Welcome Fair

Events roundup: 23-29 January

This week is going to be a busy one with Welcome Fairs, Environmentally Friendly Careers Week and much more! See a roundup of what’s on this week below.

Are you in your final year? The National Student Survey (NSS) opens today (Monday 23 January). Complete the NSS to have your say about your time at Kent. As a thank you, we’ll give you £10 credit on your KentOne card or a £10 voucher for the Deep End if you complete it by Sunday 5th February. Complete the NSS now.

Monday: The environment and your career, Covid Vaccine Pop-up and Wellbeing Cafe

What’s the environmental situation got to do with your career? Quite a lot actually… come along to this session about the context of environmental and socially sustainable careers to find out more.

NHS vaccination teams will be at the Old Bank, Canterbury campus TODAY 10:30-15:00 (Monday 23 January) to offer Covid-19 vaccinations.

All students are welcome to come along to the Wellbeing Café on Monday afternoons in term time, a space to connect with other students in a relaxed environment with a focus on promoting your wellbeing and mental health through activity.

Tuesday: The Big Fair and Managing Stress When You’re Busy

On Tuesday, make sure to head to Kent Union’s the Big Fair in the Sports Centre to discover sports clubs, societies or volunteering opportunities. It’s not too late to get involved!

Stress is something that affects everyone. This Study Plus online workshop focuses on how to manage stress wen you’re busy or have a heavy workload. Learn more about what stress is as well as practical tools to help manage it.

Wednesday: Medway Welcome Fair, Year In events and Welcome Global Hangout

Head to the Hub on Wednesday to discover your Union at the Medway Welcome Fair and meet sport clubs and societies. Plus, there’ll be plenty of freebies on offer.

All students are invited to welcome our new international students at the Welcome Week Global Hangout! Enjoy a wide range of activities, free food and music. Book your free ticket.

Have you considered adding a ‘Year In’ to your degree? Increase your employability and gain new skills by doing a year in a different subject. Sign up for this online Year In information session on Tuesday afternoon to hear about all the Year In options including a Year in a Language, Management and Journalism. This event will be followed by a series of more in-depth sessions giving greater detail about what is involved in specific Year In programmes. You should attend this overall info session in order to then attend other subject specific sessions you’re interested in.

Thursday: Careers in Sustainable Health Care and Tobogganing (Medway)

As part of Environmentally Friendly Careers Week, join this online event to learn about Careers in Sustainable Health Care. Speakers from a variety of areas of the NHS talk about sustainability and the NHS Green Strategy.

Give Tobogganing a go at a local snow sports centre in Medway! Tickets cost £3.

Postgraduate students are invited to this Welcome Back Coffee and Networking Morning for Postgraduates. Have a coffee and pastry and chat with the Graduate Researcher College (GRC) team and other PG students.

Friday: Holocaust Memorial Day

Friday is Holocaust Memorial Day. On 27 January at 16:00, you are invited remember pause and reflect by placing a battery-operated tea light in your window to honour Holocaust victims and show you stand against prejudice and hatred today. These candles are available free from Mandela Reception from Monday 23 January (open Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00) and from the Helpdesk in Drill Hall Library at Medway.

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