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University of Kent public lecture series to celebrate British Science Week (5-14 March)

For British Science Week (5-14 March 2021), the University of Kent will hold a series of online public lectures from experts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

Computer Science masterclasses for Year 11/12 Kent and London students

The University of Kent (@UniKent) is hosting a series of four virtual Royal Institution (RI) Computer Science Masterclasses for Year 11 and Year 12 students.

Imposter syndrome – a reason to talk

As part of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, Dr Nicholas Clarke, Deputy Dean and Professor of Organisational Behaviour and HRM in the @UniKent’s Business School, shares his experiences with “imposter syndrome”, the repercussions this has and how we can come through it. He said:

Kent Business School in top 100 for ‘triple crown’ of accreditation

Kent Business School @UniKent is among the top 100 ‘triple crown’ business schools worldwide following its European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

University of Kent new home to renowned poetry journal Free Verse

The School of English at the University of Kent (@UniKent) is the new home for the annual online journal Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics. 

University provides free A-Level resources and video lectures to schools

A-Level students across the UK are set to benefit from the latest round of the University of Kent’s (@UniKent) ‘Kent English Experience Programme’ (KEEP).

Kent and Sheffield launch a news series of talks on the arts, humanities and health

The universities of Kent and Sheffield have collaborated to produce a new series of free interactive online talks where scholars, health professionals and the public can discuss how healthcare may be informed by the arts and humanities.

Vegan delivery service winner of Kent Business School’s 2021 Start Business Journey Awards

The University of Kent (@UniKent) has announced student Mercy Adeniji as winner of Kent Business School’s 2021 Business Start Up Journey Awards, with her vegan food delivery service VeGate.

Kent Law School’s top mooters to be judged by Supreme Court President

An innovative and comprehensive programme of lawyering skills at Kent Law School (@UniKent) will culminate in a moot final to be judged by the President of the Supreme Court (@UKSupremeCourt), Lord Reed of Allemuir. 

Work placement leads to an award and job for Kent computing student

David Sharp, an undergraduate computer science student at the University of Kent, has been highly commended in ASET (The Work Based and Placement Learning Association)’s 2020 Student Competition.

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