Student life

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Student life

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A world of opportunities

There's so much more to Kent than lectures and seminars. Make the most of our flexible study options to create the best student experience and get the degree you want.

It's your degree so make it your own at Kent. Customise your studies with elective modules, a year abroad, a year in industry and a whole host of extra-curricular courses.

Your degree, your way


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Gold-rated teaching

A great teacher doesn't just teach you, they inspire you. We are renowned for a teaching style that brings your subject to life and encourages you to think independently.

Our outstanding teaching was rated gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

Excellent student experience

Are you looking for inspirational teaching, a strong support network, stunning locations, first-class facilities and excellent prospects? You'll find all this and more at Kent.

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Vibrant, exciting, inclusive...

Our students sum up their Kent experience in just one word (or two).

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One University, multiple stories

A day in the life of undergraduate students at Canterbury and Medway.

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Join our world of clubs, sports, societies, food, drink, music, nightlife and more


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Get involved

University is the perfect place to try out as many activities as possible. Join a student society, take up a new sport or immerse yourself in the music scene.

Kent Union
GK Unions


Enoch Odubade

Come to uni with an open mind and throw yourself into every opportunity that comes your way.


See the world

Going abroad as part of your degree is an amazing experience. We have numerous international study and work placements available – and we'll support you every step of the way.

Go Abroad with Kent