What is Freshers’ Week?

13th September 2018

What is Freshers’ Week? 

New to College? Getting into the student way of life? Freshers’ Fair is coming your way!
Freshers’ Fair injects fun at the start of the new academic year.

It is a great opportunity for you to come together with all of the students on your campus and enjoy a day of fun activities, whilst having the chance to find out information from the companies and multiple charities at the event.

When is Freshers’ Fair?

Here at North Kent College our Freshers’ Fairs are being held on the following dates:
Dartford Tuesday 18th September 12-2pm.
Gravesend  Thursday 20th September 12-2pm.

Local organisations who will be attending the fair at both Campuses:

. The Gym
. NCS
. Get It
. Coppafeel
. A Class Cars
. Carers First
. Ellenor
. Work Placements/LTC/Careers
. KMFM
. Sexual Health Team

Additional organisations attending the Dartford Campus: 

. We are Beams
. Stanley Rugby Club
. NKC Career Advisers and Apprenticeship Team

Onto the fun activities that you can take part in:

. Mr Bouncy castle
. Last Man Standing  



You will also be able to find out about the Students’ Union, Financial Support, Student Counselling, and upcoming events. 

What’s the SU?

This is YOUR College and we want you to have your say! 

The Students’ Union (SU) is run by you, for you and is affiliated to the National Union of Students (NUS). It’s made up of students who form an Executive Committee, Student Governors, Class Reps and most importantly... you! 

SU Elections will run every year, so watch out for election details whether you’re running for a position or voting. If you have an idea for an event that you think students would like, then join the Students’ Union, or simply let them know.
 
Contact the Students’ Union at the SU HQ or email:
Dartford: Lorna Goddard- lornagoddard@northkent.ac.uk 
Gravesend: Trevor Fox- trevorfox@northkent.ac.uk

You and your finances

Student Financial Support is available for any student to apply for. This funding is available to help eligible students with buying books, materials, kit and equipment, travel to college and more. Click here to see if you are eligible for Student Financial Support. 

Student Counselling

We understand that education isn’t always straight forward, which is why we have our counselling service available for anyone who feels that something in their personal life or at college is having an impact on their quality of life or education. 

To book an appointment click here or ask a member of staff.

We hope we have given you a better insight into what you can expect at our Freshers’ Fair, make sure you get involved and have a great time and finally WELCOME TO NORTH KENT COLLEGE!
 

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