We hope you’re starting to settle or settle back into university life as we get into the Autumn Term.
Black History Month has begun, so look out for lots of events throughout the month including exhibitions, inspirational speakers, film nights and crafts!
Monday 2 October: Making the most of your lectures and seminars and decorating notebooks
Find out how to get the most of your lectures (Canterbury) including how to prepare and note taking. This session is taking place in person, or online on request. This is followed by a workshop aiming to help you make the most of seminars so you can perform at your best.
Channel your artistic flair and decorate your academic notebooks and folders in the Venue.
Tuesday 3 October: Making the most of your lectures and seminars (Medway) and how to get a Grad Scheme
Confused about Graduate Schemes? Join this online session all about Grad Schemes to find out what they are and tips on how you can get one.
Find out how to get the most of your lectures (Medway) including how to prepare and note taking. This session is taking place in person, or online on request. This is followed by a workshop aiming to help you make the most of seminars so you can perform at your best.
Wednesday 4 October: Black History Month launch event, Kent Police drop-in clinic (Medway), Study Abroad info session and GOLD programme taster
On Wednesday Kent Police are holding a drop-in clinic at the Drill Hall Library. It’s an opportunity to speak to your local police to ask any questions you may have.
Are you a globally minded undergraduate at Kent? This Global Officers Leadership Development (GOLD) Programme taster session will explain the benefits of the programme, activities you might take part in, and details of how to apply.
If you’re a stage 2 student and your course includes a Year Abroad or you are interested in adding one, please come along to an information session with the Study Abroad Team.
Join us for our Black History Month launch event on Wednesday evening – the grand opening of the Ẹwà: Beauty exhibition by Nigerian born, Lagos and Rochester based artist Abolore Sobayo. Ẹwà explores the beauty of sisterhood among the Yoruba women through their culture of helping each other. The launch features a talk from the artist, a drinks and nibbles reception with Nigerian food and head wrap demonstrations. The free exhibition is taking place in Keynes and will be open from October – December.
Thursday 5 October: Relaxation sessions (Medway) and what skills employers are looking for
Enjoy a relaxation session in the Hub, Medway, with either a 15-minute massage or a gel manicure.
Find out what skills employers are looking for and how you can develop them while at uni. This session from our Career and Employability Team will be delivered in Keynes, Canterbury, and online.
Friday 6 October: Canterbury Cathedral trip and Black History Month film showing (Medway)
Kent Union are running a free trip to Canterbury Cathedral. You will walk as a group down to town and explore the cathedral’s intricate architecture. Just remember your KentOne card as Kent students get free entry to the Cathedral!
On Friday evening you can watch a film as part of Black History Month celebrations in the Mezzanine at The Hub, Medway.
- Register with Santander’s Scholarship programme from today and you could win £1,000. 10 Kent students will win £1,000 for simply registering online with Santander’s Scholarship programme.
- Are you passionate about equality of opportunity in higher education? Become a Widening Participation Student Advisory Panel member.
- Do you have the Uni Kent Student app? Make sure to update it for the latest functionality and best experience. We also recommend you turn on app notifications.