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

16 April: Driven Kingston University economics graduate overcomes tough upbringing to land top job in the City
A Kingston University economics graduate has overcome a tough upbringing to change his life. Reggie Nelson thought outside the box to land a top job in the heart of the City of London.

11 April: Students deliver creative ideas to boost borough's economy in Kingston Business Society and Kingston Chamber of Commerce hackathon
Students from Kingston University have been putting their creativity and entrepreneurial acumen to the test to come up with solutions to challenges faced by the borough's businesses and Kingston …

10 April: Creative collaboration from Kingston School of Art fashion students and Royal School of Needlework gives modern twist to traditional Korean Hanbok
Korean Hanbok has provided the inspiration for an innovative project that asked students to design their own versions of the traditional ceremonial clothing. Fashion students from Kingston School of …

8 April: Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing student in the running for National Student Nurse Congress Award
A third year adult nursing student at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has been shortlisted for the inaugural National Student Nurse Congress Award.

8 April: Textbook by Kingston University and St George's, University of London child nursing experts attracts international interest
A newly-published textbook, written solely by child nursing lecturers from Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has received rights requests from across the globe after becoming …

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