You may wish to work part-time alongside your studies, either to continue to develop your work experience, or for the social element of working with others, or for the simplest reason that you’d like to keep some cash coming in each month. Whatever your reason, the University and the School strongly supports students working alongside their degrees.

kent su logoThe first place you should head to is the Jobshop, a free service run by Kent Union which acts as a vacancy database for part-time work both on campus and across Canterbury and Kent. Canterbury city centre is, of course, a vibrant retail and dining centre, and there are plenty of part-time jobs available if an keep your eye out.

Kent Union itself employs over two thousand people each year, working in the campus shops and other outlets and services. The Union holds recruitment fairs at different points in the year, which you have to attend in order to be considered for a job with them. Keep an eye on this blog for details about these fairs.

If you fancy yourself as a bartender, barista, or chef, Kent Hospitality employs hundreds of students throughout the year. If you are interested, you can approach the managers of the bars directly; their details are on the Kent Hospitality website.