With Christmas only around the corner, it is good to remind ourselves of how to keep not only ourselves safe, but also our property whilst we are out and about enjoying the festive celebrations.
The University will soon be introducing, in the new year, a service which allows for the recording of class-based activities which students can play back online via Blackboard. The recording captures the sound and what is displayed on the screen in the room. The service also allows for recordings to be made and viewed in advance of the class, and they can also be made by students as part of their assessments.
Feeling stressed or anxious is something we all experience from time to time. It is a normal response to challenging or pressured situations such as exams and can actually help us to perform at our best.
By being prepared and organised while looking after yourself you can make sure those feeling of stress and anxiety are kept under control. And our Stressless activities are here to help.
However, sometimes the feeling of anxiety can be overwhelming and have a negative effect – if you feel this is the case for you there is a range of support available…
The Christmas holidays are only a few weeks away, so we’re getting you in the mood with lots of festive events. We’re also continuing to prepare you for end of semester assessments with #StressLess and giving you some things to look forward to in the New Year!
Today is the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme of this year’s IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. To celebrate the day, the Student Disability Service is hosting an information event in Augustine House Atrium 11am – 3pm, and we will be sharing case studies throughout the day. This case study is about Ella and the support she received from Kim, a Dyslexia Tutor, from the Student Disability Service.
So, you have made your housemate choice and now you need to decide where you are going to live! Home Stamp are holding their Housing Fayre on 6 December 11.30-3.00pm at the SU Lounge so come along and start your research.
We are looking to amend Self-Certification Requests in 2019/20 to make them more effective for students and want your views.
Please note there are no changes planned for Evidence Based Extensions so studnets can still request up to a 14 day extensions.
There is is only a few questions to answer, so it will l not take long and as a thank you for taking part in the consultation you will be entered into a prize draw for £50. Please click here to take part.
Did you know that broadening your horizons and trying something new could be the key to your academic success and future employability? So start your Semester 2 in a positive way and make the most of your Personal Development Week on 21 – 25 January. This is a dedicated week at the beginning of the semester to help you to develop your skills, prepare you for your future career and reach your full potential.
There is a wide range of events, activities, workshops and support available suitable for Undergraduate and Postgraduate. Make sure you plan ahead and schedule your week to get the most out of this great opportunity . You can download the full programme here.
Canterbury, Medway and Tunbridge Wells Campuses will close for Christmas on 21 December 2018 and will re-open on 2 January 2019.
We are delighted to confirm that Augustine House will be open as follows during the Christmas holidays:
We know that your digital experience is important to you and your studies. So please take part in our Student Digital Experience Insights survey today (a link to the survey will have been emailed to you) and help us provide you with the technologies you need to succeed.
Monday 3rd December marks the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme of this year’s IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. To celebrate the day, the Student Disability Service is hosting an information event in Augustine House Atrium 11am – 3pm. The event will include stands from various charities and local organisations who can provide support and information for a range of disabilities.
Whether you need some useful revision and memory techniques, or you want to know how to take your essays up to the next level, there is a range of support to help you improve your grades!
If you are interested in inspiring the next generation, come to our Teaching Open Day on 2 February and explore the different routes you can take to become a teacher.
Give your feedback on the changes in assessment and reassessment regulations, and move to Semesters!
Last year the University made changes to the Assessment and Reassessment Regulations for Undergraduate students and moved a large number of Undergraduate programmes from a terms-based calendar to a semester-based calendar.
As exams get nearer we want to make sure that you find the study space you need, when you need it and protect your online work while on campus.
As part of Movember we are working with the Students’ Union and #TeamChristChurch, to raise awareness of men’s mental health. Look out for our moustache selfie sticks around campus and post your photos #CCCUMovember to show your support!
The CORE have invited GRIT to CCCU to run workshops aimed at coping with life and all of its challenges. The initial presentations will be held on 6 December, so you can find out more about the opportunity. Wondering what GRIT is all about? Find out from Trevor who has previously attended the 3 day course…
Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you believe in going above and beyond to support others? Do you want to be part of building a better future? If so, you have what it takes to be a Community Action Champion!
From 19 – 23 November it is Alcohol Awareness Week and the University is working with the Students’ Union to promote responsible drinking, challenge some myths and share some facts. How will you change your behaviour?
University students are being targeted by scammers with fake tax refunds in an effort to steal money and personal details, warns HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).