£5,000 Grant for your Student Project! Deadline 7th December

The Student Projects Grant Scheme is funded by the Kent Opportunity Fund, which was established to increase opportunities for students at Kent, today and in the future.

The Student Projects Grant Scheme allows donations given by alumni and friends of the University to reach as many students as possible by enabling individuals to bid for funds to run their own projects.

The 2018/19 Student Projects Grant Scheme will be open for applications on 1st October 2018.

The deadline for the applications is 7th December 2018.

The total amount available to fund student projects is £45,000, with a maximum grant of £5,000 per project.

Applications are welcome from student groups in Kent Union, departments, faculties and schools across the University, including the campuses in Canterbury and Medway, our centre in Tonbridge and the University’s European centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome.


If you have any questions, please contact Alex Perkins.
Telephone: 01227 824547 E-mail: A.R.Perkins@kent.ac.uk.

Summer jobs at the National Citizen Service

The Challenge is the UK’s largest social integration charity and a major provider of the National Citizen Service (NCS) programme. During summer 2019 it is  offering 4,000 paid mentor, leader and facilitator positions to work on the NCS programme across the UK .

Working on NCS, students will have the chance to develop transferable skills such as leadership, professionalism, responsibility and prioritisation.

What is NCS?

  • NCS is a three-week programme for young people aged 15-17, which aims to enhance social integration by bringing together young people from different backgrounds.
  • During the programme, participants get involved in various outdoor activities, learn public speaking, creative and entrepreneurial skills
  • The young people then use these skills to engage with the community and set up their own social action project

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