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Law and Politics students visit Betteshanger Park

Last week, the Law and Politics Section welcomed our first-year students to CCCU with a trip to Betteshanger Country Park in East Kent. Thahmina Begum Thaniya recounts the adventure:

Sustainability Book Reviews #6: Ideas to Postpone the End of the World

This book is a compilation of talks and an interview given by the activist, thinker and indigenous leader of the Krenak peoples of Brazil, Ailton Krenak, while he was visiting […]

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What advice would you give to first year students?

Photo by Eunice Lituañas on Unsplash New to the university? Looking for advice on how to make the most of the experience? We asked some of our students to take […]

Exploring history – exciting times in Canterbury

Next week is going to be very busy because not only is it the first week of term but we have the Nightingale Lecture on Tuesday evening, the Aphra Behn […]

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Folkestone Book Festival 2023: Free Student Workshops

CCCU is proud to once again be Education Partner for the Folkestone Book Festival. This event runs from Friday Nov 17 to Sunday Nov 26 and celebrates books, authors, writing, […]

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Meet the team – Dr Julia Hynes

What do the Student Life and Wellbeing (SLW) Team do?  The SLW team can meet with you face-to-face and online if you are experiencing any issues you would like to […]

Mind Over Mocha: Episode 3

Amanda talks with Jazmin Kane, a psychology undergraduate alumna, discussing her journey at CCCU and her involvement in various extracurricular activities, including roles as a research assistant, student ambassador and […]

Advanced Procedural Skills Update!

We are delighted to announce the arrival of the portable cousins of the Simbionix Mentor Suite. The stationary LAP Mentor; ANGIO Mentor and ENDO Mentor Suites are now supplemented by […]

A happy death

It is easy now; the festival has passed and was a tremendous success. The space was only there as a research pilot. What it became was nothing short of a […]

Attitudes to AI

Professor Berry Billingsley looks at reactions so far to Gen AI and public perceptions of what the future holds.

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Is your Business reaching its full potential?

The Help to Grow: Management Course will help you boost the performance and resilience of your business. Designed and delivered by entrepreneurs and industry experts at world-class business schools, this […]

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The Beginning Teacher in the Science Religion Encounter

End of Project Online Event This project is a research project led by Canterbury Christ Church University with 5 other universities, funded by Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF0375) as part […]

Copying content from another module board

To copy content from one module site to another, the trick is to ensure you are in the correct area of the destination site and that the content you are […]

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Spotlight on: Centre for Language and Linguistics

Senior Lecturer talks at English Language Conference The Centre for Language and Linguistics has sponsored ‘Is the future perfect?’: this year’s English Language conference run by the education publisher Pavilion […]

BRIT 2023

BRIT 2023

This year’s edition of the BRIT Challenge saw 23 activities take place across 3 months, all in aid of young people’s mental health. The British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) Founder Phil […]

Count Zborowski Film

In the summer of 1924 millionaire racing driver, Count Zborowski made a series of home movies with friends, attempting to replicate favourite scenes from silent Hollywood films.

School of Allied and Public Health Professions School Awards 2022

We are pleased to celebrate our award winners of 2022 and wanted to share some of their inspiring quotes.

School of Allied and Public Health Professions School Awards 2022

We are pleased to celebrate our award winners of 2022 and wanted to share some of their inspiring quotes.

World Book Day: Spotlight on Student Author

Chantil Thomas, first year Media and Communications student, shares her motivation around her debut book ‘Selah-Encounters’ with the Canterbury Christ Church Student News team. I’ve always been writing, never really published […]

EDI in Computing

According to the UCAS statistics for the 2021 application cycle (UCAS, 2021), 314604 males applied to university, compared with 434965 females. While subject areas such as computing are dominated by male students, this statistic shows that males must be missing out in other areas, particularly the humanities and social sciences. Whilst these areas are not typically considered to be as high paying as STEM subjects, the soft skills learned and cultivated in them are invaluable and necessary when leaving higher education to enter employment.

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Being a Leader of Smart Working

The development of the new Smart Working Framework here at Christ Church gives you, our leaders, an opportunity to embrace contemporary and motivating ways of working with your teams: enhancing […]

The GradForce Awards – May 2022

What an amazing night! Celebrating the GradForce graduates achieving their Get Hired! completion certificates.

Can we all be superheroes?

What do superheroes mean to us and who can identify with them? John McGowan is joined by Clinical Psychologists Lauren Bryan, Gina Harwood and Alan Hebben-Wadey to talk about superheroes. […]

A 100% first-time pass rate across three cohorts: Adopting an Engineering pedagogy in Politics and International Relations

Susan Kenyon discusses how a new method of teaching, adapted from Engineering education, enabled her Politics and International Relations students to achieve a 100% first-time pass rate, across three cohorts. She […]

Nuria Martinez Research Interests: I am interested in exploring the relations between social identities, rhetoric, collective action and social change in intergroup contexts. Current Research Projects: My current research is […]

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Research Seminar: 26 February 2020 — Yifeng Zhu, Choreography as Education

Canterbury Christ Church University School of Creative Arts and Industries Research Seminars 2019-2020 26 February 2020 4.15pm-5.30pm Pg06 – Powell Building Canterbury Christ Church University North Holmes Road Campus Canterbury […]

Key trends in the legal market to know about before you apply to work in a law firm.

Canterbury Christ Church University, Law School, is welcoming Mr Craig Sharpe to talk on key trends in the Legal Market and their relevance to Law Students on Monday 31st at 3-5 […]

Tiny Manyings for Riddley

Artist Julieann Worrall Hood and researcher Paul March-Russell will be discussing Paul’s research and his interest in Russell Hoban’s Riddley Walker. They will also be discussing how Julieann will respond […]

Mike and Sonia on BBC Radio 3

On the eve of the project launch, BBC Radio 3 aired a special edition of Free Thinking featuring three projects from the Being Human 2017 festival. Listen to the programme to […]