University of Kent has an excellent record of research success and innovation. The university’s contributions have made a direct impact on the economy, government policy and the daily lives of millions of people. The university’s publishing culture is also strong, with over 650 staff who regularly publish the outcomes of their research - www.kent.ac.uk/research/publications. With programmes of study that are informed by this research excellence, University of Kent students are able to develop skills and knowledge relevant to contemporary issues.
University of Kent’s research culture and doctoral training environment are enhanced by the engagement with leading research institutions and consortia. The university is part of the South East Doctoral Training Centre, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), in partnership with 3 other leading universities.
University of Kent has one of the most generous support schemes in the UK; committing in total over £14m to support new students. The university offers scholarships in recognition of excellence in academia, sport and music, to support study abroad and a range of awards for international students and students who are studying at a partner school or college.