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- Vice Chancellor
- Professor Julius Weinberg
The mission of Kingston University is to:
– promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
– strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
– realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
– equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.
Although this statement was first made about 10 years ago, it continues to sum up the University’s key aspirations – widening participation, excellence in teaching and research, and enabling graduates to pursue successful careers as well as being active citizens.
Recent news from Kingston University
29 November: Leading diplomats and academics from around Europe share their views on the challenges to come at Kingston University Brexit event
The process to separate Britain from the European Union and the impact Brexit will have across the continent were discussed at a Kingston University event that brought together key players in the …
24 November: Bicycle made from discarded golf clubs highlights 21st Century swing to cycling as leisure activity for middle-aged men
A Kingston University graphic design student has created a fully functional lightweight bicycle constructed from a set of golf clubs purchased for just 99p from eBay.
24 November: Kingston University graduate Chay Watkins recognised in Top New Talent Awards
Kingston University alumnus Chay Watkins has been recognised in The Grocer's 2016 Top New Talent List.
23 November: Kingston University secures and euro;1.6million grant for global research project into migration, sex work and trafficking
A major global research project that will investigate the complex relationship between migration, sex work and trafficking across three continents is being launched by Kingston University, using a …
21 November: Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School set to make sure punishment fits the crime in fight against corruption
The Integrity Research Group at Kingston Law School aims to identify activity that will make a concrete impact on policies surrounding corruption.