University Information

Total Students

19,303

Students in Halls

4,800

Full Time (%)

81%

Avg Tariff Points

Varied

About University of Kent

Kent stands for ambition. Yours.

The University of Kent is a vibrant, creative and inclusive place where you can make your mark. At Kent, you'll be inspired to strive for greatness and empowered to make a difference in the world around you.

While you're there, you'll learn from leading experts, explore the latest thinking, debate the big issues and develop your own ideas. You’ll also meet like-minded people in Kent’s welcoming student community, whether that's other students on your course or those you meet at a club or society.

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Campus Locations

Canterbury Campus

Canterbury Campus

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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Keep up to date with upcoming events at University of Kent

While there's currently no scheduled events, head over to the university's website to find out how to stay up to date with their open days and more.

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University of Kent Key Information

Job Prospects

Job Prospects

Get a head start in the job market, at The University of Kent. Equipped with a degree from a leading university, and with outstanding professional support, you'll leave Kent with the confidence to start a successful career.

Kent has an excellent graduate employment record, and their 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.

Kent's 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, Kent's Accelerator Space for Innovation and Responsible Enterprise (ASPIRE) can help you develop your business ideas into reality.

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Campus Life

Student Life

Student Life

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.

The University of Kent's campuses are a fantastic backdrop to your experience and perfectly located, with miles of stunning coastline and countryside close by. Kent makes it easy for you to 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!

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Tuition Fees, Scholarships and Bursaries

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees at the University of Kent vary depending on the course you are studying. The majority of 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 Kent's fees broken down by course, either on the Student Finance section of their 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.

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University of Kent Accommodation Choices

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Turing College

Housing Price

£146.79 pw

Total Rooms

416 rooms
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Keynes College

Housing Price

£146.79 pw

Total Rooms

657 rooms
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Tyler Court

Housing Price

£164.50 pw

Total Rooms

528 rooms
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Darwin College

Housing Price

£114.73 pw

Total Rooms

322 rooms
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Rutherford College

Housing Price

£132.33 pw

Total Rooms

226 rooms
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Park Wood

Housing Price

£115.08 pw

Total Rooms

1395 rooms
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