What we do

Campus Security are the main providers of security within the University estate. Campus Security are responsible for the provision of the following services:

  • Security of students, staff, visitors, buildings and other University assets
  • Provision of first responder first aid
  • Operating the 24/7 control room and CCTV system
  • Building access/Key control
  • Lost & found property
  • Liaison with emergency services
  • Patrolling of the estate
  • Emergency procedures (alarm response etc.)
  • Special events security.

Meet the Team

There are over 50 staff engaged on security duties, operating on shifts 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. You will always be able to contact a member of security staff, whatever the time of day.

There are 6 Duty Managers at the Canterbury campus, and a Security Supervisor at Medway who are responsible for delivering a first-class security service to staff, students and visitors. You can find them at the Security & Transport Centre in the Banking Hall (Canterbury) or the Medway Building.


The Duty Managers can be contacted on (01227 82)3060 or via the Security Control Room on (01227 82)3300.

The Estates Department- © University of Kent

The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NN, T: +44 (0)1227 764000

Last Updated: 30/01/2024