Universities at Medway

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Universities at Medway
Gate House, Universities at Medway Campus - geograph.org.uk - 1148658.jpg
Gate House, Greenwich University
Type Tri-partite collaboration
Established 2004
Students c10,000
Location Medway, United Kingdom
Campus Urban
Website www.medway.ac.uk

The Universities at Medway is a tri-partite collaboration of the University of Greenwich, the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University on a single campus in Chatham, Medway, South East England.


Medway Building

The historic HMS Pembroke barracks buildings, which form a part of the World Heritage Site application for Chatham Dockyard and its Defences,[1] are the heart of the campus.

In 2007, the Pilkington Building (former Canteen Building, now Refectory, lecture theatre and other offices) and the Drill Hall Library were both joint winners of the Building Renovation category of the Kent Design Awards.[2][3]

The Medway Building at the University of Kent as part of the Universities at Medway campus, was nominated for Best Public Building at the 2010 Kent Design Awards.[4]


The following subjects are taught on campus:

  • University of Greenwich School of Science;
  • University of Greenwich School of Engineering;
  • University of Greenwich School of Health and Social Care;
  • University of Greenwich School of Business and Computing
  • Natural Resources Institute;
  • Medway School of Pharmacy;
  • University of Kent School of Sport and Exercise Sciences;
  • Kent Business School (Historic Dockyard site)
  • Kent School of Computing
  • University of Kent School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR);
  • University of Kent Centre for Journalism;
  • University of Kent School of Music and Fine Arts (Historic Dockyard site)


The universities share use of the Grade II listed Drill Hall Library.


  1. ^ Welcome to Chatham's bid for World Heritage Status
  2. ^ "Pilkington Building, Universities at Medway, England". www.rmjm.com. 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Medway Campus collects First Prize at Kent Design Awards". enterprise.gre.ac.uk. 6 December 2007. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Medway Building, Kent, England". www.e-architect.co.uk. 4 February 2010. Retrieved 24 December 2013. 

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