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Events roundup: 17-23 October

EmpFest continues this week with plenty of events including the South East Virtual Careers Fair on Wednesday. You can also get involved with more Black History Month events this week.

Monday: Wellbeing Café and EmpFest events

Following on from World Mental Health Day’s event last week, the Wellbeing Café is back on Monday. It’s a space to connect with other students in a relaxed environment with a focus on promoting your wellbeing and mental health through activity.

Plus lots more EmpFest events including sessions on Commercial Awareness and How to get started on LinkedIn at Medway, and Business Start-Up Journey workshop and Resilience when looking for employment at Canterbury.

Tuesday: Q&A with Radio 1 DJ and prep for the Careers Fair

As part of Black History Month, join this Q&A with Radio 1 DJ Fee Mack. Fee Mak is a Radio and TV Presenter based in London. She is the host of the BBC 1Xtra Breakfast show on Sundays, 19.00-11.00 and an alumna of Kent.

Find out how to prepare for the virtual Careers Fair including practical basics, how to do your research and what to talk about with employers.

Wednesday: South East Virtual Careers Fair and Being Black at Kent      

Don’t miss the South East Virtual Careers Fair, open to all students. Meet with a wide range of employers to find out about graduate and undergraduate opportunities. We recommend you build your profile and review the attending employers in advance, so you can get the most from the event.

Join the Business Start-Up Journey 2022/23 Canterbury Launch and get inspired hearing from entrepreneur Emay Enemokwu as he shares his story of founding global streetwear brand JEHU-CAL, while he was a student at Kent.

You’re invited to the Courageous Conversations: Being Black at Kent event, where you’ll hear from a panel of Kent academics and students who will be discussing what it means to be Black at Kent. This event is in collaboration with UKCNS and ACS and supported by the University, Kent Union and the Student Success Project.

Thursday: International Student Experience Fair and Rutherford Game Night

All International and European students are welcome to join us for the 2022 International Student Experience Fair in Darwin board room. Enjoy an afternoon of cake and refreshments and find out more about the support services and opportunities available to international students.

Rutherford Residential Life Assistants will be hosting a Mafia Game and Pizza Night on Thursday.

Friday: Drag Bingo at Mungo’s and Movie Night at The Deep End

Head to Mungo’s on Friday evening for a glitzy bingo night with drag performances, four fun-filled games of bingo, and outrageous campery!

Get in the spooky mood on Friday with a Movie Night at The Deep End. A light-hearted Halloween movie followed a horror-themed movie, both with popcorn!.