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PG Summer: July events roundup

 It’s been great to see our postgraduate community come together at events during the first month of PG Summer, including the Annual Postgraduate Conference, PG Summer Coffee Morning and PG Careers Week events. July brings lots more PG Summer events and activities, including:  

Mon 3 July – The Careers and Employability Service are hosting a practical online session for postgrads to help you identify your employability skills 

Wed 5 July – Come along to Woolf Common Room for the PG Summer board game, crisps and drinks gathering, jointly organised by the PG Network and Graduate and Researcher College (GRC).  

Thu 6 July -Reflective writing is a powerful learning tool which can help you to understand your own thinking processes, challenge your assumptions and explore logical approaches to arguments. Try it for yourself with this 2 hour Reflecting Writing Workshop at the Drill Hall Library.   

Tues 11 July – Want some advice writing cover letters and applications? Make a start with support from the Careers team at this in-person session about writing cover letters and applications in Sibson.  

Wed 12 JulyPG Summer Chill Zone: kick back with free refreshments, Nintendo Switch, board games, table football  and more in Keynes. 

Fri 14 July – Get outside for the PG Summer Lawn Games Afternoon for lots of fun with interdivisional games and refreshments.  

Tues 18 July – Join the PG Picnic hosted by Kent Union on the Registry Lawn – we’re ready for all weathers with picnic blankets, and covered spaces under the stretch tents.  

Wed 19 July – What constitutes good mental health? Explore improving wellbeing at this positive mental health workshop run by a counsellor from Student Support and Wellbeing, starting at the Labyrinth at Canterbury campus.   

Wed 19 July – Find out the essentials for CVs and cover letters, including trends, hints and tips. This practical CV session is taking place in Medway building.  

Mon 24 July – Kent Union are organising a day out to the beautiful seaside town of Margate. You can spend time at the Dreamland amusement park, explore the Old Town and visit the many independent shops and cafes. Spaces are limited so make sure you book your place as soon as possible.  

Mon 24 July – Hosted at the Kent Community Oasis Garden, mycologist and Kent postgrad Dane, alongside Future Foods Creator Jo, will be taking you on an exploration of mushrooms, with talks, growing demonstrations, foraging walks and tasting opportunities.

Wed 26 July – Writing well academically can make a significant difference to the grades you can achieve. Join this two hour Writing Well Workshop at the Drill Hall Library to help develop your academic writing skills.   

Thu 27 July – Take part in fun, interactive activities and enjoy refreshments in a relaxed atmosphere at the Summer Global Hangout in Nexus.

Do you have an idea for a multicultural summer event? Why not turn your event idea into reality as part of PG Summer? You can apply to the WorldFest Bitesize Fund for up to £250 to help run your own multicultural event.  

There’s also a weekly Walk and Talk Summer Wellbeing Group, led by a mental health adviser. Plus, look out for some Division and School level BBQs too! See all PG Summer events.