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.

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A group of people running in the early morning light.

Canterbury parkrun

Take part in the weekly Canterbury parkrun. It's you against the clock - come along and join in whatever your pace!

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University of Kent staff arranged in the shape of giant number 50.

Rutherford alumni reunion

All alumni are welcome to attend this reunion which celebrates the founding of Rutherford College in 1966. Book your place online.

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A man standing in a street, looking solemn, with his neighbours, a young family.

A Man Called Ove

This Oscar-nominated comedy tells the tale of a cantankerous old man who has to engage with his new neighbours when they run over his mailbox.

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Children playing tag rugby.


SummerZone is the University of Kent's week-long sports camps for kids, featuring a variety of sports run by qualified coaches.

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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.


Theatre and dance




Live screening

Taormina theatre.

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.