Regional Economic Development

The University works with a range of key stakeholders and organisations to ensure our work informs, and is informed by local, regional and national growth policies, strategies and initiatives.

Strategic Bodies

CCCU works with key strategic bodies such as the South East Local Enterprise Partnership and the Kent and Medway Economic Partnership toward the shared goal of growing the local and regional economy.  

Key strategic bodies in the region

Business Support

There are a range of Business Support organisations in Kent and Medway, including the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce and the Federation of Small Businesses who can provide direct support and/or signposting to other providers as appropriate.

Business support in Kent and Medway

Enterprise Zones

Established in 2012, Enterprise Zones (EZ) are at the heart of the Government’s long-term economic plan, supporting businesses to grow. CCCU is actively engaging with the EZs in a variety of ways.

Enterprise Zones and CCCU


Economic IMPact

Canterbury Christ Church University and its students have helped the regional economy flourish.

Positive economic impact by the University

Our Initiatives

CCCU is currently involved in a number of exciting developments including Discovery Park and EDGE HUB.

Our development initiatives


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