Coronavirus: Advice and information for applicants

We are committed to providing you with the highest quality education and student experience while keeping everyone safe. We continue to follow all advice from Public Health England, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and the World Health Organisation.


The safety and wellbeing of our students and staff remains our key priority and a huge amount of effort has been made to ensure our campuses are Covid-safe. 

For detailed updates, see our separate applicantcurrent studentstaffparents and guardians and local community pages.

For guidance on the Government's advice on coronavirus, visit the website

Across the University, there is a wealth of support available.

Our Student Learning and Advisory Service provides many online resources to help students improve their study skills. Students can also make an appointment to talk to an adviser, online or in-person, at a time to suit them.

Our Student Support and Wellbeing Team offers a range of different individual and group appointments, both online and in-person. The team can help students look after their mental health and wellbeing, as well as supporting those students with specific learning disabilities.

A series of wellbeing events and activities run throughout the year, providing online and in-person opportunities to help students look after their mental health and take a break from studying.

Yes, and we'd love to meet you! Campus tours are running at the Canterbury and Medway campuses and must be pre-booked. Visit our campus tours webpage to book your place. 

We are delighted to be able to welcome you back to campus for our upcoming Open Days. If you can't make it in person, many of our events are hosted online. View our Visit webpages for full details and upcoming dates.

We understand that the risk of another lockdown taking place is concerning, however we are fully prepared for this eventuality.

Our blended teaching programme has been designed to allow us to change our provision to fully online should we need to. This means we can continue to deliver the same high-quality teaching and learning experience, regardless of location or whether face-to-face teaching is permitted.

Our support services have adapted throughout the pandemic to provide advice and support to students virtually. Our Templeman and Drill Hall libraries have extensive digital resources ensuring students can access the publications and information they need without having to come onto campus.

We have carried out extensive audits of our buildings and have strict Covid-secure protocols in place to look after our University community whatever the situation demands.

We are prepared to deliver a fantastic experience at Kent regardless of any challenges we may face.

Find all the latest information and updates from UCAS on their Coronavirus web page

If you're an applicant or prospective student and have signed up to receive information from us, we'll keep in touch with you via our regular emails. If you're a parent or supporter, you can also register for updates.

If you have any questions about the progress of your application, you can ask us a question via your Applicant Portal, or you can give our friendly Enquiries Team a call on +44 (0) 1227 768896 (Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm BST).

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