- 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
19 September: Collaboration with craftspeople weaves Welsh heritage into Kingston University student's MA Fashion menswear collection
A Kingston University MA Fashion student has collaborated with a band of Welsh craftspeople to create a stunning menswear collection.
17 September: Economics expert Steve Keen to help Kingston University become world class centre for teaching new economic theories
Kingston University's new head of the School of Economics, History and Politics, Professor Steve Keen, says mainstream economics theory has played a key role in the current economic downturn.
16 September: Kingston University MA Fashion students captivate London Fashion Week crowds with cosmopolitan collections
Kingston University's latest crop of MA Fashion graduates has taken inspiration from right around the globe for collections being unveiled on the final day of London Fashion Week.
5 September: Smallpeice Trust helps pupils' passion for aerospace engineering take flight through Kingston University summer school
Kingston University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing has played host to a residential summer school organised by The Smallpeice Trust which has let school pupils sample the latest …
5 September: Kingston University shortlisted for Entrepreneurial University of the Year and Widening Participation or Outreach Initiative of the Year in 2014 Times Higher Education Awards
The Times Higher Education Awards 2014 include two nominations for Kingston University.