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Events roundup: 13-19 November

Find out what’s on this week.  Disability History Month starts on Thursday, and it’s also Transgender Awareness Week.

Monday 13 November: Support session and dodgeball

Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) are running a support session for students affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Israel and ongoing war and humanitarian crisis in Gaza. This is a drop-in session taking place from 13:00-14:00 on Monday, upstairs in Locke Building near the Coop, staffed by a mental health adviser and counsellor from SSW. All students are welcome.

On Monday afternoon you can join the ResLife Ambassadors for a fast-paced game of dodgeball in the Sports Centre. With the added inclusion of inflatables, it’s dodgeball with a difference!

Tuesday 14 November:  VC Question Time, navigating the job market as an international student and designing a good research proposal

Do you have a question for your Vice-Chancellor? Get your free student ticket for VC Question Time on Tuesday from 13:00-15:00 in the Colyer-Fergusson Hall in Canterbury.

Are you an international student? There’s lots of careers events for international students this week including a session around navigating the job market as an international student on Tuesday lunchtime.

If you’re a PG student and you are looking into writing a research proposal for a PhD project, join this workshop on how to design a good research proposal.

Wednesday 15 November: Therapy Dog, wild your wellbeing and PG Open Event

Take a break with Coco the therapy dog, a certified Pets as Therapy dog with Pause for Paws in Nexus, Templeman Library. Coco is very friendly, calm and loves to be fussed over.

Wild your wellbeing on Wednesday afternoon – join this seasonal crafting session at Kent Community Oasis that makes use of natural materials to create mindful creations. The session is complimented by guided discussions on a range of wellbeing topics.

Are you considering postgraduate study? Book a place at our Postgraduate Open Event to find out more about our courses, meet staff and postgraduate students and to find out how Kent can help you make your ambition count. Plus, you can find out about scholarships including some that are exclusively for Kent alumni!

Thursday 16 November: Spotting trends and relaxation session (both Medway)

Find out how to do market research and spot trends at this in-person Business Start-Up Journey session at the Medway campus. You can also enjoy free pizza at the session!

Treat yourself with a soothing 15-minute massage or a gel manicure at The Hub. These relaxation sessions are first come first served so be quick!

Friday 17 November: UV games (Medway) and board games evening

Have fun playing UV Games – badminton and table tennis edition at The Hub. Whether you’re a seasoned player or a casual enthusiast, the UV ambiance adds a fun twist.

Join your ResLife Ambassadors for an evening of board games and puzzles in Keynes. A wide range of games and puzzles are available to choose from.

See more student events.


  • There’s only one week left to sign-up with Santander’s Scholarships programme online for the chance to win £1,000! 10 Kent students will win so sign up now.
  • The Annual Student Success Expectations Survey is now open to all students. The Student Success Team want to understand what you hope to achieve during your time here and how we can best support you. There’s a chance to win a £300 amazon voucher if you complete the survey.
  • Kent 2030: Help us bring together our next five-year plan for the University. We’re looking into big changes (from 2025 academic year) which include making it easier to fit study around other activities and making sure we build in better links with industry in our courses. Find out more and give feedback
  • Flexible casual paid role – become a Umii ambassador. We’re partnered with Umii, an app to help you make friends with other students at Kent.

See more student opportunities.