The mission of the Canterbury Christ Church University is to pursue excellence in higher education, create knowledge, and build a sustainable future. The students are supported by the university to succeed and they are treated as an individual and also encouraged to reach their full potential. The Canterbury Christ Church University has created lots of opportunities and choices for the students to combine the subjects they love, to help the students take the first step into the education of the university with the range of foundation year courses available.
- Canterbury Christ Church University received a silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, which exceeds the national quality requirements for UK universities.79% of the academic staff qualifies as teaching in addition to the professional and academic qualifications.
- The university provides a portfolio of STEM courses, including medicine and engineering, and also works with the STEM businesses and industries in the southeast. The university is a member of the MillionPlus, Cathedrals Group, and the Association for Modern Universities in the UK. The university is in the top 20 for graduates going into employment after completing their degree.
- Canterbury Christ Church University scholarships include CCCU grants, Postgraduate master's loans, and Postgraduate research scholarships.