Cost of living support

Cost of Living Support

We are here to support you through the cost of living crisis


The cost of living is an increasing concern for many of us. Staff from across the University are meeting regularly to see what we can put in place ahead of the winter months. We will provide regular updates as the working group continues to meet.”

Martin Atkinson, Director of HR

Perks at Work

Use this dedicated Kent discount website to have access to exclusive employee pricing deals and Wow points. 

There are 30,000+ employee discounts in 20 different categories including food and groceries. 

Online currency £1 = 100 Wow loyalty points to earn and redeem through the site. 

To activate your account use your email address. KMMS staff will need to use their Kent email address, not their KMMS email address.

If you're struggling to receive the sign up email, then add to your safe senders list and this should resolve the issue.    

Save money with local businesses

Our 'Business Membership' with the Marlowe Theatre gives access to discounted tickets on select performances and members events. 

You can also save money with local businesses including:

  • Gulbenkian cinema and theatre
  • Eurotunnel
  • The Historic Dockyard Chatham
  • Blackwells
  • Kent Cricket 

Further help with the cost of living

We understand people are worried about the rising costs of living. Take a look at these additional resources for more help and advice:

We are always looking to hear from our staff, Make a suggestion to your Trade Union or Staff Representative