The Canterbury campus boasts its own bookshop, pharmacy and launderettes. You're also only a short bus ride or walk away from Canterbury city centre where you'll find great shopping opportunities.

Essentials is our on campus one-stop shop. You'll find freshly made sandwiches and foods from the in-store bakery, ready-meals, drinks, meats, Fair Trade, gluten-free, dairy products, fresh fruit and vegetables, cakes, frozen and oriental foods. We even have household, health and beauty, newspapers and magazines, and UKC merchandise. After midnight, the shop floor is closed to customers, but you can still shop from the hatch until 3am. The shop floor re-opens at 6am.

Shopping in Canterbury

Canterbury’s Whitefriars brings you the best in fashion and lifestyle brands with popular high street names while the city’s King’s Mile, Westgate and St Dunstan’s are a stone’s throw away and offer a range of specialist and individual outlets. Fine art, jewellery, clothing, crafts and antiques are just some of the offerings.

Our Unibus runs frequently between the campus and the city centre, with a subsidised season ticket. Visit the transport pages for more information.


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Plaza at Canterbury campus

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Last Updated: 03/06/2015