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March 2019

Inspiring young girls through strategic approach key to driving more women in to STEM careers and closing  skills gap, experts say at Kingston University event

Inspiring young girls through strategic approach key to driving more women in to STEM careers and closing skills gap, experts say at Kingston University event

A panel of leading advocates for gender equality in the sciences discussed the reasons behind the underrepresentation of women in STEM subjects during a public event organised by Kingston University.

February 2019

Metro Bank mogul Vernon Hill calls for companies to create fans rather than customers at Kingston University Strategy into Practice lecture

Metro Bank mogul Vernon Hill calls for companies to create fans rather than customers at Kingston University Strategy into Practice lecture

Chairman of Metro Bank Vernon Hill has launched this year's industry-recognised Strategy into Practice seminars with a talk on how to increase business growth.

January 2019

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore hails Kingston University for its work promoting diversity and increasing access to higher education

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore hails Kingston University for its work promoting diversity and increasing access to higher education

The Government's new Universities Minister has commended Kingston University for its sector-leading work on social mobility, diversity and reducing the BME attainment gap. During a visit to the University's Penrhyn Road campus, Chris Skidmore MP was given a tour of facilities, including its dedicated STEM outreach centre, which hosts primary and secondary pupils for specially tailored sessions.

Inspirational 82 year old proves it's never too late to learn as she graduates with MA in Creative Writing from Kingston University

Inspirational 82 year old proves it's never too late to learn as she graduates with MA in Creative Writing from Kingston University

Grandmother Hilary Forde-Chalkly inspires the younger generation as she graduates from Kingston University with a Masters in Creative Writing more than 60 years after leaving school with just one O level.

Congratulations to the winter graduates of the Class of 2018!

Congratulations to the winter graduates of the Class of 2018!

Postgraduate students from Kingston School of Art and the faculties of Science, Engineering and Computing and Business and Social Sciences celebrated their achievements at our 2018 winter graduation ceremonies.

Rocket scientist helping Britain reach for the stars after graduating with PhD following Kingston University studies

Rocket scientist helping Britain reach for the stars after graduating with PhD following Kingston University studies

A rocket scientist from Kingston University is hoping to help play a key role in leading Britain back in to space after capping off a decade of studies at Kingston University with a PhD.

Kingston University fashion graduate and Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey named Dame in New Year's Honours

Kingston University fashion graduate and Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey named Dame in New Year's Honours

Harper's Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Bailey, who graduated from Kingston University with a fashion degree, has been named a Dame in the latest New Year's Honours list.

December 2018

2018 round up: A remarkable year for Kingston University alumni

2018 round up: A remarkable year for Kingston University alumni

From OBEs and Influential Leader lists to award-winning startups and documentaries, 2018 has been another remarkable year for Kingston University alumni. Our graduates continue to be an inspiration to current and future students at Kingston.

Discover Leveson – Kingston University's new online archive of landmark public inquiry offers unique insight into journalism and society

Discover Leveson – Kingston University's new online archive of landmark public inquiry offers unique insight into journalism and society

A cutting edge new online archive created by Kingston University will give the public new insight in to the Leveson Inquiry, which examined the central role of journalism in modern society.

November 2018

Kingston School of Art design graduates win Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award for eco-friendly Chip[s] Board material

Kingston School of Art design graduates win Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award for eco-friendly Chip[s] Board material

Recent graduates Rowan Minkley and Rob Nicoll, co-founders of Chip[s] Board, picked up the award in the non-tech category at the annual awards ceremony having beaten teams from 80 universities from around the country.

Kingston School of Art graduate paints her way on to Sky Arts television Landscape Artist of the Year competition

Kingston School of Art graduate paints her way on to Sky Arts television Landscape Artist of the Year competition

Kingston University graduate Lorna Wheele has earned a spot on a Sky Arts television that aims to unearth talented artists from across the country.

Kingston Business School celebrates 20 years of internationally respected Moscow MBA programme

Kingston Business School celebrates 20 years of internationally respected Moscow MBA programme

Kingston University has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the launch of its Business School's MBA programme in collaboration with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA).

Kingston Business School launches its MBA Alumni Network in London

Kingston Business School launches its MBA Alumni Network in London

Kingston University MBA alumni and students celebrated the launch of the new MBA Alumni Network.

October 2018

Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

A design by a Kingston University graduate based on the signature of renowned novelist and philosopher Iris Murdoch has been picked as the official logo of the Iris Murdoch Society Instagram page.

September 2018

The Dean's ‘Thank You' Dinner for Kingston Business School Alumni Volunteers – June 2018

The Dean's ‘Thank You' Dinner for Kingston Business School Alumni Volunteers – June 2018

Kingston Business School held a ‘Thank You' dinner for alumni who have volunteered their time to enhance the student experience over the past academic year. The Dean, Professor Ron Tuninga, hosted the dinner and thanked alumni for their invaluable contribution to the Kingston Business School and wider University.

Leading fashion retailer White Stuff collaborates with Kingston School of Art students as part of its Nurturing Talent initiative

Leading fashion retailer White Stuff collaborates with Kingston School of Art students as part of its Nurturing Talent initiative

A range of T-shirts inspired by the great outdoors has been designed by creative Kingston School of Art students. The exclusive collection is flying off the shelves at White Stuff stores across the United Kingdom, as the result of a project launched by the leading lifestyle brand to support emerging designers.

Film showcasing Kingston University's sector-leading work raising educational aspirations unveiled at Universities UK annual conference

Film showcasing Kingston University's sector-leading work raising educational aspirations unveiled at Universities UK annual conference

A film made by ITN Productions for Universities UK highlights Kingston University's success in raising school pupils' educational aspirations and inspiring them to move on to degree studies.

August 2018

Leading publication Creative Review picks Kingston School of Art graphic design and illustration animation graduates as rising stars in its annual Gradwatch listing

Leading publication Creative Review picks Kingston School of Art graphic design and illustration animation graduates as rising stars in its annual Gradwatch listing

The annual list produced by industry bible Creative Review puts the spotlight on fresh art and design graduates producing outstanding work, including two from Kingston School of Art.

Kingston University receives £835,000 donation to help disadvantaged learners thrive in degree studies

Kingston University receives £835,000 donation to help disadvantaged learners thrive in degree studies

A substantial donation made by a Kingston university graduate will help boost support for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

The Class of 2018 celebrate their graduation and pay it forward

The Class of 2018 celebrate their graduation and pay it forward

We were delighted to welcome our newest graduates to the Kingston University Alumni family in late July at our undergraduate graduation ceremonies, where they celebrated with family and friends in record temperatures.

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