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University Type 1960s universitity (plate glass universitity) | Public University
Location UK >> England >> Canterbury
Student Number 18,295
Enrollment rates 18%
Male / Female Students Ratio 46:54
Students Satisfaction 4.08 / 5
International Students Number Undergraduate:1725   Postgraduate:1045
Live in univeristy accommodation 36%
Good Degree 61.9
Living Costs 9135-12180 / Academic Year (9 months)

Established 1965
Address The Registry, CANTERBURY
Postcode CT2 7NZ
International Students Ratio 10%
Ratio of academic staff to students 1 : 13.6
Entry Requirements 369
University Research 2.60 / 4
Degree Completion 91.5%
Motto Whom to serve is to reign
Degree Completion 91.5%
Graduate Prospects 70.6%


Times UK Univesities Rankings
Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
UK Rankings 48 54 55 31 23 23
Year 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
UK Rankings 30 33 34 39 39
Year 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
UK Rankings 39 36 38 34 46
Year 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
UK Rankings 44 45 46 42 44
Times Higher Education World Univesities Rankings
Year 2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
World Rankings 301-350 351-400 351-400 301-350 301-350 501-600
Year 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
World Rankings N/A N/A N/A 350-400 N/A


Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south west. The county town is Maidstone. Canterbury Cathedral in Kent has been the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, leader of the Church of England, since the conversion of England to Christianity by Saint Augustine began in the 6th century. Rochester Cathedral is also located in Kent, in Medway. Kent's economy is greatly diversified. Haulage, logistics, and tourism are major industries; major industries in north-west Kent include aggregate building materials, printing and scientific research. Coal mining has also played its part in Kent's industrial heritage. Kent is one of the warmest parts of Britain.

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University of Kent
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The University of Kent (formerly the University of Kent at Canterbury), abbreviated as UKC, is a semi-collegiate public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is recognised as a Beloff's plate glass university. The University was granted its Royal Charter on 4 January 1965.The University has a rural campus north of Canterbury situated within 300 acres of park land, as well as campuses in Medway and Tonbridge in Kent and European postgraduate centres in Brussels, Athens, Rome and Paris. The University is international, with students from 158 different nationalities and 41% of its academic and research staff being from outside the United Kingdom, and as a result of its extensive ties with and geographic proximity to the continent brands itself as "The UK's European university".

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