Q. Who should I contact if I have a general enquiry?
A. You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01227 823033
Q. I would like to provide feedback on the service I have received, whom should I contact?
A. Please email any comments to email@example.com
Q. How can I find out what job opportunities there are at the University of Kent?
A. We have a variety of opportunities available across our divisions. Please click on Search & Apply for Jobs and then choose an area that you feel you may be interested in working. You will then be able to select 'Job Search' and see what opportunities are available.
Q. How do I apply for a position I have seen on the website?
A. This varies depending on the vacancy. Please follow the specific application instructions for the role you wish to apply for.
Q. What happens next in the application process?
A. This will vary depending on the role you have applied for. You may be invited to attend an interview after your application has been reviewed.
Q. When will I know if I have been successful? What is the timescale involved?
A. It is difficult to give a definite timescale for reviewing applications as it may vary depending on the type of role that you are applying for. We will endeavour to advise you as soon as possible.
Q. How can I check my application has been received?
A. In most cases, you will receive an automatic acknowledgement email confirming that your application has been received.
Q. How do I get feedback on my application if I am unsuccessful?
A. Due to the high number of applications we received we can only give feedback to interviewed candidates. If you have attended an interview and would like feedback please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 01227 823033.
Q. Can I make a postal application?
A. We want to encourage as many applicants as possible to apply online. You can access the internet at many cafes, libraries and job centres. However, if you are struggling to find access to a computer please call us on 01227 823033.
Q. Can I still apply after the closing date?
A. Unfortunately, we do not accept applications after the closing date.
Q. I am not a British/ EEA national. Can I still apply for advertised posts at the University?
A. For some academic or research posts that require specialist skills or qualifications, we may be able to obtain a work permit for a suitably qualified applicant who is not eligible to work in the UK. However, for all other posts it is unlikely a work permit would be granted. Please visit the home office website for further information.
Q. I do not have an email address. How will I apply?
A. You can register for an email address with Wanadoo, Yahoo, Hotmail.
Q. I have been invited for interview, will the University pay for my travel expenses?
A. If you are living in the UK the University will pay travel expenses. If you are currently residing abroad please check with us before making arrangements, we may cover travel expenses or alternatively we may request to interview by telephone or video conference.