There’s a number of postgraduate social events taking place from now until Christmas, run by the Graduate College and the Postgraduate Research Association (PGRA).
As the initial excitement of meeting new people fades and the reality of sharing a home together kicks in it may not all be perfect. It takes good communication, consideration and compromise to be a good housemate.
To see how good a CCCU housemate you are we have put together this fun Facebook quiz
According to the United Nations (UN) income inequality between countries has decreased, however inequality within countries has risen.
Inequality harms growth and poverty reduction, as well as the happiness and self-worth of individuals.
However, by 2030 the UN hope to promote economic, social and political inclusion of all, irrespective of any other factors.
Access to energy is essential to be able to operate basic daily routines, whether it’s going to work, cooking dinner or taking a shower.
However, energy accounts for around 60% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Which means energy is the main cause of climate change.
The United Nations have reported that the key to a sustainable future and improving people’s lives is quality education for all.
Tremendously, equality between girls and boys in primary education has been accomplished worldwide.
According to the United Nations more than six million children die before their fifth birthday every year around the world. There is a higher chance that children who are born into poverty are more likely to die before they are five, than those from wealthier backgrounds. However, in England it’s mental health problems that are rapidly increasing and ruining peoples lives.
There are 815 million undernourished people in the world today, which is one in nine. An extra two billion will be added to this figure by 2050 if a change to the global food and agriculture system doesn’t happen.
The Student Green Office have launched a Sustainable Development Goals project as they begin to explore the 17 global goals in Kent.
Many of you will be starting to think about your housing for September 2018 but probably aren’t aware you can stay in University Accommodation as a returning student – and there are loads of benefits to this!
The Universities at Medway have been awarded a further significant donation to The Medway Student Support Bursary. This donation will provide bursaries to home (UK/EU) students from Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Greenwich and the University of Kent each year. This is an excellent opportunity to apply for additional funding and the selected recipients will receive a bursary of £2,500.
Teenagers and young people are the second most at risk group of contracting meningitis and septicaemia. As a fresher you are in a high risk group, particularly in the first few weeks of term.
Public libraries offer an invaluable service to all members of the community including students. They offer a wide range of services – from free access to books, computers, internet and information to the hire of music, audio books and films.
As part of national Libraries Week we thought it was the perfect opportunity to introduce you to our Library and Learning Resources Team.
My name is Sean King and as you can see from the photo below I recently graduated from Christ Church. It has been an amazing experience and I would like to thank the Student Disability Service for their support.
Moving away from home and learning to live by yourself is both an exciting yet overwhelming experience for some students.
We’ve put together this blog to help you around the terms of a TV Licence if you’re a student and you are moving into either University Halls of Residence or private accommodation.
The University has a wide range of IT facilities available to you as students, including super-fast Wi-Fi across all of our campus’ and University Accommodation.
In just a few days some of you will be making your way to either Canterbury, Broadstairs or Medway campus to move in to your halls of residence.
Canterbury Christ Church University, working in partnership with Students’ Union and other stakeholders, is embarking on a range of initiatives to support student mental wellbeing.