Disability History Month (DHM) continues this week with more events as well as a timeline of disability history at Kent and film series with students, staff and alumni sharing their experience of disability. Check out the DHM website.
Here’s a roundup of our top events this week:
Monday: Meet Staff Disability Network and Medway Study Night
Meet with the Staff Disability Network as part of Disability History Month. Have a drink and biscuit with members of the Staff Disability Network to learn about their activities and how you can get involved. Find out more about what the network can do to support you.
Join a Medway Study Night in the Oasis Lounge on Monday. There will be tea, coffee, biscuits and treats to keep you going.
Tuesday: Finger Casting, careers values workshop and free manicure/massage (Medway)
Come along to a Finger Casting Workshop – create a Plaster of Paris sculpture by casting your fingers and try your hand at Foil Embossing to create your own miniature wonders of art with local artist Wendy Daws.
Match your values to your career journey in this online workshop. The session shares tools to help you to work out your career goals, desired outcomes, preferences and personal values. It also includes practical exercises to help you use your values to find the right role for you.
On Tuesday at the Hub, you can choose between a free gel manicure or a massage to help you relax and unwind.
Wednesday: Industrial action support drop-in, cooking session and Christmas decoration making
Wednesday is a UCU strike day, so your teaching may be affected today. The College and Community Life Team will be offering drop-in support sessions for any students affected by the industrial action. You can head to Locke Building between 9:00-17:00 to chat to one of the Residential Life Assistants or College Life Officers. Find out how to prepare for a strike day.
Want to improve your cooking skills? The chefs of Darwin kitchen are running a cooking session (£5 per person) making pasta with tomato, courgette, parmesan and homemade spinach balls. Yum. Book your place.
Get into the Christmas spirit and make some decorations for your accommodation. Drop in, listen to some festive tunes and get creative.
Thursday: Careers events and Neurodivergent workshop
On Thursday there are a few careers with social impact events including NHS Careers and Skills in Healthcare, Science and Social Care virtual panel, How to start a career in think tanks and policy and how to answer interview questions.
LSSJ presents ‘How to Manage your Workload: The Neurodivergent Way’. Do you often feel overwhelmed by deadlines? Learn how to use online tools, tips and tricks to make your workload seem manageable. This is a hybrid event so you can either join in Kennedy Building or online. The workshop is led by a fellow neurodivergent student, and followed up with a social event with light refreshments.
Saturday: Wild Wellbeing Christmas tied door garlands
On Saturday you can make some Christmas tied door garlands at the Kent Community Oasis Garden. Spent some time in nature and craft using natural materials.
- Job opportunity- Safer Streets Canterbury project partner role
- Santander Universities are giving away 1000 lots of £100 to any UK university students. Apply before 30 November at 23:00 for your chance to win.
- Complete the cost-of-living survey
- Free personal safety items