Trevor Wilson, a Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring graduate shares his experiences as a mature student.
There’s no reason why having dyslexia should hold you back from succeeding at CCCU. In fact we have many dyslexic students achieving a first class honours The most important thing is to let us know, as that way we can ensure you have the support you need to succeed.
The CCCU research team have launched free online training in Assistive Technology (AT) for CCCU students and staff.
The training is suitable for those who currently work with AT, those who may work with AT in the future, or those who have an interest in the use of AT in healthcare. On completion of the training unit, learners will be issued with a certificate of completion, which can be added to study portfolios and used to demonstrate CPD. The online module takes about 1 hour and you can do it in stages, completing it in your own time.
On Friday 12 July we’ll be releasing our first student vlog from our CCCU Student Vlogging Community! And to give you a little taster, we’re sharing a teaser trailer with you…
Our postgraduate students are very important to us, and we have been listening to your feedback, including improving the physical spaces you use.
From September 2019, the University will launch a new Graduate College, which will enhance the student experience for all postgraduate students.
As a new or current student you may be able to have access to a peer mentor, who is that little bit further on in their studies, and can provide you with help and support by sharing their experiences to assist you during your time at the University. We are meeting some of our wonderful peer mentors in this blog- so read on to find out who they are!
We are sharing more good news student stories this Friday – this time from students on the Creative and Professional Writing Courses (CPW) who have secured exciting book deals, prizes and a place of further study at the University of Cambridge.
We are pleased to share with you that in the National Student Survey (NSS) data released yesterday, our overall satisfaction figure has increased to 83% (from 82%), and is just one point away from the national average of 84% (up from 83% in 2018).
The Summer is well and truly here- but if you’re still around, don’t worry as there’s still plenty of support and things to do on campus! And, congratulations to those of you who received your results last month. Don’t worry if you have any reassessments, we’ll be in contact to offer support to those who may need it.
Now you have your place at CCCU, you may want to start thinking about getting a part-time job or even work out your next career move – it is never too early to start planning your future!
Knowing that you have secured part-time work before arriving at university can be reassuring for many students. Being able to earn some extra cash, plan a budget and live within your means is a good start to new independent living. A part-time job is also a great way to develop skills, try something new, settle in and make some new friends.
The University has achieved Responsible Futures Accreditation from the National Union of Students (NUS), in recognition of the University’s and the Students’ Union’s shared commitment to embedding sustainability and social responsibility across the formal and informal curriculum.
We’re sharing a good news student story this Friday! Megan, a CCCU Digital Media student, has recently won a series of medals competing in the Karate Union of Great Britain (KUGB) Southern Regional Championships. Here’s her story…
All students are invited to attend a conversation on 8 July, 13.30-16.00, LG27 about how the whole University can address the degree attainment gap and support all our students to achieve their full potential. Coffee, tea and cake will be provided.
Did you know that If you are studying a pre-registration healthcare course you may be eligible for additional financial support from the NHS Learning Support Fund on top of your student loan
The July Reassessment Exam Timetable for Semester Programmes is now available. You can also access it in your Student Portal in the ‘Must do Tasks’ tile
Please check your Academic Summary in your Student Portal to see if you are taking July Reassessments or if you have Reassessment with Attendance.
Have you just finished University? And wondering what’s next? Or maybe you’re heading into your final year and thinking about life after uni. Today’s guest blog post is from Ben Odero, Graduate Trainee in the Careers Team, who gives a candid review about his journey to finding work after graduation. He is currently studying a Masters and working full-time.
What better way to get to grips with University life than talking to another student who has already gone through the same experience.
Peer mentors are current CCCU students who are here to share their own experiences with you and to help you settle into studying at the University. Having only recently gone through the applications process to become a CCCU student, peer mentors know how it feels to be starting University and what will help you make the most of your time at CCCU.
Are you staying in Canterbury over the summer? Feeling a little lonely/need a friendly face or you are in need of a free tea/toast pick me up on a Wednesday morning? Well look no further! The wellbeing advisers are hosting the Wednesday Wake up between 10:30am and 11:30am every week during the summer, starting on 26 June in the Atrium Café Augustine House.
Many of you will have received your results this week and some of you may need to undertake reassessment. But don’t worry you have got this – and our Result Support Team will be giving you a call next week to check you understand what your next steps are.
The SFE student finance deadline is approaching – continuing students need to apply now! The deadline to make sure you get your money in time for the start of your course is 21 June 2019.