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Chris Holland, Founding Dean, at Pears Building

Professor Chris Holland, KMMS Dean, outlines its successful start and points to an exciting future

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KMMS Senior Lecturer, Jo Rodda, talks about Managing Stress at University

KMMS Student Michael Lam performing on the piano

Michael Lam, performing the Minuet in G, BWV Anh. 114 from Bach's 'Anna Magdalena Notebook,' attributed to Christian Perzold. Performed in Colyer-Fergusson Hall on the University of Kent's Canterbury campus.

Pears Building from a distance

Just over 100 founding medical students started their Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery programme at Kent and Medway's first medical school, Kent and Medway Medical School (KMMS).

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DDC to sponsor local medical student at new Kent and Medway Medical School

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The General Medical Council Praises KMMS for its Curriculum as they Prepare to Welcome Their First Students This September

Statement from Chris Holland

A statement from the Dean of Kent and Medway Medical School on #BlackLivesMatter

Welcome Wednesday invitation showing the Admissions Team Mary, Philip and Charlotte (left to right)

On May 13th KMMS launches its first weekly Q&A session for students hoping to study medicine in 2021. The sessions will be hosted on Instagram Live and will be hosted by members of the KMMS Admissions Team.

KMMS Patient Input Survey

Calling all Kent and Medway residents! This patient survey is designed to help us train our students to be the future doctors you would want. UPDATE: This survey is now closed.

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Garfield Weston Foundation donates £500k to new Kent and Medway Medical School

Link to BMJ Best Practice article

KMMS’ Senior Lecturer in Medical Ethics, Law and Professionalsm, Julia Hynes, pens a Covid-19 Pandemic Rapid Response in the BMJ (30 March, 2020) titled ‘A Plea to Prevent Physical, Mental and Moral Injury to our Carers’.

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KMMS is very pleased to announce our confirmed scholarships. There are twenty three in total so far with more to be confirmed in the coming weeks. To read more, click on this article.


The Advanced Journal of Professional Practice, peer-reviewed open access journal, which is edited by KMMS' Lead for Scholarships Claire Parkin, is now open for submissions!

Photo of Pears Building, Kent Campus

Pears Foundation donates £2 million to Kent and Medway Medical School

Verena Holmes Building at Canterbury Christ Church University

South East LEP Backs Kent and Medway's First Medical School with £4M Funding

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Traditional topping out celebration at the KMMS building at Kent

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First applications at Kent and Medway Medical School exceed expectations.

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KMMS chosen to co-host Summer Schools to Help Students Gain Access to Medical Careers

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Medway Council offers scholarship for Medway student studying at KMMS

Photo of Student looking through microscope

Hundreds of aspiring new doctors visit Medical School open days.