Tomorrow's world is your world. Kent's here to give your career a head start.
Every year, Kent students and graduates achieve amazing things. They make a global impact working for international organisations. Launch businesses and social enterprises. Make their mark in media, music and sport.
Reaching your potential at Kent goes beyond getting a great degree. We offer an array of opportunities to develop your skills and confidence, setting you up for success.
Four Computer Science students went to California in 2018 to start their industrial placements. They returned to Kent a year later as stars of the international developer community, having caught Apple’s attention by launching an unofficial player for Apple Music.
"Four guys just managed to outcompete Apple with their own product. It’s a great feeling.”
"We're providing people with access to veg without chemical fertilisers and pesticides harming the soil."
"Kent Law Clinic is set out just as a law firm would be, so it’s like walking into your future."
"The beauty of the science degree is that there are so many options out there for you and science graduates are very employable."
Kent offered all the things that mattered to me in one place and opened up the world.
Kami Asamani, Politics and International Relations BA
At Kent, building your career is not about waiting for graduation, it’s about what you can do right now. Amazing things lie ahead of you. We're here to help you achieve them.
Gain work experience alongside your degree. Get insights into the real world, and take the chance to use your skills and develop them further.
Experience a different culture, develop your language skills, establish international contacts and enhance your employability.
Develop your creativity and expand your knowledge with our range of free short-term, non-credit-bearing courses.
The Employability Points Scheme rewards students for their active engagement with co-curricular activities with experiences of work.
The Kent alumni community is a network of more than 180,000 former students. Here are some of their stories.
Comparative Literature BA
I met people from all over the world and developed my proficiency in Spanish which I knew would prove useful for my future career.
Something made me choose Kent and it turned out brilliantly for me. I had such a great time and loved my course.
English & American Literature and Philosophy
The academic staff at Kent are excellent. Enjoy the experience - try everything that Kent has to offer.
English and American Literature
I wouldn't be the person I am today, or have my career, without Kent.
I am now undertaking a PhD in Cancer Immunology at the University of Southampton, and it was all made possible by the skills I acquired at Kent.
There was a lot of careers support from the School, which had its own dedicated staff.