Foundation Day celebrates establishment of the University

On Friday 28 September, the University held its annual Foundation Day Lecture and Dinner. This event celebrates the beginnings of the University, which opened its doors to the ‘First 500’ students in 1965. Watch this footage¬†from the archives to learn more about why and how Kent was founded.

Lord Willetts delivered the lecture, titled ‘A new generational contract’, in the Colyer-Fergusson Hall.