Being in a World Heritage Site and having a Cathedral on your doorstep aren’t the only benefits of living in Canterbury. You can also make the most of the following perks:
Canterbury has plenty of shops, bars and restaurants for you to discover. Many will offer a student discount too! As a Kent student you can also visit the Canterbury Cathedral for free by showing your KentOne card.
Gulbenkian cinema and theatre
We're lucky enough to have a cinema and theatre at our Canterbury campus. The Gulbenkian often have discounts available for students too.
It’s easy to get around Canterbury without a car. We work with Stagecoach to offer a highly discounted bus ticket. Discover the travel discounts available to you.
Kent Union societies, sports and events
Kent Union is your students' union at Canterbury. Kent Union offers plenty of ways to get involved and meet new people. You can try out sports, societies, volunteering and a wide variety of events.
There are many benefits to studying in Medway – being a stone’s throw away from a castle, cathedral and the Chatham Dockyard - and the following pros:
Cinema offering student discount
The Odeon Cinema is just across the road from the Medway campus and with your student card you can get discount tickets. View showings.
As well as places to eat on campus, you can find the campus is Dockside shopping centre located very closed to campus with a wide range of restaurants and cafes.
We work with Arriva bus company to offer you a highly discounted bus ticket. You can also catch the high-speed train to London in under an hour!
GKSU sports, societies and events
GKSU is your students' union at Medway, 'No decision about you, without you'. GKSU offer a range of sports, societies, volunteering and events to help you meet people and get involved.
General student benefits
As a student you are entitled to many student discounts. Check out places like TOTUM, Student Beans and UNiDAYS to see where you can save money.
Most students don’t have to pay council tax - find out if you’re exempt.
Have your say
During your time at University you will have the opportunity to vote not only in local elections, but UK and EU elections. Register to vote.
Join your residents association
Residents associations can answer any questions you have about the local area. By joining your neighbourhood's residents association you will find out about local events, services and the neighbourhood watch scheme.