University of Kent

University of Kent

Kent, United Kingdom | Public


A semi-collegiate research led university, University of Kent, is located in Kent, UK. Previously known as Beloff’s plate glass university, it was founded in 1965. It has an approximate enrollment of 20,000 students in various courses offered for both national and international students. More than 150 nationalities are welcomed to University of Kent. Hence, richness in diversity is found at the university.

University of Kent offers undergraduate, postgraduate degrees in addition to part-time and short courses and foundation courses specifically for international students. You can opt for your field of study according to your preference. University of Kent aims at developing its students and staff through transformational processes. It is internationally recognized for its research.



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University of Kent has seven campuses located at Canterbury, Medway, Tonbridge, Brussels, Paris, Rome and Athens. All these campuses have appropriate access to city life and students from any campus of University of Kent will definitely cherish the culture of its respective city. Warm, friendly and closely-knit atmosphere of all these locations will add to memories of its students. For Kent Business School in Canterbury, the students can additionally cherish old medieval buildings along with wide range of shops.


For maintaining the infrastructure of University of Kent, Estates is responsible for providing the services. The development of all essential services and their check and maintenance is ensured by Estates so students and staff do not face any hassle on campus. All the campuses of the university are supervised under Estates.

Residing Options

Each of the campus has residing options available on campus with large amount of rooms to facilitate its students. These rooms are usually allotted after the course confirmation. Almost 85% of the rooms are self-catered and there are approximately 5400 rooms in Canterbury Campus. University of Kent provides virtual tours to the accommodation so students may familiarize themselves with it before applying. For off-campus residence, the university do not provide individual tenant reference.


University of Kent has in total three faculties, comprising of 19 academic schools. It has four academic centers as well. Main faculties are Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. For faculty of business, Kent Business School offers following programmes:

  • Undergraduate (BA-Hons. and BSc. Hons. in Management, International Business, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, etc.)
  • Postgraduate (MSc. and PhD programmes)
  • The Kent MBA (Flexible programme for part-time and full-time students)

Research is also facilitated through different centers that are Ango-Chinese Business and Management Center, The Center for Employment, Competitiveness and Growth, The Center for Quantitative Finance, and The Center for Logistics and Heuristics Optimisation.

Jobs and placements

University of Kent provides job hunting, career research, career planning facilities to its students. Moreover, the students get knowledge about assessment centers. They are given feedback over their resumes in order to secure a job.

Career fairs are organized for student community to interact with companies for job placement purposes. Hence, through Careers and Employability Service, Kent’s students are benefited in getting jobs according to their preferences. Graduate attributes are also communicated through this service so the students can polish themselves as a best fit professionally.

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