Going back to education was a hard decision for me. After graduating from Aberystwyth University in 2016, I focused my efforts on finding employment and developing my skills so I could become more employable. However, after being in varying workplaces through the two years I began to feel the want to educate myself once again.
When you first arrive, it can be a bit disorientating but it won’t take you long to find your way around – honest!
And to really help you we have an online google campus map for Canterbury, Medway and Salomons which will find your room, give you directions and plan your route. To start exploring click here
Your Welcome Events
During your first week your Programme will have an induction planned to introduce you to your fellow students and your studies. In addition, working with the Students’ Union we have a range of events and activities planned so don’t miss out!
Are you coming back to University a little earlier, or starting University in the next couple of weeks and looking for a friendly face? Well look no further! The wellbeing advisers are hosting their Wednesday Welcome between 10:30am and 11:30am on 4 and 11 September in the Atrium Café, Augustine House.
The University has a wide range of IT facilities available to you as students, including free Wi-Fi across all of our campus’ and even free and discounted software to help you whilst studying with us. Once you have registered and have an email address you will be able to access:
Whether you’re really into your sports or you’re just looking for a fitness class to keep yourself active, Christ Church Sport have it all.
It is vital that you upload a photo as soon as possible, by doing so we can then have a Smartcard ready for you at your face to face Registration. There are many benefits to having a Smartcard.
Hi! My name is Caleb and I’m second year English Literature student at Christ Church. In this post, I’ll be talking about some advice I would give myself at the start of first year if I had the chance to do so.
Whether you have just got your results or known for a while that you are coming to CCCU – it is not long now!
We want your first days as a student to go as smoothly as possible and hope this “Countdown to Your Arrivals” is a handy reminder of things you need to do or you may want to think about before you arrive.
If you just do the following six things you are sure to feel prepared!
A large number of CCCU students decide that commuting is the best option for them – so if you are going to be travelling from home you will not be the only one.
Here, a couple of CCCU students, share their experiences and tips on getting the most out of being a commuting student and how that it does not stop you from having a great time at Uni.
Whether you are coming straight from school or returning to education after a break studying, university may be different from what you have experienced before.
But don’t worry – we have pulled together 7 hints and tips to make sure you can hit the ground running…
We know that university isn’t all about hitting the books! Along with taking advantage of the numerous learning opportunities that are available to you, enrich your student life by getting involved with all that is on offer.
Taking up new opportunities, beyond your programme, is a great way to gain new experiences and skills, meet new people and help make the most of your time at Christ Church.
The Student Portal will be updated from 9 August until 15 August PM.
This is because many CCCU prospective students will be receiving their results during this time and the system needs to be updated (along with UCAS), so everyone can see the right information relevant to them.
All new students will have their timetable on the first day of teaching.
We are also pleased to announce that the academic timetable is now available via OnTime. This will give you an indication of where and when your lectures and seminars will take place to help you plan ahead.
One of the great things about our Medway campus is that there are lots of different ways to get here. So if you’re beginning to think about the day-to-day aspects of being a student, it’s worth planning your travel to and from the Medway campus.
Young people are the second most at risk group of contracting meningitis and septicaemia. If you haven’t had your Men ACWY vaccine before coming to University we recommend that you get in touch with your GP and ask for the vaccine.
If you just got an offer for CCCU Accommodation you have made a good choice. Many feature communal living and dining areas, so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to make new friends. They also include 24 hours security, internet access and utility bills making it easier for you to budget!
Whether you find the thought of cooking for yourself for the first time a bit daunting or want to learn some new recipes to impress your housemates we have some great tips for you.
Research shows that cooking from fresh makes you healthier and happier as well as being good for your budget! So we have teamed up with our Student Sustainable Green Office to share some of their recipes from their Cooking Goes Green Cookbook for Students.
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.