The Kent App Challenge is a competition open to ALL students at the University of Kent. No coding or technical knowledge is required to enter.
Students have 6 weeks to create an exciting and innovative app idea, which provides a solution to a global problem. At the end of the 6 weeks, students have the chance to pitch their idea to a panel of judges.
Each student in the winning team will receive a cash prize of £200 (up to a maximum £800 prize for the whole team) and all students who participate in the competition will be able to collect Employability Points.
Check out the website for more information: https://www.kent.ac.uk/enterprise/events/appchallenge.html
and come along to the launch event on the 11th October 2017 at 1pm in the Jennison Lecture Theatre
Nominations are now open for the Stage 1 Student Rep Elections!
Student Reps are a vital link between the student body, Kent Union and the University. They are volunteers which are elected by their peers to represent them and act as the first port of call for any suggestions, comments or queries about the course/s they represent.
- Develop Leadership, Communication and Meetings Skills.
- Network and meet new people.
- Log your volunteering hours on Kent Student Certificate in Volunteering (KSCV) award.
- Help to shape the development of HE at Kent and make a real difference to the student experience of yourself and your peers.
Monday 25th Sept at noon: nominations open
Wednesday 4th October at 4pm: nominations close
Wednesday 4th October at 5pm: voting opens
Monday 9th October at 4pm: voting closes
Login to the Kent Union website and check out the Representation pages to nominate yourself or vote: https://kentunion.co.uk/
Canterbury Christ Church University Postgraduate Routes into Teaching Open Day
The next Postgraduate Routes into Teaching Open Day is on Saturday 14th October, 10am to 2pm at Augustine House, Canterbury Campus
For more details and to book, please visit
The Careers and Employability Service are running the CV Competition 2017 from the 2nd October – 15th December 2017.
Apply with a CV and cover letter for your dream job, for a chance of winning one of five £50 Amazon vouchers.
This is a great way to hone your CV writing skills and put them to the test!
How to enter
1) Find a job advert for your dream job
2) Create a CV and cover letter for the role
3) Submit your CV, cover letter and the job advert to firstname.lastname@example.org , adding ‘CV Competition 2017’ in the email subject header
Check out these exciting opportunities and more on the Careers and Employability Service website:
Get the new academic year off to a great start – check out these upcoming events run by the Careers & Employability service
3 October 2017
||CVs & Covering letters
||The do’s and don’ts when it comes to creating a great CV and covering letter
4 October 2017
||Finding a part-time job
||Need to earn some cash whilst you study? Want to gain some work experience? Applying for part-time jobs can be daunting but in this 30 minutes session you can learn everything you need to know about how to maximise your success rate in finding a part-time job.
5 October 2017
||Navigating the graduate recruitment cycle
||This session will cover the timeline for graduate recruitment and the assessment methods used by recruiters. It will also cover factors you should consider when applying for roles.
5 October 2017
||We’ll get you noticed! Simple steps to help you find a job while you study – A session for EU and International Students
||Presented by Kent Union JobShop, this session will explain why working part-time during your studies is a great way to develop your skills and confidence and add experiences to your CV. Get some advice about how to find work part-time in the UK, find out what UK employers are looking for and how to make yourself stand out amongst the competition ahead of meeting employers and organisations at the International Student Experience Fair on the 20th October in Darwin, or the Kent Union JobShop Part-Time Jobs Fair on the 2nd November in Keynes Atrium.
Want to work for Mumsnet, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly or an exciting London start-up?
Check out these exciting opportunities and more on the Careers and Employability Services’s website:
Interested in working in the media industry? Get your foot in & apply for the Channel 4 Work Experience Programme!
Applications are now OPEN and close on the 25th September.
Apply now by visiting: http://4talent.channel4.com/get-involved/work-experience