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

19 May: Kingston alumnus and singer songwriter Kjetil Morland represents Norway at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with his song 'A Monster Like Me'
Kingston graduate Kjetil Morland will duet with Debrah Scarlett to represent Norway in the 60th edition of the annual Eurovision Song Contest, which is this year hosted in Vienna, Austria following …

15 May: Kingston University's School of Education help develop international curriculum with Pingu's English and Linguaphone Group
Kingston University's School of Education is delighted to announce a partnership with Linguaphone Group, an international global language training provider with an extensive network of licensed …

13 May: Are you one of Kingston's best creative businesses? Enter this year's Kingston Business Excellence Awards
Kingston University is looking for the most innovative, inspirational and interesting creative companies in the borough. As sponsors of the Best Business for the Creative and Media Sector category at …

13 May: Kingston University experts to play key role in European Commission-backed project to help stamp out doping on the amateur sport and fitness circuit
Public health and education experts from Kingston University are playing a key role in a major European project to deter young people from using performance and appearance-enhancing drugs.

13 May: Kingston University legacy campaign, asking how graduates would like to be remembered, strikes a chord with alumni
Kingston has been finding out what its former students would like to be remembered for as part of a new initiative to build relationships with graduates in their retirement.

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