Kent is one of the UK’s leading universities. Awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework†, we offer you outstanding teaching, world-leading research, safe and welcoming study locations, and a superb student experience. We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and year in industry opportunities, summer schools, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, musical and sporting excellence and dedicated scholarships for international students. The UK’s European university, Kent has beautiful UK campuses close to London, and specialist postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels.
With a student body representing over 157 nationalities you can have fun on a global scale. Take part in Worldfest, Europe Day and celebrate events such as Holi, Thanksgiving, Chinese New year and more. Your international student experience will be completely unique and will equip you for every aspect of your life and career.
The University of Kent's Statement of Findings can be found at www.kent.ac.uk/tef-statement
We are committed to enhancing the employability of all our students. We do this through employability-focused degrees, internship opportunities, our award-winning careers advisory service, and a range of extra-curricular opportunities to boost your CV and develop your employability skills.
From our wide range of industry placements to our Hub for Innovation and Enterprise, you have lots of opportunities to develop real-world skills so that you can stand out from the competition and secure your dream job
The university’s award-winning Careers and Employability Service and students’ unions help students enhance their transferable skills, gain relevant work experience, get first-hand insight into graduate careers and, through curricular and co-curricular activities, develop key graduate attributes that top employers are looking for.
Services offered by Careers and Employability include visits from graduates and employers, an annual Employability Festival, one-to-one careers advice and jobs fairs
Our dedicated colleagues in all academic schools can provide you with individual advice and guidance on a wide range of careers
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Our alumni form part of a global network of more than 180,000 former students from 189 countries.
All of our academic schools produce world-class research. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked in the top 20 for research intensity in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 elite Russell Group universities. Because our academics are engaged in high level research as well as teaching, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field. If you don’t yet have the required qualifications or level of English language, we offer flexible pre-sessional courses and the International Foundation Programme to enable you to progress to your chosen degree. Free English lessons are also available during your studies.
The University of Kent has three campuses in the UK, situated in Canterbury, Medway, and Tonbridge. It also has sites in Europe, at Paris, Brussels and Athens.
The main campus- Canterbury campus is built on 300 acres of parkland and is less than 25 minutes’ walk from the historic cathedral city of Canterbury. Canterbury is a vibrant city with a warm and friendly atmosphere, within easy reach of London, France and Belgium. There is a free coach service between Medway and Canterbury campuses.