Please check the dates as it is important that you are available to undertake your assessment at the specified time, as these are formally set dates that cannot be changed.
The highly anticipated staff and student Carols by Candlelight service in Canterbury Cathedral is tonight at 7.30pm.
Even if you haven’t managed to get a ticket to this popular service, do come along tonight as any empty seats will be reallocated at 7.20pm (first-come, first-served). There are usually some seats available and we will get everyone in if we can! (Although we cannot, of course, guarantee entry).
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.
So you take part in one of the national student surveys – but what happens next?
Well your anonymous feedback gets shared with your programme and University services, so they can understand what you like and what you feel could be improved. This helps them focus on the things that matter to you, in order to enhance your student experience.
In 2019 we have been working hard to listen to and respond to your feedback. And here are just some of the things that have been improved thanks to your input…
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.
Student Minds have the following four tips to help you deal with stress during assessment times:
Many of you will be getting excited about your graduations at Canterbury Cathedral on 31 January and Rochester Cathedral on 7 February 2020.
Here is a quick guide to help you get ready…
It’s December! And there’s lots going on at CCCU. From events & activities to get you in the festive mood, to support with your exams & assignments through #StressLess… As well as a few other dates for your diaries!
Canterbury, Medway and Tunbridge Wells Campuses will close for Christmas from 20 December 2019 and will re-open on 2 January 2020.
However, we are delighted to confirm that Augustine House will be open for students as follows during the Christmas holidays:
How often do you get a whole week to yourself?
How often do you make plans in the new year to try something new or get your life sorted but run out of time?
Well Personal Development Week from 20-24 January is giving you that time – so you can reflect, reconnect and refresh.
We know that getting our University students active can have a vast impact on improving their mental wellbeing even how well they think they’ll do in exams! So Christ Church Sport want to try and measure that impact by asking students to complete a new survey.
So hopefully you registered to vote before the deadline on 26 November – now make sure you don’t miss this important opportunity to have your say.
Wednesday 3 December marks the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. The theme of this year’s IDPD is “Disability equals diversity, not disadvantage”.
To celebrate the day, the Student Disability Service is hosting an information event in Augustine House Atrium. 1pm – 3pm. The event will include stands from various charities and local organisations who can provide support and information for a range of disabilities.
Finding your first private property might seem daunting but there is lots in place to help support you find the home you are looking for.
Don’t rush to rent. Find out the facts. There are 15,600 student bedrooms in Canterbury, but there are only 8,985 students renting in Canterbury. So there is plenty of time and plenty of choice!
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.
It only takes 10 minutes and as a thank you will be entered into a prize draw to win one of a variety of prizes, including an Acer Laptop and £100 in shopping vouchers.
On Wednesday 27th November, representatives and academics from Kent Wildlife Trust, Wildwood and Canterbury Christ Church University’s Futures Initiative will be hosting a live debate on campus, on the topic of reintroducing wild animals to Kent.
Sometimes the key to success is just asking for help. And at Christ Church there is lots of support on offer to help you achieve the grades you want – whether you feel you are not reaching your full potential, want to move up a level or having problems in a particular subject or area.
Are you a #CCCU International Student? Did you know that you could take part in the HOSTUK initiative?
HOSTUK promotes international friendship and cultural exchange by arranging for adult international students to spend a short time in the homes of UK volunteers.
Booking is now open for the annual Christmas Carols by Candlelight service.
Tickets are available at https://students.canterbury.ac.uk/events/carols-by-candlelight/carols-by-candlelight.aspx, on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t miss out!
#CCCUAllofUs are here to support you to reach your potential in your exams and assessments.
You might have been given your first main assignment of the year and are starting to think about your exams, but don’t panic – we are here to help you #StressLess and achieve more!
Did you know that Drill Hall is not just a great place for your learning resources but that they hold a range of events for both your wellbeing and study skills.