At the initiative of the Church of England Teacher Training College was founded in 1962. Later the College expanded list of programs receiving the first higher education and education in the field of public health. In 1995, the College received the right to confer degrees to graduates. In 2005, the College became the University, and the Archbishop of Canterbury was appointed Honorary Rector.

Information about the university:

Rating: 106
Location: Central England
Number of students: 14240
Satisfaction of students: 83%

Location and Transportation

North Holmes Campus is located in the center of Canterbury. The town has a railway and bus stations; through road lie in the direction of London and ports. Other campuses: Medway Campus, Broadstairs Campus, Salomons and Folkestone, which are owned by the University together with the University of Greenwich.


Placement students are provided with meals; the cost for a room ranges from £ 80 (standard room with a minimum set of services) to £ 85 per week; special food menu worth the extra £ 32.40. The cost of rooms with full self – £ 80 – £ 96 per week.

Academic specialization

It is the largest university in Kent, which trains specialists in the field of social services and, in particular, teachers, health workers and law enforcement. The University offers a large number of post-graduate education and advanced training programs. All University graduates in high demand due to the fact that the University places emphasis on education in the field of social services.

Libraries, IT and other services for students

Every campus has a library. In total, the library of the University Foundation has more than 268,000 books. The library is equipped with 655 jobs. Free Internet access. During the school year, students are free to print 250 sheets (which normally costs £ 12.50). In 1855 the University is equipped with computer workplaces.

The opportunity to work while studying

Job shop and portals related offer for students who can work 15 hours a week job in the city.


Percentage of foreign students: 6%
Percentage of students male / female: 28% / 72%
Percentage of the students in the workshops and graduate programs: 25%
Percentage of students in daytime / evening branches: 55% / 45%
Percentage of students who leave school in the first year: 8%
About the Author: Ivon Marly is a journalist. She writes the articles about the most famous cities in the world. She has been travelling to many countries in Europe and Asia.

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