Cohort Activities

The CDT prides itself in the ability to create and maintain cohort identities and to foster a bond between staff and students. To do this the CDT takes students and staff members on various cohort bonding activities to help with keeping cohort identity strong, fostering positive feelings and of course a vital break from studying to help keep a work and life balance.

RunandRevise week Southampton Parkrun, 11th May 2019

Students and staff led by Prof Paul Kemp attended the Southampton Parkrun as part of the week. week, supported by Mind, is encouraging all 16–25 year old students to take a break from exam revision and improve their mental wellbeing through running.

Didcot Power Station visit, 2nd April 2019

On the 2nd April 2019 CDT-SIS students in the first taught year of the CDT visited Didcot Power Station as part of the FEEG6021 Sustainable Infrastructure Systems module.

CDT-SIS module meal, April 2019

On Monday 1st April 2019, CDT-SIS students, staff and industry delegates went to Ghandi’s of Portswood for a meal to celebrate the opening of the week long CDT SIS intensive module.

Scoops February 2019

CDT staff and students visited Scoops Gelato in Portswood Southampton to celebrate the successful completion of the 2018/19 academic years Semester One examination period.

Seasonal Meal December 2018

For its Seasonal meal the CDT this year went to Ghandi’s in Portswood with staff and students from the CDT attending. The meal celebrated another successful year of achievements for the CDT, Staff and Students.

Induction week Go-Karting September 2018

In September 2018 the CDT returned to Team Sport in Eastleigh, Hampshire to take part in indoor go-karting. Indoor go-karting is carried out every year in induction week with the aim of bringing together the previous cohorts with the new cohort that have started that week. It is a great way of introducing the students to each other and getting them to get to know each other.

Cosmo August 2018

In August 2018 the CDT took a trip to Cosmo in Southampton for a cohort bonding meal with CDT SIS students and staff.

CDT Sea fishing trip with Amarisa Deep Sea Fishing Weymouth, Dorset May 2018

On 23rd May 2018 the CDT took some of its students and staff members sea fishing in Weymouth, Dorset. The trip was with the fantastic Amarisa Deep Sea Fishing with whom the CDT has a great relationship. The trip was a great success, with fantastic weather, a great variety of fish species and great company.

 Baffi’s Pizza Portswood, Southampton January 2018

On the 29th January 2018 the CDT took its students from all four cohorts to Baffi’s pizza restaurant in Portswood, Southampton to celebrate the end of the exam period. The cohort bonding event was a way for students to celebrate the success that they had achieved in their progression milestones and exams in the past year as well as the relax after a busy exam period at the end of January 2018.


CDT Sea Fishing Trip with Amarisa Deep Sea Fishing Trip October 2017

In October 2017 the CDT took some of its students and staff to Weymouth, Dorset to go deep sea fishing with Amarisa Deep Sea Fishing. The students and staff had a fantastic day fishing in the October sun!

Induction Week Go-Karting September 2017

To welcome in the new CDT SIS cohort to the CDT and the University of Southampton. The CDT took the new students Go-Karting in Eastleigh, near Southampton. The students had a fantastic time and it was a great way for them to meet the new students joining the CDT and bond over a bit of light hearted competitive racing!

Go-Ape Southampton July 2017

In July 2017 the CDT took its staff and students to Go-Ape in Southampton. Go-Ape is a high ropes obstacle course which relies on team work and conquering your fears to complete. The students and staff had a fantastic time and it was a great team building exercise for the cohorts!

Sea Fishing Trip May 2017

The CDT took students sea fishing on the 19th May 2017 in Weymouth, Dorset. The trip was onboard the Amarisa Deep Sea Fishing, skippered by Keith Brown. The trip was a great success with the students having a fantastic time fishing in gorgeous May weather and calm seas. The fishing trip was then followed by fish and chips on the quayside!

Bowling at Tenpin Southampton February 2017

In February 2017 the CDT took students to Tenpin bowling in Southampton for a cohort bonding activity. All cohorts were invited.