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.

We’re really looking forward to you joining us here at Canterbury Christ Church University and are getting ready to welcome you in person in September.

We’re doing everything we can to support you to succeed, to enjoy university and student life.

We want you to benefit from everything we have to offer: an outstanding education, great facilities and services, countryside and green spaces on your doorstep. There will also be plenty of social opportunities so you can connect with other students and make lasting friendships. 

Please join our pre-arrivals Facebook group if you haven’t already.

Your student experience is at the heart of our planning, and we want to provide you with a high-quality education and student experience while ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of our whole university community.

We’re ready to fully open in September and we’re planning to provide you with a mix of significant face-to-face on-campus learning, teaching and social activities, supported by some online activity. The amount of face-to-face on-campus activity will vary from course to course, depending on your subject.

In the meantime, you can visit our Covid-secure campuses and accommodation before you start your studies. We’d love you to join us on a physical tour of our campuses and fantastic new facilities before September. To choose your date and time please book here.

Please keep an eye on your emails over the next few weeks and months for more information about your welcome and induction, including the Students’ Union’s exciting Freshers’ Week and programme of events on campus and online.

We will be writing to all international and postgraduate applicants very soon with tailored information and advice ahead of joining Canterbury Christ Church University.

If you have any questions in the meantime, our friendly Course Enquiry Team is on hand to answer your questions. You can contact the Team through our online form. You can also contact them by email courses@canterbury.ac.uk and phone 01227 928000.

27 July 2021

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

Last reviewed: 1 October

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.

Last reviewed: 1 October

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

Last reviewed: 1 October

You can find out more about our undergraduate and postgraduate events here

Last reviewed: 27 July

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

Last reviewed: 7 June

  • 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).

Last reviewed: 7 June

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 encompass 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.

Last reviewed: 7 June

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.

Last reviewed: 7 June

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.

Last reviewed: 7 June

Some students taking qualifications in Wales and Scotland will be given provisional grades by their examination centre. We will only be able to confirm your place once we receive your final grades on 10 August 2021.  

Last reviewed: 7 June

If you accept a conditional offer from us, we will review your application again once we receive your results. If you have missed the exact conditions of your offer, then any additional qualifications (such as the Extended Project Qualification) and experiences will be considered when making our final decision. We may also make alternative course offers at this stage.

We know you may have experienced significant disruption due to the pandemic and we will be as flexible as we can when it comes to confirming your place.

Last reviewed: 7 June

If your offer includes GCSE Maths, English and/or Science then you will need to contact us on GCSE Results Day to update us with your grades. If you are not taking these qualifications then please do contact us to let us know so we can advise you on suitable alternatives. 

Last reviewed: 7 June

If you are appealing your grade(s) then please get in contact with our undergraduate Admissions team to let them know. We will honour your original course choice if:

  • You meet or exceed the conditions of your original offer
  • The result of your appeal is confirmed by 8 September 2021

If your circumstances do not meet the above criteria then please do get in contact with us as we would like to accommodate you if we have places available on the programme and you meet our minimum entry grades.

Last reviewed: 7 June