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

28 April: Chernobyl 30 years on: Kingston University radiation expert Dr Alan Flowers reflects on impact of worst nuclear accident in history
A Kingston University expert has returned to the site of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor accident as part of an international delegation of scientists commemorating the 30th anniversary of the disaster.

26 April: Kingston alumnus takes students out of the classroom and into the sky
Kingston alumnus Alnur Dhanani took students to the skies last week, allowing a group of aerospace engineering undergraduates to fly his aeroplane for the day.

26 April: Endurance runner Susie Chan enters Guinness World Records' books after verification of 12-hour treadmill distance set at Kingston University
Ultra runner Susie Chan has officially entered the record books after her 12-hour treadmill attempt at Kingston University was verified by Guinness World Records. The 40 year old, who was supported …

26 April: Kingston University journalism lecturer Azadeh Moaveni scoops Pulitzer Prize honour for team reporting on Islamic State with the New York Times
A Kingston University journalism lecturer has secured one of the most coveted accolades in the media world after being named a Pulitzer Prize finalist for a compelling investigation into the true …

25 April: Kingston Business Excellence Awards: entries now open
If you think your business deserves recognition, visit the Kingston Business Awards website for a full list of categories and details on how to enter. The deadline for entries is June 24 and the …

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