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Tests, Surveys and Pools in Blackboard Ultra

You can use tests to measure student knowledge, gauge progress, and gather information from students. Points can be assigned to test questions for grading evaluation. At present, there is no […]

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Explore Your Archives Week

As archives and records organizations across the UK and Ireland celebrate ‘Explore Your Archives Week’, it seemed a good time to share what has been going on in the CCCU […]

Alumni News: Success at Green Gown Awards

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education would like to congratulate recent MA Special Educational Needs and Inclusion Graduate, Anastasia Sofia Semaan, following her commendation at the prestigious Green Gown […]

Monthly Good News #3: November 2022

If you don’t already know, here’s the goal: to prove that planet Earth isn’t all that bad in 500 words or less.

Coping with the Global Energy Crisis

On Wednesday 7 December from 6.30 pm onwards, the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Social Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University is hosting a free evening Beacon Event concerning the […]

Community care – medieval and modern times

Before I mention two events Dr Diane Heath is holding in the very near future, I thought I would again flag up the dates for the Tudors & Stuarts 2023 […]

Academic Remembered

On Wednesday 19 October, a dedication ceremony for Goran’s Bench, one of our former colleagues, Goran Stefanovski, who very sadly passed away suddenly in 2018, was held outside the Powell […]

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.

Skate boarding is for life not just for Christmas

Dr Janet Melville-Wiseman explores the messages behind the John Lewis Christmas adverts and how we can take them onboard, especially when it comes to our welcome for care experienced young people.

The heartbeat of Montmartre 

When I was around 16 years old my parents took me to Montmartre.  I remember it all very vividly and for me, with my echo chamber of a nothingness mind, […]

New Research Report – What is the place of families in church post-Covid?

New Research Report – What is the place of families in church post-Covid? From 8th November 2022, a brand new research-based report is being launched, exploring the place of families […]

Politics and IR Graduates – Where are they now? Mosiah Ahmed, Buyer for Sainsburys

Moe graduated with a II.1 in Global Politics and Religious Studies in 2015. He struggled initially to find a graduate level job, and with bills to pay, he took the […]

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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 […]

Wednesdays in the DO

Break up your week on Wednesday afternoons from 14:00 -16:00 in the Daphne Oram Building Cafe and Gallery. Every week there’s a new event or activity. They’re always free and […]

The GradForce Awards – May 2022

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

Staff Sport

Find out about Staff Sport at Canterbury Christ Church University. We have sessions for staff throughout the week, including our brand-new ‘Friday Night Social’ offering free sessions! These include Netball, […]

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 […]

Allyship: A guide

Being an ally to marginalised individuals is more than just making a statement. It’s a commitment to building relationships, educating yourself, reflection, challenging others and ensuring that those in minority […]

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Psychology Q&A Series: Dr Dennis Nigbur – Senior Lecturer

Our second candidate for the Psychology Q&A Series is Dr Dennis Nigbur, Chair of the Faculty Ethics Panel and Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, having been with the psychology department […]

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 […]

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.

Innovative partnership working between Christ Church University and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Innovative partnership working between Canterbury Christ Church University and East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust lead to a 30% increase in placement capacity for Year 1 Speech and Language Therapy students. […]

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 […]

Is your child in preschool or reception?

Canterbury Christ Church University’s Learning and Development lab are looking for children and parents who would like to take part in new research. Our ‘Talk about Thoughts and Feelings’ and […]