University Of Canterbury Kent Uk

The University is one of the country’s leading academic institutions producing world-class research, rated internationally excellent and leading the way in many fields of study. 

We are a forward-thinking research institution, committed to the transformative power of education and research and to the development and support of our students and staff.

Our self-contained Canterbury campus provides a welcoming environment and a close-knit student community. Campus life revolves around six colleges, the Templeman Library, the Gulbenkian arts centre and the Mandela Building (home of Kent Union) – all set among green and tranquil open spaces.

The city itself has a warm and friendly atmosphere. Explore medieval buildings, lively bars, atmospheric pubs and a wide range of shops just a 25-minute walk from campus. London is an hour away by high-speed train and we’re also the closest UK city to mainland Europe, so you can be in Paris, Brussels or Lille within two hours.


  • Find out about undergraduate courses, tuition fees, loans and funding, and much more.


  • Discover postgraduate study opportunities and world-leading research at Kent.


  • See why Kent is a popular destination for international students.


Take a look at the variety of rooms we offer across our 300-acre campus.

Campus life

Find out what it’s like to live, study and socialise on our Canterbury campus.

City life

Explore the bars, restaurants and attractions that make our city so popular with students.


We’ll show you how to get here for an Open Day, informal visit or to begin your studies.