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Kent Eye arrives!

The Kent Eye will be one of the biggest attractions during the 50th anniversary

It is an exciting opportunity to see the University and the city of Canterbury offering you a panoramic view of the surrounding areas. We will welcome everyone from Kent’s community to enjoy this unique attraction.

The Eye will be on the Canterbury Campus (Rutherford/Eliot Lawn) from 24th September – 19th October 2014 and will return for 1st July – 15th October 2015.

It is 33m tall, has 24 ‘pods’ and takes approx. 10mins per journey.

Tickets available at the gate:

There is full disabled access, any child under 1.4m must be accompanied by an adult.

All profits from ticket sales will go into the Kent Opportunity Fund. Every year the fund supports students by providing scholarships to enhance their academic studies, offering bursaries to assist individuals who are suffering financial hardship, and funding projects that help students to develop their personal and professional skills. Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/opportunityfund.


Event details

Date: 24 September - 19 October 2014
Opening hours:

(NB: these hours are subject to change)

Location: Canterbury campus, down the hill from the Senate.

Please note that the University is holding an open day on 4 October and the Canterbury campus will be very busy during the day.

Development Office

Contact us: 50years@kent.ac.uk | T: +44 (0)1227 823729