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Events

We host a series of events throughout the year in various areas in order for the student body to have a multifaceted experience. These include work experience and employability initiatives, workshops focusing on creative and digital skills, entrepreneurship programs, language learning opportunities, leadership development activities, research and academic skill-building sessions, events centred around social impact and sustainability, and programs promoting sports and wellbeing.


King's Edge Festivals

King's Edge Festivals are series of exclusive events, including workshops, insight sessions, panel discussions or networking opportunities. They showcase the best of King’s extracurricular unique offer, designed to encourage students to experience student life beyond their degrees.

King's Edge Festivals help students stand out as future innovators, leaders and service minded. By bringing a wide range of events and opportunities together, King's Edge Festivals enhance students' exploration of university's communities to inspire them in their future endeavours. 

UPCOMING KING'S EDGE FESTIVAL...

Monday 25 September - Friday 06 October 2023

 FEATURED EVENTS...

We have a vast range of events all year round, ranging from (but not limited to!) volunteering opportunities in our community garden to career enhancing workshops to inspiring talks with our incredible alumni.

Our talks and workshops will help you develop essential skills such as - productive job hunting, networking, CV and Cover Letter writing, interview preparation and assessment techniques. We host various workshops specific to different stages that you could be in your journey.

Past events:

Entrepreneur Institute: ‘How to’: How to nail networking

My Next Steps: What do I want from my career after university?

PhD and Research Staff - Winning at Job Interviews

My Next Steps - Job Interviews, psychometric tests and assessment centres

How Peer Mentoring Can Help You Get the Most Out of University

Come along to discover opportunities and build connections with people and organisations that drive positive change in our local, national, and international communities.

From one-off events to regular volunteering opportunities, there’s something for everyone. Whether you are passionate about the environment, education or mental health, King’s Volunteering can connect you with an organisation and a cause that’s right for you.

King’s Careers & Employability team offers career appointments throughout the academic year for students needing support with their journey.

Regardless of the stage of their journey (discover, focus, action), our Careers Consultants will be on hand to support you, answer questions and signpost students to helpful resources and find relevant opportunities.

A majority of appointments are booked through King’s CareerConnect. One-to-one appointments are very popular and get booked quickly, so we encourage students to sign up soon, so they do not miss a slot.

From stimulating academic lectures to panel events discussing unique extracurricular opportunities for King’s students to stand out, find an upcoming talk to attend.

Past events:

How to Make the World a Better Place

How to Become a King’s Undergraduate Fellow

AKC Lectures: Minimal Ethics for a Planetary Crisis

Our networking events are designed to facilitate in-depth discussions with our students seeking greater knowledge of the roles, cultures, and opportunities available across different industries.

These events are a fantastic opportunity for students to focus their search, get to know different organisations and work cultures and action their career plans by enhancing their understanding of the recruitment and assessment processes.