1. The University of Kent was awarded Gold, the highest rating, in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Only seven Russell Group institutions, including Oxford and Cambridge, achieved Gold.
  2. The University of Kent’s Royal Charter was granted in 1965.
  3. Nobel prize-winner and acclaimed author Kazuo Ishiguro (OBE) is a University of Kent graduate.
  4. Three of Kent’s subject areas are ranked within the world top 100 by the 2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject.
  5. More than 96% of Kent students who graduated in 2016 were in work or further study within six months.
  6. Kent has 155,000 alumni in 185 countries.
  7. Kent’s graduation ceremonies take place in the historic cathedrals of Canterbury and Rochester.
  8. Kent Law School is ranked among the world’s top 100 law schools by The THE World University Rankings 2018, QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 and Shanghai Ranking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017.
  9. Kent’s Canterbury campus has its own cinema.
  10. Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, the BAFTA-nominated screenwriters of the James Bond films Spectre, Casino Royale, Skyfall, Die Another Day and The World Is Not Enough, are both University of Kent alumni. Oscar nominee and BAFTA and Emmy award-winning actor Tom Wilkinson (OBE) and singer and songwriter Ellie Goulding are University of Kent alumnus.
  11. Kent has UK campuses at Canterbury and Medway, and specialist European centres in Brussels, Paris, Rome and Athens.

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