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

17 November: Young people often can't tell the strength of alcoholic drinks, Kingston University study reveals
Researchers from Kingston University have warned that young people are at risk of consuming more alcohol than they can handle - after a study found they are often unable to detect how strong their …

16 November: Kingston University psychology academic calls for review into mental health treatments following award-winning research into schizophrenia
An award-winning Kingston University psychology expert is urging mental health practitioners and pharmaceutical manufacturers to look at developing specific treatments for individuals with …

15 November: New figures cement Kingston University's role as sector champion in nationwide bid to close BME attainment gap
Kingston University's success in helping more black and minority ethnic (BME) students to achieve first and upper-second degrees has been acknowledged in latest Government figures.

14 November: Kingston University fashion graduate combines art and science to create bold collection at MA Fashion show
A Kingston University fashion graduate has combined influence from art and science to create a bold and colourful collection that added a touch of sparkle to the catwalk at the MA Fashion show.

13 November: Kingston University study reveals how food poisoning bacteria Campylobacter uses other organisms as Trojan horse to infect new hosts
A leading cause of bacterial food poisoning can multiply within the cells of a widely-occurring micro-organism - allowing it to spread in harsh environmental conditions, a Kingston University study …

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