Arriving at your accommodation

September Arrivals 2023

It's nearly time for you to arrive! Take a look at our webpages about arriving on campus and checking in to your accommodation.

Whether you're thinking about applying, you've already applied or you're guaranteed a place at Kent - find out how to make your arrival go as smoothly as possible and visit these essential pages which contain everything you need to know from booking arrival slots and what you need for registration through to what's included in your room and what's happening during welcome week.

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This is it - you're packing bags, making lists and purchasing books. Check out our Canterbury or Medway accommodation arrivals page for everything you need to know about moving in to your room. Including what documents you need and what to pack.



If you have an accommodation question that's not answered on our arrival pages then check out our FAQ page or ask us direct via email or social media.


Welcome Week

Take a look at what is going on across our campuses during welcome week via the Welcome website.


Official Facebook Freshers Group

Be sure to join the Official University of Kent Freshers Group on Facebook! There are lots of copycats out there so make sure you join the 'official' group operated by the University of Kent to meet other new students and keep up to date with the latest info, and don't forget about our @AccommUniKent page too!

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Share your story with us

We're always sharing information and advice via social media and we would love to see your arrival journeys and advice