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

30 July: Students urged to plan ahead to snap up final few places through Clearing as A-level results day nears
Kingston University admissions staff are urging aspiring undergraduates to start planning now to ensure they are perfectly prepared whatever news A-level results day may bring on 14 August.

25 July: New Kingston University Business and Law Dean to strengthen emphasis on international education
Kingston University's newly-appointed Dean of Business and Law plans to focus on developing the international dimensions of the Faculty.

10 July: Kingston University's Stanley Picker Gallery given boost in Arts Council England funding shake-up
Arts Council England funding increase for Kingston University's Stanley Picker Gallery hailed as a major endorsement of past, present and future projects.

8 July: Kingston University student savours taste of success as self-penned production Coffee Cups proves theatre hit
A Kingston University music and drama student has put his course skills to the professional test by writing, directing and staging his own play, Coffee Cups, at Hampton Hill Playhouse.

8 July: Popstar Ellie Goulding rocks Glastonbury Festival in top designed by Kingston University fashion graduate Sadie Clayton
Chart-topping singer Ellie Goulding stepped out in a top created by Kingston University fashion graduate Sadie Clayton when she took to the stage at this year's Glastonbury Festival.

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