Are You Ready for Kent?

Transition support for new entrants from our partner, KMPF schools, FE colleges and Access students

Are you Ready for Kent?
Are you planning to join the University of Kent in September? Do you have questions or concerns about your next steps? Would you like to know more about the support available to you?
Over four events, including bitesize drop-in sessions and an on-campus event, staff and student ambassadors from the University of Kent will be discussing everything you need to know. We will cover practical topics, like moving into accommodation on campus, commuting from home, being a mature student, managing your finances and changes in learning and teaching at HE level. You can find out about the support on offer to support your mental, physical and academic well being. We will also be discussing how to make the most of your time at Kent looking at societies, sports activities and more to really help you feel a part of this vibrant, diverse university community.
You can join us for all of the sessions, or pick the ones you are most interested in. The sessions are part of a wider offer for all our partner, KMPF schools, FE and Access students and all sessions, with the exception of Head Start, will take place on Zoom.
Session 1, parts 1 and 2 – Tues 31st August, 5 – 7.30 p.m.
Setting Up, Starting Out
Your arrival on campus – what you need to bring, where you’ll find anything you forget and all your options for travel if you are commuting from home
Session 2 – parts 1 and 2 – Thurs 9th September, 5 – 7.30 p.m.
Finding Help, Finding Out
Academic and wellbeing support services – how the university can support you during your time at Kent
Session 3 – parts 1 and 2 – Tues 14th September, 5 – 7.30 p.m.
Getting By, Getting Out
How to manage your finances, student employment and all that Kent has to offer to help you fit right in!
Head Start – 15th,16th September, 11 – 2 p.m. (Covid-restrictions dependent)*
Come and spend a day on the University of Kent campuses to really get a head start on this next step of your education journey. An opportunity to visit campus, talk in person to our staff and Ambassadors and find out all you need to know about the place you will be studying.
Please register using the following link: