University of Kent

The University of Kent is present in Kent, United Kingdom. This public research university was established in the year 1965 and is considered as one among the “plate glass universities” of the UK.

The main campus of this university is present next to Canterbury located within 300 acres of park land and this campus accommodates more than 4300 students. This university includes additional UK sites in Tonbridge and Medway and postgraduate centres in Paris and Brussels. This university was placed 24th out of 118 taking part institutions in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise. Education in UK is highly regarded and so is this university.

This university is ranked among the top 25 institutions in the UK at 10th cite news. 30000 students applied to this university via UCAS in 2010, and only 5242 were accepted.

The University of Kent at Canterbury was the original name of this university which was selected in the year 1962, revealing the fact that the campus bestrides the boundary between the country borough of Canterbury and Kent County Council. It was a regular practice for the universities to be named after the city or town whose borders they were in, at that point in time.