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Iconic music producer Tony Visconti opens analogue recording studio at Kingston University as part of teaching and research collaboration

Posted Friday 16 September 2016

Iconic music producer Tony Visconti opens analogue recording studio at Kingston University as part of teaching and research collaboration

Legendary record producer Tony Visconti – who has worked with some of the world's greatest names in rock and pop such as David Bowie, Marc Bolan, Morrissey and U2 – has opened a new analogue recording studio at Kingston University, named in his honour.


Kingston University's MA Fashion students showcase latest collections to industry experts on eve of London Fashion Week

Posted Friday 16 September 2016

Kingston University's MA Fashion students showcase latest collections to industry experts on eve of London Fashion Week

A computer game, a dance performance and a nod to freedom fighters around the world were just some of the latest works Kingston University's graduating designers unveiled at their annual MA Fashion show.


Kingston University MA Fashion student swaps catwalk for stage to captivate crowds on cusp of London Fashion Week

Posted Thursday 15 September 2016

Kingston University MA Fashion student swaps catwalk for stage to captivate crowds on cusp of London Fashion Week

Fashion student Nigel Guérin-Garnett woke up at exactly 3.44am one morning to scribble down a vivid dream he'd just experienced. A couple of weeks later he awoke at 1.42am following another restless sleep to write down what he'd dreamt again. Kingston University's MA Fashion Show set standards high on the eve of London Fashion Week on September 15, opening with Nigel's dreams unfolding on stage in a contemporary dance piece which experiments with the very idea of fashion.The MA show, entitled LIVE, was a culmination of years of hard work by some of the recently graduated crop of students who approached the craft of fashion design through a range of mediums, including a dance performance, a computer game and a range of catwalk collections. Nigel's bespoke costume pieces were worn during his performance, captivating industry experts in attendance before his peers' collections made their highly anticipated catwalk debuts.


Kingston University design students play key role in project commissioned by car manufacturer Nissan to create world's largest 3D pen sculpture

Posted Thursday 15 September 2016

Kingston University design students play key role in project commissioned by car manufacturer Nissan to create world's largest 3D pen sculpture

Creative Kingston University students have joined forces with a group of artists to create the world's largest 3D pen sculpture – in the shape of a car. Product and furniture design student Karsan Haval teamed up with interior design undergraduates Luiza Darie-Vlasceanu, Femi Adedoyin, Ruby Asare-Brown and Yelitzelena Leonard to play a key role in an 800 hour project crafting a full-sized replica of the Nissan Qashqai Black Edition for the Japanese firm, which manufactures 58 real cars in just one hour.


Grandmother becomes one of United Kingdom's oldest students after enrolling on MA in Creative Writing at Kingston University

Posted Thursday 15 September 2016

Grandmother becomes one of United Kingdom's oldest students after enrolling on MA in Creative Writing at Kingston University

An 80-year-old grandmother who believes you're never too old to learn something new is about to embark on a new chapter at Kingston University.


Kingston University engineering students build racing car to compete at Caterham Academy Championships

Posted Thursday 15 September 2016

Kingston University engineering students build racing car to compete at Caterham Academy Championships

Fuelled by a passion for motorsport, three Kingston University engineering students have taken on the challenge of building a Caterham racing car and are travelling around the United Kingdom to compete against other amateur teams. Using a Caterham 7 kit - a car that arrives in flat-pack form - Tom Hart, Andrew El Hajj and Riccardo Antonini have assembled the vehicle from its individual parts to race in the Caterham Academy Championship series.


Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

Posted Wednesday 14 September 2016

Kingston University expert shares teaching expertise and research knowledge as educator in residence at National University of Singapore

Dr Roberto Di Napoli, Associate Professor in Higher Education, and Programmes Director for Kingston University's Centre for Higher Education Research and Practice (CHERP), has recently returned from an educator in residence position at the National University of Singapore (NUS). NUS, which is 12th in the QS World University Rankings, has only previously invited only four other academics to be educator in residence prior to Dr Di Napoli, from universities in Australia, the USA and Oxford University.


Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

Posted Friday 9 September 2016

Kingston University appoints three pioneering researchers in science and business to post of professor

A researcher who is using images of the eye to predict the risk of heart attacks has been made a professor by Kingston University.

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