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About University of Kent
We stand for ambition. Yours.
The University of Kent is a vibrant, creative and inclusive university where you can make your mark. Here at Kent, we inspire each other to do outstanding things and that, in turn, empowers you to do outstanding things in the world. It's something we're very proud of.
While you're here, you'll learn from leading experts, explore the latest thinking, debate the big issues and develop your own ideas. You'll also make new friends as part of our welcoming student community, whether that's with other students on your course or those you mee...
We stand for ambition. Yours.<br/><br/>The University of Kent is a vibrant, creative and inclusive university where you can make your mark. Here at Kent, we inspire each other to do outstanding things and that, in turn, empowers you to do outstanding things in the world. It's something we're very proud of.<br/><br/>While you're here, you'll learn from leading experts, explore the latest thinking, debate the big issues and develop your own ideas. You'll also make new friends as part of our welcoming student community, whether that's with other students on your course or those you meet at one of the hundreds of clubs and societies we have across our expansive campuses.<br/><br/>Becoming a University of Kent undergraduate is the exciting first step to making your mark and achieving your ambition. We know you'll love your time here, making the most of our outstanding facilities and soaking up all the experiences on offer. Whatever your interests, whatever your goals, we're sure you'll find your place at Kent.
Surrounded by beautiful woodlands and overlooking the charming city of Canterbury, the Canterbury campus has everything you need, right on your doorstep. Accommodation, shops, plenty of places to eat and drink, a nightclub, a fantastic library and even a cinema. The Library has all the digital and print resources you need to produce your best work, and is generally open 24/7 so you can create your own schedule and study when you want to. When you need some time away from your books, there’s the Gulbenkian Arts Centre. Catch the latest film, watch some live comedy or go to a concert. If you’re into keeping active, the sports centre has fantastic gym facilities and a great programme of fitness classes. What’s more, all students starting in 2024 will be offered free gym and fitness membership for their first year.Whatever you’re interested in, there’s sure to be a club or society for you. And if there’s not, Kent Union will help you set one up.
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University of Kent Key Information
We'll help you get a head start in the job market. A degree from a top 50 university like Kent can help you to get into your chosen profession, move on in your career or change direction.
We have an excellent graduate employment record, and our award-winning Careers and Employability Service provides expert advice and helps you prepare for interviews and assessment days. The Service runs an annual Careers Fair as well as regular workshops and events to help you develop the skills and confidence needed to impress employers.
Our Employability Points scheme enables you to earn points for co-curricular activities such as joining a sports team or society, working part-time, mentoring, or attending careers workshops. Your points are exchanged for rewards, which can be anything from work shadowing to a summer internship.
For students with an entrepreneurial spirit, our Accelerator Space for Innovation and Responsible Enterprise (ASPIRE) can help you develop your business ideas into reality.
Your degree, your way. At Kent you can personalise your studies with a year abroad or a year in industry. You can also choose a degree with a year in Computing, Journalism or a language to further develop your skills.
University is about more than just studying. You learn about yourself as you begin to build your future, and make those friendships and memories that last a lifetime. Those memories come from the experiences you’ll have through the student groups you join, sports teams you’re on, causes you’re passionate about or study sessions where you’re inspired and challenged by people who share your love for your subject.
Our campuses are a fantastic backdrop to your experience and the University is in a great location, with miles of stunning coastline and countryside close by. We make it easy for you make the most of everything on offer with some great travel discounts. And if you want to explore a bit further afield, you can be in London, Paris or Brussels in a couple of hours!
Tuition Fees, Scholarships and Bursaries
Tuition fees at the University of Kent vary depending on the course you are studying. The majority of our undergraduate courses for 2023 entry start at £9,250 per year for UK students, with fees for postgraduate students, and students from outside of the UK varying. You can find full details of all of our fees broken down by course, either on the Student Finance section of our website, or on the course page itself. Here you can also find out more information on our contextual admissions policy, which takes a more rounded view of an applicant's achievement and potential.