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July 2017

Acclaimed novelist and screenwriter Matt Haig shares top tips on life after graduation as he receives honorary degree from Kingston University

Acclaimed novelist and screenwriter Matt Haig shares top tips on life after graduation as he receives honorary degree from Kingston University

Sunday Times best-selling author Matt Haig shared some life advice with graduates after he was awarded with Honorary Doctor of Arts by Kingston University, for his services to literature and reading pleasure.

Join us in congratulating the graduating class of 2017 as they cross the stage at their graduation ceremonies this week

Join us in congratulating the graduating class of 2017 as they cross the stage at their graduation ceremonies this week

This week nearly 3,000 graduands of the class of 2017 will cross the stage at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, to mark the end of their successful journeys at the University.

Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish sets new world record and wins T44 100m gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish sets new world record and wins T44 100m gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

First year Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish told of the incredible moment she became a world champion after taking gold in the T44 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Kingston University has been recognised as among the best international institutions founded in the last half century in the latest QS Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 Under 50 rankings

Acclaimed authors, artists and entrepreneurs receive honorary degrees from Kingston University in recognition of exemplary achievements

Acclaimed authors, artists and entrepreneurs receive honorary degrees from Kingston University in recognition of exemplary achievements

An award-winning author, international artist and business moguls are among those receiving honorary awards at Kingston University's summer graduation ceremonies, taking place at the town's Rose Theatre this week.

Kingston University architecture student draws on personal experience to scoop second prize in Business Disability Forum short film competition

Kingston University architecture student draws on personal experience to scoop second prize in Business Disability Forum short film competition

A Kingston University postgraduate architecture student has won a prestigious prize for his short film about coping with disability while being a film-maker.

MPs Sir Ed Davey and Zac Goldsmith highlight benefits of greater collaboration with Kingston University at Kingston Business Expo

MPs Sir Ed Davey and Zac Goldsmith highlight benefits of greater collaboration with Kingston University at Kingston Business Expo

Local entrepreneurs were recently joined by politicians, members from the Chamber of Commerce and Mayor of Kingston Councillor Julie Pickering at the fifth annual Kingston Business Expo on the University's Kingston Hill campus.

Developing country's young talents vital to borough's growth, Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier tells Kingston Futures conference

Developing country's young talents vital to borough's growth, Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier tells Kingston Futures conference

Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier outlined the role the institution can play in the regeneration and growth of Kingston-upon-Thames during the second annual Kingston Futures conference at the borough's Rose Theatre.

Designers serve up a treat as fashion collections dress Wimbledon windows to mark start of tennis tournament and wow Kingston shoppers in Bentalls showcase

Designers serve up a treat as fashion collections dress Wimbledon windows to mark start of tennis tournament and wow Kingston shoppers in Bentalls showcase

Garments designed by Kingston University fashion students were modelled in the streets and windows of Wimbledon Village and paraded through Kingston's Bentalls department store in two events that showcased the talented final year designers' work.

June 2017

Kingston University graduate's backpack design offers music fans a sleek option to stay hydrated and keep drinks out of harm's way at festivals

Kingston University graduate's backpack design offers music fans a sleek option to stay hydrated and keep drinks out of harm's way at festivals

Graphic design alumna Magdalena Huber's innovative design for a drinks backpack to bring to festivals could help to keep music fans safe at festivals this summer.

Olympian Asha Philip encourages promising athletes to dream big while on Kingston University's Sports Performance Programme

Olympian Asha Philip encourages promising athletes to dream big while on Kingston University's Sports Performance Programme

Students taking part in the Kingston University Sports Performance Programme have been encouraged by Olympic athlete Asha Philips to dream big and make the most of their time on the scheme.

Kingston University multicultural dance troupe secures second place at national Bollywood competition

Kingston University multicultural dance troupe secures second place at national Bollywood competition

A multicultural group of Kingston University dancers fought off competition from teams across the country to secure second place in a nationwide Bollywood dance event.

Civic reception guests invited to put Kingston University's high-impact research under the microscope at showcase event

Civic reception guests invited to put Kingston University's high-impact research under the microscope at showcase event

Visitors from the local community joined a host of academics and dignitaries at the annual event, which this year was themed around the University's research.

Award-winning Kingston University staff and leading healthcare researcher recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Award-winning Kingston University staff and leading healthcare researcher recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Kingston University diversity champion has been awarded an OBE in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List, with a leading healthcare academic and the University's Head of Widening Participation also receiving MBEs in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Kingston University animation graduate wins Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award with tribute to mother's Tough love

Kingston University animation graduate wins Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award with tribute to mother's Tough love

Kingston University animation graduate Jennifer Zheng's moving film about her complex relationship with her Chinese mother has won in the Royal Society Television (RTS) Student Television Awards, hot on the heels of her BAFTA nomination earlier this year.

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.

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