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By Matt Wilson

A place to Inspire / An approach to challenge

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By Matt Wilson
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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

Virtual reality image of the Abbey.

Students 'rebuild' St Augustine’s Abbey in virtual reality

Destroyed in the 16th century, the Abbey can now be experienced in virtual reality, thanks to a collaboration between English Heritage and the University.

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Art exhibition: Canada, Folkestone and the Great War

Our research centre, Gateways to the First World War, has helped to put together a fascinating exhibition on the wartime role of Canadian servicemen in Folkestone.

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Alex Stevens, Professor in Criminal Justice

Government's new drug strategy 'shameful'

Expert comment: Professor Alex Stevens on the government's latest drug strategy.

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Comedian Phill Jupitus

Honorary degrees announced for July graduation ceremonies

Former boxing champion Barry McGuigan MBE, comedians Phill Jupitus and Mark Steel and artist Jonathan Yeo are among those due to receive honorary degrees in our July graduation ceremonies.

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‘Biometric’ security for smart devices could stop cyber-attacks

Kent's work on new security technology could stop cyber-attacks and protect billions of smart device users.

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