New student arriving at Kent

Undergraduate applicants

We've put together this site to help you through the application process, and to give you handy tips and advice. If you've not yet applied, have a look at our course pages to see if we have the right course for you.

The next steps

We will consider your application, and then make a decision.

If you receive an offer:

  • we'll send you a pack through the post, which has all the key information about what to do next. In your pack you'll find the Essentials booklet, Extras magazine, information about studying/working abroad, details of the Kent Scholarship for Academic Excellence and a campus guide.

  • our Applicant Days for 2018 have now finished, but don’t worry as there are other opportunities to visit

  • you should apply for university accommodation.

If you are invited for an interview:

  • now that our Applicant Days for 2018 have finished, you’ll need to book an ad-hoc interview. We hold separate Selection Days for Journalism and Social Work.

If your application is unsuccessful:

open days

Our Applicant Days for 2018 have now finished, but you are still welcome to visit us at our summer Open Days.

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Can't come to an Open Day?

If you can't come to an Open Day, find out about the other ways you can visit us.

Other ways to visit

Apply for accommodation

You should apply for accommodation as soon as your receive formal confirmation of your offer. If you decline our offer, we will simply cancel your accommodation application.

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Money matters

It's important to understand the costs involved in going to university and when to apply for the tuition fee loan and maintenance loan. This short video from UCAS takes you though the financial support available.

Watch the video

your visa

It's important to be fully prepared before you start your visa application. Our website will give you all the information you need.

Female student in a study bedroom at Canterbury

Go Abroad!

Interested in studying or working abroad during your degree? Learn about our Go Abroad programme.


What our students say

What is it really like to be a Kent student? Read our student profiles.


Kent Students blog

Thoughts, opinions and experiences of current students.


Useful links

Other information you may find useful, including links to our admissions policies.