The cost of living and tuition fees were touted as reasons for Canterbury's shock result, where Labour won a seat for the first time since 1918.
Streams of students made their voices heard, overturning the old adage that the young are more concerned with selfies than society.
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Geraint Vincent
Theresa May is expected to receive a frosty reception when she meets the 1922 Committee later. But what do we know about the group?
The Prime Minister appointed her former leadership rival as Environment Secretary as she confirms her new top team.
He insisted he would be backing Theresa May as leader and has warned MPs to "calm down and get behind the Prime Minister".