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Welcome to Kingston Business School

Welcome to Kingston Business School

Here you can find out more about getting ready to study a business course (view our full list of business courses to check whether this applies to you). You can also chat to other applicants and current students on the Kingston Business School Facebook pages.

Please note that this information only relates to courses taught at Kingston University - if you are attending a partner college, they will get in touch with you with the relevant information.

Before you arrive and induction

What do I need to do before I arrive?

Your tutors may ask you to do some reading before your first lecture. If so, you'll get this reading list once you've completed the online stage of your enrolment.

What happens when I arrive?

We hold an induction programme for new students. More information about this, your timetable and your start dates will be available once you've completed the online stage of your enrolment.

How will we support you?

The course and module leaders have set office hours during which you can get one-to-one help and support if you need it. We also have a full-time student support officer who will provide any additional advice and assistance you may need throughout your time at the University. Find out more about student support.

The campus and its resources

Our new business courses are based at our leafy Kingston Hill campus, just three miles from Kingston town centre.
Once part of a country estate, you can still see some of its landscaped gardens and the large Victorian house. Throughout the years a range of modern buildings have gone up on the hillside campus so students also benefit from cutting-edge facilities including our critically-acclaimed £26million Kingston Business School building that opened recently. Kingston Hill has a good community feel thanks to its many on-site facilities, including teaching rooms; learning resources; computer labs; halls of residence; and a bar, restaurant and cafes.

The free university bus connects Kingston Hill with the other campuses, main halls of residence, town centre and railway station.

What resources are available?

The high-tech learning resources centre (LRC) at Kingston Hill houses a wide range of resources and services. The dedicated business library holds major texts, periodicals, journals and computer learning packages, and remote access to the LRC databases means you can access facilities online from anywhere in the world. Known as the Nightingale Centre, after Florence Nightingale who was a regular visitor to Kingston, the LRC boasts a variety of learning spaces, with group study rooms, 638 individual study places and 229 fixed computers. A 60-seat learning cafe provides a place to study and socialise. We further improved the learning resources centre a few years ago with a £5million extension.

Read more about university-wide study resources, such as the library and IT facilities.

Our students can also use the Bloomberg trading room where they can access real-time commodity prices and market information and data. The service is one of a few of its kind in any university, and gives our students a better understanding of the world of stocks, shares and investments.

You will benefit from our fantastic new £26million Kingston Business School building, reaping the benefits of this state-of-the-art building through its dedicated suites, workspaces, social areas and inspiring atrium and cafe. It was built with the ethos of enhancing the experience of our students and designed and constructed with sustainability in mind.

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