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.
Leksey Lee, Bella McEvoy, Amelia Fowler and Marta Pinto were recruited in a nationwide search to find the best recently graduated young creatives to help create the highly anticipated advert.
Sustainable Design MA graduate, Cibele Machado Fontoura has created B Susty, a programme for schools that supports teachers in delivering environmental and sustainability messages in the classroom. The Green Gown Awards recognise exceptional sustainability initiatives undertaken by universities and colleges across the world.
Climate change, Dostoyevsky and lockdown is the unlikely combination that saw a Kingston University postgraduate win a prestigious first novel award.
A world-renowned furniture designer and Kingston University alumnus has described his surprise at being awarded a CBE in the recent Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Racism in many forms, from overt discrimination to micro-aggression, exists at every level in the justice system and all lawyers have a responsibility to tackle it, eminent barrister Professor Leslie Thomas QC told students and academics during a return visit to his alma mater, Kingston University.
This month, the careers and employability service at Kingston University is launching ELEVATE - an accelerator programme designed to help provide Black (home) students with the support, guidance and tools to aim high and achieve their full potential. Here, careers and employability advisers Hawa Mansaray and Zion Sengulay discuss the reasons behind the development of the programme and how they hope it will help overcome some of the barriers black students face on their employment journey.
Kingston University has joined a ground-breaking higher education employability programme which aims to unlock the potential of autistic students and graduates and help them into full-time work.
Throughout Black History Month, Kingston University is highlighting some of the inspirational Black figures and role models that have had an impact on members of our community. Here, students, staff and alumni from across the University tell us about the people who have inspired them, as well as sharing what Black History Month means to them. Find out more about how Kingston University is celebrating Black History Month, including upcoming events organised by the University and the Union of Kingston Students.
After completing his MSc in cancer biology earlier this year, Mergim Krasniqi started volunteering at the UK Biocentre in Milton Keynes in May, where he has been supporting scientists in the lab processing tests for Covid-19. Alongside his role at the Lighthouse Lab, he has been working part time at a pharmacy as a trainee pharmacist advisor and completing applications for a PhD.
Since April, Kingston University PhD student Amtul Bhunnoo has been among the skilled volunteers helping make that possible, working 12 hour shifts at one of the Lighthouse Labs in Milton Keynes. COVID-19 swab samples are sent to the laboratories from the NHS on the front line and other testing sites, including the drive-through sites, for analysis. Below, Amtul shares her experience of working in the labs and why she decided to get involved.
A message to students, staff and alumni from Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier. As October gets under way, so too does Black History Month - an opportunity for us all to reflect on and celebrate the many achievements of the Black community in Britain and the rich and longstanding contribution people of African and Caribbean descent have made to British society and culture.
Kingston School of Art graduate Oyinkan Braithwaite has been crowned winner of the prestigious Crime and Thriller Book of the Year at the British Book Awards for her debut novel, My Sister, the Serial Killer.
Kingston University is throwing open its doors in the virtual realm as part of Open House 2020 – a festival celebrating London's most striking architecture that has moved online this year..
From interning with French fashion house Chanel to working on a busy hospital ward, a talented graduate designer from Kingston University has swapped haute couture for scrubs to help support the NHS in the battle against coronavirus.
Kingston University has been named one of the top 40 institutions in the country in the newly released Guardian University Guide and best in the country for design.
A £100 million project to upgrade Kingston University's halls of residence at Seething Wells and Kingston Hill gets under way this month. The scheme will be delivered by Kingston Student Living - a consortium made up of infrastructure investment firm Equitix and energy, services and regeneration company ENGIE, who will work in partnership with the University.
A message to students, staff and alumni from Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier.
Two Kingston University buildings that have transformed the learning experience for students have been named among the finalists of the Royal Institute of British Architects' annual awards for the London region.
A Kingston University expert in analytical and forensic science has received the Royal Society of Chemistry's exceptional service award for his outstanding contribution to proactively and inclusively supporting his colleagues and the wider scientific community.
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