Leading figures from across industry visited the University to hear about the wide-ranging impact on society of research and knowledge exchange activity being carried out across the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and the Environment.
A new app designed to help enhance the learning of children aged three to six has launched after being developed by a team including early years educators from Kingston University.
Chelsea Barrett graduated from her degree in adult nursing at Kingston University in September 2022. Almost one year later, she is working as a nurse at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, supporting cancer patients. Here, she reflects on how Kingston prepared her for the transition from nursing student to newly qualified nurse.
An accounting and finance graduate has returned to Kingston University to celebrate his graduation nearly 30 years after missing his ceremony. Justin Sellers originally graduated from Kingston in 1994 but, by the time his graduation ceremony came around, he had already moved abroad and was unable to attend. However, a recent graduation in the family inspired him to return to Kingston after three decades away.
Samira Ahmed was awarded a Doctor of Letters in recognition of her contribution to journalism and gender equality in a ceremony at Kingston's Rose Theatre. The award-winning broadcaster and journalist reflected on championing gender equality, the importance of graduate jobs in the news media and writing herself into the history of the Beatles.
Kingston alumnus and businessman Vince Tallent has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of his contribution to business, entrepreneurship and philanthropy by the University.
Acclaimed author Kit de Waal has been awarded an honorary degree by Kingston University in recognition of her outstanding contribution to literature.
Around 3,000 Kingston University students will cross the stage to celebrate their achievements at this year's graduations with proud family, friends, academic staff and special guests.
Acclaimed actor and author Paterson Joseph revealed how a compulsion to ensure 18th century composer and writer Charles Ignatius Sancho was remembered led him to write a novel about the Black Briton's life, during a talk at Kingston University.
A Kingston School of Art student has been crowned the winner of the Zandra Rhodes Fashion Textile Award at Graduate Fashion Week for a final year collection featuring hand drawn illustrations inspired by mythology and folklore.
Three illustration animation graduates from Kingston School of Art are in the running for a national Royal Television Society student award for work they produced for their final projects at university.
A fascinating exploration of the ways in which machine learning, algorithms and artificial intelligence are transforming modern-day society has been selected as the ninth annual Big Read title by Kingston University. Hello World! How to Be Human in the Age of the Machine, a non-fiction title by best-selling author, maths professor and television presenter Hannah Fry, is this year's chosen title, selected by a panel from a shortlist of six. A special-edition copy of the book, published by Transworld, will be sent out to all first-year students ahead of the next academic year, with further copies made available for staff and students from other years.
Author Phil Stamper has revealed the inspiration behind The Gravity of Us, his best-selling book that was selected as Kingston University's Big Read for 2022, to an audience of staff and students.
Kingston University's sector-leading work embedding future skills throughout its curriculum has been hailed for its innovation by Shadow Minister for Higher Education Matt Western MP during a campus visit to learn more about the initiative.
Ukrainian academics have been sharing first-hand experiences of the impacts of the ongoing war and their role as disaster management specialists with staff and students at Kingston University. Their recent visit was part of a long-standing relationship between Kingston and the Lviv State University of Life Safety, a leading higher education institution in the field of human safety. Staff and student exchanges between the two universities have been taking place since 2016.
Kingston University is getting set to deliver a suite of new postgraduate scholarships aimed at broadening the pool of students progressing into data science and artificial intelligence (AI) careers. The scholarships are being launched after the University was named one of 30 institutions across the country to receive funding from an £8.1m Department for Science, Innovation and Technology and Office for Artificial Intelligence pot, awarded by the Office for Students (OfS).
Leading figures from the worlds of art and design, business and politics have shared their views about the vital role creative skills and design thinking will play in shaping the future of the United Kingdom at a major conference hosted by Kingston University. The impact of emerging technologies on the creative sector and the skills needed for the next generation of graduates to help drive a thriving national economy were key focuses of the annual Council for Higher Education in Art and Design (CHEAD) conference.
Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier has been appointed as a member of the Creative Industries Council – the joint industry and government forum that acts as a voice for the United Kingdom's creative sector.
Kingston University and healthcare provider Salutem celebrated the benefits of a long-standing collaboration during a recent event at the institution's award-winning Town House.
What the United States midterm election results revealed about the current state of democracy in the country – and the challenges that might lie ahead for both major parties – is examined in a new report led by a Kingston University politics expert.
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