Close search

Book a tour


Safest city

Canterbury has often been voted the UK’s safest university city. This means that you are able to enjoy living and learning in a calm and safe environment that will quickly become a home-from-home.


New start-up companies

Canterbury is quickly becoming a hub of modern technology, with a new centre for innovation encouraging cutting edge businesses and high technology companies to base themselves here.


Minutes to London

Canterbury is close to seaside resorts and scenic landscapes, but it also only 50 minutes from London - one of the most interesting cities in the world. The blend of city, coast and countryside means that there is plenty for you to enjoy and explore.

“It’s been easy to make friends here – it is very international, very interesting, with people from lots of different countries and backgrounds.”Hoang Thanh Trang Chu - Vietnam - Studying Law at Queen Mary University

Meet more students

Award-winning campus

Our beautiful Georgian campus is well located in the heart of the historic, interesting and safe city of Canterbury.

Find out more

City guide

Canterbury’s longstanding culture and wide range of entertainment make it one of the most visited places in the UK. With the city’s music venues, theatres, shopping centres, museums and cinemas, you will always find something to do.

Find out more