Kent Union news

Why register to vote?

6 reasons you should register to vote in the this year’s general election!

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.

Security at The Venue Survey

We want your feedback to help us improve the service you receive from the security staff at The Venue.

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!

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.

Study Support Survey

Do you study a year abroad or a year in industry? Tell us about the support you have received.

Your extracurricular experience

We want to hear about your extra curricular experience, whether you take part in activities at Kent or not.

Pledge to Vote

Register to vote in the General Election! Registering to vote allows you to have your say in who runs the country.

Kent student group raises over £50,000!

A massive well done to Kent RaG who have now raised a total of £55,615.64 since the start of term!!!

Students share stories with Canterbury’s senior citizens

Ten volunteers spent Friday afternoon at the Age UK day centre chatting to Canterbury’s senior citizens.

Have you experienced sexual harassment at the University of Kent?

Complete your Women's Officers' survey so she can create a report for Kent Union regarding improvements to student welfare on the Canterbury and Medway campus'. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact your Women's Officer at

Exam Feedback Win!

The University will now be trialing exam feedback in three schools, starting in 2015-16, with a view for full implementation across all schools in 2016-17.

Information on the General Election

Following many questions we received, Kent Union has clarified some information about voter registration with Canterbury City Council.

Campus Food Bank Collection

In the approach to the Christmas holiday, Kent Union has worked with with Canterbury Food Bank to organise a collection for less fortunate people in the Canterbury area.

Catching Lives Board Games Night

Volunteers visited the Catching Lives Centre for an evening of fun and games!

Kitchen Campaign

What do you think about the kitchen facilities on campus? Kent Union is campaigning for better kitchens on campus and you can help!

Course Rep of the Month

Do you know a Course Rep who has gone above and beyond in their role?

Then you need to nominate them for Course Rep of the Month! Let’s recognise their hard work and achievements.

Nominations will be presented to the VP Education who will choose one winner. The winner will receive a certificate and £10 Amazon voucher.