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

14 October: Kingston University and the Royal Borough of Kingston join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough
The unique material, part of the Victorian photographer's own personal collection which he bequeathed to Kingston Museum on his death, will be housed in the University's flagship new Town House …

11 October: Universities Minister Chris Skidmore discusses importance of education and significance of Black History Month in return visit to Kingston University
Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has made his thrid visit this year to Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus.

11 October: Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE
Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment has become the third department to receive an Athena SWAN bronze award for its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.

11 October: European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event
Hundreds of science enthusiasts were given a taster of some of Kingston University's STEM equipment and outreach activities as New Scientist Live opened its doors at ExCel London on Thursday, with …

10 October: Alumni Champions event celebrates over 2,800 hours of alumni volunteering last year
Last year, over 438 of our alumni at Kingston shared their valuable time to volunteer in support of Kingston students.

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