A forensic scientist with a passion for outreach spoke of how helping young people shape their direction in life was what made her job so rewarding after being named the inaugural winner of Kingston University's Woman in STEM award.
A British business leader who spent 12 years as chief executive of private healthcare firm Bupa and had a 20-year career with British Airways has shared advice with female business students, as well as recalling some of the barriers she faced and the role models who inspired her.
Raphael Chikukwa graduated from Kingston School of Art's Curating Contemporary Design MA in 2008 and was recently appointed to the position of Executive Director at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Co-course leader Donna Loveday catches up with her former student to discuss his career so far, ambitions for the future and advice for current and future students.
A data science pioneer who received an honorary degree from Kingston University has shared insights from her career during Women's History Month, as well as outlining some of the barriers she believes prevent girls from pursuing careers in STEM at an early age.
The theme for International Women's Day this year is #ChooseToChallenge, with people being encouraged to share photographs of themselves on social media raising a hand to demonstrate a commitment to calling out inequality, alongside the campaign hashtag. As part of this year's theme, Kingston University has been inviting members of its community to share their own commitment to choosing to challenge inequality, call out bias, question stereotypes, and help forge an inclusive world. Some of the responses are below, with others being shared across our social media platforms.
The exhibition showcases new work from designers, fine artists, journalists and creative writers each responding to one of three curated quotes from William Morris around protest and social commentary, innovation and technology, and usefulness and beauty.
Kingston School of Art fashion graduate Lucy Saunders has seen off competition from design students around the globe to win the MTV Music Meets Fashion Competition.
Award-winning artist and Kingston School of Art graduate Curtis Holder spoke of the importance of enjoying the creative journey, as he credited his time at the University with equipping him with the skills to succeed.
Kingston University researchers have used a mathematical model known as game theory to explore how the challenge of securing sufficient levels of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers during the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been mitigated.
Professor Helen Laville has been appointed Provost of Kingston University - a newly created position that will see her provide a single point of leadership for all academic endeavour at the institution.
A pioneering scheme run by Kingston University that supports young people from marginalised groups to have equal opportunities in higher education is marking its 15 year anniversary.
Emily Dawson was supported by KU Cares at Kingston University while caring for her mum and seven younger siblings. As part of the 15 year anniversary of the programme, Emily tells us in her own words the challenges she faced and how she managed them.
Dr Paul Micklethwaite, Susutainable Design MA course leader, has outlined some of the ways he is planning to make his festive period more sustainable.
A Kingston University graduate, whose children's books champion inclusivity and have helped young people deal with trauma, has been included in the BBC's list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020.
Kingston University has topped off a year of widespread praise for boosting students' learning through its investment in campus facilities with its iconic Town House named runner up in the Guardian University Awards.
Kingston University's alumni, students and staff have continued to thrive despite the challenges of this year, showing resilience, innovation and community spirit.
The first ever virtual Kingston is Global event took place on Thursday 26 November 2020. Over 500 Kingston alumni, staff and students from over 50 countries registered. They learnt new skills, networked and celebrated being part of the Kingston community. Talks and workshops were led by Kingston experts, on topics from Covid-19 to squiggly careers. Kingston alumni also had the opportunity to reconnect in a series of regional reunions hosted throughout the day.
To mark International Day of People with Disabilities, staff and students from Kingston University's learning disabilities nursing department have been reflecting on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected those with learning disabilities mentally, physically, and socially.
The group have come together under the StoryBox Collective to show William Morris' ongoing influence in many creative disciplines. The exhibition, completed during the first lockdown, brings together artists, illustrators, designers, writers and poets based in London, Berlin, Bankok and Sardinia.
A Kingston School of Art fashion graduate has beaten fierce nationwide competition to join the womenswear runway design team for luxury fashion house Burberry.
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