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

20 September: Brexit vote accurately predicted by brain activity, Kingston University research finds
A study of EU referendum voters by Kingston University researchers has found that brain scans may be able to predict votes more accurately than opinion polls.

15 September: Launch of Kingston University Big Read: Alumni Chapter
We are delighted to announce the launch of an Alumni Chapter of the award-nominated Kingston University Big Read

12 September: Kingston University pays tribute following death of Patron, world renowned theatre great Sir Peter Hall
Kingston University's Patron and former Chancellor Sir Peter Hall, founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company and former director of the National Theatre, has died at the age of 86.

12 September: Kingston University illustration student scoops Creative Conscience Gold award for work highlighting heavy load of young carers
Illustration Animation BA(Hons) student Lottie Fox Jones has created a large scale soft toy weighted with sand and stuffing to symbolise the psychological weight carried by young carers.

8 September: Newly launched Kingston School of Art will play key role in developing creative leaders who dare to think differently, interim Dean Anne Boddington says
Kingston University's newly launched art school has opened its doors to students, staff and researchers.

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