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

27 November: New Kingston University Dean of Science, Engineering and Computing Professor Mike Sutcliffe emphasises importance of strong industry links
Kingston University's newly-appointed Dean of Science, Engineering and Computing Professor Mike Sutcliffe has emphasised the importance of innovative industry links.

27 November: United Kingdom's first university-based paramedic virtual reality training centre launched by Tooting MP Sadiq Khan
Kingston University and St George's, University of London have opened a hi-tech training centre to give the next generation of paramedics a taste of life on the front line.

27 November: Doors to Dorich House Museum, former studio home of Russian sculptor Dora Gordine, reopen after major refurbishment
The striking 1930s residence houses an extensive collection of Gordine's original sculptures, paintings and drawings, newly presented throughout the three story building in north Kingston.

24 November: The impact of alumni donations: how you are changing the lives of current students
Each year we offer a number of Sanctuary Awards to those who would be unable fund their studies without it. Kingston is also incredibly proud to hear their successes.

20 November: Kingston University biomedical science graduate Rui Daniel Jaime shortlisted for London's Young People of the Year award 2015
A Kingston University graduate has become one of a select group of young Londoners nominated for an award backed by Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson.

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