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Canterbury still among safest cities in which to study
A new university guide has shown that Canterbury is still one of the safest places in the South East in which to study.
Results published by The Complete University Guide, following a study of student-relevant crime within a three mile radius of campuses in England and Wales, ranks the University of Kent's Canterbury campus as one of the top 20 safest.
Professor Alex Hughes, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External) at the University, said: 'I am delighted that this Guide confirms what we have long known about Canterbury. It is not only a fantastic place in which to study but also a very safe place.
'The type of experience our students enjoy during their stay with us is very important. The fact that Canterbury and its immediate surroundings provide some of the lowest crime rates in the South East makes for a very secure environment for everyone studying and working at the University of Kent.'
In 2011 Canterbury was named as the safest student city in England and Wales. For the first time, this year The Complete University Guide has published crime figures for all universities in England and Wales. In past years it has focused on cities with two or more universities.
For more information see: www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk
Story published at 10:02am 21 June 2012