Students' union

As a student of the University of Kent at the Canterbury campus you are a member of Kent Union. You are entitled to access all services, including representation, activities, employability, welfare and Kent Union shops .

The Student Leadership Team and the Student Representatives work for you within Kent Union, the University and the wider community. They ensure your voice is heard and that you get the most out of your University experience.


  • Societies
  • Sports clubs
  • Volunteering


Jobshop is a service run by Kent Union to help you find part-time or temporary paid work while you study and gain employability skills. You can log your jobs on the toolkit and build your CV.


Enhance your CV and gain work experience by getting involved with volunteering, through placements that fit in around your studies. Visit the Careers pages within this section or go direct to the Kent Union Volunteering Portal for more information.


Kent Union’s Advice Centre offers free, confidential and impartial advice for students at Kent. They offer drop-in sessions, telephone consultations, bookable appointments, or email advice on a range of topics.

Did you know....?

Kent Union run all of the following outlets:

  • Unique Kent clothing
  • Essentials shop
  • Oak's Nursery
  • Woodys bar
  • Venue nightclub
  • Library Café

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The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T: +44 (0)1227 764000

Last Updated: 21/07/2015