As an international student you probably have different questions from UK students. We'll try to answer some of them here but if you have any additional queries, please contact us or ask our international student virtual adviser.
We want to make sure that you're confident that Kingston is the right place for you. Don't forget to read our 'what next' guide, plus you might want to consider:
Think about what you need from your university's location. Does it have good transport and airport links? Is it a safe area?
Kingston University is ideally located just 25 minutes from central London and easily accessible from both Heathrow and Gatwick international airports.
Watch our video about Kingston upon Thames:
It's a good idea to visit your shortlisted universities before making your final choice. Open days at Kingston take place on set days throughout the year but we understand that it can be difficult to attend if you live outside the UK. We therefore offer international students the chance to go on a private campus tour at any time of the year.
Find out more about our campus tours for international students. Please note that we need at least three working days' notice to arrange a tour.
It's important that you choose the right course and a University that offers high quality teaching and resources. Check our course pages for more information or to contact someone with a course-related query.
Kingston University prides itself in offering top-quality teaching and good learning resources.
Don't forget to check our student life section to see what current students think about Kingston University. You can also watch videos of some of our international students talking about life at Kingston.
We're always striving to improve the international student experience so we run events to help you make friends and feel at home.
You want to make the most of your studies overseas so it's important that you choose a university that offers the specialist support services you need.
Kingston University offers a range of support services and social events throughout the year for our international students. These are in addition to the support services available across the University and include:
Most of the information on this page is for students starting their courses in September.
If you are a Study Abroad or Erasmus student starting a course in January or February, you can start a similar enrolment process but dates and exact details may vary slightly.
Read our pre-arrival pages for more information.
To make sure you're ready for your studies in the UK, we offer an English language development programme – free English language courses throughout the academic year to help you start your studies with confidence.