Leading British businesswoman Val Gooding CBE encouraged graduating students to learn, be curious, flexible and above all else never give up, as she shared lessons from her career after being awarded an honorary doctorate from Kingston University.
Almost 4,000 Kingston University students will celebrate their academic achievements when they cross the stage to graduate in front of proud family, friends, academic staff and special guests this month.
A psychology and criminology graduate will undertake a Masters degree at Kingston University after being awarded a scholarship set up in memory of Niloufar Ebrahim, one of 176 passengers and crew who lost their lives when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran two years ago.
Kingston University has been ranked number one for graduate start-ups out of all higher education institutions in the United Kingdom in the latest Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey. The HE-BCI survey, which gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and knowledge exchange, found that the University supported 298 graduate start-ups in the year 2020-2021.
The new Dean of Kingston University's Faculty of Engineering, Computing and the Environment, Professor Amir Alani, has highlighted the crucial role higher education has to play in ensuring advances in technology are harnessed to benefit society.
The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.
Kingston University has published a new report calling for the establishment of a Future Skills Council bringing together industry, universities and policymakers to tackle the nation's skills shortages and secure the UK's future economic prosperity.
A trailblazing design expert from Kingston University has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours for his services to design and creativity.
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