International College

University of Kent International College

University of Kent International College (UK IC) is an embedded on-campus college designed for international students to start with their studies at University of Kent. The International College is in a dedicated building on the Canterbury campus, in the heart of student life and close to the on site student accommodation village.

Pathway programmes at UK IC prepare students for their chosen future degree

At University of Kent International College, students are given the support and encouragement to build a firm foundation for future success in a diverse range of degree programmes. Students can choose to study from two undergraduate pathways: International Foundation Programme or International Year Zero. We also offer a postgraduate International Incorporated Master's.

In partnership with Oxford International Education Group

Oxford International (OIEG) operates UK IC in partnership with University of Kent.

OIEG was founded in 1991 and is an accredited private education provider that operates international colleges, independent boarding schools, and English language centres across the UK and North America to create life-enhancing experiences for students worldwide.

Your campus

When you start a pathway with UK IC you'll be a full member of University of Kent’s diverse student community from day one, with access to all the study, social, sports and support facilities the University offers. With accommodation in the student village on the Canterbury campus, the same location as our International College, you are in the heart of student life.

You can also access the Medway campus easily with a free shuttle bus.

Find out more about the Canterbury campus.


Our accommodation comes with a key to a safe and affordable place to live and a door to a community of new people. You may think there’s no place like home, but there is here.

Start your application to UK IC today

At OIEG we aim to get back to all applications and enquiries within two working days. If you require any assistance, or have any questions, please get in touch.