Kingston University

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

22 July: A sustainable future for construction - experts gather at Kingston University for international conference to help tackle climate crisis
How does the construction industry reduce its global carbon footprint to help create a more sustainable future for the planet? Experts from around the world gathered at Kingston University for an …

19 July: Q and amp;A with Creative Writing tutor Dr Adam Baron on publication of his book You Won't Believe This (HarperCollins, 2019)
Q and amp;A with Creative Writing tutor Dr Adam Baron, whose novel You Won't Believe This is published this summer as a follow up to his bestselling and Carnegie-nominated children's book debut Boy …

16 July: Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University
A dedicated race and human rights campaigner, an innovator in fashion branding and an influential legal expert are among a group of industry leaders set to receive honorary awards from Kingston …

8 July: Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards
Creative solutions to global engineering problems dreamed up by young innovators of the future were unveiled at Kingston University as part of an annual Primary Engineer competition.

3 July: Inspiring care leaver student recognised with national learning award from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal
An inspirational Kingston School of Art student who spent his childhood in care has overcome the odds to progress to university and win a prestigious national award.

Kingston University
Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor
Professor Steven Spier