Canterbury Christ Church University


  • Location: Seaside, City

Student life

Follow your passion, share your interest, broaden your horizons or discover something new – it’s all possible at Canterbury Christ Church University, with so many ways to get involved. 

Whether it’s studying abroad, joining clubs & societies, volunteering or finding part-time work, extracurricular activities are a great way to gain new experiences, meet new people, build your CV, and make the most of your time here. 

You’ll study at one of two distinctive and unique campuses in Canterbury or Medway, both less an hour away from London by train. Before you arrive on campus, you’ll be invited to join your academic year group’s Facebook community, where you’ll be able to connect with your new course mates and find who you’ll be living in university accommodation with. Once on campus, we’ll help you settle in by inviting you to our amazing Arrivals and Freshers programme, where you can sign up for a variety of opportunities, meet the wellbeing and support teams and get study ready.

What's it like to live in South East?
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South East England is made up of nine counties, with key student cities being Brighton & Hove, Oxford, Portsmouth, Reading, and Southampton.

The area sees more sunshine than anywhere else in the UK – perfect, given its coastal treasures. Brighton – ‘the LGBT capital of the UK’ – is a student favourite, with tons of quirky shops and cafes.

Moving east, Kent’s charming towns – like Whitstable, Broadstairs, and Margate – are bursting with literary history, plus iconic landmarks like Dover’s white cliffs and Canterbury Cathedral.

London is just a one – two hour train ride away for gigs, theatre trips etc., while the country’s two largest airports – Heathrow and Gatwick – make travelling abroad simple.

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What's it like to live in Canterbury ?
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Medieval Canterbury and its picturesque surroundings have long been a place of pilgrimage. Now the site of several campuses, students are flocking here too.

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Campus and facilities

Canterbury: Campus has lots of new facilities - all part of a multi-million-pound transformational plan. In the heart of our main campus is the Verena Holmes building, a major high-tech facility for science, technology, health, engineering and medicine. Supporting careers and skills for the next generation of engineers, scientists, healthcare professionals and doctors, this exceptional centre of excellence opens up exciting new opportunities for students and graduates. Our new creative arts facility features dedicated facilities for music, performance, games design, media, photography & graphic design, reflecting contemporary working practices in the digital age. 

Medway: The campus is part of Universities at Medway, made up of 3 unis, so you’ll be part of a vibrant student campus. The Drill Hall library contains extensive books and journals, hundreds of PCs and study places. As a Health student, you’ll be learning in our real-world Simulation Suite full of specialist equipment.

Course locations

London South East Colleges (Orpington Campus)

The Walnuts, Orpington High Street, Orpington London, BR6 0TE

South Thames Colleges Group (Kingston College)

Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5AQ

Salomons Centre, Tunbridge Wells

1 Meadow Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2YG

Canterbury College

New Dover Road, Canterbury, CT1 3AJ

Global Banking School (East London)

153-159 Bow Road, London, E3 2SE

Global Banking School (Manchester)

Universal Square,, Devonshire Street North, Manchester, M12 6JH

Global Banking School (Smallbrook Queensway Campus)

Global Banking School, Norfolk House, 84-86 Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham, B5 4EG

Bexley Learning and Enterprise College

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, DA7 4EZ

Canterbury Campus

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, CT1 1QU

ABDO College

Godmersham Park House, Godmersham Park, Canterbury, CT4 7DT

Medway Campus

Rowan Williams Court, 30 Pembroke Court, Chatham, ME4 4AW

North Kent College (Tonbridge)

K College, Brook Street, Tonbridge, TN9 2PW

Stratford College London

1 Warner House, Harrovian Business Village, Bessborough Road Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3EX

Medway Campus

Rowan Williams Court, 30 Pembroke Court, Chatham, ME4 4UF

Global Banking School (Leeds)

St George House,, 40 St George Street,, Leeds, LS1 3DL

Global Banking School (West London)

891 Greenford Road, Greenford, London, UB6 0HE

Global Banking School (Stratford)

Global Education House 260 High Street, Stratford, London, E15 2JA

Main Site

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, CT1 1QU

UK Management College Ltd (UKMC)

College House, Stanley Street, Manchester, M12 4JD