Student decorating Christmas tree

Events roundup: 11-17 December

It’s the final week of the Autumn Term! Find out what’s on as we wind down the end of the year.

Monday 11 December: Support session and Cathedral Carol Service

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 evening, it’s the University of Kent Christmas Carol service at Canterbury Cathedral, a magical evening featuring the University Chamber Choir and Kent Gospel Choir. Tickets are now sold out, so make sure to attend if you were lucky enough to get one!

Wednesday 13 December: Create a winter garland and Student Life from a Deaf Perspective talk

Create a sustainable winter garland at the Kent Community Oasis Garden. The Gear up to Grow sessions provide core gardening and nature-based skills, centred on understanding the sustainability challenges our world is facing.

As part of Disability History Month, deaf influencer and content creator Kirsty Jade will be sharing her experience of university life and what she wishes hearing people knew about Deaf culture and British Sign Language. Kirsty’s talk will take place in Keynes Lecture Theatre and on zoom 17:00-18:00.

Thursday: Finding a part-time job and Crimbo Queen at K Bar

Thinking about finding a part time role? Come along to this session to find out what steps you can take to secure a part time role. There’s also an online CV and Cover letter session including recommended structures as well as hints and tips.

K-Bar and UKC LGBTQ+ Society are thrilled to bring you Crimbo Queen – a fabulously festive Christmas party designed especially for Kent’s LGBTQ+ community, and those who just want to dance the night away.

Friday: Term End Stress Buster (Medway)

As term finishes, you can head to PK107 in Pilkington for an evening of karaoke and sing-along sessions to help you unwind. This is a laid back evening, organised by the students’ unions at Medway.

Winter break events

Staying on campus over the winter break? Check out the winter break webpages for events and support.