Search our site
Search our site

'On campus' news articles - Page 8

Your search returned 517 news stories:

Economics student credits Clearing at Kingston University with leading him in a new direction

Posted Wednesday 26 July 2017

Economics student credits Clearing at Kingston University with leading him in a new direction

With his A-Level results not going quite to plan, 19-year-old Chris Duta concluded that his ambition to achieve a degree would require a little more work than he had originally anticipated – but could potentially also open up new avenues.

"Just missing out on my grades was a bitter moment," Chris – who is of Romanian origin but was born and brought up in Greece – admitted. "I really did want to study for a degree and I knew I could still make that happen but I had to act fast and I didn't have time to sit around and beat myself up over things not working out the way I had planned."...


Austrian ambassador commends Kingston Business School Brexit negotiations research at launch seminar

Posted Tuesday 25 July 2017

Austrian ambassador commends Kingston Business School Brexit negotiations research at launch seminar

Research led on by a Kingston Business School professor looking at how Brexit negotiations are undertaken and what the likely outcomes will be, has been praised by the Austrian ambassador at a recent seminar held to launch the project's findings.

At the seminar, Austrian-born Professor of International Business and Director of the Centre of Experimental Research in International Business (CERIB) Ursula Ott presented her research, ‘Brexit negotiations – a negotiation analysis with experimental evidence of strategies and agreement outcomes'. The collaborative research project was carried out with fellow CERIB member Professor Pervez Ghauri from the University of Birmingham....


Kingston University student's wall-mounted alternative to fruit bowl aims to encourage healthy eating and cut down food waste

Posted Tuesday 25 July 2017

Kingston University student's wall-mounted alternative to fruit bowl aims to encourage healthy eating and cut down food waste

With fruit and vegetables at the forefront of the battle for healthy eating a Kingston University student has reinvented the fruit bowl after becoming dismayed at the amount of fresh food wasted in the modern home.

The wall hanging product, named Fruitopia, is designed for people on the move. "I picture it hung by the front door - you leave the house, grab your keys, coat, wallet and a piece of fruit. It's easily accessible - like picking fruit from a tree," explained its creator BA(Hons) Product and Furniture Design student George Woolley....


Kingston University's new degree apprenticeship set to provide next generation of civil engineers with skills and experience to meet industry needs

Posted Monday 24 July 2017

Kingston University's new degree apprenticeship set to provide next generation of civil engineers with skills and experience to meet industry needs

Providing budding engineers with the opportunity to gain vital, hands-on industry experience alongside their studies was key to addressing a skills shortage in the profession, according to Kingston University's Professor Mukesh Limbachiya.

Responding to the evolving demands of the sector, the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing is now launching a new Civil Engineering Degree Apprenticeship, creating unique opportunities for collaboration across the construction industry....


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.

Final-year Graphic Design BA(Hons) students Celia Delaney and Rowan Minkley saw their innovative creations recognised in the inaugural Mike Bond Awards for strategic design thinking....


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.

When he saw his A-level results, though, the 19 year old realised he was facing a setback as he hadn't achieved his target grades. A call to the Kingston University Clearing hotline, however, quickly alleviated his worries and got him back on the right track. The Clearing staff had been extremely reassuring and helpful, Jack said. "It all went surprisingly smoothly and I was delighted to hear that I was a viable candidate and could study business after all," he added....


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.

The 20 year old from Bath, who has just finished the first year of her undergraduate course at the University, set a new world record of 12.90 seconds in the heats of the women's T44 100m before running clear of the field to take gold in the final at the capital's London Stadium....


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.

Universities from a total of 25 different countries feature in this year's QS Top 50 Under 50 and Next 50 Under 50 league tables. First published in 2012, the rankings list the fastest-rising global stars of the higher education world founded less than half a century ago....


Contact us

General enquiries:

Journalists only:

  • Communications team
    Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3034
    Email us

Contact us

General enquiries:

Journalists only:

  • Communications team
    Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3034
    Email us
News