Category Archives: University Development

What students would like universities to spend less money on, national study.

Courtesy of Raconteur Magazine.

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Canterbury City Council Higher Ed. feedback request

An email received from the city council, followed below by their executive summary of higher education’s effects on Canterbury: Dear Colleague You are invited to take part in a consultation regarding the impact of Higher and Further Education on the Canterbury … Continue reading

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Local Councillor KM response to UKC plan

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Eastbridge hospital Covenants recalled

Firstly I am so grateful that the campaign group “University Challenged”  has been  formed and that  they  are challenging the  plan re the  proposed University of Kent Campus development. This plan seeks to undertake by far the biggest development ever … Continue reading

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Early Wins for Uni at Blean

This document has been produced by us as a family in response to the Master Plan proposed by the University of Kent. We would like to query the assumption that the University’s expansion should be at the expense of Blean’s … Continue reading

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Green campus at expense of green fields

Consultation: The Masterplan – Next Steps states ‘…this work is a vision aimed at inspiring and gathering stakeholders around a clear project’. The University state on their website that they are ‘committed to maintaining and developing the good relations we … Continue reading

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City’s character before profit

Dear University Challenged, I would like to oppose the enlargement of the university as the roads are not sufficient to accommodate all of the proposed traffic. Also, the building would mean there would be little green land between Tyler Hill … Continue reading

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Unsuitability of Tyler Hill Road for development

1.  We are concerned about the destruction of large areas of productive farmland and would guess that with the event of Brexit, the country will most probably need more facility for food production rather than less.  Much of the Northern … Continue reading

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Higher Education & Quality of Life juxtaposed in the Canterbury District Plan (Draft)

EXCERPT FROM THE CANTERBURY DISTRICT PLAN 2014 (DRAFT) ON HIGHER EDUCATION IN CANTERBURY; FOLLOWED BY SPECIFIC OPINION ON THE TWO UNIVERSITIES AND LINK TO QUALITY OF LIFE CHAPTER. 3.55 Education as a sector is very important to the area.  As … Continue reading

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“Silicon Valley”, with a cricket pitch

Having been a resident of Blean all of my childhood and a lot of my adult life, with my family home in the middle of the Northern Land Holdings I find the plans presented deplorable. When the University started buying … Continue reading

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