What's on

A man somersaulting.
Gavin Esler, Chancellor of the University of Kent, standing upstairs in the Colyer-Fergusson.

In Conversation: new line-up announced

The third full series of In Conversation returns this autumn, with guests including Owen Jones, Michael Gove MP and Francesca Simon. Tickets are now available online.

Read more about In Conversation: new line-up announced

Still from the film Dunkirk, of a British soldier standing on a beach in front a long line of other soldiers.


Christopher Nolan's widely acclaimed film tells the story of the Dunkirk evacuation during World War II.

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Martin Simpson performing music on stage, with a guitar.

Martin Simpson

Whether interpreting material from tradition or singing his own potent self-penned songs, Simpson is a remarkable storyteller: captivating and profoundly moving.

Read more about Martin Simpson

A group of Kent students taking a selfie at a student event.

Freshers' Week 2017

A week of amazing Freshers' events is coming this September. From Freshers' Fair to School Disco, we're bound to have something for you to enjoy.

Read more about Freshers' Week 2017

Kent alumni networking.

Alumni pub night

A chance for Kent alumni and students to meet every other month, catch up and network.

Read more about Alumni pub night

Social Quote from twitter

Missed any of the In Conversation events? You can watch them again on our YouTube playlist: http://ow.ly/frsn309sSMw #GavinAsks



Gulbenkian logo

Visit our modern arts venue with theatre, cinema, comedy stage, cafe/bar and gallery.

Don't miss: Aurora Orchestra: Beethoven's Sixth From Memory


Theatre and dance




Live screening

Image of a performance by the Aurora Orchestra.

Free visitor parking after 5pm and at weekends.

How to find us, plus parking information.

Free shuttle bus for students and staff between our campuses.

Alumni events and reunions in the UK and around the world.

Kent Union sports team

Sport and fitness

We are committed to a 'sport for all' philosophy at Kent and encourage you to be more active, get fit and have fun.

Drama class dancers

Arts and culture

Our thriving arts programme includes our own cinema, live performance spaces and Gulbenkian arts centre.

Brass section performing live

Musical community

Music is a big part of the Kent experience. We have fantastic facilities on-campus and a vibrant local music scene.

Kent Union students

Clubs and societies

Student societies give you the chance to meet like-minded people, share your interests and make lifelong friends.