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Will Adams Festival

Will Adams Festival

Japanese students from Chaucer College volunteered this weekend at the Will Adams Festival in Gillingham. Will Adams was the first English man to visit Japan and one of very small number of Westerners to ever reach the honoured position of Samurai. Will Adams came from humble beginnings but eventually rose to the position of pilot major where he led an expedition to Japan in 1598, hoping to open u ...[Read More]

Volunteering and Community Outreach

Volunteering and Community Outreach

Students at Chaucer College have a long history of volunteering with organisations around Kent. The successful volunteering programme fosters links between Chaucer College and the surrounding community and gives the students an invaluable opportunity to practise their English in a practical and realistic context. We have had many students receiving awards for their contribution to the community.  ...[Read More]

English UK Inward Mission

English UK Inward Mission

Visitors from Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Nanjing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen with English UK. Agents take a tour of Chaucer College Canterbury as part of a week long trip exploring English Language Schools in the UK.

An evening of cultural exchange

An evening of cultural exchange

Students had a fantastic evening creating and performing music. One of our Italian groups shared their musical heritage with an enthusiastic performance of the folk song ‘Bella Ciao’. With accompaniments from our talented activity leaders.

Sōran Bushi (Fishermans Dance)

Sōran Bushi (Fishermans Dance)

The whole college, staff and students, came together at the end of the day to perform the traditional Japanese dance Sōran Bushi (Fisherman’s Dance) under the expert guidance of our Shumei students. The dance acts out the ocean waves, fishermen dragging nets, pulling ropes and lifting luggage over their shoulders. This dance is taught in many schools across Japan as part of the curriculum.