The University of Kent, the UK’s European university, is one of the country’s most dynamic universities. Established in 1965, it now has over 19,000 students studying at its various campuses including Canterbury, Medway and Tonbridge in the picturesque south-east of England and continental-European sites in Athens, Brussels, Paris and Rome. Kent is a research-intensive institution that provides an excellent education delivered by world-class researchers. The reputation for research and academic excellence is confirmed by the success in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014; they are ranked 17th in the UK for research intensity, 97% of the research is of international quality and the score for research power has increased by 59%, the third largest increase of the top 50 research intensive universities. They perform consistently well in the UK national league tables. They are ranked 16th by The Guardian University Guide 2016 and rose six places to 22nd in The Complete University Guide 2015. The students are the best advocates and are among the UK’s most satisfied with their academic experience. They consistently rate Kent as offering one of the best student experiences in the country and, in the 2015 National Student Survey they scored 89% in the ‘overall satisfaction’ category, the fifth highest score nationally.