Kingston University

Kingston University

Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor
Professor Steven Spier

With nearly 20,000 students, Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London, offering an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The University is a growing force in research and a pioneer in entrepreneurship.

The latest Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey 2014/15 reported that, for the sixth time, Kingston had the highest number of graduates starting up their own companies out of any institution in the United Kingdom.

A new report published in 2016 by BiGGAR Economics shows that Kingston University is making a substantial economic contribution to the local borough, London, and the UK as a whole. The report found that in 2014/15, Kingston University generated an estimated £921.1m and supported 12,500 jobs throughout the UK.

Recent news from Kingston University

21 August: Kingston University sociology lecturer joins select group of academics to visit former top secret nuclear power plant in Russia
A Kingston University academic's study into the history of nuclear power in Russia has seen her secure access to some of the nation's once notoriously guarded sites. Dr Egle Rindzeviciute's project …

17 August: Kingston University proves popular choice as race for Clearing places gathers pace
Calls have been flooding in to Kingston University's Clearing hotline as students receive their A-level results land rushed to secure a university place to start in September.

14 August: An advert for Clearing success - Facebook post puts Kingston Business School student on path to marketing career
Spanish student Chaimaa Rahimi discovered her perfect marketing and business course via Clearing at Kingston University.

11 August: Call to Clearing hotline sets stage for dancer to pursue sport science at Kingston University
A Kingston University student has her sights set on working behind the scenes at the Royal Ballet after successfully securing a place on a sport science degree through Clearing.

11 August: Clearing gives compassionate student nurse the perfect remedy for success
Missing paperwork nearly scuppered Bello Aminu's nursing career but Clearing came to the rescue and he secured a place at Kingston University to study mental health nursing.

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