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

16 January: Kingston University alumnus receives Capri Legend Humanitarian Award at the International Film Festival
Kingston alumnus Tan Sri Francis Yeoh was awarded the Capri Legend Humanitarian Award last month in recognition of his philanthropic endeavours through music.

16 January: Co-founder of the country's first prison radio station is among Kingston University alumni celebrated in the New Year's Honours List
A criminal justice campaigner who co-founded the country's first prison radio station and a college principal who's dedicated more than 40 years of his life to education are among the Kingston …

12 January: Kingston University placed 123 in world for international outlook in latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Kingston University has risen 13 places in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings to be placed 123 in the world for international outlook in its 2017 table.

12 January: Professor Will Brooker helps Bowie fans celebrate their idol on the eve of the late icon's 70th birthday
Bowie tribute band Thin White Duke joined Professor Will Brooker to celebrate music legend David Bowie at a special gig to mark what would have been the star's 70th birthday.

12 January: Kingston University alumni success in 2016
Graduates across the globe were recognised for their skills, talents and contributions to their fields and we've shared just some of the highlights below. From Olympic medals and OBEs to big-budget …

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