If you are coming up to graduation, you may be concerned about finding a job following the unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19. GradForce are here to support final year undergraduates, postgraduates and any recent alumni in securing that coveted graduate job. The best advice we can give you right now is to BE PREPARED.
The Coronavirus outbreak has been disastrous for many UK charities, with the cancellation of numerous events and the loss of billions of pounds in income through fundraising. However, you can help save the UK’s charities with Christ Church Sport!
Hi, I’m Becky and I’m the President (Development) at your Students’ Union. I guess, at the moment I am also a full time mum, nursery teacher and professional chef. Lockdown has changed so much about our lives, some for the better- like being able to be at home with my three year old – but it has also thrown some massive spanners into the works! I don’t know about you but I was barely keeping it together before this and now it’s a struggle to find the balance that works. This blog will hopefully help remind you that you are doing incredibly and not every day will feel like a win. Sometimes you feel you are failing at all the jobs and others like you’re a super parent! Both feelings are valid and you are doing the best you can. Here are some ideas I have found work well when balancing work and home (which is now one and the same!);
We are hope during this uncertain time that you are safe and well, either in your property at your university address or at home with your family and loved ones.
However, we recognise that due to the lockdown some of you may have found yourself in a situation which is less than ideal and some may even be worried about your safety – so we want you to be aware of the support that is available.
The Student Loan Company wants to remind students to reapply for their next year’s student finance before 19 June.
Minitab is a general-purpose statistical software package designed for easy interactive use. It automates calculations and the creation of graphs, allowing the user to focus more on the analysis of data and the interpretation of results. And now it is available to students free of charge until the end of June.
Peer Mentor and First Year BA Hons Counselling, Coaching and Mentoring Student, Tom, is sharing his advice on studying at home with childcare responsibilities during lockdown.
Getting your funding for University sorted and starting to plan your budget before you arrive is essential. As a student, you can get finance to pay for tuition fees and living costs.
The easiest way to apply is online at www.gov.uk/studentfinance.
We hope you are looking forward to the 8 May Bank Holiday – remember to stay home and stay safe.
We may be off campus but we are still here for you. However, please note there are some changes to our services on this day.
Studying while being a parent can be a juggling act at the best of times – add childcare and home schooling into the mix, due to the current lockdown situation, and things can get a bit challenging!
So, we have teamed up with a range of CCCU experts, to help provide you with tips, online resources and support – in the hope that if you can keep your children happy and engaged, it will free you up to do your own studying.
Ramadan will be from 23/24 April to 23/24 May 2020.It is the holiest month of the year for Muslims as it is when the Qur’an was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
However, in 2020 Ramadan will be a very different experience for Muslims all over the world due to the COVID-19 restrictions, so we have linked up with the Canterbury Mosque to provide our Muslim students with support and advice – helping you to adapt to the changes required while enabling you to enjoy the spiritual and community spirit of Ramadan.
If you’re a final year undergraduate, postgraduate or alumni make sure you’re signed up to GradForce to have access to an exclusive GET HIRED! online bootcamp this June! GradForce is a project at the University dedicated to getting local students, local graduate jobs and enhance their skill set before entering the graduate workplace. Sign up to GradForce here.
I started my PhD at Canterbury Christ Church University in January 2018 under the supervision of Dr Katie Fowler and Professor Simon Harvey.
We hope you and your families are safe and well in these uncertain times.
We have remained committed to supporting you to succeed in your studies. Our focus has been to provide you with off campus learning and engagement opportunities as well as online resources so that you can continue with your academic development and prepare for your next level of study.
We’d like to officially introduce our new team of student content creators, who are here to share their uni experience with you and keeping you up-to-date with everything related to student life at Canterbury Christ Church University.
We have set up a regular series of live Q&A sessions on CCCU Student Facebook so you can ask the CCCU Teams any questions you may have or just find out more about what they do.
Whether you were preparing coursework, working on your final dissertation or starting your postgraduate studies, your research plans may have been affected by Covid-19. So to help, CCCU have put together this advice on alternative ways to approach your research during these uncertain times.
With the university physically closed, Morning Prayer can no longer take place in Chapel. But now there’s a chance to join the Chaplaincy Team live online at 10am each Tuesday and Friday via Microsoft Teams.
Just send an email with ‘Morning Prayer’ in the subject to Jeremy.firstname.lastname@example.org and you’ll receive an email invitation. No books are needed, everything will be provided online.
Have you decided what you want to do when you have completed your degree?
Give yourself the postgraduate edge, by adding a postgraduate degree to your CV. It a great way to develop expert skills and boost your career prospects.
And as a current student, you get a 20% discount.
Find out more at our virtual postgraduate open evening on 23 April:
- Discover more about postgraduate study, fees and finance from Professor Mike Weed, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Enterprise and Professor Susan Millns, Dean of the Graduate College
- Chat with academics (and students) and have your questions answered
- Meet our friendly admissions team who will advise you on how to apply
To book your place click here.
We have been made aware that some of our students have been contacted by an email from Unite Accommodation asking for personal details. Our University accommodation is not run by Unite and we are concerned that this may be a scam.