Why Christ Church?

Historic locations

Canterbury is buzzing with student life and our campus is right in the centre of the city.

One of the
Top 10 safest student cities

Complete University Guide 2016

Medway is a historical naval town and our campus is situated in a friendly quarter with a great student atmosphere.


Excellent teaching

Our academic staff are experts in their field but more importantly they are committed to passing their knowledge on to you, equipping you with the skills you need for life after university.

Top 20 in UK for Qualified Teaching Staff

68% of our academic staff hold a teaching qualification in addition to their academic and professional qualifications (Hefce 2016).

sara-wolfson-award90Most Innovative Teacher of the Year 2016, Times Higher Education Award.

Dr Sara Wolfson

Hear how Dr. Sara Wolfson inspires our students by making their learning experience more interactive


Accommodation guaranteed!

Once you’ve chosen what you want to study, you won’t need to worry about where you’re going to live. We guarantee a place in university accommodation to all first year undergraduates who firmly accept an offer of a place to study with us.

Why not let Holly show you around?

So cosy ���� #uniroom #cccu #roomgoals

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Learn in a top-quality environment

We’re constantly investing in and improving our facilities to support you as you study. Augustine House, our award-winning library, has all the learning resources you need as well as being a great place to study. Our latest investment is a new multi-million pound arts building in Canterbury that we’re opening in September 2018.

Tour the Canterbury Campus of the future…


Graduate in a stunning cathedral setting

If you've been studying for a BA or BSc, on your graduation day you'll process into Canterbury's magnificent cathedral. If you're a student at Medway Campus, graduation ceremonies take place in beautiful Rochester Cathedral. Where better to celebrate your achievements?!

Double tap if you're graduating at Rochester Cathedral this Friday! Don't forget to tag us in your pics! #CCCUGraduation

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Canterbury Cathedral is looking stunning this #CCCUGraduation day! ���� . . . Photo by @cookeportfolio

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Great job prospects

We make sure our graduates are prepared for life after uni. We work closely with local and national employers to ensure our graduates are always in demand. Our success in this area speaks for itself:

94% of all our most recent UK undergraduate students are in employment or further study within six months of completing their studies. 9 out of 10 of those in employment were in graduate level jobs after three-and-a-half years, higher than the national average.

Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey for 2016/17, including full-time and part-time.

One of the
Top 30 universities in the UK for boosting graduate salaries*.

*The Economist 2017



Times Higher Education UK Student Experience Survey 2018.

We’ve climbed 36 places to 51st making us the most improved university in the UK and highest ranked for student experience of any university in London or Kent (excluding specialist institutions).

This is why we think you should study here but don’t just take our word for it...hear why our students chose CCCU.


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