University of Kent
Canterbury | South East England
Ucas code: K24
What students say about this university856 comments (230 students)
Does have opportunities for political debated etc.Report
There is a big library, currently being redeveloped and introducing new software and facilities, University facilities in...
There is a big library, currently being redeveloped and introducing new software and facilities, University facilities in general vary from brand new to 50 years old but they all do their jobs and we don't have any unnecessary buildings or space. We've got a gym, six bars throughout campus, two grocery shops, a clothes store, a book stop, an alcohol retailer and a careers centre. Books are easy to get and if they aren't available, there is a next day service in both the book shop and the library. You can essentially live entirely on campus for the whole year without having to go off campus for anything, as the campus is all-inclusive.×
The library would benifit from being open 24 hours and from having more books and more computers for working on. The staff are...
The library would benifit from being open 24 hours and from having more books and more computers for working on. The staff are helpful though×
Variety of societiesReport
I do psychology and the contact hours are good, there are a fair amount of lectures though I would prefer more. We have one...
I do psychology and the contact hours are good, there are a fair amount of lectures though I would prefer more. We have one seminar a week which is not particularly/always related to course content so sometimes it feels a tad unnecessary but wqe are reminded that it helps with the paper reading skills and techniques that we will depend so much on in the next two years. The content is varied and engaging. Sometimes dry but the lecturers normally do well with this and try and make it morte interactive. We mainly have to do mini scintific reports. It would be good for the guidance but obviously uni is about independent learning so it is a good push into that direction. Feed back is really well structured and accurate and gives you room to improve. I personally feel that it could be given to you a bit softer but we are at an age where we shouldn't need mollycoddling about work. Course specific facilities that I am aware of as not many are used in first year other than the computers are really good, and what I hear from those using labs is that they are excellent. The academic support for my mental health and wellbeing issues are fantastic, I couldn't have hoped for better support I'm really impressed with that siude of things.×
Halls were very good, regularly cleaned as well as being modern and spaciousReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction89%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students19,010
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate80%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time9%
of students are part-time
Male / Female53%
of students are female
Young / Mature9%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK24%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction71%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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