Spaces available: Careers Day at PWRR & Queen’s Museum at Dover Castle

There are still a few places available on tomorrow’s (Friday 12th October) Careers Day at the Princess of Wales’ Royal Regiment and Queen’s Regiment Museum at Dover Castle.

The staff at the PWRR & Queen’s Museum have organised several talks on the heritage sector and a Q&A session, so come with all the questions you have about working in museums and heritage. You’ll also receive free admission to Dover Castle, and have the opportunity in the afternoon to explore the castle, one of the country’s most visited heritage sites.

If you would like to come along, head to TargetConnect to book your place and/or be at Rutherford car park for 9am tomorrow morning. The coach departs at 9.15am (returning to campus at 4.15), and the remaining spaces (currently 7) will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with Jon Beer at J.Beer@kent.ac.uk.

London Museums of Health and Medicine Open Day

You are cordially invited to this year’s London Museums of Health and Medicine Open Day at 2pm-5pm, 27th October at the British Dental Association.

Hosted by the British Dental Association Museum, the day will be packed with exciting events and activities from more than 10 of London’s best medical museums, including the Science Museum, the Wellcome Collection and the Old Operating Theatre.

Admission to the Open Day is FREE. For more information, visit: www.bda.org/museum/exhibitions-and-events.

The day also includes a performance of ‘The Dentist Will See You Now’. This is a dramatic reconstruction of a lecture by a school dentist in 1910, demonstrating how Edwardian dentists viewed standards of mouth hygiene and cleanliness. The event involves some audience participation! Suitable for ages 7+.

Use the Eventbrite page on the website to book for ‘The Dentist Will See You Now’ or contact Dr Claire L. Jones for more information (c.l.jones-26@kent.ac.uk).

University of Kent Community Scholarships

£1,000 financial support to cover personal expenses and project running costs

The University of Kent is pleased to welcome applications for scholarships from enthusiastic students who are interested in providing opportunities within the local and campus communities.

The Community Scholarship offers students a great way to demonstrate leadership, enthusiasm and organisational skills – essential to future employers.

Criteria

Application is open to all Kent students enrolled at Canterbury or Medway from all stages, disciplines and modes of study. Projects can be related to sport, arts, music, cultural or any other discipline. Successful applications will demonstrate the following:

  • A project brief which exhibits careful thought and planning.
  • An inclusive project which benefits the local or campus community.
  • Demonstrable benefits and outcomes for participants.

Evidence of commitment to past projects completed will also be considered. Each application is considered on its individual merits by the scholarships board.

How to apply

Request an application form by email to communityscholarships@kent.ac.uk.

CCCU Open Day – Routes into Teaching

Saturday 13 October 2018, 10am–2pm
Augustine House, Canterbury Campus

Canterbury Christ Church University is holding an Open Day for anyone interested in exploring the different routes you can take to become a teacher.

During the event you can:

  • Speak to expert tutors and find out which route is best for you
  • Gain information on our PGCE courses as well as School Direct options
  • Hear about fees and finance and student life
  • Access details about the application process

For more information and to book a place at the Open Day, head to https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/open-days/postgraduate/postgraduate-routes-into-teaching-open-day-oct-18.aspx.

Employability @ Kent 2018

Yesterday the School held its Employability @ Kent talk for new students, bringing together members of staff from the CES, Kent Union, and the Employability Points scheme to talk about the employability development opportunities available throughout your time at Kent. For those who couldn’t attend, and for anyone who would like a refresher on the employability opportunities available to you, the recording is below:

If you’re a new student who attended yesterday’s talk, don’t forget to log it on MyFolio to register for the EP scheme and claim 5 Employability Points for attending. To register, go to https://myfolio.kent.ac.uk/myfolio/artefact/employabilitypoints/

If you have any questions about the EP scheme, feel free to contact the team at: employabilitypoints@kent.ac.uk

Extras wanted for WWI film

On 1st-3rd June, 8000ft Media will be shooting a 30 minute historically accurate film about Geoffrey Malins, the cinematographer who helped film the Battle of the Somme, and they would like to invite anyone who is interested to appear as an extra to play a British frontline soldier.

The shoot is taking place at Elham in Kent. Meals and refreshments will be provided, parking is available, and there space for camping if you would like to take part for the entire full weekend.

If you would like to see an example of 8000ft’s work, watch Andy Robertshaw’s a tour of some of the trench’s features: https://youtu.be/lgRm7aU-GoI

If you are interested in taking part, email Ross Barnwell at ross@8000ftmedia.com.

Postgraduate Routes into Teaching Open Day

Postgraduate Routes into Teaching Open Day at Canterbury Christ Church University

  • Sunday 20 May, 11am to 2pm
  • Augustine House, Canterbury Campus

 

  • Speak to expert tutors and gain details about the available courses
  • Find out about student support, including fees and funding
  • Learn about the application process and student life
  • Hear a range of talks, including the different routes into teaching, and bursaries.

Event page with booking form: https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/open-days/postgraduate/postgraduate-routes-into-teaching-open-day-may-18.aspx

NHS Graduate Management Scheme

Looking for a graduate job? The NHS Graduate Scheme is now open!

This 12 month management programme is designed to fast-track graduates into leadership roles in the ever-growing health and social care sector. By the end of the programme you’ll achieve a fully funded management qualification and a health and social care leadership qualification. Applications close on 9th April!

To find out about the opportunities, click here: www.ocply.co/nhs-18-kent

If you are in your 1st or 2nd year student then register your interest here: www.ocply.co/nhs-18-kentryi to find out about the programmes available for you!