Why Study in University of Kent
A world of study abroad and work placement opportunities is available to develop personally, academically and professionally – from China, Hong Kong and Thailand, to the US, Latin America and Europe.
University of Kent is ranked 17th in the UK for intensity (REF), taking into account the proportion of research staff submitted. 97% of Kent’s research is of international quality.
Top UK University
The University ranked in the UK top 20 by the Guardian University Guide; third highest score for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (2014).
The UK’s European university
There are beautiful UK campuses close to London and Europe and specialist postgraduate centres across locations, which include Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome.
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About University of Kent
Kent is a leading university. Ranked in the top 10% of the world's elite universities for international outlook (THE), and among the top institutions in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Kent offers you a unique experience.
All of our academic schools produce world-class research and we are rated as internationally excellent, leading the way in many disciplines. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) ranks Kent among the top 20% of UK Higher Education Institutions for research power. Because our academics are engaged in research as well as teaching, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field.
We offer a wide range of foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, exciting study abroad and work placement opportunities, and a generous scholarship fund including awards for academic, creative and sporting excellence.
The UK’s European university, we have beautiful campuses in south-east England close to London, and specialist centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome.
QS World University Rankings 2015
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Kent launch for Refugee Tales book
2 June 2016 - A new book featuring tales told as part of Refugee Tales 2015 will be launched in ...
Big Canterbury debate on the EU referendum
7 June 2016 - The University will be hosting a panel debate on campus to discuss the upcoming EU referendum ...
University of Kent honorary degrees for summer 2016
6 June 2016 - Graduation at Canterbury Cathedral The first President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, will be ...
Kent shortlisted for University of the Year 2015
26 November 2015 - The annual Times Higher Education (THE) Awards have also shortlisted the University for Outstanding Support for ...