School of Economics

Student societies


Economics Society

The Kent Economics Society is an active student-run society that organises a lively and varied programme of academic and social events throughout the year. The programme includes guest lectures by economists working in government, industry and academia, career-orientated workshops with Kent alumni and informal social events. All students have the opportunity to join the society and to become elected members of its committee.

You can connect with the Economics Society on Facebook.



Kent Economics Society

Kent Invest Society

Kent Invest Society is a student-operated society that brings together students who are interested in the world of investment and capital markets. The Society was founded in 2010 by a small group of enthusiastic Economics students at Kent. It is made up of analysts, head analystgs and committe members who each cover a particular financial market. The Society organises an annual virtual trading competition and meets weekly for a range of stock pitches, investment tutorials, and general finance and economics-based discussion.

You can also find Kent Invest on Facebook.

Kent Invest Society

Kent Union

In addition to the School of Economics societies, Kent Union provides many student activities including sport, societies, volunteering and student media. It runs a wide range of societies covering academic, cultural, performance, political, professional, religious and special interest, and sports clubs ranging from athletics and dance to martial arts and American football. For further information on any of these, please see the Kent Union website.

Kent Union

School of Economics, Keynes College, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NP

Undergraduate enquiries: +44 (0) 1227 827497, Postgraduate enquiries: +44 (0) 1227 827440 or email us

Last Updated: 19/07/2017