Top tips for January starters

View of Canterbury cathedral from campus

Welcome to Kent – we are so glad you’re here. It can feel odd starting in January when many students have already completed the first term, so here’s some top tips to help you find your feet.

  1. Make sure you have fully completed enrolment and registration
    You need to enrol online when you start at Kent, this includes financial registration too. Check you’ve completed all the steps.
  2. Get familiar with the systems you need
    Here’s the key systems you will need while studying at Kent:
  1. Go to inductions and events
    These welcome events are great to help you settle in and make new friends.
  2. Don’t miss Kent Union’s Big Fair on 27 January
    Discover sports teams, societies, your Union and more at the Big Fair in January.
  1. Take time to explore the local area
    There’s so much to do in Canterbury and Medway so we recommend taking the time to venture off campus and find the perfect study or social spot.
  1. Download the Uni Kent Student App
    Download our app for current students for quick access to news, events and what you need to study at Kent.
  1. Don’t forget there’s always help if you need it
    There’s so much support at Kent from careers and study advice to mental health and financial support. If you ever have a question or need some help, please get in touch!

We hope you have a fantastic time at Kent!

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