Working with the Local Community

As a community located in the heart of Canterbury, we are committed to working with our extended local community, neighbours, and partners.

Community Engagement

Canterbury Christ Church University offers and supports a diverse range of community engagement activities and projects every year. We also sponsors major collaborative events, and hosts public lectures that are open for the public to attend.

Find out what the University support

Community Liaison

SIf you are a local resident, or are a member of our extended community and would like to get in touch, to raise a concern or share a good news story, please contact our Community Liaison Manager.

Engage with us

Student Volunteers

Volunteering enables our students to spend time supporting local charities, projects and community groups through giving their time and skills where they are needed the most.

Learn about our student volunteers

Community Matters

Our regular newsletter is available for members of the local community to keep informed on the latest developments at the University.


We are firmly rooted in Kent and Medway’s communities – from Canterbury to Tunbridge Wells and Medway – and we therefore recognise our significant role in protecting and enhancing our wider environment.

More on sustainability at Christ Church

Related Strategies and Policies

Knowledge Exchange

We recognise the power of working in partnership with the local community, from engaging the public on our research projects, to using our knowledge and expertise to help support and enhance the lives of people in Kent and Medway, and beyond. 

Find out more


Connect with us

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