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

21 October: Kingston University design expert unveils new guide highlighting ways sensory rooms can improve dementia care
Academic experts from Kingston University and the University of Southampton have joined forces to produce a new guide packed with advice about the ways rooms designed to stimulate people and #039;s …

17 October: Professor Mark Fielder's reddit AMA - Questions on Ebola, antibiotic resistance and how to pursue a career in microbiology
Medical microbiologist Mark Fielder took to reddit to answer questions on the spread of infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance and Ebola. The AMA session garnered a huge response from the reddit …

16 October: Applications open for AHRC doctoral studentships 2014/15
Full and part-time Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding available for postgraduate research degrees. Application deadline 7 February 2015.

7 October: Denim and dunces' hats take centre stage as Kingston University MA Fashion designer makes catwalk statement on plight of Spanish economy
Esme Dominguez Pueyo makes a stand about the impact of economic austerity in her native Spain with her latest fashion collection.

29 September: Kingston art historian publishes book to acccompany exhibition of wartime painter and printmaker Nevinson
Kingston University Art historian Dr Jonathan Black explores the work of one of the 20th century's finest British printmakers in a new book and exhibition.

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