Why Kent

Why Kent.

We celebrate individuality and champion equality.

Kent is a place for everyone, somewhere you can be yourself. Whether you’re an out-of-the-box thinker, boundary-breaker or change-maker, this is where you’ll get ahead and find your place as part of a global community.

Why study at Kent?

Great locations

Great green spaces. Historic sites. Beaches galore. Cobbled streets. Riverside views. Independent shops. Rooftop bars. London only an hour away by train. It’s all here.
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Top 50 university

15 subjects ranked in the top 20. 38th in the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings based on REF 2021.

NetZero committed by 2040

We’re a top 30 vegan-friendly uni. We’re ranked 29th in the People and Planet University League. We embed the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals into everything we do.
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Diverse community

The world is on your doorstep at Kent. Our community is made up of people from different backgrounds, of different ages and from over 152 nationalities.

250+ clubs and societies

Whether your passion is sport or sustainability, you’re a foodie or keen on gaming, there are lots to choose from.
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Virtual Experience

Create your personalised tour of Kent and get to know our students courses and campuses. 

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Sports, societies, networks and more. Whatever you're interested in there's something for you.

Student support

Here for you every step of the way.

University is an exciting time, a chance to do things your way and to make your own choices. That doesn’t mean you’re on your own though. Our professional Student Support and Wellbeing team is here to guide you.
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We know you'll love it here, but come and see for yourself.