The University has been awarded a gold rating, the highest, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
Based on the evidence available, the TEF Panel judged that Kent delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.
Implemented by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the TEF aims to recognise, reward and improve excellent learning and teaching at higher education providers across the UK. It also aims to provide students with clear information about where teaching quality is best and where students have achieved the best outcomes.
For full details see the University’s press release
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If you are in Canterbury over the next few weeks and would like to improve your English the next few weeks the Centre for English and World Languages is running FREE classes to improve your English up until Thursday 20 July. The courses run at two ability levels and open to not just to Kent students but to family and friends aged over 16. The courses run for two hours per day on weekdays up to 20 July 2017.
Venue:- Keynes College, University campus.
Booking and further information:- email email@example.com or phone 01227 824401
Spaces are still available on the Creative Language Development (CLD) workshops which are aimed primarily at students whose mother tongue is not English. The workshops use a variety of media such as music, plays, short stories, news articles and poetry, as well as outdoor activities, which offer a range of opportunities to develop English language skills at all levels. Specific details of each unique session can be found on Moodle.
Of interest to: all students wishing to develop their communicative language skills and particularly useful to students whose mother tongue is not English.
Venue- Canterbury university campus, exact venue confirmed by booking
Booking:- required via https://kentslas.targetconnect.net/student/events.html
Booking is now open for the University of London graduate fair. Check the booking website for a full list of recruiters who will be at the event including teaching and educational organisations, management consultants, human resources companies, gap year and volunteering and social care training groups.
There will also be skills sessions on dealing with interviews and assessment centres and improving your CV and presentations on employment in sectors including teaching, volunteering overseas and management training.
Venue:- South Building, Senate House, University of London Malet Street, London.
Booking:- further information and registration at https://www.londongradfair.co.uk/
With 4.2 new users joining LinkedIn every second, don’t get left behind! In 30 minutes learn everything you need to know about using LinkedIn from creating a professional profile, following companies you are interested in and networking effectively with professionals on the site.
Venue:- Keynes College, exact venue confirmed by booking
Booking:-Due to limited numbers booking required via TargetConnect at https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event
This session covers the do’s and don’ts for creating a great CV
Venue:- exact venue confirmed by booking
Booking:- booking REQUIRED via TargetConnect:- https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html
This session will cover job-hunting, getting a temporary job to tide you over, vacancy sources, how to get help after you leave the University, postgraduate study, graduate recruitment fairs, recruitment agencies, online information, taking a year out and more.
Venue:- Keynes lecture theatre 2 , Keynes College
Booking:- advisable via https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event
Bookings are still open for the London summer graduate fair run by Prospects. This is an opportunity for graduates to meet potential employers, find out about postgraduate study opportunities, get free advice and attend careers seminars and get insights into employment in specific sectors of commerce and industry. Activities include:-
Free professional headshot for your CV/online profile;CV clinic with useful application tips;Hundreds of graduate careers and placements (see exhibitor list on the website); opportunities to meet employers with graduate vacancies and internships; seminars and industry insight talks; Live jobs board featuring current vacancies
Venue:- ILEC Conference Centre, Ibis Earls Court, 47 Lillie Road, Earls Court, London
Have a go at a practice interview in a safe environment. Overcome your nerves and build your interview confidence with the help of a Careers and Employability Service advisor.
Venue:- room PK101, Pilkington Building
Booking:- advisable via https://careers.kent.ac.uk/leap/event.html