Student volunteering at Kent Community Oasis Garden

Events roundup: 12-18 February

Find out what’s on this week:

Monday 12 February: Time management skills and Grad Schemes (Medway)

Do your time management skills need some work? Join this online Time Management for Life and for Work session to find out how you manage your time more efficiently.

Learn more about what a Graduate Scheme is and how you can get one at this session in Medway, or you can join online.

Tuesday 13 February: Finding LGBTQ+ inclusive employers, Valentine’s Card Making and Pancake Day

Learn how to find LGBTQ+ inclusive employers and discover what to look for when applying for a job or placement.

Kent Union are hosting a Valentine’s card making session so you can send your Valentine’s wishes with a homemade card, whether it’s for a partner, friends or family.

If you live in on-campus accommodation, celebrate Pancake Day in style with chef Ben Elsberry and the ResLife Ambassadors making pancakes in Darwin.

Wednesday 14 February: Asia internship opportunities, Dragon’s Den star Touker Suleyman talk and Valentine’s Cocktail Making (Medway)

CRCC Asia, the global leader for international internships in Asia is coming to the Canterbury campus. Find out about their internship programmes and how to utilise Turing funding to sponsor your journey abroad.

On Wednesday afternoon ASPIRE hosts the international entrepreneur and star of Dragon’s Den Touker Suleyman for a discussion on entrepreneurial motivation and building a global empire. Now a serial entrepreneur, Touker backs multiple retail and commercial property businesses and has a keen interest in supporting start-ups and invests in companies through the Den and privately.

Learn the art of cocktail making at The Deep End, Medway, as you create your own Valentine’s Cocktail or Mocktail.

Thursday 15 February: Develop your confidence, find out how to use Gen AI in your studies and learn about volunteering opportunities

Would you like to develop more confidence to share ideas in public? This pilot workshop uses play activities and groupwork to encourage your creativity and help you feel more comfortable to express yourself in front of others. There are £5 Amazon vouchers on offer for students who are willing to participate and provide feedback.

Unsure about using AI in your studies? Join this online workshop on using Gen AI legitimately to make sure you avoid plagiarism.

Did you know that this week is Student Volunteer Week? Find out about different ways you can volunteer and how to apply at this online volunteering session.

Friday 16 February: LinkedIn skills, Kent Community Oasis Garden and board games

Improve your LinkedIn skills with a drop-in session at Canterbury and a LinkedIn workshop at Medway.

As it’s Student Volunteer Week, why not volunteer some of your time at the Kent Community Oasis Garden. They run open volunteering sessions on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:00-14:00.

If you live on campus, consider joining ResLife Ambassadors Linda and Jhanay for an evening of board games in Keynes. Hot drinks will be provided.

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