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

22 August: It's the Cat's whiskers as Kingston professor's comic superheroine makes jump from screen to magazine
A Kingston University academic who also writes superhero comic books says he is glad his collaborators are too busy to work with him as their feminist strip My So Called Secret Identity gets ready to …

14 August: Eager Clearing applicants hit the phone lines to snap up final Kingston University course places
Calls have been pouring in to Kingston University's confirmation, Clearing and adjustment hotline since it sprang into action on A-Level results day.

12 August: Think carefully about degree options on A-level results day, Kingston University admissions staff advise
Admissions tutors at London's Kingston University are encouraging prospective undergraduates to ensure they are well prepared for confirmation and Clearing.

12 August: Clearing helps former musical theatre star move from centre stage to Kingston University business management degree
Talitha Booth switched musicals for a business management degree at after using Clearing to springboard her towards a new career.

11 August: Kingston University civil engineering student becomes family trailblazer for higher education through Clearing
After finally deciding on her ideal degree months after the UCAS deadline had passed, Renisha Robin made the most of the opportunity Clearing provided to find the perfect university place.

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