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

28 September: Kingston University and St George's University, London Professor becomes the first nurse to be elected as fellow of the American College of Cardiology
Professor Tom Quinn, a leading expert on cardiology care, has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, thought to be the first nurse to become a fellow in the history of the …

28 September: Kingston University inclusion expert set to help shape the future of higher education following appointment to prestigious government TEF panel
An inclusion and diversity expert from Kingston University has been picked from more than 1,200 applicants to join an influential panel tasked with implementing the government's new Teaching …

28 September: Novel teaching and research project sees Kingston University nursing students take part in drama and dance production
An unusual collaboration between drama, nursing and history at Kingston University has led to the creation of a new, interactive production.

26 September: Author Matt Haig talks to Kingston University students about writing, reading and what it means to be human
New students from every part of the University gathered on Wednesday to hear Matt Haig, author of The Humans, speak. The novel was chosen for the Kingston University's Big Read - a scheme that offers …

20 September: Kingston University launches new Integrity Research Group
The newly established research grouping aims to positively impact on the policies and activity of businesses, government and public bodies.

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