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

25 August: Up-and-coming actor steps into the spotlight after snapping up Kingston University place through Clearing
Originally from Manchester, the 23 year old had completed a year of study at another university but when things didn't go to plan he decided he needed a change of scene and headed south to Kingston.

23 August: Kingston University graduate Asha Philip gets a hero's welcome after scooping Olympic bronze as part of Team GB women's relay squad at Rio 2016
A former Kingston University student was part of the Team GB women's relay team that raced to bronze medal victory at the Rio Olympics.

23 August: Kingston University's BA(Hons) Fashion degree elevated to second place in prestigious Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings
Kingston University's internationally-acclaimed BA(Hons) Fashion degree has been ranked number two in the world by leading website Business of Fashion.

18 August: Eager applicants hit the phone lines to snap up final Kingston University course places as Clearing kicks off
Kingston University proves popular choice as the race for places in Clearing begins

18 August: Students urged to be prepared if they aim to secure a Kingston University place through Clearing
Admissions staff are urging students to ensure that they are in the best possible position when applying to university

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