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

19 September: White Stuff collaborate with Kingston School of Art students as part of their Nurturing Talent Initiative
A range of T-shirts inspired by the great outdoors has been designed by creative Kingston School of Art students. The exclusive collection is flying off the shelves at White Stuff stores across the …

12 September: Kingston University experts to explore how 5G technology could provide farmers with eye in the sky over their fields as part of and pound;2.1m government-funded 5GRIT project
Kingston University's Robot Vision team will explore how 5G could allow intelligent drones to monitor crops and livestock on farms as part of nine-partner initiative trialling innovative uses of the …

6 September: Kingston University academics appointed to UK Research and Innovation's Future Leaders Peer Review College to help identify top emerging talent
Academics from across Kingston University's four Faculties have been selected to play a key role in helping identify the country's brightest emerging research talent as part of a new fellowship set …

5 September: Film showcasing Kingston University's sector-leading work raising educational aspirations unveiled at Universities UK annual conference
A film made by ITN Productions for Universities UK highlights Kingston University's success in raising school pupils' educational aspirations and inspiring them to move on to degree studies.

31 August: Kingston School of Art Professor Mike Nelson wins Royal Academy of Arts' prestigious Wollaston Award
The and pound;25,000 prize was given to sculptor and installation artist Professor Mike Nelson for his rubble-filled sleeping bag which was on display at the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition.

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