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

28 August: Black History Month workshop is inspirational spark behind new book of poetry written by Kingston University students
Streams of consciousness poetry collection features creative writing from students representing a range of subjects and came together with help from Kingston University's Widening Participation team …

21 August: Kingston University singers and musicians hit a high note at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Kingston University ensembles have enjoyed sell-out success during performances at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

20 August: Graduation film welcomes the class of 2015 into the Kingston University Alumni Association
The Kingston University Alumni Association has welcomed this year's graduates into the family with a brand-new video.

19 August: Kingston alumni and their businesses benefit from funding and new ideas by employing graduate interns
Kingston alumnus and entrepreneur Anand Ramdeo is milking the benefits of great ideas provided by Kingston graduates, and receiving funding to employ them through the Santander Universities …

14 August: Kingston University receives Race Equality Charter Award
Kingston University has been awarded the Race Equality Charter Bronze Award by the Equality Challenge Unit - one of only eight higher education institutions to achieve the award in its first year.

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