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Student Rep Elections 2015 Results

Found out who has been elected to represent and campaign for you in 2015-16

Democracy Review Referendum 2015 Results

Find out the results of Kent Union's Democracy Review Referendum

RAG Ball

Celebrating the first annual RaG Awards, for student groups who have truly gone the extra mile with their fundraising and made a huge impact on the charities they support!

Student Media at Kent wins the national hat-trick

Student Media groups at the University of Kent have made history, in this the University’s 50th Anniversary year, walking away from their respective national conferences with a record 7 awards.


One awesome stage and a whole host of live student acts showcasing their talent!


Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, the Zones for summer term have been cancelled.

Enactus Kent makes it to UK National Competition Semi Finals

Enactus Kent delivered an outstanding presentation in front of judging panel comprising of business leaders from the worlds biggest companies who sponsor Enactus UK.

Sailing and Windsurfing Club

Seven students from the Sailing and Windsurfing Club are sailing to six lifeboat stations along the south coast to volunteer at each one and raise money for the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

International Student Showcase

Kent Union student groups took part in the International Student Showcase to celebrate and recognise diversity and multiculturalism at Kent.

Team Kent Ball

Celebrating sport at the annual Team Kent Ball. Well done to our Colours winners! #TeamKent

Strikly Kent Dancing

Kent Ballroom and Latin Dance raises money for Pilgrims Hospice at their annual Strikly Kent Dancing competition. Congratulations to Arianne McAllister & Liam Meanwell for taking home the glitter ball trophy with their passionate tango!

Enactus National Finals

Huge congratulations to Enactus Kent for making it to the Enactus National Finals in Hammersmith London. Here's hoping they smash it and make it to the worldwide final in South Africa.

Thanks for rocking the vote at Woodys!

We want to say a BIG thank you to everyone who made Rock The Vote one of the best free live music events on campus this year!

Paintball Champions!

UKC Chimera takes the top spot on the podium in the National Paintball Student Cup!

Party in the Car Park

Kent's BIGGEST party of the year! There'll be some of the UK's biggest acts, DJs, rides, posh loos, 3 tents of music and entertainment, a food court, funfair stalls and professional photographers. 4,000 guests. One night. Let's make some memories in the University and Union's 50th year! Are you ready to Party in the Car Park? #PITCP

Rocking the Vote!

Kent Union has been awarded £10,000 by the National Union of Students and Cabinet Office to get students’ to register to vote.

University of Kent wins Varsity for the 17th consecutive year

Team Kent takes the trophy in the biggest University sporting event of the year!

Teaching Awards Nominees

Your Teaching Award Nominees have been announced!

Leadership Elections: Voting Results

The voting results are here!

Kent Union celebrates highest ever ranking in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations

Kent Union has once again been awarded a place in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For list 2015.

Canterbury’s Student Community Helps Catching Lives

Student volunteers from Kent, Canterbury Christ Church and Canterbury College and joined forces to raise £227.53 for Catching Lives.

Speedball team takes first place!

UKC’s very own Paintball Society stands proud this week as its speedball team ‘UKC CHIMERA’ takes first place in a friendly tournament preceding the CPPS Student Cup being held at the end of this month.

Keeping Canterbury Clean!

Canterbury’s Councillor Terry Westgate joined forces with Kent Union student volunteers and local residents to litter pick around the city.