We recognise that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is creating uncertainty around the world and you may have questions for us, particularly ahead of joining us in September. We are here to support you with any questions you might have during this time.

Click here to find out how we are supporting our students during the lockdown.

So we can help you more quickly, we would encourage you to email our Admissions team if you have a query relating to your application. If you would prefer to call us then we will be able to answer phone calls from 10am-12noon and 2pm-4pm UK time (GMT).

For undergraduate applications: ugadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk, +44 (0)1227 92 5555

For postgraduate applications: pgadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk, +44 (0)1227 926699 For general English courses : ipo@canterbury.ac.uk

Emails will be looked at throughout the day.

If you are interested in studying at Canterbury Christ Church University, or have any questions which relate to your course or what it is like to study at the University then please contact:

Course Enquiries team – courses@canterbury.ac.uk, telephone: 01227 928000.

International team - ipo@canterbury.ac.uk

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We welcome and are accepting applications for September 2021 entry. Do have a look at our course pages for more information about applying.

We have made some changes to our interview processes to help protect the health and wellbeing of our applicants, staff and external interviewers.

Our Admissions team, and academics, are able to review applications from home so we are able to consider applications as normal.

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You will be able to view the progress of your application through MyRecord.

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While our campuses remain closed we are finding alternative ways in which to show you the University and our facilities. Please take a look at our virtual tour which provides a great insight into what’s on offer on both our Medway and Canterbury Campuses and the surrounding areas. If you’d like to chat to a current student, send a message to one of our friendly student ambassadors who will be pleased to answer your questions.

You’re also invited to look around our Canterbury and Medway Campuses at our Virtual Open Days, where you can:

  • find out about the course(s) you are interested in studying via a live session.
  • chat with academics (and students) and have your questions answered.
  • go on a “live” tour of the University.
  • check out the accommodation, to see where you might be living.
  • speak to our Student Services including support, health, finance, and accommodation. 

Find out our upcoming dates and book your space.

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Please let us know at ugadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk (for undergraduate courses) or pgadmissions@canterbury.ac.uk (for postgraduate courses).

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  • Personal circumstances and characteristics - click here for Public Health England’s review on the risks and outcomes of Covid-19 linked to a range of personal circumstances and characteristics. Please contact Student Support Health and Wellbeing if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for your return to campus, given any personal circumstances and characteristics.
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan - If you have an existing Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) you will need to contact Student Support, Health and Wellbeing to ensure that this is updated. If you do need assistance to perceive the fire alarm signal and/or exit a building within a reasonable timeframe (usually 5 minutes) please contact Student Support Health and Wellbeing to support the practical implementation of a personalised PEEP (Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan).


Our priority is to provide you with the highest quality education and student experience while protecting your health, safety and wellbeing.

In the new academic year, we aim to provide you with both on-site face-to-face and digital learning and teaching, with access to facilities including the libraries. Your ability to fully participate in all these opportunities will deliver an enriched educational experience and contribute to your academic success.

If you have a vulnerable clinical health condition and have concerns about coming onto campus, please contact Student Support Health and Wellbeing, so that they can discuss your needs and liaise with you and your programme team on what adjustment may need to be put in place for you to engage with your studies safely. This could encopmpass a range of measures and in exceptional circumstance may include studying solely online for a period of time.

Please note that some programmes have professional requirements, such as placements, where remote study might not be possible. In these cases, you should contact your programme team to discuss your options including deferral or interruption. Please also contact Student Support, Health and Wellbeing for support and advice.

For the latest Covid-19 government list of clinically vulnerable people please click here.

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We’re aware of changes to IELTS and TOEFL test arrangements in some locations – you can find out more on the IELTS and TOEFL websites.

TOEFL have also introduced a TOEFL at home test.

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For those students with placements we are working with our partners, including professional, statutory and regulatory bodies, to continue to provide and support workplace opportunities.

Our priority is to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of all our students while on placements.

We work in partnership with our placement providers to support you into a safe practice learning experience.

For Health and Social Care update on preparing for placements please click here.

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