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September 2017

Kingston University fashion student scoops grand prize with recycled garment design for new campaign by retail brand Zara

Posted Monday 4 September 2017

Kingston University fashion student scoops grand prize with recycled garment design for new campaign by retail brand Zara

Postgraduate fashion student Dardana Djantio-Etchiko has redesigned the humble trench coat to take the top prize for Kingston University at an international fashion competition.


Kingston University PhD student presents antimicrobial resistance thesis in three minutes for international competition

Posted Monday 4 September 2017

Kingston University PhD student presents antimicrobial resistance thesis in three minutes for international competition

A postgraduate student whose research could help uncover why bacteria become resistant to antibiotics will represent Kingston University in the national stages of this year's Three Minute Thesis competition.


Kingston University students win prestigious Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design RCA award for flexible spoon Fixperts project

Posted Friday 1 September 2017

Kingston University students win prestigious Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design RCA award for flexible spoon Fixperts project

A group of inventive Kingston University product and furniture design students have won the Royal College of Art's prestigious Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design Fixperts Award for a bespoke silicon spoon that has changed the life of Gabi, a young girl with complex physical disabilities, enabling her to eat without assistance for the first time.

August 2017

Kingston University lecturers awarded National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of innovative approaches to education

Posted Thursday 31 August 2017

Kingston University lecturers awarded National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of innovative approaches to education

Two award-winning Kingston University academics have seen their commitment to driving forward innovations in critical thinking and inclusivity recognised with National Teaching Fellowships from the Higher Education Academy.


Kingston University expert's study into impact of planning policies on London's affordable housing provision commended at major research awards

Posted Tuesday 29 August 2017

Kingston University expert's study into impact of planning policies on London's affordable housing provision commended at major research awards

Research by a Kingston University expert into how planning policy changes have inadvertently had a negative impact on affordable housing delivery in London has been commended at a prestigious awards ceremony.


Kingston University proves popular choice as race for Clearing places gathers pace

Posted Thursday 17 August 2017

Kingston University proves popular choice as race for Clearing places gathers pace

Phones at Kingston University's Clearing headquarters have been ringing red hot since lines went live on  A-level results day, with hotline advisers reporting that they had spoken to many high-calibre applicants keen to snap up one of the few remaining course spots. By close of play on A-level results day, approximately 4,500 prospective students had called the hotline and the University had made more than 1,400 offers of degree places.


An advert for Clearing success – Facebook post puts Kingston Business School student on path to marketing career

Posted Monday 14 August 2017

An advert for Clearing success – Facebook post puts Kingston Business School student on path to marketing career

Chaimaa Sajid Rahimi was casually scrolling through Facebook last summer when a Kingston University piece about Clearing caught her eye. The 21 year old had been all set to study psychology at another university, but was having second thoughts and considering a different route. "Deep down I knew it wasn't what I wanted to do, so when the post about Clearing at Kingston University popped up on my newsfeed I immediately made the call," she explained.


Call to Clearing hotline sets stage for dancer to pursue sport science at Kingston University

Posted Friday 11 August 2017

Call to Clearing hotline sets stage for dancer to pursue sport science at Kingston University

A former dancer has her sights set on working behind the scenes at the Royal Ballet after successfully securing a place on a sport science degree at Kingston University through Clearing.

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