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

18 September: Green entrepreneurs need access to finance to help UK meet emissions targets, Kingston University experts warn
Start-up businesses working on innovations to help combat climate change must have access to reliable funding if the United Kingdom is to meet its carbon emission reduction targets, according to …

17 September: Some children with autism more able to read thoughts and feelings from facial expressions than previously thought, Kingston University research reveals
The ability of people with autism to read what someone is feeling or thinking by looking at their eyes and face may have been underestimated, according to research conducted by a developmental …

16 September: Kingston School of Art professor and Fixperts founder Daniel Charny awarded Design Innovation Medal at London Design Festival
The Design Innovation Medal is one of four awarded by a panel of established designers, industry commentators and influencers to recognise the contribution made by leading figures and emerging talent …

13 September: Kingston University product and furniture design graduate's modular wall planter in full bloom at London Design Festival
Will Bloomfield's design is just one of the products by Kingston School of Art graduates on show at the London Design Festival.

12 September: Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier joins leadership team of University Alliance mission group
Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier will play a key role in representing the interests of technical and professional institutions across the United Kingdom after joining the …

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