Develop the skills employers really want

We have a strong reputation for graduates in employment
1st in the UK
for graduates in employment
Out of 100 Higher Education Institutions with 3,000 or more graduates, HESA: Graduate Outcomes 2023
Above the national average for graduates in highly skilled employment

Nearly two-thirds of CCCU graduates are in highly skilled graduate-level employment 15 months after completing their studies, 5 percentage points higher than the national average (71%)

Shaping sustainable futures

Sustainability is at the heart of our values and mission. We are committed to working with our students and staff to make our University a more energy-efficient, environmentally conscious, and sustainable place to study. There are lots of opportunities to get involved through our Student Green Office. Canterbury Christ Church University is a Gold Tier University in the Green Universities Report 2022.
reduction in scope1&2 carbon emissions since 2010

Learn in a top-quality environment

A multi-million pound investment is transforming our University, including a centre for science, technology, health, and engineering. We're also home to the Kent and Medway Medical School and a stunning creative arts facility.

Study in a great location

Less than an hour from London, Canterbury is a lively student city with historic streets, ancient city walls and a vibrant atmosphere. The Medway Campus is in an area known as Chatham Maritime, a student-friendly quarter.

Feel valued and supported every step of the way

We’re committed to working with you to ensure you reach your full potential...and your lecturers and tutors will know you by name.
Phd student and lecturer

Meet amazing people and make friends for life

The warm and welcoming atmosphere you’ll find on campus is one of the things that truly sets us apart. We’re proud to have students from across the world studying here, exchanging ideas, values and experiences.
Freshers' Fayre on Canterbury Campus - a tiger handing out leaflets

Graduate in a stunning cathedral

Graduation day is the exciting culmination of your studies. If you are awarded a BA or BSc, on your graduation day you’ll process into either Canterbury’s magnificent cathedral or beautiful Rochester Cathedral.

To receive my Master's today is probably the greatest privilege of my adult life.

Steve Backshall