About Canterbury Christ Church University, from its history to its organisational structure.

About us

For more than 50 years, Canterbury Christ Church University has been a big part of the Kent community, providing education which makes a real and positive difference to people’s lives.


Our campuses and centres are located across Kent, in Canterbury, Broadstairs, Medway and Tunbridge Wells, making us a gateway to the rest of the UK and continental Europe. 

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Departments and services

See our list of academic and professional service departments.

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Our structure

Read how the University is organised and governed and read the profiles of the Vice-Chancellor, Senior Management Team and the Governing Body.

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Our vision

Read the Strategic Framework that sets out the University's goals and ambitions for 2015 to 2020.

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Facts and figures

We’re the number one choice for local people looking to study at a university in Kent.

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Our partnerships

From our special connection with public services in the South East, to our global links with industry and business.

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Our commitment to sustainability

We’re proud to have a strong sustainability record.

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Our history

The story of how a small teacher training college has grown into a world-class university, providing a range of courses and engaging in research.

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An introduction

Discover more about Canterbury Christ Church University, situated in the stunning surroundings of Kent and Medway.

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