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Professor Leonard Lawley, a former director of Kingston Polytechnic and the institution's first professor, has passed away

Posted Monday 8 February 2016

Professor Leonard Lawley, a former director of Kingston Polytechnic and the institution's first professor, has passed away

Professor Lawley first started at Kingston College of Technology in 1957 as the Head of the Department of Physics and Mathematics, becoming Vice-Principal of the College in 1960 and later the College principal in 1964.  He then became the first director of Kingston Polytechnic in 1969 - a role he kept until his retirement in 1982.


Mechanical birds and music boxes help Kingston University MA graduate create a stir with short films

Posted Friday 5 February 2016

Mechanical birds and music boxes help Kingston University MA graduate create a stir with short films

Florence Kennard's fascination with the British obsession for collecting things has led to her acquiring a collection of her own. The 28 year old has picked up a number of accolades for her short films which have been creating an industry buzz since she graduated from Kingston University last summer with an MA in Experimental Film.


Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Sir Ed Davey named Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University

Posted Thursday 4 February 2016

Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Sir Ed Davey named Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University

The fundamental role universities play in society is too often undervalued, according to former Kingston and Surbiton MP Sir Ed Davey. Speaking as he was named an Honorary Doctor of Science by Kingston University, the long-serving Liberal Democrat politician said the wealth of teaching expertise, research and entrepreneurial innovation that took place in higher education institutions across the country was the very cornerstone of a vibrant national economy.

January 2016

Ultra runner Susie Chan sets new 12-hour treadmill world record at Kingston University

Posted Saturday 30 January 2016

Ultra runner Susie Chan sets new 12-hour treadmill world record at Kingston University

Ultra runner Susie Chan has set a new 12-hour treadmill world record with the support of sport science and exercise experts from Kingston University. The 40 year old, from Farnham, Surrey, ran a total distance of 68.54 miles (110.3km) in 12 hours in the human performance laboratory at the University's Penrhyn Road campus on Saturday - beating the previous women's record for the same time period of 66.79 miles.


Conference organised by student nurses from Kingston University and St George's, University of London harnesses ideas to enhance future of profession

Posted Friday 22 January 2016

Conference organised by student nurses from Kingston University and St George's, University of London harnesses ideas to enhance future of profession

Student nurses have joined forces with staff from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and NHS Trust partners to share their passion for the profession at a conference at .


Hats off to our newest graduates as they share their stories from their graduation ceremonies

Posted Tuesday 19 January 2016

Hats off to our newest graduates as they share their stories from their graduation ceremonies

Kingston University has been celebrating the achievements of undergraduates and postgraduates as they cross the stage at their graduation ceremonies and join our thriving global network of 175,000 alumni. It is a great opportunity to celebrate our graduates' achievements and wish them well as they make the transition from study to the next chapter of their lives.


Kingston University named one of world's top 200 most international institutions by Times Higher Education

Posted Friday 15 January 2016

Kingston University named one of world's top 200 most international institutions by Times Higher Education

Kingston University has been named one of the world's top 200 most international institutions by sector-leading magazine Times Higher Education (the THE).


Kingston University student receives international research excellence award in pharmaceutical science

Posted Monday 11 January 2016

Kingston University student receives international research excellence award in pharmaceutical science

Ali Al-kinani, a final-year PhD student at the School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry, has received international recognition for his research from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (APPS).

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