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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

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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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Rethinking the origin of our species

Kent research has helped to show that modern humans evolved 100,000 years earlier than we thought.

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Grenfell Tower: the role of Right to Buy and lessons not learned

Dr Ed Kirton-Darling, an expert in housing and inquest law, comments on the fire at Grenfell Tower in West London.

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Battle of Medway: anniversary lecture

A public lecture at our Medway campus marks the 350th anniversary of the Battle of Medway.

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Illegal wildlife trade growing on the dark web

Research at Kent explores how the dark web poses a new challenge to law enforcement agencies.

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