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YouTube star and Kingston University graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor showcases artistic talents on return to campus

YouTube star and Kingston University graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor showcases artistic talents on return to campus

YouTube sensation Sean Elliott O'Connor returned to Kingston School of Art to remake his favourite piece of coursework – and offer his audience a glimpse of life at Kingston University.

Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

Staff and students at the University were recognised for their entrepreneurial achievements and pioneering accomplishments at the annual Celebrate Enterprise awards, hosted by Kingston University's Enterprise Education team.

March 2018

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Kingston Mayor has Councillor Julie Pickering has joined staff, students and members of the community on a tour of Kingston University's new flagship Town House building.

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Kingston University journalism expert Professor Brian Cathcart has given a public lecture exploring the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case.

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Legendary record producer and visiting professor Tony Visconti has shared his experience of working alongside world-renowned rock and pop artists in a masterclass with students at Kingston University's Visconti Studio.

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston University fine art student Georgia Palomba only just made the deadline for entries in the Portrait Artist of the Year competition but her first ever self-portrait earned her a place on the fifth show of the television series.

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Kingston University's award-winning Big Read project is returning for a fourth time – with six books by leading female authors in the running to be this year's chosen title.

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil, has been recognised by international business network AACSB for her business acumen and breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan's banking sector.

Kingston University alumni come together for London drinks

Kingston University alumni come together for London drinks

Kingston University welcomed more than 80 alumni at The George pub on The Strand in central London last week.

February 2018

From AltaRoma to London Fashion Week – diversity celebrated on the catwalk as Kingston School of  Art fashion graduate Sadie Clayton's latest collection takes the style capitals by storm

From AltaRoma to London Fashion Week – diversity celebrated on the catwalk as Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Sadie Clayton's latest collection takes the style capitals by storm

The latest collection by a fashion designer and Kingston University graduate Sadie Clayton, famed for her sculptural womenswear took centre stage at the British ambassador's residence in Rome, ahead of its debut on the London Fashion Week catwalk.

Kingston School of Art graduates win best animation and short feature categories at Royal Television Society's London student awards

Kingston School of Art graduates win best animation and short feature categories at Royal Television Society's London student awards

Kingston School of Art Illustration Animation BA(Hons) graduates have scooped top honours in the Royal Television Society's London student awards.

Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Kate Clark's collection goes on show in New York as part of Graduate Fashion Week spectacular

Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Kate Clark's collection goes on show in New York as part of Graduate Fashion Week spectacular

Kingston University BA(Hons) Fashion graduate Kate Clark's work was displayed in New York City in January to celebrate Graduate Fashion Week working for 27 years with fashion's next generation.

'Whether you think you can, or think you can't, you're right.' Kingston University alumnus Azmat Ali hosts inspirational Upgrade Masterclass on developing a growth mindset

'Whether you think you can, or think you can't, you're right.' Kingston University alumnus Azmat Ali hosts inspirational Upgrade Masterclass on developing a growth mindset

Kingston University alumnus Azmat Ali returned to campus last week to deliver an Upgrade Masterclass on ‘Developing a growth mindset'.

Kingston University alumni gather for reunion in Dubai

Kingston University alumni gather for reunion in Dubai

Kingston alumni based in the UAE gathered for the second alumni event on 24 January.

Enterprising Kingston University students impress judges with creative business concepts at annual Bright Ideas final

Enterprising Kingston University students impress judges with creative business concepts at annual Bright Ideas final

Entrepreneurial Kingston University students showcased their creative concepts and designs to expert panels of judges at the Enterprise team's annual Bright Ideas event. Winners of each category were awarded £1,000 towards turning their idea into a business and getting it off the ground.

AMBA re-accreditation cements Kingston Business School's position among international elite

AMBA re-accreditation cements Kingston Business School's position among international elite

Kingston Business School's place among the top business institutions internationally has been confirmed with AMBA re-accreditation of its MBA, DBA and MSc in International Business Management up to 2023.

Entrepreneurial Kingston School of Art graduates cook up Chip[s] Board – an eco-friendly alternative to MDF made from potato peelings

Entrepreneurial Kingston School of Art graduates cook up Chip[s] Board – an eco-friendly alternative to MDF made from potato peelings

The duo, graduates of Kingston School of Art, created Chip[s] Board while studying graphic design at the University. They are now looking to grow the brand and help reduce potato waste and the use of MDF and chipboard.

January 2018

The Graduating Class of 2017 is breaking records

The Graduating Class of 2017 is breaking records

The Class of 2017 did more than celebrate their own success, however; they also gave back in record numbers to current and future students as part of the Graduating Class Gift.

Former advertising agency supremo and community ambassador Colonel Geoffrey Godbold awarded honorary doctorate by Kingston University

Former advertising agency supremo and community ambassador Colonel Geoffrey Godbold awarded honorary doctorate by Kingston University

Colonel Geoffrey Godbold OBE has been awarded an honorary doctorate from Kingston University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Royal Borough of Kingston and the community.

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