University of Kent

About University of Kent

The University of Kent is a leading UK university and a popular choice for Mauritian students. Ranked in the Top 20 by the Guardian University Guide and consistently in the top tier for student satisfaction (National Student Survey), Kent offers a unique experience.

The university's global reputation attracts many international students, its academic schools produce world-leading research and it is consistently in the top 20 of graduate starting salaries. Kent offers exciting study and work abroad opportunities and a generous £15 million scholarship fund, including awards for academic, sporting and creative excellence.

The UK's European university, Kent has beautiful campuses in south-east England, close to London, and postgraduate centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Each offers an attractive, vibrant and safe environment for studies.

Kent currently has over 80 Mauritian students on campus studying a wide range of subjects including Law, Actuarial Science, Accounting and Finance, and Politics and International Relations.

Why Choose University of Kent?

  • Academic excellence Placed among the top 20 universities in the UK by The Guardian University Guide 2014
  • Satisfied students Kent is consistently voted as one of the UK's top universities for student satisfaction (National Student Survey)
  • World Leading Research – study with leading academics in the Humanities, Sciences & Social Sciences/li>
  • Stunning locations Canterbury, Medway, Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. Canterbury is consistently voted the UK's safest student city.
  • Multi Award-Winning Law Clinic — experience law in action and represent real clients

Scholarships @ University of Kent

  • £2000 Scholarship for students with minimum A*A*C at A Level (UG, Automatic, Per Year)
  • £5000 International Scholarships (UG/PG Taught, Competitive, Per Year)
  • 1 X 100% Graduate Diploma / Pre Masters Scholarship (PG, Competitive)
  • £5000 International Foundation Scholarship (UG, Competitive)
  • £1000 School of Arts (UG, Competitive, Year 1)
  • £1000 School of Engineering & Digital Arts (UG, Competitive, Per Year)
  • 20% LLM Scholarship to LLB graduate from University of Mauritius with 2:1 award (PG, Automatic)
  • £2000 School of Computing MSc Scholarship (PG, Automatic)
  • Please get in touch with PTC for details!

Notable Alumni of University of Kent

  • Sir David Akers-Jones Former acting Governor of Hong Kong, 1986/87
  • Fu Ying Vice Foreign Minister of People's Republic of China
  • Michael Baigent Author
  • Valerie Bloom Poet
  • Alan Davies English Comedian and Actor
  • Gavin Esler BBC Journalist and Author
  • David Fulton Cricketer, former Captain of Kent CCC
  • Lyn Gardner Guardian Theatre Critic
  • Ellie Goulding Singer and Songwriter
  • Kazuo Ishiguro Writer (Remains of the Day)
  • William H. Kennedy Author
  • Rebecca Lenkiewicz Playwright
  • Mark Mardell BBC North America Editor
  • David Mitchell Writer (Cloud Atlas)
  • Sir Hugh Orde OBE former Chief Constable of Northern Ireland
  • Howard Read Perrier-nominated Comedian
  • Crown Prince Shwebomin Exiled Crown Prince of Burma
  • Robert Wade Screenwriter
  • Sarah Waters Writer (Tipping the Velvet)
  • Tom Wilkinson OBE Oscar-nominated Actor
  • Christopher Wrench Shanter Publisher's Writer of the Year 2009
  • Patrick Wright Journalist and Author
  • Orlando Bloom, famous Actor (Pirates of the Caribbean), is an Honorary degree holder.

Testimonial from a Mauritian Student