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

30 January: Entrepreneurial fashion graduate Akosua creates sustainable jobs for women in Ghana as she establishes her own line of handbags
Akosua Afriyie-Kumi,a Kingston Fashion graduate with an impressive resume of fashion industry experience, is now director of her own handbag brand, A A K S, which has helped create jobs for women in …

29 January: New partnership with Kestrel Education will see Kingston providing and #039;whole-school approach and #039; support to schools and teachers
A new partnership between Kingston University and Kestrel Education, a leading UK consultancy in the unique and quot;whole-school approach and quot; to teaching, will be launched with a one day …

29 January: Korean teachers sign up for three more years of English language development with Kingston University
Each January, Kingston University hosts 20 English teachers from the Chungcheongbuk-Do region of South Korea, for a month long, residential continuing professional development course with English …

20 January: Olympian adventurer James Cracknell inspires Sports Performance students as he talks about his sports challenges and goals
Multi-gold winning medallist James Cracknell gave an inspirational speech at his recent visit to Kingston University - talking to students about his road to Olympic and World Championship success and …

16 January: Kingston University architecture graduate Simon Dean awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Bronze Medal for the best degree-level design project
Simon Dean is presented with the RIBA Bronze President and #039;s Medal, one of the world and #039;s most prestigious and established awards in architectural education.

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