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July 2016

Alumni reunion in Mumbai

Alumni reunion in Mumbai

35 Kingston University alumni joined us for a reunion in The Club Mumbai.

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

Exploring the UK freelance workforce

This new report presents data drawn from official UK government sources to develop a picture of the current UK freelance workforce and looks at trends in freelance working.

June 2016

Fans' Euro 2016 passion captured in Kingston University fashion student's football-themed menswear collection

Fans' Euro 2016 passion captured in Kingston University fashion student's football-themed menswear collection

As sports fans descend on France for Euro 2016, a Kingston University designer has scored accolades for a football-themed collection inspired by supporters' devotion to their beloved teams. Centred around the theme of obsession, James Geraghty's striking menswear range focuses on the people and passion at the heart of football clubs.

Students' Union worker who mentored thousands at Kingston University launches fundraising drive to support treatment for his cancer battle

Students' Union worker who mentored thousands at Kingston University launches fundraising drive to support treatment for his cancer battle

A man who has spent the past three years supporting and mentoring students at Kingston University is now seeking their help to raise £200,000 for a new form of treatment in his ongoing battle with cancer.

EU referendum result – a message from Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg

EU referendum result – a message from Kingston University's Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg

Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg has reiterated Kingston University's commitment to welcoming students from the European Union, emphasising its role as a vibrant, cosmopolitan university drawing students from right around the globe.

Civic reception shines spotlight on Kingston University's contribution to the local community and showcases array of art and design talent

Civic reception shines spotlight on Kingston University's contribution to the local community and showcases array of art and design talent

The annual event invited community leaders, businesspeople and Kingston upon Thames residents to take in the atmosphere at the Knights Park campus.

European Union referendum: What our academics say

European Union referendum: What our academics say

With the EU referendum approaching, we asked some of our academics for their views on the possible implications for higher education and their specialist subject areas.

Rose Theatre plays host to wealth of talent from Kingston University's performing arts students at annual end of year festival

Rose Theatre plays host to wealth of talent from Kingston University's performing arts students at annual end of year festival

Kingston University dance, drama and music students impressed audiences at Kingston's Rose Theatre as they put their creative talents in the spotllight at their annual end of year show.

Kingston University designer Caoimhe Savage earns industry acclaim and carries off Graduate Fashion Week menswear award for military-inspired collection

Kingston University designer Caoimhe Savage earns industry acclaim and carries off Graduate Fashion Week menswear award for military-inspired collection

A Kingston University designer whose colourful military-inspired collection puts a modern spin on the traditional soldier's uniform has carried off the prestigious menswear prize at Graduate Fashion Week.

Visually impaired Kingston University fashion student Bianca Von Stempel makes waves with braille-inspired Graduate Fashion Week collection

Visually impaired Kingston University fashion student Bianca Von Stempel makes waves with braille-inspired Graduate Fashion Week collection

Bianca Von Stempel, a visually impaired designer from Kingston University, has been shortlisted for the coveted Sophie Hallette award after impressing industry experts with her womenswear collection during Graduate Fashion Week.

Kingston University tops the table for producing most graduate business start-ups in annual Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey

Kingston University tops the table for producing most graduate business start-ups in annual Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey

Kingston University has the most graduate start-up businesses in the country according to latest Government survey.

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Kingston University pharmacy students lead the way in using social media to help tackle key public health issues

Pharmacy students at Kingston University are developing new ways of using social media to help tackle key public health issues such as obesity, smoking and cancer awareness. As part of a project aiming to show how community pharmacy teams could use digital platforms to deliver health campaigns to a wide audience, final year students were tasked with setting up and managing Facebook pages to share evidence-based advice around the world.

Kingston University designer gets set to take tracksuits to the prom on Graduate Fashion Week runway

Kingston University designer gets set to take tracksuits to the prom on Graduate Fashion Week runway

Not every girl dreams of wearing her favourite tracksuit to the prom. But for one young designer from Kingston University, the idea formed the inspiration for a womenswear collection that blurs the lines between sportswear and party dresses. Influenced by her own love of the sporty two-piece, BA(Hons) Fashion student Lydia Bolton was intent on creating a range of clothing to celebrate the ultimate female tomboy.

Kingston University joins forces with Edinburgh Napier to take the Big Read to new students across the Scottish border

Kingston University joins forces with Edinburgh Napier to take the Big Read to new students across the Scottish border

Edinburgh Napier has joined forces with Kingston University to develop the Big Read scheme as a way of helping students settle in to campus life and fostering a sense of belonging.

Kingston University art, design and architecture students showcase creative talents at annual undergraduate degree show

Kingston University art, design and architecture students showcase creative talents at annual undergraduate degree show

Meditation chairs for airport travellers, candleholders containing possessions of lost loved ones and building designs for a community in Portugal are just some of the creative ideas being showcased by graduating students from Kingston University's Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at their end of year show.

May 2016

Top accolades for Kingston University's fashion and design courses in latest Guardian University Guide rankings

Top accolades for Kingston University's fashion and design courses in latest Guardian University Guide rankings

Kingston University has been rated one of the top institutions in the United Kingdom for fashion and design education in the latest Guardian University Guide, with sports science and nursing leading the tables for London.

Kingston University named University of the Year in prestigious NEON awards recognising commitment to widening participation in higher education

Kingston University named University of the Year in prestigious NEON awards recognising commitment to widening participation in higher education

Kingston University's ongoing commitment to widening participation in higher education has been recognised in this year's prestigious NEON awards.

Researcher Professor Will Brooker raises the roof as David Bowie at Kingston University Ziggy Stardust tribute concert

Researcher Professor Will Brooker raises the roof as David Bowie at Kingston University Ziggy Stardust tribute concert

Professor Will Brooker gave David Bowie fans a night to remember at a Ziggy Stardust tribute concert on 7 May.

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

Jamaican Government calls on Kingston University academic's expertise to tighten laws preventing money laundering

A Kingston University financial crime expert has been called upon by the Jamaican Government to help shape new legislation to strengthen the country's laws on financial sanctions.

Kingston University disaster management students take part in Europe's largest ever disaster training exercise

Kingston University disaster management students take part in Europe's largest ever disaster training exercise

Kingston University disaster management students played a central role in testing emergency services' response to a major incident at Waterloo underground station during Europe's largest-ever multi-agency training exercise.

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