Calling all our international students!

Welcome back from your long vacation. Here's hoping you had a great time.

Next  week we will be welcoming all our new students. Would YOU like to be one of our international student mentors helping the international student adviser? It is not hard work but is a really worthwhile role. We have many new international  students who may apppreciate being able to talk to someone who already  knows their way around in the CFJ and the university.

What is it like to be an international student at the Centre for Journalism?

Moving to a different country for university sounds super scary doesn't it? If you're getting ready for the start of uni and feeling a bit worried, don't be! We pride ourselves in having excellent international students study with us. They come from all over the world and bring the stories of their countries with them. Want to hear what they have to say about their time at the Centre for Journalism? We've made an interactive map for you to play with!!!

Press officer job

 

Medway Council are looking for someone to help in the press office for a few months and it is possible this could turn in to a permanent job.

Key responsibilities will be "dealing with media enquiries from journalists, writing press releases and monitoring social media".

Sign up as a Kent Unibuddy and help future students figure uni out

Going to uni, whether it's close or far away from where you live, can be a scary and confusing experience. The University is trying to make the process a bit easier by having Unibuddies. What is a Unibuddy? They are students that have signed up to be available to get questions from people who are thinking of coming to Kent. What's the weather like? How are your lecturers? As an international student what was the hardest thing to get used to? All of these and more, are questions that Unibuddy students can help answer.

Want to sign up? On top of good karma for helping other people out, you also get: 

  • 30 Employability Points for signing up
  • 10 points for attending the training session
  • Additional 10 points for the most committed ‘buddy’ per month
  • Additional 5 points for best blog post per month
  •  Will count towards KSCV

Interested? You can fill out this online application.

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