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: Luminary of film and theatre world Simon Callow awarded Kingston University honorary degree
One of Britain's most respected stars of stage and screen, Simon Callow, has been named an Honorary Doctor of letters by Kingston University for his contribution to theatre and film practice and …

29 July: Students encouraged to plan, prepare and prioritise to secure a university place during Clearing
Record numbers of applicants are now using Clearing as a means to secure a place at university. Students are advised to put together a Clearing action plan so that they avoid hasty decision-making …

23 July: Sportsman makes leap from basketball to biomedics after scoring a Kingston University place through Clearing
Clearing has helped former basketball player Shadi Ambrosini achieve a slam dunk for a new career after he scored a place at Kingston University..

22 July: Join fellow Kingston University alumni as they run to support care leavers
Kingston University alumni are raising money to support care leavers studying at Kingston by taking part in the Royal Borough of Kingston 10-mile run.

20 July: Kingston University graduates share their stories of summer 2015 graduation ceremonies
More than 3,000 graduates are receiving their degree in front of friends, family and staff members at the Rose Theatre, Kingston over the next week, from Monday 20 July to Tuesday 28 July. The …

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