Support and services at Canterbury

There are approximately 11,000 students at the Canterbury campus, including undergraduates and postgraduates, plus lecturers, research staff, members of the local community and overseas students on a year abroad.

All students have access to our first-class facilities and the wide range of services and support provided by the University and Kent Union.



The University of Kent is committed to enhancing the employability of all its students. We offer a careers service, a jobshop, a volunteering service, work placements and new business opportunities and options.

Study support

Learning support

The Student Learning Advisory Service provides free, friendly advice on study skills including online guides, workshops and individual appointments. Kent students also consistently praise the level of access they have to academic staff.

Library user


The Templeman Library at Canterbury supports individual or group study, offering multimedia equipment, zoned study hubs and a cafe. It also houses specialised collections and archives.

Happy students

Personal support

All our students haves access to a wide range of personal support services, including a medical centre, a dedicated student support and wellbeing team, multi-faith facilities, in-house security with CCTV and day nurseries.

IT services

IT services

There are hundreds of open-access PCs across the campus and Wi-Fi access to the Kent network is widely available. You can also gain access to our network and resources off-campus.



Kent has an amazing crèche! Having my child so close by allows me to spend as much time on campus as I need and
to take advantage of the other facilities on offer, such as the library. Canterbury is also a convenient drive from my house.

~ Claire Beaumont,
German Studies


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Last Updated: 05/12/2013