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First cohort of Medway students graduate

14 May 2008

The first cohort of degree students to graduate from Canterbury Christ Church University's Medway Campus celebrated their success at the University's graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral on Saturday 10th May.

Medway Graduates Medway graduates process into the cathedral

Canterbury Christ Church University’s Medway Campus

The University’s Medway Campus is situated at Chatham. The site was officially opened by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 25th October 2004, when it welcomed its first cohort of 390 students. In 2007, the Medway Campus is providing education for more than 1,000 students and is a firm fixture in Chatham.

The University’s Medway facility works with local public sector providers, education providers, local businesses and the community to provide comprehensive programmes in health, education and policing. It aims to create new opportunities for local people to access a range of higher education programmes, and local employers to enhance their employment opportunities and delivery of services.

The Medway Campus has been carefully fitted out with a mixture of teaching space, specialist facilities and staff accommodation. It features two lecture theatres, 12 seminar rooms, an open access learning centre with 40 computer stations, four computer labs, a coffee shop, boardroom and offices for around 50 staff

In addition, the building boasts a full skills lab floor with an x-ray suite, occupation therapy activity of daily living suite (with specially adapted bathroom, bedroom and kitchen), occupational therapy workshops, two hospital wards, a paediatric and midwifery suite and an operating theatre. Students and staff also have access to a new Learning Resources Centre.

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Canterbury Christ Church University Medway Campus

The University’s Medway Campus is situated at Chatham. The site was officially opened by the Archbishop of Canterbury on 25th October 2004, when it welcomed its first cohort of 390 students. In 2007, the Medway Campus is providing education for more than 1,000 students and is a firm fixture in Chatham.

The University’s Medway facility works with local public sector providers, education providers, local businesses and the community to provide comprehensive programmes in health, education and policing. It aims to create new opportunities for local people to access a range of higher education programmes, and local employers to enhance their employment opportunities and delivery of services.

The Medway Campus has been carefully fitted out with a mixture of teaching space, specialist facilities and staff accommodation. It features two lecture theatres, 12 seminar rooms, an open access learning centre with 40 computer stations, four computer labs, a coffee shop, boardroom and offices for around 50 staff.

In addition, the building boasts a full skills lab floor with an x-ray suite, occupation therapy activity of daily living suite (with specially adapted bathroom, bedroom and kitchen), occupational therapy workshops, two hospital wards, a paediatric and midwifery suite and an operating theatre. Students and staff also have access to a new Learning Resources Centre.

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