Canterbury Christ Church University

History

  • Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) is an Anglican new university in CanterburyKentEngland.
  • Also known as England's "missionary university", CCCU is founded in 1962 as a Church of England college for teaching training, the university has grown to full university status and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2012.
  • 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 20,000 students, 1,300 of whom are from 100 different countries, 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.

Location and Transport

  • ​​​The university's main campus is located in Canterbury, which is only 5 minutes walk away from Canterbury East Station. 
  • From the Canterbury campus, London is less than an hour away on the train.
  • This has resulted in the creation of a vibrant international community that offers plenty to do and see. So whatever part of the world you’re from, you’ll find lots of opportunities to make new friends and share new experiences.