Chaucer College Canterbury was established in 1992 by the Shumei Foundation, a Japanese educational organisation, with the support of the University of Kent. It is based on the University of Kent (UoK) campus in Canterbury on land leased from the University, and is fully residential and self-contained. Its students are able to take advantage of various university facilities such as the Student Union, sports facilities and its health centre. The College was inspected by BAC in November 2008. Inspectors found Chaucer College to be an efficiently managed College in well-equipped and exceptionally attractive premises. Its students receive a high level of security, pastoral care and support. Its staff are appropriately qualified, experienced and enthusiastic. Its courses are well-planned and effectively delivered to meet its studentsí needs and the requirements of their university. The location, course content and extra-curricular activities also combine to provide students with a rich and motivating experience of English and England.
8th May - Volunteering
Beetle Drive with St Dunstans's Mothers' Union.
21 students took part in a Beetle drive with St Dunstansís Mothersí Union. This was a great opportunity to meet some English people and to practise their English. (cont.)
8th May - School Visit
Folkestone Grammar School for Girls
The Teacher Education students visited Folkestone Grammar school for Girls, where they spent an interesting afternoon meeting English students. (cont.)
Accommodation for University of Kent Students
Chaucer College will be offering accommodation to students from the University of Kent from September 2013 to June 2014. For more information please click here.
We have recently updated our course pages for the Shumei University Courses. View these pages here.
21st April - Volunteering
The Virgin London Wellchild, London Marathon
Twelve Chaucer College students attended the Marathon this year and cheered on the runners from the grandstands at the finish line.(cont.)