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Students - at a glance

Welcome to Medway, we hope you enjoy your stay. Below is an at-a-glance overview of information that will help to make your time here as fun and rewarding as possible.

Living in Medway

Our Private Sector Housing Team will help answer questions you may have when looking for student accommodation.

The Revenues and Benefits Service can let you know what council tax discounts may apply to you.

Keeping Medway clean, safe and green benefits everyone.

Things to do

Medway is home to two cracking theatres and an exciting array of great value events. Find out what's on and buy tickets.

You can also find out more about a wide range of free and paid-for events with Enjoy Medway.

Get active

Whether you are looking to get fit, unwind or socialise, there are lots of places to uncover. Medway has a number of leisure centres, as well as being home to the world-class Medway Park. You'll find great value and excellent facilities at Echoes Gym.

Heritage attractions

Medway is steeped in history, from a Norman castle to the second oldest cathedral in England, you're never short of somewhere to visit when you're not studying.


It's free to join Medway Libraries and anyone can pop in to read books, magazines and newspapers, or to use the internet.


There are hundreds of courses for adults on offer in Medway, the only limit is your desire to push the boundaries of knowledge.

Medway City Card

Register for the Medway City Card reward scheme and benefit from discounts in local shops, restaurants and attractions across Medway.