A World Of Community, Anna in front of an illustrated globe

A beacon for first-class medical education and research

Dr Anna Romito is the Undergraduate Programme Director at Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS). The School will offer first-class medical education and research, combining the strengths and expertise of two universities: Canterbury Christ Church University and University of Kent.

It is the region's first medical school and aims to be first choice for all those aspiring to achieve excellence in person-centred medical care in the UK. It will help address some systemic workforce issues in the region, offering training and development opportunities which will help attract and retain medical professionals, as well as ensure that our talented local students have access to medical training, widening participation and opening up acces to medical education.

We aim to raise £30M in philanthropic funding from grant-makers, research grants, corporate partners and individuals. Supporters can contribute across all aspects of academic and student life including support for students through scholarships and bursaries, access to medicine programmes, giving new opportunities to students from less advantaged backgrounds, sport and music; clinical/academic Chairs in support of research and teaching; buildings and infrastructure.

Read more about supporting KMMS


Hilary Edridge

By giving £5,000 or more you will become a Founding Donor of the Kent and Medway Medical School and help transform our region, improve our society and contribute to a better quality of life for all.

Hilary Edridge, Lady Melville Head of Strategic Relationships and Lead for Fundraising, KMMS

Inspiring creativity in young people

Every year we reach over 8,000 children and young people through our Creative Learning activities, and our family programme of high quality arts has an international reputation and attracts over 25,000 people per year.

These activities have a real impact on the lives of young people, developing skills, unleashing creativity and helping participants find a voice. We think its really important.

Kent Gives Back

Our students vounteer at the Kent Law Clinic, working in partnership with academics, solicitors and barristers, based in the philanthopically-funded Wigoder Law Building. The clinic provides a free public service to people in Kent who need legal advice/representation and who cannot afford to pay for it, and enhances the education of students in Kent Law School through direct legal practice.

A student from Kent Law Clinic working with a solicitor at a desk.

Giving back around the world

We are committed to the communities we call home and work with our neighbours to make a valuable contribution.

This tradition of giving back continues for our students after graduation and our alumni donate thousands of hours of their valuable time every year to support current and future students and fellow alumni. They make a tremendous difference around the world in their local community!

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