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University of Kent

The University of Kent, dubbed “The UK’s European University”, was founded in 1965 and has become a world-leading research and academic community. The student body of approximately 20,155 is dispersed among the main Canterbury campus and other international campuses in Medway, Paris, and Brussels. The international student body represents over 125 countries.

Kent is located in the historical city of Canterbury and consists of 18 schools that revolve around the three academic centres of humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The centres serve as foundations for a plethora of subjects that serve to provide an inspiring student experience and preparation for the future.   At Kent, the world-class academic and research environment is driven by innovation, enterprise, and creativity while enhanced by international partnerships across Europe.

The University currently maintains and looks forward to further strengthening its commitment to quality in teaching, learning, research, and wider partnerships.

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Campus Life

The Canterbury campus is built on 300 acres of parkland and is less than 20 minutes’ walk from Canterbury city centre. Residential, teaching and administrative buildings are surrounded by green open spaces, fields and woods.

The campus is self-contained and includes student accommodation, a library, sports centre, theatre, music performance centre, nightclub, cinema, places to eat and bars, shops, a bookshop, medical centre, day nursery, public access computer rooms, a chapel, launderettes and bus stops. If you want to explore the city centre, it is less than 30 minutes from campus and is on a direct bus route.