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June 2018

Kingston School of Art designer's collection inspired by defiant style choices of Namibian tribe wins Considered Design award at Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston School of Art designer's collection inspired by defiant style choices of Namibian tribe wins Considered Design award at Graduate Fashion Week

Final year designers from Kingston School of Art unveiled their latest collections, inspired by Disney characters, nature and the defiance of Namibian tribes, at this year's Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston University alumni break records

Kingston University alumni break records

This May saw the end of our springtime Inspire the Future campaign, where a team of 30 current students had more than 5000 conversations with our alumni. Over the course of 9 weeks our alumni gave an incredible £124,610 to support some of our most talented students – £30,000 more than ever before. This generosity will change the futures of some of our brightest students

Refugee crisis and energy of music icon Kate Bush among inspiration for exhibits being unveiled at Kingston School of Art's end of year degree show

Refugee crisis and energy of music icon Kate Bush among inspiration for exhibits being unveiled at Kingston School of Art's end of year degree show

The cream of Kingston School of Art's talented undergraduates has unveiled work marking the culmination of three years of degree studies at its annual end of year show.

May 2018

Kingston Business School alumni reunite in Singapore

Kingston Business School alumni reunite in Singapore

Kingston Business School alumni in Singapore gathered for an evening of drinks and canapés on 21 March 2018.

Kingston University leaps 23 places in Guardian University Guide rankings – with sport science, pharmacy, journalism, fashion and design top in London

Kingston University leaps 23 places in Guardian University Guide rankings – with sport science, pharmacy, journalism, fashion and design top in London

Kingston University has climbed 23 places in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables – with sport science, pharmacy, journalism, fashion and design top in London

From Hollywood glamour to regal splendour – Kingston School of Art fashion students showcase their own takes on a royal wedding dress for Meghan Markle

From Hollywood glamour to regal splendour – Kingston School of Art fashion students showcase their own takes on a royal wedding dress for Meghan Markle

With speculation mounting as to what Meghan Markle will wear when she walks down the aisle to wed Prince Harry this weekend, Kingston University fashion students have been letting their imaginations run wild to create their own perfect dress for the royal bride.

Kingston University hosts alumni drinks reception in Hong Kong

Kingston University hosts alumni drinks reception in Hong Kong

Kingston University alumni based in Hong Kong from all years and faculties gathered for an evening of drinks and canapés.

Entrepreneurial Kingston University graduates' moving documentary scoops runner up prize in Nespresso Talents filmmaking awards

Entrepreneurial Kingston University graduates' moving documentary scoops runner up prize in Nespresso Talents filmmaking awards

A film about the inspirational journey of nursing student-turned-entrepreneur Neomi Bennett, directed by fellow Kingston University graduate Sarah Begum, was named runner up at the national round of the annual Nespresso Talents awards.

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Colleagues and friends of Scott Reeves, who has died suddenly, have been remembering the popular research professor

April 2018

YouTube star and Kingston School of Art graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor unleashes creative talents as he revisits Knights Park campus

YouTube star and Kingston School of Art graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor unleashes creative talents as he revisits Knights Park campus

YouTube sensation Sean Elliott O'Connor returned to Kingston School of Art to remake his favourite piece of coursework – and offer his audience a glimpse of life at Kingston University.

Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

Pioneering Kingston University staff and students lauded for their achievements at Celebrate Enterprise Awards

Staff and students at the University were recognised for their entrepreneurial achievements and pioneering accomplishments at the annual Celebrate Enterprise awards, hosted by Kingston University's Enterprise Education team.

March 2018

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Kingston Mayor has Councillor Julie Pickering has joined staff, students and members of the community on a tour of Kingston University's new flagship Town House building.

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.

Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

Biochemistry BSc(Hons) graduate Rui Jaime has been named in the list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths (100 MPIAY), compiled by Positive Youths Africa.

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Kingston University journalism expert Professor Brian Cathcart has given a public lecture exploring the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case.

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Legendary record producer and visiting professor Tony Visconti has shared his experience of working alongside world-renowned rock and pop artists in a masterclass with students at Kingston University's Visconti Studio.

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston University fine art student Georgia Palomba only just made the deadline for entries in the Portrait Artist of the Year competition but her first ever self-portrait earned her a place on the fifth show of the television series.

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Kingston University's award-winning Big Read project is returning for a fourth time – with six books by leading female authors in the running to be this year's chosen title.

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil, has been recognised by international business network AACSB for her business acumen and breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan's banking sector.

Kingston University alumni share memories and experiences at London drinks reception

Kingston University alumni share memories and experiences at London drinks reception

Kingston University welcomed more than 80 alumni at The George pub on The Strand in central London last week.

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