Kent Union news

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).

PITCP Headline Announcement

Releasing the acts for Kent's BIGGEST party of the year! Buy your ticket on the night and get a free* EXCLUSIVE #PITCP t-shirt!

International Student Showcase

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

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Team Kent Ball

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

Nominate yourself to become a Student Rep!

Want a volunteering experience where you can make a real difference, develop valuable new skills and ensure the Kent Student voice is heard?

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.

Party in the Car Park

Get your Early Bird tickets to Kent's biggest Party of the Year!

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!

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

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!

Leadership Elections: Voting Results

The voting results are here!

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.

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.