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

14 November: HackCentre project set to help more than 750 students put their problem-solving skills to the test in new and pound;75,000 Santander Universities' initiative
A new Santander Universities-funded project will see more than 750 students involved in a series of Hackathons.

13 November: Kingston School of Art graduate paints her way on to Sky Arts television Landscape Artist of the Year competition
Kingston University graduate Lorna Wheele has earned a spot on a Sky Arts television that aims to unearth talented artists from across the country.

9 November: International business travel increases risk taking and puts strain on mental health, research from Kingston University and International SOS reveals
People who travel internationally as part of their work are more likely to engage in risky behaviour while away from home, according to a new study by Kingston University and International SOS …

8 November: Kingston Business School celebrates 20 years of internationally respected Moscow MBA programme
Kingston University has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of its Business School's MBA programme in collaboration with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and …

7 November: Nursing student from Cork follows family footsteps to pursue studies at Kingston University
Third year Kingston University student Ellen Fox is following in her family's footsteps as she pursues a career in nursing.

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