Our postgraduates and colleagues benefit from a rich, stimulating and challenging intellectual community in which students are encouraged to work closely with academic staff. We also advise students and staff to develop and expand their skills by presenting their research, participating in conferences and publishing papers.
We offer a strong framework of specialist support and dedicated services across the University, which extends to both students and staff. Kent encourages all members of our community to take an active role in extracurricular activities and to focus on their wellbeing and that of their colleagues.
We offer a number of initiatives that celebrate the hard work of
our students, researchers and academics:
Our postgraduate students play an important role in shaping the development of the Kent postgraduate community. We offer a wide range of opportunities for you to interact with other postgraduates and the wider University community:
Academic and research staff are also encouraged to engage with relevant Kent and external networks for their benefit and that of their colleagues.
As a postgraduate student at Kent, you have access to subject-specific facilities in your School and Division, as well as a range of central resources such as our libraries and Careers and Employability Service. We also provide study and social spaces specifically for postgraduate students, including the Postgraduate Study Hub at our Canterbury campus.Find out more about our locations
The Kent Graduate Student Association (KGSA), University of Greenwich Students' Union and Kent Union organise a range of events and opportunities:
Kent staff, as well as students, participate in initiatives and activities which strengthen our working environment and community. The University strives to ensure that all staff and students “are given every opportunity to thrive and realise their potential”.