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- Professor Steven Spier (Acting)
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
28 March: Award-winning record producer Tony Visconti returns to Kingston University for the inaugural Visconti Winter School
Aspiring musicians from across the globe come to Kingston University to take part in a five-day intensive programme led by David Bowie's former music producer, Tony Visconti.
23 March: Etna's volcanic awakening shines the spotlight on new volcanic research at Kingston
A new Natural Environment Research Council grant ( and pound;54,000 worth of analytical costs) to geologists and geographers at Kingston University will help understand better the processes which …
17 March: QS World University Rankings place Kingston University in top 100 globally for art and design
Kingston University was rated a top-performing global institution in seven subject areas in the latest prestigious QS World University Rankings - with art and design, education and business all …
17 March: Comedian Lenny Henry praises outstanding Kingston University students at annual Talent Awards
Comedian, actor and broadcaster Sir Lenny Henry praises 'amazing' students at Kingston University's Talent Awards
17 March: Kingston University's careers service KU Talent cements place at the top of its field with Association of Graduate Recruiters award win
Kingston University's careers service - KU Talent - scoops an Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) Development Award, cementing its position in the top ten university careers services in the UK …