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University of Kent

Canterbury | South East England

Town Campus Rural

Ucas code: K24

Kent provides a wealth of European and international opportunities for study, work and travel, a stimulating and effective learning community that focuses on the individual and excellent research-led teaching. The main Canterbury campus is built on 300 acres of park land half-an-hour's walk from the city centre, surrounded by green open spaces, fields and woods.
Source:University of Kent website

What students say about this university

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    • The upside

      Lecturers give good feedback, deadlines are fair, campus is nice and central, lots of things to do on campus

      2012, 3rd year, Others In Biological Sciences

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    • Accommodation

      Parkwood is the party hub! It's like a little estate about 5 mins walk from main campus and has flats and houses. The houses...

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      2016, 3rd year, Linguistics Not Elsewhere Classified

      Accommodation

      Parkwood is the party hub! It's like a little estate about 5 mins walk from main campus and has flats and houses. The houses are quite small and the cheapest halls at Kent but the flats are the more expensive! Can get a little grotty but all part of the student experience! Also the infamous Parkwood rabbits help guide you home if you get lost.

      2016, 3rd year, Linguistics Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Accommodation

      I am satisfied with my accommodation, particularly its facilities.

      2016, 2nd year, Theatre Studies

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    • Student Union

      Kent union have a massive presence and cannot be ignored at all. Most of the big nights are run by them

      2014, 2nd year, Anthropology Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • The upside

      Campus facilities are really good, everything you need is on campus eg. food, club, library etc

      2013, 3rd year, Accountancy

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    • Facilities

      In the summer you can sit on the hill with friends overlooking Canterbury socialising and sharing drinks.

      2013, 3rd year, English Law

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Political

57%

MED

Sporty

71%

MED

Varied union activities

67%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

60%

MED

Creative

61%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
% of graduates in work or further study 96% MED
Average graduate salary £20k MED
Student score 84% HIGH

Overall student satisfaction

90%

of students are very or quite satisfied with this university

Number of students

19,670

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

79%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

9%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

52%

of students are female

Young / Mature

9%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

24%

of students here are from outside the UK

Student union satisfaction

73%

of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union

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