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July 2017

Kingston University graphic design students' innovative creations celebrated at inaugural Mike Bond Awards

Posted Friday 21 July 2017

Kingston University graphic design students' innovative creations celebrated at inaugural Mike Bond Awards

A mobile phone app that creates personalised maps of a city's art, and biodegradable pop-up hoardings made using potato peelings were among the winning entries of a new Kingston University award founded by a leading brand design expert.


Clearing helps business management student kickstart dream degree

Posted Thursday 20 July 2017

Clearing helps business management student kickstart dream degree

As his time at school came to a close, Jack Connelly, then 18, was deliberating what to do next. Keen to keep his options open and explore his interests, Jack found himself weighing up what was right for him. Should he undertake an apprenticeship – as many of his friends were doing – or apply to University? In the end, as his study interests were varied, the broader range of subjects offered within a degree course was what swung the balance for Jack and he decided to apply for a business management degree.


Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish sets new world record and wins T44 100m gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Posted Tuesday 18 July 2017

Kingston University student Sophie Kamlish sets new world record and wins T44 100m gold medal at World Para Athletics Championships

Kingston University illustration and animation student and amputee sprinter Sophie Kamlish has spoken of her joy at becoming a world champion after winning Great Britain's 11th gold medal at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.


Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Posted Monday 17 July 2017

Kingston University named among globe's best young institutions and in top two under 50 in United Kingdom in latest QS world rankings

Kingston University has been named as one of the best young institutions in the world and among the top two in the United Kingdom in the latest prestigious QS rankings of universities under 50 years of age.


Kingston University students win prestigious D&AD New Blood Black Pencil award for animation exploring mother's relationship with autistic son

Posted Friday 14 July 2017

Kingston University students win prestigious D&AD New Blood Black Pencil award for animation exploring mother's relationship with autistic son

An animation that brings to life a conversation between a mother and her autistic son has won the top prize at the D&AD New Blood Awards. Kingston University BA(Hons) Illustration Animation students Martha Halliday and Hannah McNally scooped the prestigious Black Pencil at a ceremony in Central London celebrating the best creative work by people under 23 years old in the United Kingdom.


Acclaimed authors, artists and entrepreneurs receive honorary degrees from Kingston University in recognition of exemplary achievements

Posted Friday 14 July 2017

Acclaimed authors, artists and entrepreneurs receive honorary degrees from Kingston University in recognition of exemplary achievements

Professionals at the top of their field in the arts and across industry shared the stage with more than 3,500 students at Kingston University's graduation ceremonies this week as they received honorary degrees and fellowships.


Kingston University architecture student draws on personal experience to scoop second prize in Business Disability Forum short film competition

Posted Thursday 13 July 2017

Kingston University architecture student draws on personal experience to scoop second prize in Business Disability Forum short film competition

A Kingston University postgraduate architecture student has proven disability is no obstacle when it comes to his passion for film-making. Oliver Lam-Watson was recently awarded second prize in a competition set by the Business Disability Forum – which challenged students from across the country to create a film about technology and disability. Oliver's film, ‘Why I make my life so hard' chronicles the challenges he has faced being on crutches and carrying heavy technical gear in his resolve to become an influential filmmaker.


Kingston University advises A-level students to have a plan for securing their perfect course place in Clearing

Posted Thursday 13 July 2017

Kingston University advises A-level students to have a plan for securing their perfect course place in Clearing

With A-level results winging their way to students on Thursday, Kingston University is urging students to plan ahead in the remaining few days in case they don't quite achieve the exam grades they expect.

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