Kent Union news

Darwin Masquerade Ball

Calling all wannabe James Bonds and Bond girls, Darwin Student Committee's annual Masquerade Ball is back! Buy your tickets to the James Bond themed event, held in Darwin Conference Suite.

 
Varsity 2015

Varsity is coming! Varsity started 17 years ago. In the annual event, Canterbury Christ Church and the University of Kent go head to head to showcase the best of University sport!

 
Student-led Stand Out Sessions

Student trainers will be delivering a new exciting series of stand out sessions in term 2. Book your place now!

 
Information on the General Election

Following many questions we received, Kent Union has clarified some information about voter registration with Canterbury City Council.

 
Campus Food Bank Collection

In the approach to the Christmas holiday, Kent Union has worked with with Canterbury Food Bank to organise a collection for less fortunate people in the Canterbury area.

 
Catching Lives Board Games Night

Volunteers visited the Catching Lives Centre for an evening of fun and games!

 
Sabb in the Spotlight: Vice President (Activities)

Tom Currie is your Vice President (Activities). He oversees everything extracurricular from Societies and Volunteering, to Student Media, Fundraising (RAG) and Kent Tech. This is what he has been working on...

 
Sabb in the Spotlight: Vice President (Sports)

So far this term your Vice President (Sports) has been working on her campaign to ensure the University recognise the benefits of being involved in sport. Nina will be submitting her paper to the Student Experience Board in the New Year.

 
It’s a golden year for the Union!

Kent Union is proud to announce their Investors in People Gold standard re-accreditation.

 
Sabb in the Spotlight: Vice President (Welfare)

Megan Wells has packed so much in to the first term, and her second year as your Vice President (Welfare). Here are some of her campaigns in progress and landmark achievements so far…

 
Sabb in the Spotlight: Vice President (Education)

Jack Lay your Vice-President (Education) represents and campaigns for you on all issues regarding your educational experience at Kent; from facilities to training, and much, much more! Here are his highlights...

 
Sabb in the Spotlight: Union President

Since starting in her role as Union President Tammy Naidoo already has a number of wins under her belt and is working on campaigns to improve your student experience at Kent!

 
Love a good debate?

Got ideas to make Kent even better? Look no further! The spring term Zones will begin on the 26th January, where you can submit an idea that can change Kent Union policy and direct campaigns.

 
Course Rep of the Month

Do you know a Course Rep who has gone above and beyond in their role?

Then you need to nominate them for Course Rep of the Month! Let’s recognise their hard work and achievements.

Nominations will be presented to the VP Education who will choose one winner. The winner will receive a certificate and £10 Amazon voucher.

 
Campus Garden Shed Painting

The Campus Garden has been cleared, and the shed has now been painted thanks to the hard work of five Kent Union Volunteers this week!

 
Volunteering at Age UK Canterbury

Kent Union volunteers took a trip to Age UK Canterbury Day Centre to visit the senior citizens.

 
Christmas Shoebox Appeal for Smile International

Kent Union donated an amazing total of 49 Christmas shoeboxes packed with gifts to be given to disadvantaged children this Christmas through Smile International.

 
Kitchen Campaign

What do you think about the kitchen facilities on campus? Kent Union is campaigning for better kitchens on campus and you can help!

 
Teaching Awards Nominations

Nominate your favourite lecturer, that amazing admin staff or even your favourite Course Rep here!