Kingston University's team of student engineers secured the institution's best ever Formula Student finish in the eagerly anticipated endurance event at Silverstone.
A new scholarship, supported by Kingston University graduate and award-winning international designer Paul Bishop, has launched to give an opportunity to one prospective interior design or product and furniture design student. The scholarship includes a 100% fee waiver as well as an annual £5,000 living allowance bursary for all three years of the course.
A team of student engineers from Kingston University are set to pit their race car against others from around the world after arriving at Silverstone for the annual Formula Student competition. The University team, supported by academics and technicians from the Faculty of Science, Computing and Engineering, have spent the past 18 months designing and building a single seater race car which they will put to the test in a series of gruelling events at the home of British motorsport.
The chief executive of the British Red Cross spoke of his pride in how the organisation had made a difference to the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable and marginalised people, after the Kingston University alumnus was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. Michael Adamson, who took up the position of chief executive in 2014 having been with British Red Cross since 2010, was recognised for his contributions to the humanitarian sector and his role in the Red Cross movement.
Three design marketing students from Kingston School of Art have won a coveted D&AD New Blood Pencil for their creative approach to a brief set by book publisher Penguin, which addresses the under representation of ethnic minorities in the GCSE English Literature curriculum.
A Kingston University student's mixed-gender collection, inspired by the anti-SARS (Special Anti-Robbery Squad) movement in Nigeria, has been crowned the winner of the Black Excellence Prize in the Graduate Fashion Week Awards.
A walk-in vaccination service at Kingston University has sen hundreds of students, staff and young people aged 18 and over from across the borough visit campus to receive their first doses of the Pfizer vaccine.
Final year fashion students from Kingston School of Art have showcased their collections on the catwalk via live stream during Graduate Fashion Week.
Kingston University is leading a national campaign calling on the government to invest in creative education and entrepreneurial innovation to boost future economic prosperity.
Students from Kingston University's Department of Law have made it to the final stage of this year's International Criminal Court's (ICC) Moot Court Competition. The competition sees law students based at universities across the world compete in a court debate simulating the ICC, called a moot, with the finals usually taking place at The Hague in The Netherlands. This year the event will be held virtually, and Kingston University is one of just six UK institutions represented in the competition. The finals this year takes place throughout June.
Entrepreneurial students have pitched a range of innovative business ideas at an inaugural ‘side-hustle' showcase run by an award-winning Kingston University programme that supports black students to achieve their full potential.
A Kingston University graduate listed in this year's Forbes 30 Under 30 has reflected on how his business course helped him to succeed and shares his top tips for other students who wish to follow in his enterprising footsteps.
Student and graduate entrepreneurs are receiving a £40,000 boost through Kingston University's longstanding partnership with Santander Universities to launch and develop their start-ups this year.
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.
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