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

14 August: Eager applicants hit the phone lines to snap up final Kingston University course places as Clearing kicks off
Calls have been pouring in to Kingston University's confirmation, Clearing and adjustment hotline since it sprang into action this morning.

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.

7 August: Budding newshound gets set to create headlines after coming to Kingston University through Clearing
When Carly Strange faced an uncertain future after receiving her A-level results last year she turned to Clearing, adamant nothing was going to get in the way of her dreams of attending university.

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