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June 2017

Kingston University dance students and graduates awarded bursaries worth £500 to showcase talents at community dance festival

Kingston University dance students and graduates awarded bursaries worth £500 to showcase talents at community dance festival

Kingston University dance students and graduates have been awarded bursaries worth £500 and the chance to work with professionals in their field.

Kingston University designer's sustainable fusion of denim and African fabrics modelled at Graduate Fashion Week by industry icon Caryn Franklin

Kingston University designer's sustainable fusion of denim and African fabrics modelled at Graduate Fashion Week by industry icon Caryn Franklin

Inspired by her mixed cultural heritage, a Kingston University designer created a vibrant collection fusing African fabrics with vintage denim - which was modelled on the Graduate Fashion Week catwalk by industry icon Caryn Franklin.

Postgraduate HRM alumni share how their career journeys have been influenced by their time at Kingston

Postgraduate HRM alumni share how their career journeys have been influenced by their time at Kingston

The Kingston Business School welcomed alumni and students from the postgraduate Human Resource Management (HRM) and International HRM programmes onto campus for an evening networking reception on Wednesday 24th May.

Street punk menswear by Kingston University fashion designer shines spotlight on challenges facing young jobseekers

Street punk menswear by Kingston University fashion designer shines spotlight on challenges facing young jobseekers

A Kingston University fashion designer's latest menswear collection highlights the style and pride of young people determined to overcome the barriers they face in finding meaningful work in today's society.

Art, design and architecture students unveil their creative responses to modern day challenges at Kingston School of Art end-of-year degree show

Art, design and architecture students unveil their creative responses to modern day challenges at Kingston School of Art end-of-year degree show

Art, architecture and design students reveal their final projects at the annual degree show at Kingston University's Knights Park campus.

May 2017

Kingston University designer brings childhood memories to life in catwalk collection unveiled at Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston University designer brings childhood memories to life in catwalk collection unveiled at Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston University BA(Hons) Fashion student Kate Clark's collection of tailored dresses and suits with oversized sleeves and skirts stuffed with her own soft toys has made its debut at Graduate Fashion Week in London.

Mel Ewell: Key lessons from a 35-year career

Mel Ewell: Key lessons from a 35-year career

We asked alumnus Mel Ewell to share the valuable lessons he learned throughout his 35 year career. Mel, who studied geography at Kingston University, graduating in 1981, will be awarded an honorary degree this July.

Kingston University-trained midwife receives award from ITV's Good Morning Britain for work helping bereaved families

Kingston University-trained midwife receives award from ITV's Good Morning Britain for work helping bereaved families

A former Kingston University student midwife has been recognised for her exceptional work in helping parents overcome the life-changing experience of losing a baby by winning a Health Star Award courtesy of ITV's Good Morning Britain.

Kingston University picks up three NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Kingston University picks up three NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Kingston University takes home the 2017 NEON Higher Education Institution of the Year Award and also wins in two other award categories.

Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Kingston University's fashion, journalism and publishing courses were named among the best in the United Kingdom in the latest Guardian University Guide, with its art, design and sport science courses also featuring in the top 10 nationally.

Kingston University celebrates partnership with Santander Universities with showcase of successful projects

Kingston University celebrates partnership with Santander Universities with showcase of successful projects

Guests gathered at the University's Kingston Hill campus to celebrate the diverse activities that have been funded by Santander Universities since the partnership was launched in 2012.

Once a nurse, always a nurse: how Kingston University is bringing nurses back to the profession

Once a nurse, always a nurse: how Kingston University is bringing nurses back to the profession

Kingston University are celebrating a scheme supporting nurses on their journey back into the nursing profession.

Kingston University students strike gold with research in to workplace psychology at Indigogold awards

Kingston University students strike gold with research in to workplace psychology at Indigogold awards

Occupational and business psychology graduates Nicola Murray and Ruth Abrams represented Kingston University at the annual workplace psychology awards sponsored by management consultancy firm Indigogold. They were placed in the top three in the annual awards that focus on research on work-related psychology from universities across the United Kingdom.

April 2017

Kingston Business School MSc programmes rated in top 100 globally by Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking

Kingston Business School MSc programmes rated in top 100 globally by Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking

Kingston University's Business School has achieved top ratings in the 2017 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking for its Leadership and Management in Health MSc and Real Estate Management MSc courses.

Celebrate Enterprise showcases Kingston University's entrepreneurial excellence

Celebrate Enterprise showcases Kingston University's entrepreneurial excellence

Kingston University celebrated the entrepreneurial achievements of students and staff at the recent Celebrate Enterprise event at Kingston Business School, hosted by Enterprise.

Alumni, students and staff ‘Upgrade' their LinkedIn skills with Kingston University alumnus Mark Walton

Alumni, students and staff ‘Upgrade' their LinkedIn skills with Kingston University alumnus Mark Walton

More than 90 alumni, students and staff joined Law alumnus Mark Walton as he shared his inside knowledge on using LinkedIn as a professional networking tool.

Kingston University showcases entrepreneurial excellence in competition final as students pitch sustainable business ideas to the Mayor of London

Kingston University showcases entrepreneurial excellence in competition final as students pitch sustainable business ideas to the Mayor of London

Three Kingston University postgraduates were selected to compete in the final of the prestigious Mayor's Entrepreneur competition at City Hall. The student and alumni pitched sustainable business ideas to a panel of investors and met Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Alumni share their stories of failure with Kingston University students

Alumni share their stories of failure with Kingston University students

Six Kingston University alumni returned to campus last month, to share their stories of failure with current students.

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Kingston University has been ranked among the top 200 young universities worldwide by sector-leading publication Times Higher Education (THE) and in the top 50 global universities of a similar age - classed by THE as the Generation Y universities.

Kingston University wins Guardian University Award for teaching excellence

Kingston University wins Guardian University Award for teaching excellence

Kingston University has won the Guardian's 2017 Award for Teaching Excellence.

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106–114 London Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT2 6TN

Alumni relations:
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Email us

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Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3299
Email us

Any other queries:
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