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Canterbury Christ Church University

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  • Canterbury, historic town and surrounding city in the historic county of Kent, southeastern England. Its cathedral has been the primary ecclesiastical centre of England since the early 7th century. Within the county of Kent, includes the town of Canterbury, the surrounding countryside, and an area extending to the Thames estuary, including the seaside towns of Whitstable and Herne Bay.
  • Canterbury is a popular tourist destination: consistently one of the most-visited cities in the United Kingdom, the city’s economy is heavily reliant upon tourism.
  • Many historical structures fill the area, including a city wall founded in Roman times and rebuilt in the 14th century, the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey and a Norman castle, and the oldest extant school in the world, the King’s School

Canterbury Christ Church University Facts

  • The University received a prestigious silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, exceeding national quality requirements for UK universities
  • Nearly 90% of our research submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) was assessed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised
  • The university has one campus in Canterbury, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and others spread out across the English county of Kent in Broadstairs, Folkestone, Medway and Tunbridge Wells.
  • Student life in Canterbury is undoubtedly picturesque, filled with medieval architecture and gardens. Fans of old fashioned English pubs are well catered for and the city’s history is easily accessible through the Canterbury Heritage Museum.
  • Top 20 in the UK for Qualified Teaching Staff. 79% of our academic staff hold a teaching qualification in additional to their academic and professional qualifications (HESA 2017/18)
  • With ambitious plans for development, the university will open a new centre for engineering and technology in late 2020, and has recently unveiled a stunning new creative arts building.

Location

North Holmes Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 1QU, United Kingdom

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