Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury,Kent , South East, United Kingdom

For over 50 years, Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has been providing people from around the world with a rich academic and professional education. With 17,000 students from 100 different countries enrolled, CCCU has a passionate belief in the power of Higher Education to enrich and transform lives. Records for graduates in employment are some of the best in the UK, and the research community has an international reputation.

In the latest National Student Survey, Canterbury Christ Church received its highest ever score for student satisfaction. The University has three vibrant and exciting campuses. Each one is different, but all have the essence of the university at their heart. Over recent years, multi-million-pound developments have ensured CCCU students enjoy the very best facilities. State-of-the-art libraries, study rooms and IT will provide you with all the academic resources you need, while the sports centre and fitness suite offer the opportunity to exercise and play a huge range of sports.

The Centre for Music features top-quality performance, rehearsal, and practice areas, and if you choose to study the visual arts or media, you’ll enjoy superb workshop and exhibition spaces.

International Students: 5.2%

Notable Alumni Include:

  • Kate Blewett – award-winning producer and director with the BBC
  • Jonathan Holmes – writer, script editor, and presenter
  • Geraldine McCaughrean – award-winning author
  • Jane Carter – Creative Director Music at BBC Worldwide
  • Joel Hopkins – BAFTA award-winning film writer-director

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.Canterbury – a World Heritage Site famous for its Cathedral and history, and Medway - next to the world-famous Chatham Dockyard. From London Gatwick: take the train to London St Pancras International then high-speed rail to Canterbury. Approximate journey time 2 hours. Alternatively, take the train to London Bridge then rail to Canterbury. Approximate journey time 2 hours 15 minutes.

Student Guide

It is easy to see why so many international students choose Canterbury Christ Church University. With a diverse and vibrant community of students from over 80 countries, we are small enough to be a family yet big enough to have a global impact. If you’re finding it difficult to adjust to leaving home and living in a new country, are struggling with your studies, or are having finance or accommodation issues, CCCU’s highly trained staff are ready to help.

An International Student Welcome Guide is emailed to all new international students prior to arrival, while social media services offer helpful tips and information throughout the year to help students with any query or concern.