and you will be sent a link to book your places prior to the conference.  Workshops will be booked on a first-come-first-served basis.

Email ccp@kent for more information or to book an exhibition stand.

best wishes

Karen Paine

 

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15 March 13.30 Working with offenders – Careers in the National Offender Management Service -SSPSSR Employability event

Event Details

The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) is responsible for probation services and prisons an related institutions in England and Wales. It also deals with the rehabilitation of offenders and the prevention of reoffending.

Emma Conduct from NOMS will be giving an overview of the wide range of careers in NOMS particularly in relation to the rehabilitation of offenders and the prevention re-offending against the background of rapid and on-going change in the structure of organisations working in this area and the provision of services. Emma will also cover the importance of getting relevant experience, often through roles in voluntary organisations, prior to applying if you want to work in front-line roles.

Venue:- Darwin lecture theatre 3, Darwin College
To get to Darwin lecture theatre 3
i)Use the lift by the Darwin college entrance to level 2 and follow the signs (RECOMMENDED)
ii)Use the stairs behind Darwin reception or inside the entrance to Origins to level 2
iii)If you get lost ask at Darwin College reception by the main entrance.

Booking – no booking required

 

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