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Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

The key role Kingston University plays in the community was showcased at the borough's Guildhall as staff and students made the most of the opportunity to demonstrate the ways in which they enrich the lives of people across the borough.

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore discusses importance of education and significance of Black History Month in return visit to Kingston University

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore discusses importance of education and significance of Black History Month in return visit to Kingston University

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore has made his thrid visit this year to Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus.

 Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment has become the third department to receive an Athena SWAN bronze award for its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

Hundreds of science enthusiasts were given a taster of some of Kingston University's STEM equipment and outreach activities as New Scientist Live opened its doors at ExCel London on Thursday, with visitors to the University's stand including British astronaut Tim Peake.

Alumni Champions event celebrates over 2,800 hours of alumni volunteering last year

Alumni Champions event celebrates over 2,800 hours of alumni volunteering last year

Last year, over 438 of our alumni at Kingston shared their valuable time to volunteer in support of Kingston students.

Kingston University applauded for commitment to opening up education to underrepresented groups at UK Social Mobility Awards

Kingston University applauded for commitment to opening up education to underrepresented groups at UK Social Mobility Awards

Kingston University has been applauded for its pioneering initiatives helping underrepresented groups succeed in higher education at this year's UK Social Mobility Awards.

Grafton Architects, designers of Kingston University's flagship Town House building, named winners of 2020 RIBA Royal Gold Medal

Grafton Architects, designers of Kingston University's flagship Town House building, named winners of 2020 RIBA Royal Gold Medal

Grafton Architects, the practice responsible for designing the University's landmark Town House building, have won the United Kingdom's highest honour for architecture - the 2020 RIBA Royal Gold Medal.

September 2019

Kingston University product and furniture design graduate's modular wall planter in full bloom at London Design Festival

Kingston University product and furniture design graduate's modular wall planter in full bloom at London Design Festival

Will Bloomfield's design is just one of the products by Kingston School of Art graduates on show at the London Design Festival.

Inventor of life-saving stocking aid and Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing graduate scoops two national awards

Inventor of life-saving stocking aid and Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing graduate scoops two national awards

Inspirational entrepreneur and Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing graduate Neomi Bennett BEM has picked up two national awards for her innovative Neo-slip stocking aid which helps the application of compression stockings to prevent deep vein thrombosis.

August 2019

Engineering student who came to Kingston University through Clearing hopes Santander Universities STEMship award will boost her space ambitions

Engineering student who came to Kingston University through Clearing hopes Santander Universities STEMship award will boost her space ambitions

A Kingston University student who secured her place through Clearing is hoping the award of a prestigious Santander Universities STEMship will act as a launch pad for a career in space engineering.

 MBA alumni reunited for a ‘5 Minute Mic' event, covering topics such as creatology, wellbeing and forecasting

MBA alumni reunited for a ‘5 Minute Mic' event, covering topics such as creatology, wellbeing and forecasting

Kingston Business School hosted its ‘5 Minute Mic' event for MBA alumni at the Brand Exchange in central London on Thursday 18th July 2019.

Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Prototypes for designs to solve engineering challenges built by Kingston University and dreamt up by school pupils went on show at Gatwick Airport as part of a launch event for a Primary Engineer competition.

Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

Kingston University researcher and senior lecturer in design history and theory, Dr Sorcha O'Brien has co-curated an exhibition looking at how the lives of women were affected by the electricfication of rural Ireland. ‘Kitchen Power - Women's experiences of rural electrification' is the flagship temporary exhibition at the Museum's Country Life site this year.

July 2019

Leading judge and chair of landmark public inquiry in to journalism Sir Brian Leveson awarded Kingston University honorary degree

Leading judge and chair of landmark public inquiry in to journalism Sir Brian Leveson awarded Kingston University honorary degree

Sir Brian Leveson, who has recently retired after serving as the country's most senior criminal judge, has received an honorary degree from Kingston University.

A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

Experts from around the world have gathered at Kingston University for an international conference to discuss the challenges and potential solutions that could play a key role in helping tackle the climate crisis.

Homelessness campaigner Matthew Downie and TESCO Clubcard pioneers Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby among Kingston University stars recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Homelessness campaigner Matthew Downie and TESCO Clubcard pioneers Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby among Kingston University stars recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

A Kingston University graduate dedicated to tackling homelessness through his policy work with a leading national charity has been named in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

A dedicated race and human rights campaigner, an innovator in fashion branding and an influential legal expert are among a group of industry leaders set to receive honorary awards from Kingston University as thousands of students celebrate their graduations.

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Creative solutions to global engineering problems dreamed up by young innovators of the future were unveiled at Kingston University as part of an annual Primary Engineer competition.

Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

​Kingston University has seen four of its subjects achieve 100 per cent for overall student satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey, along with strong improvements across the board, .

June 2019

 International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

Ensuring young girls understand the creative potential of engineering and science careers could play a key part in addressing the sector's gender imbalance, according to industry expert and Kingston University visiting professor Dawn Childs. The group engineering director for global theme park operator Merlin and current president of the Women's Engineering Society also spoke of the need for more female engineers to visit schools and act as powerful role models to children ahead of International Women in Engineering Day this Sunday.

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