July News RoundUp

July brought Finalists Celebrations and ‘Freedom Day’ -our research has been looking at the kind of economic climate our graduates will be entering.

We celebrated our Finalists!

On Friday 16 July, the School of Economics came together to celebrate our final year students in an event that reflected on their time at Kent and also looked towards the future. Watch here.

Our students researched real-world issues…


  • Miguel Leon-Ledesma received the Divisional Research Mentor Award – recognising researchers who have a commitment to fostering the professional and intellectual development of students and early career researcher colleagues. Find out more

Whats the most-growth post-lockdown sector?

  • Research from the school assesses daily company registrations and shows that the wholesale and retail sectors have been showing the most growth in the UK since the first national lockdown. Learn more.

Summer bites continued…

  • A summer of bitesize talks from the Schools of Anthropology and Conservation, Economics, Politics and International Relations, and Psychology continued throughout July. View the schedule for August.

We put our shirts and ties on for the first times in ages…

  • North Thanet MP Sir Roger Gale visited Kent to hear about funded Covid-19-related Research. Read more.

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