Facts and Figures

Our students

  • 15,000 students - 75% full-time and 25% part-time
  • Average age: 27.5

Outreach Ambassador wins national Student of the Year award

Primary Education graduate Emily Milne was awarded the first-ever National Education Opportunities Network (NEON) Student of the Year award for her work in widening access to Higher Education. Emily worked as a Student Ambassador for our Outreach team whilst studying to become a teacher

  • In 2018/19 Canterbury Christ Church University and its students helped the regional economy flourish: £535M impact on the South East economy, £324M impact on the Canterbury economy and we helped create 5,757 additional jobs outside the University (Viewforth Consulting 2020).

  • Our students and graduates contribute to the economy especially in the healthcare sector and the creative industries and as teachers and scientists.
  • In partnership with the University of Kent, our Kent and Medway Medical School is educating the doctors of the future.          

* (Out of 102 HEIs with 3,000 or more graduates, HESA: Graduate Outcomes 2020) **(Nearly two-thirds of Christ Church graduates (65%) are in highly skilled graduate-level employment 15 months after graduating – 3% higher than the national average)

Our Staff

  • Staff employed: 1,700
  • Our University provides employment for many local people across Kent and Medway
  • More than half our workforce is female
  • We work with several hundred sessional staff who help to provide expertise and industry knowledge
  • 88% of staff members say it is a friendly place to work

Our Achievements

  • The University received a prestigious silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, exceeding national quality requirements for UK universities
  • Nearly 90% of our research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was assessed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised

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