News

  1. Big Chill 2023

    The Big Chill ran across 2 days organised by EKST and facilitated by some amazing artists, oracy, wellbeing, and outdoor specialists.  Many thanks too to Pines Calyx- an amazing place. We had some fantastic feedback from students and staff: Feedback from students:” I liked how we could speak about how we liked and disliked about…

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  2. ‘Our Shared Isolation’ art collaboration exhibition

    The ‘Our Shared Isolation’ art collaboration project concluded on Friday 25 June 2021 with an amazing exhibition installed at the Daphne Oram centre for Creative Arts at CCCU by Esther and the team at CCCU. The space looked amazing and the works reflected the incredible time, thought and creativity that students had given to this…

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  3. ‘Our Shared Isolation’ art collaboration competition

    We are so delighted to have been able to run this art collaboration in 2021 in response to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Support from the John Swire 1989 Foundation made it possible and the students who have been involved have created some amazingly thoughtful concepts and pieces representing what became important to their…

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  4. Canterbury City Council wellbeing grant funding success

    We are very proud of our ‘Big Sing’ partnership choir. Prior to Covid students from our partnership schools would meet termly to sing together. This impactful initiative boosted wellbeing, built confidence, broke down boundaries and widened horizons. During lockdown we have run Big Sing sessions online that have been really successful. We needed funds to…

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  5. Supporting and connecting: talk for staff by Somi Arian

    Somi Arian’s talk ‘Human Skills for Disruptive Technologies’   focuses on the four critical human skills that need to be brought into the classroom to help students survive and thrive in a 21st century landscape, dominated by AI and automation.  

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  6. Wellbeing activities for students

    Why not head to our EKST YouTube channel to find unwind with some of our wellbeing activities: Click HERE to have take part in our fitness challenges, sing  in the comfort of your own home with Lemon our vocal lead, learn how to approach poetry writing, discover the power of journalling and more. And HERE…

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  7. Inspiring futures: Sport and Exercise Science Degrees

    This talk for students from across the EKST partnership has been created by CCCU to be accessed on demand. Enjoy this talk about Sport and Exercise Science Degrees and what careers can they lead to. If you have any questions for CCCU following this talk please do get in touch by emailing our coordinator: ekstpartnership@gmail.com

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  8. Widening Horizons: National Apprenticeship Week

    MONDAY 8 TO FRIDAY 12 FEBRUARY – 1.15pm to 1.45pm each day National Apprenticeship Week aims to shine a light on the amazing work being done by employers and apprentices across the country. To celebrate this annual event we will be hosting live talks throughout the week from STEM Ambassadors showcasing the opportunities available to…

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