Tomorrow's world is your world
With your ambition and our support and expertise, you can achieve anything.
We are committed to helping you to make the best possible start in your career. To do this, we offer an array of opportunities to develop your skills and confidence, setting you up for success - from before you get here, while you’re here through to when you graduate - and beyond.
Where ambition can take you
Our graduates have gone on to work in research-based jobs in academic, government, industrial and medical labs. They have also gone on to work as:
- PE teacher
- healthcare assistant
- intern with football club
- fitness instructor
- exercise performance coach
- youth mentor
- respiratory analysis
- rehabilitation assistant
Many of our graduates also go on to further study at MSc or PhD level.
Support for you every step of the way
Before you arrive at Kent: Giving you the best start
To help you make the transition to university, we offer our applicants tips and resources such as reading material and public talks. We know that this year in particular has been hard, and making the transition to university can seem daunting.
From sample lectures and talks - giving you an insight into our academics, their research and the subject more widely - to recommended reading lists and tips for making the leap, we are here to help you feel confident to make the most out of your time with us.
We put on a range of events in the first term -
Welcome Week and beyond - to give you the chance to meet your fellow
students and staff, get to know campus and our services, and settle into
life at Kent. We also have access to a number of learning resources,
such as Learning Science Worksheets and the Catch up compendium - a
series of online resources that provide the essential Biology, Chemistry
and Maths & Stats - which we share with our new students before you
At Kent: Preparing you for your future
Our dedicated Careers and Placements Team are here to help you develop employability skills and confidence.
This starts with Welcome Week activity in your first term, where we introduce you to our Employability Team and start to show you the steps and skills you will develop while at Kent.
Workshops are run at the start of every year for each stage, with a focus on the key skills and things you should be thinking about at every step of your degree, such as preparing for a Professional Placement and our departure lounge for graduates, to best equip you for life after Kent.
Life after Kent: Our vibrant alumni community and extra support
Even after you graduate, we are here to support you and help you with your career.
You can access the services offered by our Careers and Employability Service for two years after graduation - but you’ll always be part of our Chemistry and Forensics family.
Joining our Alumni Network opens up a range of further career and professional development opportunities and networking events.
Find out more about our students - past and present - and how they're realising their potential.
Sport & Exercise for Health BSc
Sport & Exercise for Health student, Olyvia Geohagen is in the third year of her degree and tells us why she chose the course.
Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation BSc
Sneha Chawla, who is in her final year studying Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, talks about the practical experience she has gained on her degree.
Sport and Exercise for Health BSc
The course has taught me so many things, so there are quite a few career areas I could go into.
Sport and Exercise for Health BSc
The lecturers are excellent – very easy to talk to, quick to respond to emails and there is an ‘open door’ policy, so you can drop in for a chat.
Join the alumni community
The Kent alumni community is a global network of more than 190,000 former students from 189 countries.
You automatically become a member after graduation, but if you sign up with your contact details we can let you know all the latest news from Kent and we can invite you to events taking place near you. You will always be welcome at the University of Kent so please stay in touch - we’d love to hear from you!