Short-term study

A stunning location

Canterbury is a beautiful and safe city with a rich heritage and vibrant culture. Home to the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral, the city attracts millions of tourists every year. We are are less than an hour from London and also within easy reach of continental Europe.

The atmosphere in the city is fun and friendly, with medieval buildings nestled alongside modern shopping and entertainment outlets, restaurants and bars. Many of Canterbury's residents are students as well, so you'll meet lots of like-minded people.

The campus

Find out about Canterbury campus including arts, music, sport, the colleges, shops, food and parking...

Close to major European cities

Canterbury is close to central London. Paris and Brussels are also within easy reach and you can get to continental Europe via ferry or the Channel Tunnel.



Campus accommodation is in shared student apartments, houses or colleges, so you have an excellent opportunity to make new friends.


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