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- 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.