The University of Kent

4.1 from 446 ratings
4.1 from 446 ratings
Ranking
31/354 Universities
Location
2.8 / 12 reviews
2.8 / 12 reviews
Party Vibe
2.8 / 12 reviews
2.8 / 12 reviews
Halls of Residence
3.8 / 118 reviews
3.8 / 118 reviews
Clubs & Societies
4.8 / 32 reviews
4.8 / 32 reviews
Freshers' Week
3.7 / 22 reviews
3.7 / 22 reviews

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Overview

The University of Kent is a public research university based in Kent, United Kingdom. It was founded in 1965 and is recognised as a plate glass university. It is a member of the Santander Network of European universities encouraging social and economic development.

    Total Students
    19,010
  • Male / Female Students
    52% Female 48% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    91% Full Time 9% Part Time
  • International Students
    24% International 76% UK

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The University of Kent Reviews

4.1 / 446 reviews
4.1 / 446 reviews
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Campus/University buildings
4.5 / 112 reviews
Learning facilities
4.3 / 112 reviews
Sports facilities
4.1 / 112 reviews
Student Union
3.9 / 112 reviews
Careers service
4.1 / 112 reviews
Organisation
4.0 / 112 reviews
Inclusivity
3.6 / 8 reviews
Health and Wellbeing services
3.6 / 9 reviews
Support for international students
2.8 / 4 reviews
Support and facilities for disabled students
3.6 / 7 reviews
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2.0 / 1 review

Anonymous

5th May 2018
The University teaching is very professional, nevertheless lecturers never seem to have time to talk and are in a hurry to leave the lecture. Lecturers treat students like they are superior and university staff are simply unfriendly, especially in the registry and psychology department. Students are treated unfairly. Living on campus is nice, the facilities are great but it is managed really badly. Rooms are being checked and personal belongings taken away. When there's a real problem then nobody cares. I feel that the staff treat students like children and without any respect. The campus shop 'essentials' is way to expensive, better to go into town for your weekly shop. On campus the library is amazing though, very modern and comfortable, great place to study in peace. The campus is green and its beautiful in the summer. But the University lecturers and staff need to be friendlier and more understanding in regards to costs, documents and overall treatment. The University doesn't understand that the money is coming from the students, they take our money but give little in return! Please improve.
Campus / University buildings
4.0 / 1 review
Learning facilities
4.0 / 1 review
Sports facilities
3.0 / 1 review
Student Union
2.0 / 1 review
Careers service
2.0 / 1 review
Organisation
1.0 / 1 review
Inclusivity
2.0 / 1 review
I'm international and I don't feel included at all. It takes a long time to make friends and even then everyone is for themselves.
Health and wellbeing services
4.0 / 1 review
There is a medical centre that is very helpful and a nursing service which you don't even need an appointment for.
Support for international students
2.0 / 1 review
I haven't received any but I'm sure there must be something.
Support and facilities for disabled students
2.0 / 1 review
I haven't noticed any.
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3.0 / 1 review

Anonymous

10th July 2018
Alright I suppose. If I have to say more, I'd probably say that the weather was generally a bit rubbish. Didn't mind the local town, sandwiches were good from the shop closest to campus.
Campus / University buildings
3.0 / 1 review
Learning facilities
3.0 / 1 review
Sports facilities
4.0 / 1 review
Student Union
4.0 / 1 review
Careers service
4.0 / 1 review
Organisation
3.0 / 1 review
Inclusivity
0.0 / 0 reviews
Health and wellbeing services
0.0 / 0 reviews
Support for international students
0.0 / 0 reviews
Support and facilities for disabled students
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rankings

Rank City Student Rating
75 Northampton
3.3 / 13 reviews
3.3 / 13 reviews
76 Ipswich Town
3.6 / 7 reviews
3.6 / 7 reviews
77 Inverness City
4.0 / 4 reviews
4.0 / 4 reviews
78 Stoke-on-Trent
2.8 / 24 reviews
2.8 / 24 reviews
79 Chatham Town
2.8 / 12 reviews
2.8 / 12 reviews
80 Buckingham Town
3.3 / 3 reviews
3.3 / 3 reviews
81 Cirencester Town
4.0 / 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
82 Cranfield Village
4.0 / 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
83 Newham
4.0 / 1 review
4.0 / 1 review
84 Ambleside
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Park Wood Houses
4.0 / 34 reviews
4.0 / 34 reviews
2 Turing Houses
4.5 / 10 reviews
4.5 / 10 reviews
3 Turing Flats
4.1 / 15 reviews
4.1 / 15 reviews
4 Park Wood Flats
4.3 / 6 reviews
4.3 / 6 reviews
5 Keynes Flats
3.8 / 12 reviews
3.8 / 12 reviews
6 Rutherford College
4.0 / 5 reviews
4.0 / 5 reviews
7 Liberty Quays
3.3 / 13 reviews
3.3 / 13 reviews
8 Eliot College
3.6 / 7 reviews
3.6 / 7 reviews
9 Darwin College
3.3 / 7 reviews
3.3 / 7 reviews
10 Darwin Houses
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 K-Pop Dance
5.0 / 4 reviews
5.0 / 4 reviews
2 Kent Dance
5.0 / 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
3 Kent Pole Fitness
5.0 / 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
4 Rugby (Women's)
5.0 / 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
5 Ultimate Frisbee
5.0 / 2 reviews
5.0 / 2 reviews
6 Kent Cheer
4.3 / 3 reviews
4.3 / 3 reviews
7 Baking
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
8 Football (Women's)
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
9 KentSnow
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
10 Korfbal
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 Tap 'n' Tin
4.3 / 13 reviews
4.3 / 13 reviews
2 The Queen Charlotte
5.0 / 1 review
5.0 / 1 review
3 The Deep End
2.5 / 4 reviews
2.5 / 4 reviews
4 Churchills
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
5 Coopers Bar
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
6 Coyotes
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
7 Man of Kent
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
8 Riverside Tavern
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
9 The Dog & Bone
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
10 The Ship Inn
0.0 / 0 reviews
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Freshers' Week Student Rating
1 Kent, University of
3.7 / 22 reviews
3.7 / 22 reviews
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Location Details

The University of Kent
Chatham Town
CT2 7NZ
United Kingdom