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

21 July: Aerospace engineer, artist and choreographer among leading figures to join elite line up of Kingston University honorary graduates
While the main focus of Kingston University's graduation ceremonies is to celebrate the achievements of students, they are also an opportunity to recognise outstanding contributions from outside the …

21 July: Congratulations to the graduating class of 2016
More than 10,000 graduates and their guests will be descending on Kingston this July to celebrate the achievements of Kingston University's newest alumni.

18 July: Kingston University human resource management students turn consultants to boost student ambassador programme
A group of five human resource management students from Kingston University were so impressed by the impact of their institution's student ambassador scheme they decided to make it the focus of their …

15 July: Kingston University students, staff and graduates bring dance and drama talents to borough stage during International Youth Arts Festival
A Kingston University graduate has taken the lead in organising this year's International Youth Arts Festival which has showcased the talents of emerging performers across the borough.

14 July: New science laboratories set to open at Kingston University as first stage of and pound;6.8m project part-funded by government grant nears completion
The first stage of a and pound;6.8m project to create new state-of -the-art science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) facilities at Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus has been …

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