Group smiling at Summer Ball

Events roundup: 30 May – 4 June

We hope you had a good bank holiday weekend!

June marks the start of PG Summer  – activities and events for postgrad students. June’s theme is your career!

Find out what’s on this week:

Tuesday 30 May: How to find opportunities abroad and Kent Union Activities Awards

Interested in working abroad as part of your degree, summer break or after graduation? Join this online session about how to find opportunities abroad.

Kent Union’s Activities Awards are on Tuesday evening, celebrating the very best societies, fundraisers and volunteers of the year.

Wednesday 31 May: Kent Community Oasis Garden, PGR wellbeing session and academic skills (Medway)

Consider volunteering at Kent Community Oasis Garden, located near Park Wood. Everyone is welcome at the Kent Community Oasis Garden, whether you’re an expert gardener, a complete beginner, or just coming along for a chat.

Are you a postgrad research student or considering becoming one in the future? Join this online session with nationally recognised expert on university mental health and wellbeing Gareth Hughes. Gareth is author of the Wellbeing Thesis, an online resource for postgraduate research students.

Need some help with your studies? Student Learning Advisory Service (SLAS) are holding academic skills drop-in sessions at the Drill Hall Library.

Thursday 1 June: Campus litter pick and ‘Shaun of the Dead’ open-air film showing

Join the Conservation Society for a litter pick on campus. It’s an opportunity to get outdoors, earn Employability Points and a make a difference to our campus.

This week’s open-air cinema showing is zombie comedy ‘Shaun of the Dead’! The film will be showing outside the Gulbenkian, with food and drink available to purchase.

Friday 2 June: Bubble football and photography walk

Give bubble football a go with the Eliot Residential Life Assistants and Kent Sport. Bubble football will be followed by a mini pizza party. This event is free but places are limited, so book on now.

Learn how to utilise your phone camera on our photography walk with the Photography Society. Explore the best places to take photos on campus and learn new photography skills.

Saturday 3 June: Summer Ball

Kent Union’s ultimate end of year party is back! The Summer Ball means Canterbury campus transforms into a one night only festival with live music, free fairground rides and themed areas! Don’t forget to buy your ticket.