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Product Design Engineering Case Study – Quiet Category Pickleball Racquet Project 

In the dynamic and ever-evolving field of Product Design Engineering (PDE), practical, real-world projects provide invaluable experience and insights to budding engineers. At CCCU, our BEng PDE module for Human […]

Our Allied Health Professional Students as Leaders of the Future- Head of School Blog

Studying an Allied Health Professional course at Canterbury Christ Church University will provide you with a unique opportunity to develop your potential as a future leader within your chosen profession. […]

Canterbury and Kent – from Story Gardens to the History of Emotions

For this week among the various things Dr Claire Bartram and I have been doing is putting together the final preparations for the CKHH 10 Year Celebratory event next week. […]

What was Queering the Archive? A participant perspective

Ana Marques Pereira has written a description of what it was like taking part in our Queering The Archives research and zine project this year: The aim of this project […]

Discovery Park partners with University to launch CoLab supporting life science businesses

Discovery Park, Kent’s thriving life science community, has opened the doors to CoLab, a new shared lab facility. In partnership with Canterbury Christ Church University, CoLab has been specially designed for early-stage life science businesses, providing flexible bench space in a collaborative coworking environment.

Political leaders lack imagination

Professor David Bates argues that politicians need to ‘step-up’ and offer imaginative, creative policies not only to solve today’s issues, but to also secure our long-term futures.

2023/24: An Academic Year to Remember

2023/24 was – as ever – a busy year both in the classroom and beyond. Here is a recap of what we got up to.

LGBTQ+ Books for Pride Month

Happy Pride! Here’s something short and sweet: a few quick LGBTQ+ book recommendations in case you’re looking for your new favourite book. And even if you’re not, you might just […]

Nursing Through the Looking Glass: A Chaotic Odyssey of Creativity, Rebellion, and the Queen of Hearts

by Tom Delahunt (the #hobopoet) In the whimsical tapestry of nursing, the essence of being a nurse goes beyond the mundanity of vocational duties; it resides in the profound act […]

Mind over Mocha: Episode 5

Amanda talks with colleague Senior Lecturer Dennis Nigbur about his research focus on Social Psychology and how his own experiences of migrating to the UK impacted his engagement with social […]

Managing emotions as a medical student: Part I

Being a medical student is a unique experience. It comes with rewards and challenges, and, at the end of it, an exciting career presenting several opportunities to make an impact […]

Staff Varsity

Staff Varsity

Join the Ultimate Showdown: CCCU vs. UKC What’s Happening?Get ready for an exhilarating day of sportsmanship and friendly competition. The University Staff Varsity Competition is a brand new event featuring […]

Study UK Alumni Awards 2024, Business and Innovation Award winner!

Huge congratulations to Lishini Tilakaratne (MBA 2020) for her success as the winner of the Study UK Alumni Awards 2024, Business and Innovation Award in Sri Lanka.

APSC Equipment list

The equipment listed below is available for loan or use depending on the model. Please contact 10 days prior to your desired day. Victoria – birthing simulator – Gaumard […]

New exhibition: Drawing Lots

A new exhibition has opened in the Daphne Oram Gallery at CCCU, featuring the work of Greg Stobbs, covering his many different styles and disciplines from street art and murals […]

Students explore the role of virtual reality in speech and language development with the Creative Innovation Hub

In November 2023, the BA (Hons) Special Educational Needs and Inclusion studies (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Education) programme worked in partnership with the Creative Innovation Hub (CIH) to deliver […]

Flipping the Partnership: A case study of developing students as partners in learning to promote adherence to the flipped classroom model.

Dr Katie Dray (Section of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences; School of Psychology and Life Sciences. Contactable at The context: At level 6, Sport Coaching students are encouraged to […]

Meet the winners of The Big Idea Challenge 2023

This year CCCU’s Student Enterprise Service, LaunchPad, proudly introduced The Big Idea Challenge: a brand-new competition encouraging all CCCU students and recent graduates to share their impactful ideas in hope […]

Arts & Crafts Service at Canterbury Cathedral 1937

The ‘Arts & Crafts’ service at Canterbury Cathedral in 1937. This was filmed by by Sydney Bligh who was a keen amateur filmmaker, who produced a 90 minute newsreel each […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]