Mobility, security & maintenance

  • Security officer
  • Security alarm
  • Secure door
  • CCTV
  • Onsite manager
  • Wheelchair access
  • On call maintenance

Bills included

  • Room WiFi
  • Water
  • Heating
  • Electricity


  • Laundry
  • Reception
  • Outdoor area
  • Communal study
  • Entertainment area
  • Grocery store
  • Bike storage

General Description

Uniquely, Medway campus reinvents a former naval base as a 21st-century study space, with outstanding specialist facilities and support this multi-site campus is friendly and close-knit, with students from a variety of backgrounds working and socialising together.

All of the University of Kent's Medway accommodation is situated in our stylish Pier Quays development, which is a short walk from the main Pembroke campus site and is neighboured by the beautiful River Medway with its popular walking/cycle route continuing around to the Dockyard. All  rooms are en-suite bathrooms with spacious kitchens with a guaranteed accommodation offer for firm choice students when you apply before 30 June, as well as number of additional benefits when booked through the University of Kent (including a Sports membership).

You can take a look around all our accommodation using our online virtual tours. You can also book onto one of our regular Event Days.

Local area

The Medway campus has two sites, Pembroke and The Historic Dockyard Chatham located a 10 minute walk apart and is close to the towns of Rochester, Chatham and Gillingham which are full of surprising literary, and historic connections including a source of inspiration for Charles Dickens, and a redeveloped historic dockyard which once built Nelson's famous ship, HMS Victory, and is since the filming location for numerous Hollywood films.

The University of Kent is part of a unique partnership with the University of Greenwich and Canterbury Christ Church University, known collectively as the Universities at Medway. The social spaces on campus are used by all students so you get to meet an even wider range of people and enjoy campus life with plenty of places to socialise. We also operate a daily free campus shuttle between Medway and Canterbury, so you can enjoy everything University life has to offer across both campuses.

The Medway campus has excellent transport links and it is easy to get to from London, at less than an hour away by train. Take a look at our Maps and Directions page and make sure you have a look at our Open Day information.

Room options available


University of Kent

Freshers guaranteed
Pier Quays en-suite room

Pier Quays En-suite Flats

Price from
£152 p/w

  • Private bedroom
  • Private bathroom
  • Wheelchair access
  • Wifi
  • Desk

Terms and conditions

Self-catered accommodation is offered on a 39 week contract starting on the weekend before Welcome Week starts in September. 

Postgraduate students can also opt for a 51 week contract covering September to September.

When accepting a room offer you will need to pay an Advanced Rent Payment of £250. This amount is then deducted from your first rent instalment when it is due. You can also choose to pay in full if preferred. 

The latest Terms and Conditions are available online at: Unite Students are a third party accommodation provider with which the University of Kent has a partnership.