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

25 March: Kingston University and #039;s second alumni reception in the USA hailed a great success as graduates and staff gather in New York
A lively crowd of Kingston graduates, staff and guests attended the recent alumni reception at New York and #039;s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD).

23 March: Three Kingston University case studies featured in new University Alliance initiative to spotlight real world impact of university research
A research excellence project which aims to outline the steps needed to secure the future excellence of UK research and to maintain an innovation research ecosystem has highlighted three Kingston …

16 March: Kingston University takes steps to close the BME attainment gap
Kingston University aims to lead on the BME attainment gap at a national level, focussing its efforts on improving institutional processes, enhancing knowledge and skills, and better supporting its …

13 March: Enterprising Business Studies graduate Paul Soanes returns to Kingston University to support budding entrepreneurs following in his footsteps
Entrepreneur and BA Business Studies graduate Paul Soanes returns to Kingston - without his books this time. Paul is coming back as a judge for our Celebrate Enterprise awards - celebrating …

5 March: Students from the School of Geography, Geology and the Environment and lsquo;think critically to make a difference and #039; for South African settlement
Immersing students in the South Africa and #039;s Village Heights community gave them the opportunity to debate development issues in a real-life context.

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