Kingston University

Kingston University

Address
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Website
http://www.kingston.ac.uk/
Telephone
020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor
Professor Steven Spier

With nearly 20,000 students, Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London, offering an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The University is a growing force in research and a pioneer in entrepreneurship.

The latest Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey 2014/15 reported that, for the sixth time, Kingston had the highest number of graduates starting up their own companies out of any institution in the United Kingdom.

A new report published in 2016 by BiGGAR Economics shows that Kingston University is making a substantial economic contribution to the local borough, London, and the UK as a whole. The report found that in 2014/15, Kingston University generated an estimated £921.1m and supported 12,500 jobs throughout the UK.

Recent news from Kingston University

23 May: Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen
Kingston University's Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen after they were closed temporarily following the discovery of a World War II bomb on a nearby construction site.

21 May: Kingston University teams up with the University of Gibraltar to launch territory's first PGCE teacher training degree
Kingston University's strong relationship with educators in Gibraltar has led to the launch of the British Overseas Territory's first PGCE teacher training degree.

16 May: Kingston University's award-winning nursing project helps breaks down barriers for young people with learning disabilities
An award-winning project from Kingston University and St George's, University of London's School of Nursing is bringing together student nurses and young people with learning disabilities to help …

15 May: Experimental film students and graduates selected to be part of first round of nominations for ICA and BBC New Creatives
Kingston School of Art has been well represented at the first Open Call of the BBC's New Creatives scheme with two students and two graduates selected to be part of the prestigous showcase of …

10 May: Kingston University student hoping for strong performance at World Relay Championships to keep 2020 Olympics dream alive
Kingston University biochemistry student and talented sprinter Jamal-Marcus Rhoden-Stevens will represent Great Britain at the World Relay Championships in Japan this weekend - and is setting his …

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