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Canterbury was rated as the safest city for students in England and Wales in the 2012 Complete University Guide.
Surrounded by lush green countryside and with easy access to miles of beautiful coastline, the Canterbury campus is located in a thriving area of the country, with fast transport links to London and mainland Europe. Founded in 1965, it is the University’s original site and is built on 300 acres of parkland overlooking the city centre. Modern buildings are surrounded by open green spaces, courtyards, gardens, ponds and woodland, with stunning views of Canterbury and the Stour Valley.
There are approximately 15,500 students at the Canterbury campus, including undergraduates and postgraduates, as well as lecturers, research staff, members of the local community and overseas students on a year abroad. With 140 nationalities represented, the campus has a very cosmopolitan feel.
All students and academic staff belong to one of the five colleges at Kent, which are more than just halls of residence...
There are many types of eating facilities, including a traditional dining hall, bistros, cafés and sandwich bars which serve all types of food at good prices.