You are invited to join this year’s Teaching Excellence Awards student panel.
The King’s Learning Institute are looking for 14 students to participate in the Teaching Excellence Awards panel. As part of the panel you will consider the shortlist for one of the award categories and help select the overall winners for this year’s awards.
The panel will take place on Thursday 27th April, 12:00-14:00, at Waterloo Campus. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. You will also receive an invite to the awards evening in June.
Please sign up here if you are able to attend. Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible in advance of the panel.
Let’s celebrate the significant contributions, dedication and expertise of outstanding students at the KCLSU (King’s College London Students’ Union) Awards 2017.
If you know someone who’s done fantastic work and made a real impact on our community, nominate them (or encourage them to nominate themselves) for a KCLSU award here by 5pm on Friday 7 April.
You’ll find full details of the categories and criteria on the website here, and if you have any questions or concerns email AwardsSeason@kclsu.org
This year we’re celebrating Crowns & Colours and the KCLSU Awards in one event – a great night to celebrate students’ achievements with peers and VIPs at the prestigious KCLSU Awards 2017 ceremony, held from 7pm on Tuesday 30 May 2017 at De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms.
With a bigger venue and more options, this year all students will have the chance to book tickets and attend the awards, with a choice of drinks reception or a three course meal with wine. Tickets go on general sale from 14 April.
This scheme will run as a pilot during the year 2017 and is subject to review over the summer. If successful, there may be an opportunity to roll this out wider across the campuses. Space is limited and allocation will be offered on a needs basis.
As a result of feedback received from King’s postgraduate researchers about available desk space for writing-up, the university are offering doctoral students the chance to apply for a dedicated desk space for a limited period in a reserved area of the Maughan Library.
Successful students will be offered their own desk and locker within a designated quiet space for a period of 3 months.
To be eligible, you must be a registered doctoral student at King’s who either:
Has registered for writing-up status
Has submitted an RD1 examination entry form to the research degrees examinations office which has been approved (you must provide proof of approval)
Or, is currently undergoing corrections for thesis resubmission following examination (you must provide an examination report as proof)
The expectation is that you will be continuously writing-up your doctoral thesis and will use the space at least 3-4 days a week.
To apply you will need to complete an online application form and request a supporting statement from your supervisor. Four competitions will run over the year and the deadline for the first round is 15th February 2017. For full details, please click here.
Please note that this scheme will be run as a pilot during the year 2017, and is subject to review over the summer. Space is limited and allocation will be offered on a needs basis.
Have you been involved in voluntary work with the local community or engaged with other cultures through volunteering, study or working abroad? If so, you could be eligible to apply for an experience-based learning award – either the Global Award or the London Award
The closing date for applications for both awards is 23:59hrs on Monday, 30th January 2017
Whether you have embraced the festive spirit, or are you looking for your chance too, we have an event for you!
On 9 December, the wellbeing team is hosting their Winter Wellbeing Crafternoon. It promises to be a fun and relaxing afternoon where you can do festive crafts, drink hot chocolate, and eat mince pies. Plus, there is even a chance to win free gym membership for a month and much more …
Interested? Then why not going along?
The next Winter Wellbeing Crafternoon will take place on 9 December 2016, from 13:30 till 16:30pm, in the Macadam Lobby at the Strand Campus.
Do you have a supervisor who inspires you, is encouraging and supportive of your research, who goes the extra mile to ensure that you succeed in your degree?
If so, this is your chance to acknowledge their efforts and to show your support towards the excellent job that he/she has done for you.
Nominations are now invited from Postgraduate Research Students, Heads of Departments/Divisions, Heads of Graduate Studies and Deans of Faculties, for the 2016/17 Supervisory Excellence Awards at King’s College London.
The aim of this university-wide scheme is to recognise the important role that supervisors play in the success of their postgraduate research students, and to reward excellence in supervisory practice.
Each Faculty/Institute at King’s may receive an award worth up to £1000, which can either be awarded to one supervisor or split between two supervisors within the same School/Institute. Winners of an award will also have the opportunity to receive recognition of their achievements at a university Graduation Ceremony.
Nominations must be submitted through an online nomination form by the deadline of Friday 16 December 2016
For more information, and to make a nomination, please refer to our Supervisory Excellence Award webpage on the King’s Internal website
Do you want to change the world? Do you have an idea for policymakers? Do you
think you can convince a group of policy experts in just three minutes?
£250 Audience prize
£500 Best delivery
£500 Best analysis
£1,000 Overall winner
Policy Idol is an annual competition open to all current students and staff at King’s, in which participants pitch their policy ideas to an elite panel of leading figures from the worlds of politics, academia and industry.
You can enter by yourself or as part of a team, and on the day you will have just three minutes to present your idea to the judges, who will assess your pitch on the quality of delivery and the evidence and analysis underpinning it.
Organised by the Policy Institute at King’s, the competition sees the best ideas selected in a series of heats, with standout pitches from each heat put through to the final. All finalists receive bespoke training in policy analysis and communications, as well as an opportunity to improve their pitch.
The final takes place in front of a live audience, with both the judges and the audience voting for their favourite idea at the end of the evening.
Applications accepted until Friday, 2 December 2016 at 17.00.