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

3 July: Kingston University fine art graduate gets it spot on with 101 Dalmatian-inspired installation
A new graduate from Kingston University's BA(Hons) in Fine Art has been challenging preconceptions of hoarding and collecting in an installation based on much-loved children's tale 101 Dalmatians.

29 June: Alumni celebrate 50 years of Kingston Law School at Middle Temple
Kingston University alumnus James Keeley shares his memories of the alumni reunion celebrating the 50th anniversary of Kingston Law School.

25 June: Kingston University design graduate embarks on mission to halt decline of the humble hedgehog
Kingston University design graduate Antigone Frichot has devised a shelter to help counter the decline of one of the United Kingdom's most treasured garden inhabitants - the hedgehog.

25 June: Kingston University wins double KTP award to fund wireless communications project
Kingston University is delighted to announce a new partnership with Vocality International Ltd, an IP communications company based near Guildford.

24 June: Kingston's genome sequencing research set to tackle major global health challenge
Genome sequencing research completed by Kingston University has the potential to bring significant benefits to a key global health issue - that of multi-drug-resistant bacteria.

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