Shortlisted for University of the Year by both the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards 2015 and The Times Good University Guide 2016
A top 20 university - ranked 16th in the UK in The Guardian University Guide 2016
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Kent is ranked 17th in the UK for the intensity of its excellent research, out of 122 multi-faculty universities
Fifth highest score for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS) 2015, out of 115 multi-faculty institutions
One of 15 universities in the UK to have a Nuffield Q Step Centre, designed to provide undergraduate students with advanced training in quantitative method
We provide an excellent education delivered by world-class researchers
Our curriculum and student experience equips graduates for professional and personal success
Recipient of an Athena SWAN Charter Bronze award and seven school level Bronze awards for supporting the career progression of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Medicine and Mathematics (STEMM) areas
The University has been honoured with Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education twice in six years.
Kent is known as the 'UK's European university'
Campuses in Canterbury and Medway, a centre for part-time study in Tonbridge, and the only UK university with specialist postgraduate centres in four European capital cities: Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome
New buildings at the Canterbury and Medway campuses; new and larger premises for the Brussels School of International Studies opened in October 2015.