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Working with schools & colleges

Welcome to Kingston University's Education Liaison site, dedicated to helping young people achieve their potential.

Student Ambassadors

Find out how our Student Ambassadors could help at events in your school or college.

Ambassadors In Schools

A series of three Year 10 workshops in-school and on campus where students learn more about life at university

Explorer Workshops

These sessions for Year 8 pupils are designed to get them thinking about their future careers and HE options.

HE talks

We can deliver talks to students or parents on topics including course choices, student finance and personal statements.


We offer a comprehensive programme of activities tailored to different year groups. Some of our activities for 2013/14 include:

  • Subject-specific activities – workshops and talks on specific subject areas which can help to raise attainment and aspirations.
  • Outdoor Learning Daysa day of interactive outdoor activities for primary school pupils, including pond dipping and woodland exploration.
  • HE talkstalks to students and parents on issues such as student finance, UCAS, personal statements and student life.
  • Visit Us – we can organise tailored visits to one of our campuses for any year group, to include various informative talks.
  • See full programme of activities

Compact SchemeThe Compact Scheme is a support scheme that eases the transition to higher education for students from widening participation backgrounds applying for full-time undergraduate courses at Kingston University (eligibility criteria applies).

What the students say

"It has changed the way I think about university"

A Year 10 student about the Ambassadors in Schools event

Would you like to give a Kingston University student the opportunity to explore teaching as a career? We work with schools to offer 15-day placements with our Student Associate Scheme.

Our work with schools and colleges has a widening participation focus. Find out more about selecting the appropriate learners for our activities.

We provide many opportunities for students who are interested in applying to Kingston to see for themselves where they'll be studying.

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