Tips and advice

We provide a range of tips and advice on a variety of topics relating to higher education. There are also some useful exercises that students can download and complete in their own time.

The information provided is impartial and useful to any student considering higher education anywhere in the UK.

If you would like to speak with a member of staff regarding any aspect of studying in higher education, or courses available at Kent, then you can contact our Information and Admissions team on +44 (0) 1227 768896.

Subject Summary Download
Why go to university? The benefits of a degree, how university is different to school/college, earning potential, and the best bits about student life. Download
Choosing a course and a university Find out the best ways to research and choose the right course and university. Download
Personal statements Our personal statement exercise has been developed to get your students thinking about what they should include. Download
Student finance What loans and other funding is available? We answer these questions in our student finance overview. Additional information can be found in the guide produced by Student Finance England Download
Budget exercise How will you manage your money at university? This exercise will get you thinking about how to create and stick to a budget. Download