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

17 April: Staff pay tribute to and lsquo;larger than life and #039; enterprise and engineering champion Andrew Self
Current and former members of staff at Kingston University have been saddened by the death of retired pro vice-chancellor for enterprise, Professor Andrew Self, who recently lost his battle with …

17 April: Kingston University links up with nine local arts and health service providers to improve the local community
Kingston University, together with the Rose Theatre and The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, are actively working together to improve the local community.

16 April: Kingston University alumnus Malcolm Brown appointed President of the Geological Society of London
Geology alumni Malcolm Brown is to lead the oldest geological society in the world following consultative ballot from Geological Society members.

15 April: Geology alumnus Christopher King obituary featured in the Guardian newspaper and #039;s and #039;Other Lives and #039;
Emeritus Professor Dick Moody shares his memories of Christopher King - one of Kingston University and #039;s great geology alumni, in the Guardian.

15 April: A tribute to John Renbourn - past Kingston School of Art student who went on to become a well-known folk musician
Folk musician and ex-Kingston student John Renbourn and #039;s life is remembered though obituaries in the Telegraph and Independent as well as through the Kingston School of Art archives.

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