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University for the Creative Arts

Located across four campuses in Farnham, Canterbury, Rochester and Epsom, The University for the Creative Arts was established over 150 years ago and currently has a Guardian University league table ranking of 39.

Over 4,800 students are enrolled on courses, such as film production, architecture, acting, fashion and illustration. The university has seven academic schools.

The seven schools are:

  • School of Film, Media and Performing Arts
  • School of Fashion
  • School of Fine Art and Photography
  • School of Communication Design
  • Canterbury School of Architecture
  • School of Crafts and Design
  • School of Further Education

The student union at The University for the Creative Arts operates over all campus locations. Activities include Fresher’s week events, club nights, sports events and competitions. There are also clubs and societies to participate, such as religion, sport and culture.

Those who enjoy sports can use the facilities in each of the locations where the campuses are based. You’ll also find parks and other recreational spaces in these areas.

The University offers student accommodation at each campus to undergraduates. Students can choose to live in halls of residence or private accommodation. Prices range from £370 to £535 per month for a single room, whereas costs are around £300 to £400 per month in privately rented accommodation.

Times Good University Guide 2019 Ranking 33/129
Guardian 2020 Ranking 13/121
Address UCA Canterbury, New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3AN View on Map
Contact Telephone +44 (0)1227 817 302

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