University of Kent is one of the UK’s leading academic institutions with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research that has spanned five decades. The university’s contribution to knowledge reaches across the globe and its research has been acknowledged as world leading. The Guardian University Guide 2015 placed University of Kent in the top 20 universities from UK and amongst an elite group of institutions to consistently score 90% or above for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey.
University of Kent has some of the best academic staff in the country. The academic staff work in schools or centres where the research is internationally or nationally recognised. These include research leaders who are renowned for their innovative thinking in areas such as History, Metallurgy and materials, Law, French, Social policy, Statistics and operational research, and English.
Known as the UK’s European university, University of Kent has two campuses and a centre for part-time study in the picturesque South East of England and specialist postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, Athens and Rome. The university’s partnerships within Europe, including the highest-ranking institutions from several countries, provide the foundation for the university’s global approach to research and teaching.