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Speeches, showers and a silver trowel at ground breaking for Kingston University's landmark Town House building

Posted Monday 22 May 2017

Speeches, showers and a silver trowel at ground breaking for Kingston University's landmark Town House building

Rain didn't dampen spirits at a ceremony last Thursday (18 May) to mark the start of construction for Kingston University's new flagship Town House building.


Kingston University student's research into fiction habits and personality types reveals reading may make us kinder

Posted Monday 22 May 2017

Kingston University student's research into fiction habits and personality types reveals reading may make us kinder

A Kingston University postgraduate research student has produced a study that examines the effects of reading and watching television on social behaviour - concluding that literature lovers have the edge over their remote control-loving counterparts when it comes to being nicer people.


Kingston University's heat acclimation lab proves successful in preparation of ultra-runners for Marathon des Sables 2017 success

Posted Friday 19 May 2017

Kingston University's heat acclimation lab proves successful in preparation of ultra-runners for Marathon des Sables 2017 success

The University provided heat acclimation support for twenty athletes training to compete in the 32nd Marathon de Sables which took place recently. The annual 250km footrace sees those taking part run a total of six marathons over six days across the sands of the Sahara Desert, enduring temperatures of up to 50°C.


Kingston University researcher investigates how artificial intelligence can help composers create new music

Posted Thursday 18 May 2017

Kingston University researcher investigates how artificial intelligence can help composers create new music

Could artificial intelligence (AI) be part of the future of music creation? Kingston University experts are taking a leading role in new research exploring how machines and humans can work together to compose music.


Kingston University picks up three 2017 NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Posted Tuesday 16 May 2017

Kingston University picks up three 2017 NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Kingston University has won the NEON University of the Year Award for the second year running and has also triumphed in two other award categories. The NEON (National Education Opportunities Network) Awards recognise commitment to increasing access to higher education for everyone but in particular for under-represented individuals and groups.


Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Posted Tuesday 16 May 2017

Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Kingston University has been rated among the best institutions in the United Kingdom for fashion, journalism and publishing in this year's Guardian University Guide. There were also top 10 placings for its art, design and sport science courses in the national newspaper's 2018 listings.


Kingston University fashion student wins Creative Skillset Anne Tyrrell Student Design Award

Posted Monday 15 May 2017

Kingston University fashion student wins Creative Skillset Anne Tyrrell Student Design Award

A fashion collection inspired by the Renaissance, surrealist art and the abstract prints of fashion designer Zandra Rhodes has won a Kingston University student the prestigious Anne Tyrrell Student Design Award.


Kingston University students team up with Vintage publishing to rally east London with posters revealing entire text of historian's new book

Posted Friday 12 May 2017

Kingston University students team up with Vintage publishing to rally east London with posters revealing entire text of historian's new book

East Londoners were treated to a different kind of advertising on their way to work recently, with graphic design students plastering the walls of Shoreditch with a series of posters that published the entire text of US historian Timothy Snyder's new book, On Tyranny.

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