Gulbenkian with light projection

Events roundup: 28 May – 2 June

We hope you enjoyed the bank holiday weekend! Here’s a few ways you can get creative and relax this week.

Tuesday 28 May: Studying, mindfulness colouring and free breakfast (Medway)

On Tuesday evening you can join the ResLife Ambassadors for a quiet environment where you can do some studying intermixed with mindfulness colouring to help you unwind.

At Medway, you can enjoy a free breakfast between 10:00-12:00 at The Hub. Come together with friends and enjoy a tasty meal.

Wednesday 29 May:  Wellbeing in research and free cinema screening of Wonka

If you’re a PGR student, join this online session about improving wellbeing in research to learn more about stresses and coping strategies for academics.

For students living in on-campus accommodation, you’re invited to the Gulbenkian cinema for a free showing of Wonka. Register on the Home at Halls app.

Thursday 30 May: Painting on the Library Lawn and graduating information session

Take a break from revision and exams and join Kent Union for some painting on the Library Lawn. They’ll provide the paints and canvases, you just show up and enjoy the views. This event has been cancelled due to poor weather forecasts. 

Graduating soon? Find out how the Careers Service can help you in your next steps at this online session.

There’s another chance for a free breakfast at Medway on Thursday. These free breakfast sessions symbolise our ongoing dedication to tackling food insecurity.

Friday 31 May: Taylor Swift conference, rock climbing (Medway) and Kent Community Oasis Garden

On Friday, Kent will host the first ever European Taylor Swift conference! Swift’s feminist reputation will be explored, while the conference will also host the first ever academic discussion of her new album, The Tortured Poets Department (which has been dismissed by critics but praised by fans worldwide). See the conference programme.

Do you enjoy rock climbing or fancy giving it a go? The Hub is running a trip to a brand new climbing centre at Dockside so you can try it out.

Join an open volunteering session at the Kent Community Oasis Garden near Park Wood. Kent COG is a collection of students, staff and community members working to create a sustainability hub centred around growing food.

Saturday 1 June: 1920s themed afternoon tea and the Summer Ball

Students living in on-campus accommodation are invited to this special 1920s themed afternoon tea with live music on the lawn by the Registry building. There will be prizes for the best fancy dress. Register on the Home at Halls app.

Come together on Saturday night for the Summer Ball! Get dressed up and enjoy some huge acts and celebrating with friends.

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