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Brand Identity


It is important that all our communications are on brand and this includes posters for internal and external audiences.

Getting started

Please note: The brand lite and non-recruitment templates are for internal use only. They must not be used to communicate with potential students or external audiences. All recruitment / marketing and external materials must be produced in conjunction with Recruitment and Marketing, Corporate Communications and the Design & Print Centre.

Download and open one of the template packs below.

Select the section of text you want to update and type/insert your poster copy.

If cutting and pasting from another file, click on the mini clipboard icon after pasting, select “Keep Text Only” to preserve the font style in this template.


  • Only use the approved fonts, Century Schoolbook and Arial
  • Keep your copy short and concise
  • Only use good quality images
  • Follow the same guidelines as for any Kent imagery
  • Where possible, use the Kent image library
  • Make sure your image is correctly proportioned, check – Picture format > Size > Scale – the height and width % should be the same
  • Make sure your have copyright permission to use the image
  • Delete the picture box if it’s not required

Do nots

  • Add more colours
  • Move the picture box above sub-heading, the bottom of the picture must align with the bottom of the logo
  • Use images that appear out of focus or pixelated


When you are happy with the content of the poster save it as a PDF. The file is set up at A1, once saved as a PDF, it can be scaled when printing to A0 if required.

Send your PDF to the Design and print unit, confirm the size required, make sure you supply a cost code, delivery/collection deadline.

A minimum of 24 hours for printing is requested.

Academic templates

Brand lite templates

Non-recruitment templates

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