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April 2018

Kingston University student scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

Posted Thursday 12 April 2018

Kingston University student  scoops Association for Publishing Education prize for work examining demand for books for autistic children

A Kingston University postgraduate student has drawn on her own experiences of growing up with Asperger Syndrome in France for an award-winning dissertation exploring the need for more children's books about autism to be published in her home country.


First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

Posted Tuesday 10 April 2018

First head of state of independent Belarus recalls historic meeting that dissolved Soviet Union during Kingston University lecture

A former Belarusian leader and nuclear physicist outlined the role he played in the break-up of the Soviet Union, the legacy of the Chernobyl disaster and why he gave up his country's nuclear arsenal during a visit to Kingston University.


Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

Posted Wednesday 4 April 2018

Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

The achievements of talented entrepreneurial Kingston University staff and students have been showcased at the annual Celebrate Enterprise awards ceremony.

March 2018

Kingston University's Jiu Jitsu maestros retain their crown at national championships

Posted Monday 26 March 2018

Kingston University's Jiu Jitsu maestros retain their crown at national championships

Students from Kingston University's Jiu Jitsu club are celebrating after retaining their crown as national champions at the country's largest amateur competition.


Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Posted Thursday 22 March 2018

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Mayor of Kingston Councillor Julie Pickering has again donned a hard hat as, just 10 months after attending its ground breaking ceremony, she joined members of the community to get another first hand look at the construction site for Kingston University's flagship Town House building. The visit came as the University and construction company Willmott Dixon hosted a series of special site visits as part of Open Doors Week a national initiative giving members of the public a chance to see behind the scenes at major construction sites across England, Scotland and Wales.


Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Posted Monday 19 March 2018

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.


Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

Posted Monday 19 March 2018

Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

An entrepreneurial biochemistry graduate from Kingston University has been recognised as one of the most influential young Africans by an organisation dedicated to developing opportunities for talented and motivated young people in Africa.


Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Posted Thursday 15 March 2018

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

A Kingston University journalism expert has analysed the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case during a public lecture ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 18 year old's murder next month.

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