Students' union

As a student of the University of Kent at the Medway campus you are a member of Kent Union. You are entitled to access all services, including representation, activities, employability, welfare and Kent Union shops .

Medway students are also members of Greenwich and Kent Students’ Unions Together (GK Unions). GK Unions is a partnership between the University of Greenwich Students' Union and Kent Union on the Medway campus. It coordinates all the societies and sports clubs, organises social activities and runs the student pub (Coopers) and Advice Centre.

Activities and entertainment

  • Societies
  • Sports clubs
  • Volunteering
  • Coopers Bar


Jobshop is a service run by Kent Union to help you find part-time or temporary paid work while you study and gain employability skills. You can log your jobs on the toolkit and build your CV.


Enhance your CV and gain work experience by getting involved with volunteering, through placements that fit in around your studies. Visit the Careers pages within this section or go direct to the Kent Union Volunteering Portal for more information.


Kent Union’s Advice Centre offers free, confidential and impartial advice for students at Kent. They offer drop-in sessions, telephone consultations, bookable appointments, or email advice on a range of topics.

Did you know....?

You can get the Campus Shuttle to Canterbury for access to all these additional Kent Union facilities:

  • The Venue nightclub
  • Woodys sports-themed pub
  • Library Café
  • Essentials shop

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Last Updated: 21/07/2015