Kingston University

Kingston University

Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
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

18 February: Kingston University politics expert says Labour splitters have made Brexit even more complicated - and weakened prospect of what they want to achieve
Seven Labour MPs have resigned over Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and concerns around anti-semitism - but does this help or hinder their hopes of securing a second referendum? Dr Robin Pettit, …

18 February: New parliamentary report could help tackle national childhood obesity crisis, Kingston University expert says
A new government report could be a long-awaited step in helping to tackle the national childhood obesity crisis, according to a Kingston University expert.

13 February: New physician associates an asset to hospital medical and surgical teams, study from Kingston University and St George's, University of London finds
A first study into the impact of a new type of health worker in NHS hospitals, physician associates, has found they benefit medical and surgical teams and their patients, according to research by …

11 February: Kingston University to host seminar to inform future teachers about the needs of Forces children
A seminar focusing on the needs of Armed Forces children and how they are supported at school is being hosted by Kingston University and Reading Force.

5 February: Metro Bank mogul Vernon Hill calls for companies to create fans rather than customers at Kingston University Strategy into Practice lecture
Chairman of Metro Bank Vernon Hill has launched this year's industry-recognised Strategy into Practice seminars with a talk on how to increase business growth.

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