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Susan Calman

A place to Inspire / An approach to challenge

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About us

The UK's European University: committed to the transformative power of education and research.

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Stunning locations

UK campuses close to London and European centres in Paris, Brussels, Rome and Athens.

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Research excellence

Our research is responding to 21st-century problems.

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Campus master plan

Our vision to create the best garden campus in the UK.

Around the University

Professor Richard Griffiths with a green iguana

Kent conservationist wins Zoological Society of London award

Professor Richard Griffiths wins an award from the Zoological Society of London for his wide-ranging research into the conservation of threatened species.

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Dr Harmonie Toros

Award for outstanding teaching

Dr Harmonie Toros has received an award for her unusual teaching on the experience of war.

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Students in a seminar at the University of Kent Tonbridge Centre.

Tonbridge Centre open event

This small, informal event is an opportunity to find out more about the ever-popular short courses and new postgraduate taster courses running at Tonbridge.

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Wide-angle shot of a full tent at the Kent Union Summer Ball

Summer Ball: tickets on sale

With an all-new look, the Summer Ball is bigger and better than ever. Tickets now available.

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UK’s ‘super’ x-ray laboratory – known as Diamond Light Source

Scientists use super X-ray to develop new materials

Kent scientists are working with the UK’s super X-ray laboratory to develop new materials that could revolutionise computer memory.

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