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Eliot Seminar room 1 (ES1)

Eliot Seminar room 1 (ES1)

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Please help us keep track of attendees by using this Eventbrite page.

We will add 20 tickets for each meeting the weeks prior to the date. We cannot put tickets up for all future dates (unless we pay for Eventbrite preimum!).

We currently have the room booked for:

  1. Wednesday 21st February 17:30 - 19:30

  2. Wednesday 7th March 17:30 - 19:30

  3. Wednesday 21st March 17:30 - 19:30

  4. Wednesday 4th April 17:30 - 19:30


New bi-weekly confidential community support group for neuro- &/or physically-divergent PhD students & academics at Kent

Begins Wed Feb 21st 2018

5.30pm – 7.30pm

Eliot Seminar room 1 - capacity 20 students

This group will offer peer support to all PhD students & academics who consider themselves to be neuro- &/or physically-divergent, & for whom feel that their PhD/academic life is affected on a regular basis due to this difference.

This includes anyone who considers themselves to be/have:
• A physical disability
• Autism
• Bipolar
• Psychosis
• Anxiety
• Borderline personality
• Dyslexia
Any & all manner of mental &/or emotional difference, or physical difference

We can cover & chat about any important aspects of you academic experience.

This could include:

  • Mental, emotional, &/or physical barriers to just getting to campus!

  • Supervisor relationships & struggles | relationships with other PhD students/academics

  • perfectionism | imposter syndrome

  • anxiety as relates to socialising; networking; writing; reading; presenting…

  • isolation | submission/probation/progression reviews vivas |your thesis! | post-PhD…

We would like to meet you & share with one another our:

  • Experiences
  • Tips
  • & coping mechanisms for academic life!

But also: Our concerns & challenges as academics who are neuro- &/or physically-divergent

MOST IMPORTANTLY we want to have a space where we can talk about our research, work, & make friends!

To register your interest please book a free place on this Eventbrite page, and you can also email Chloe & Annette with the heading:

“KDP group interest” and we will add you to the private FaceBook page


We look forward to meeting you!

Annette Foster & Chloe Farahar

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