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Explore the new South Asian Heritage Month e-collection just added to Libby.

What is South Asian Heritage Month?  South Asian Heritage Month was established in 2020.  The event runs every year from the 18th of July to the 17th of August.  The […]

Alumni Outstanding Contribution winner, Kara Satterley, poses with her trophy

Alumni Outstanding Contribution Award: Kara Satterley

On Saturday, 22 June 2024, the University held its annual Alumni Gala Dinner. The event saw over a hundred alumni and their guests invited back to campus to celebrate and thank them […]

Record-breaking fun at the Vice-Chancellor’s Business Games!

On Thursday 4th July, the University hosted the third annual Vice-Chancellor’s Business Games. The Vice-Chancellor’s Business Games is a light-hearted and inclusive sporting event that brings together industry professionals to […]

Highlights from my year in the SGO

As a student on teaching placement, my work with the Student Green Office has been my main point of connection with campus life – and what a year it’s been. […]

Without scrutiny, politicians with propositions that are neither possible nor true can falsely gain popularity

We were proud to host students from The Langton, Canterbury, at our pre-Hustings General Election Schools Workshop.  Following this, we are thrilled that a number of students sent us their […]

Aphra Behn Conference at Canterbury

Dr Astrid Stilma has kindly written this report on the conference: Aphra Behn fever swept Canterbury in the first week of July, with the Aphra Behn (Europe) Society’s international conference […]

Managing emotions as a medical student – Part II: What can help?

Part I explored what stressors can look like as a student, particularly a medical school student. In Part II, the SLW team will be looking broadly at what you can […]

Labour’s victory: ruthless caution, strategic ambiguity, and the spectre of the far right

Following last night’s landslide victory for the Labour Party in the General Election, Dr Demetris Tillyris discusses the challenges ahead for Sir Keir Starmer’s government.

Awards 2024: Celebrating Psychology Achievements

On 29 May, the Golden Apple & Student Voice Awards Ceremony was held by the Student Union at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU), where our Psychology department proudly represented with […]

Authentic assessment for graduate interview and application success

By Kristine Pole On average, employers receive 86 applications per vacancy, up 23 per cent on last year (ISE, 2023) but only 28% of students reported being confident searching for […]


by Tom Delahunt (the #hobopoet) In the hushed corridors of hospitals, where the scent of antiseptic mingles with the weight of weary souls, we find whispers of resilience and compassion. […]

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day with the SE WISE Hub

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2024 is a celebration of the outstanding achievements of women engineers around the world. This year, we focus on promoting gender diversity and inclusivity […]

Celebrating talent: Film Production students shine at Royal Television Society Southern Student Awards 2024

On Friday 17 May, our Film Production students attended the Royal Television Society Southern Student Awards 2024 at the Utilita Bowl Hilton in Southampton. This event brought together media professionals […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]