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It’s week 9, it’s rainy, dark and things on your course just got real. 

Are you feeling like you need somewhere or someone to turn to?  You have lots of options and GK Unions is here to help. 


Societies and Academic Communities 

Find a group of like-minded people from your course or through something that interests you and have some fun, connect, and feel better. https://www.gkunions.co.uk/activities/societies/

Wellbeing support is available for all students studying at Medway.  Click on the link and find the support right for you.


Team Medway Social 

Healthy body, healthy mind. Tired of hearing it?  Why not try something on the Team Medway Social programme and see if it works for you.  There’s everything from pilates to football, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Zumba. Find the full programme here 


The Deep End

Sometimes you just need to let your hair down, kick back, and relax.  If live music, comedy, quiz nights, and team challenges are your thing then The Deep End is the place for you.  Check out the What’s On guide and the events section of The Deep End Facebook page to find something for you. 

Give It A Go

Growing in popularity every month, Give It A Go is the place to try something new when you’re studying at Medway.  From trips to local attractions, Bhangra workshops, and even cocktail making master classes. Give it A Go today and check out the programme here!


Support from the chaplaincy could be right for you.  Lynne is based at Medway and offers a listening ear, supportive activities, and help when you may need it the most.  Contact her here!

Advice Service

There is so much you can do to help yourself and by taking proactive action, you can head problems off before they arise. GK Unions Advice Service is based upstairs in the Student Hub. They offer advice independent from the universities so are well-placed to help you navigate your problems. Find out more here.

Personal Tutor

All students studying at Medway have a personal tutor that you can chat to about your studies - if you are unsure who they are then please ask us and we can help find out for you!

Academic Reps

Do you have concerns about your studies? Don’t forget that every course or programme at Medway have student Academic Reps acting as your voice, enacting any needed changes. Don’t suffer in silence. Find out more here or email reps@gkunions.co.uk.