Kingston University

Kingston University

Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
020 8417 9000
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

25 May: Top accolades for Kingston University's fashion and design courses in latest Guardian University Guide rankings
Kingston University has been rated one of the top institutions in the United Kingdom for fashion and design education in the latest Guardian University Guide, with sports science and nursing leading …

23 May: Novel approach using drama to train mental health nurses sees Kingston University and St George's, University of London scoop Student Nursing Times Award
A challenging drama used to help mental health nursing students hone their skills has won the Teaching Innovation of the Year Award for Kingston University and St George's, University of London at …

20 May: Healthcare professionals call for better maternity services for parents-to-be with hearing problems at Deaf Nest Project conference
Midwives, students and healthcare professionals have called for improvements in antenatal and childbirth services for deaf families, at a unique event organised by a Kingston University and St …

19 May: Key to leadership success is sense of purpose, new Kingston Business School research shows
New research from Kingston University's Business School turns current thinking around leadership on its head.

18 May: Kingston University named University of the Year in prestigious NEON awards recognising commitment to widening participation in higher education
Kingston University's ongoing commitment to widening participation in higher education has been recognised in this year's prestigious NEON awards.

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