Accommodation | University of Kent
An unmissable part of your student experience
As soon as you start at Kent you'll become part of our large, diverse student community where there's always something going on and someone nearby to talk to.
You don't need us to tell you that the year ahead is going to feature some of the most exciting times of your lives. It'll be full of firsts and new experiences, and we're here to ensure you can make the most of your time on campus and enjoy every minute you spend living in our accommodation.
Choosing your room
Not sure what's right for you? Read our advice to get you started.
How to apply
Apply for September 2023 accommodation from 11am on 18 January 2023.
Visit our timelines to find out when you should apply by and when you'll hear from us.
Have a question?
Our FAQs page answers the most common questions asked by new and current students.
We're proud to be able to offer many of our students studying at Canterbury or Medway a guaranteed offer of accommodation when applying before 30 June.
This includes all new first-year students, and some returning students too. So check if you're eligible and when you need to apply by to sort out your accommodation hassle free.
Why live with us?
We're here with you every step of the way to make sure you have a happy and safe time living on campus and are always looking to improve the facilities and services available to you.
See for yourself
If you can't visit us on one of our open or applicant days then the next best thing is to explore our campus using our 360° virtual tours to take a look at all our accommodation and facilities that are available to you.