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 December: New book by Kingston University and St George's, University of London social work expert outlines ramifications of privatising services
A book setting out the far-reaching implications of privatising social work has been unveiled by a leading academic from Kingston University and St George's, University of London.

13 December: Kingston University academic's children's book selected for Reading Rampage
Associate Professor Adam Baron's book, Boy Underwater, has been chosen for the Reading Rampage shortlist. Reading Rampage is an initiative for schools run by the Schools Development Support Agency …

7 December: Politics and international relations students shine spotlight on Universal Declaration of Human Rights on 70th anniversary
Students and academics at Kingston University are marking the 70th anniversary of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights by exploring the significant role the landmark manifesto …

6 December: Discover Leveson - Kingston University's new online archive of landmark public inquiry offers unique insight into journalism and society
A cutting edge new online archive created by Kingston University will give the public new insight in to the Leveson Inquiry, which examined the central role of journalism in modern society.

6 December: Kingston University's innovative outreach work named one of UK's 100 best breakthroughs by Universities UK
As part of the MadeAtUni campaign, Kingston University's innovative sector-leading work to raise young people's aspirations has been named as one of the United Kingdom's 100 best breakthroughs by …

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