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Medway Dr Bike dates for your diary

Dr Bike is a free service available to University of Kent students and staff. Trained bicycle mechanics come to campus to check over and adjust your bike for free.

Dr Bike is visiting Medway campus on the following dates:

  • Thursday 9 February 2017
  • Thursday 16 March 2017 *change of date, previously 9 March 2017*
  • Friday 12 May 2017 *change of date, previously 11 May 2017*
  • Thursday 15 June 2017 *change of date, previously 8 June 2017*

Dr Bike will be located on the grass in front of Rochester Building on the Pembroke campus between 11:30 and 14:30 on these days. Please check the @unikent_travel twitter feed (which can also be seen on the Transport News webpage) for confirmation on the day.

Transport Team

01227 82 3609   transport@kent.ac.uk   @unikent_travel   www.kent.ac.uk/transport

Estates Department, University of Kent, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, CT2 7NN

Stagecoach Spring and Summer term bus ticket

If you regret not purchasing the academic year ticket in September, don’t worry as there is another chance to purchase the ticket which will take you through till the end of the academic year.

The Stagecoach Unirider ticket allows travel on any Stagecoach bus in Kent and East Sussex. The cost of the ticket is £170 and it is valid until 18 June 2017. The Unirider ticket is heavily discounted, gives you the freedom to explore Kent easily, and means you no longer need to have change ready to catch the bus.

Visit our transport webpage for more information about why we recommend the ticket, or go straight to the Stagecoach website where you can purchase the ticket online.

Arriva January- December 2017 discounted bus pass

Missed out on the Arriva discounted bus ticket at the start of the year? You have another opportunity to purchase the discounted bus ticket which is valid until 31 December 2017.

The ticket allows travel on any Arriva bus all over Medway, Kent and East Sussex. This includes the 191 trial service which operates to and from Liberty Quays- Campus- Chatham- Isle of Grain, which stops on Pembroke campus and at Western Avenue and Dock Road for access to the Historic Dockyard Chatham.

The student annual ticket is £140 which works out at around 39p per day. The staff annual ticket is £280 which works out at around 78p per day. To get access to these huge discounts you will need to enter the relevant promotional code found at www.kent.ac.uk/transport/arriva. Once you have entered the code, the price will drop down from £900 to £140 or £280 accordingly.

Transport Team

01227 82 3609   transport@kent.ac.uk   @unikent_travel   www.kent.ac.uk/transport

Estates Department, University of Kent, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, CT2 7NN

January cycle hire dates

The Transport Team, Estates department, work with CyclingAge to run an affordable cycle hire scheme at Canterbury Campus.

You can hire a bike for the term for £30 to help you get around campus and keep fit at the same time.

Hire a bike on Wednesday 18 January or Saturday 21 January from CyclingAge at the new Cycle Hub located by the Pavilion on Park Wood road.

For more information contact CyclingAge on uokcycle@cyclingage.co.uk or contact the Transport Team.

Transport Team

01227 82 3609   transport@kent.ac.uk   @unikent_travel   www.kent.ac.uk/transport

Estates Department, University of Kent, Park Wood Road, Canterbury, CT2 7NN

Summer Student Unirider Ticket available to purchase

All Unirider academic year bus tickets have now expired as the tickets are valid for the academic year only.

If you still want to get around the East Kent area easily and affordably check out the Summer Unirider ticket which is available to purchase online from Stagecoach.

The Summer Unirider ticket costs £70 and is valid until 18 September 2016.

Purchase your Summer Unirider ticket here (this link will take you to the Stagecoach website).

The Uni1 and Uni2 buses are currently running on a summer timetable. Learn more about the changes to the summer timetable and how to plan your journey here.