University is all about new experiences, discovering more about yourself, what you're good at and what you enjoy. You'll be working hard but it's important to relax too. Spending some time away from your books helps you to create a balanced life, which can really benefit your studies. So take advantage of the societies on offer to try something new, you'll make friends and maybe discover a hidden talent.
Looking to the future, filling your CV with extra-curricular experiences and activities is sure to impress potential employers and help you find a job.
Find out more about the social life at Medway.
Eat, drink and shop
Eat good food and pay student-friendly prices at our campus cafés. You can start the day with a smoothie or one of our 'mega breakfasts' and end it with one of the international dishes available at our Student Hub. If you’ve got a special dietary requirement, we’ve got that covered too.
Find out more about where to find food and drink on campus.
Create memories at our on-campus entertainment space, The Deep End. Part of our Student Hub, it is a great place to relax with friends. It hosts quiz nights, comedy nights, live music and DJs. Throughout the year, special events are arranged by GK Unions.
Also, if you love live music don't forget there are performance spaces on our Historic Dockyard site. Our music students frequently perform at The Galvanising Shop, who knows, one day you might be able to say, "Yeah, I was at their first gig"!
If you want to explore Kent's other campus at Canterbury, the University provides a free shuttle bus that runs between each location.
Universities at Medway
The University of Kent is part of a unique partnership that includes the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University, known collectively as the Universities at Medway. The social spaces on campus are used by all students so you get to meet an even wider range of people. As a Kent student at Medway you become a member of GKSU and Kent Union.
As a University of Kent student at Medway, we ensure that you have access to industry-standard equipment, so that the move from your studies to the workplace is as smooth as possible. Find out more about our facilities.