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July 2017

MPs Sir Ed Davey and Zac Goldsmith highlight benefits of greater collaboration with Kingston University at Kingston Business Expo

MPs Sir Ed Davey and Zac Goldsmith highlight benefits of greater collaboration with Kingston University at Kingston Business Expo

Local entrepreneurs were recently joined by politicians, members from the Chamber of Commerce and Mayor of Kingston Councillor Julie Pickering at the fifth annual Kingston Business Expo on the University's Kingston Hill campus.

Developing country's young talents vital to borough's growth, Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier tells Kingston Futures conference

Developing country's young talents vital to borough's growth, Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier tells Kingston Futures conference

Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier outlined the role the institution can play in the regeneration and growth of Kingston-upon-Thames during the second annual Kingston Futures conference at the borough's Rose Theatre.

Designers serve up a treat as fashion collections dress Wimbledon windows to mark start of tennis tournament and wow Kingston shoppers in Bentalls showcase

Designers serve up a treat as fashion collections dress Wimbledon windows to mark start of tennis tournament and wow Kingston shoppers in Bentalls showcase

Garments designed by Kingston University fashion students were modelled in the streets and windows of Wimbledon Village and paraded through Kingston's Bentalls department store in two events that showcased the talented final year designers' work.

June 2017

Kingston University graduate's backpack design offers music fans a sleek option to stay hydrated and keep drinks out of harm's way at festivals

Kingston University graduate's backpack design offers music fans a sleek option to stay hydrated and keep drinks out of harm's way at festivals

Graphic design alumna Magdalena Huber's innovative design for a drinks backpack to bring to festivals could help to keep music fans safe at festivals this summer.

Olympian Asha Philip encourages promising athletes to dream big while on Kingston University's Sports Performance Programme

Olympian Asha Philip encourages promising athletes to dream big while on Kingston University's Sports Performance Programme

Students taking part in the Kingston University Sports Performance Programme have been encouraged by Olympic athlete Asha Philips to dream big and make the most of their time on the scheme.

Kingston University multicultural dance troupe secures second place at national Bollywood competition

Kingston University multicultural dance troupe secures second place at national Bollywood competition

A multicultural group of Kingston University dancers fought off competition from teams across the country to secure second place in a nationwide Bollywood dance event.

Civic reception guests invited to put Kingston University's high-impact research under the microscope at showcase event

Civic reception guests invited to put Kingston University's high-impact research under the microscope at showcase event

Visitors from the local community joined a host of academics and dignitaries at the annual event, which this year was themed around the University's research.

Award-winning Kingston University staff and leading healthcare researcher recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Award-winning Kingston University staff and leading healthcare researcher recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Kingston University diversity champion has been awarded an OBE in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List, with a leading healthcare academic and the University's Head of Widening Participation also receiving MBEs in recognition of their outstanding achievements.

Kingston University animation graduate wins Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award with tribute to mother's Tough love

Kingston University animation graduate wins Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Award with tribute to mother's Tough love

Kingston University animation graduate Jennifer Zheng's moving film about her complex relationship with her Chinese mother has won in the Royal Society Television (RTS) Student Television Awards, hot on the heels of her BAFTA nomination earlier this year.

Kingston University dance students and graduates awarded bursaries worth £500 to showcase talents at community dance festival

Kingston University dance students and graduates awarded bursaries worth £500 to showcase talents at community dance festival

Kingston University dance students and graduates have been awarded bursaries worth £500 and the chance to work with professionals in their field.

Kingston University designer's sustainable fusion of denim and African fabrics modelled at Graduate Fashion Week by industry icon Caryn Franklin

Kingston University designer's sustainable fusion of denim and African fabrics modelled at Graduate Fashion Week by industry icon Caryn Franklin

Inspired by her mixed cultural heritage, a Kingston University designer created a vibrant collection fusing African fabrics with vintage denim - which was modelled on the Graduate Fashion Week catwalk by industry icon Caryn Franklin.

Postgraduate HRM alumni share how their career journeys have been influenced by their time at Kingston

Postgraduate HRM alumni share how their career journeys have been influenced by their time at Kingston

The Kingston Business School welcomed alumni and students from the postgraduate Human Resource Management (HRM) and International HRM programmes onto campus for an evening networking reception on Wednesday 24th May.

Street punk menswear by Kingston University fashion designer shines spotlight on challenges facing young jobseekers

Street punk menswear by Kingston University fashion designer shines spotlight on challenges facing young jobseekers

A Kingston University fashion designer's latest menswear collection highlights the style and pride of young people determined to overcome the barriers they face in finding meaningful work in today's society.

Art, design and architecture students unveil their creative responses to modern day challenges at Kingston School of Art end-of-year degree show

Art, design and architecture students unveil their creative responses to modern day challenges at Kingston School of Art end-of-year degree show

Art, architecture and design students reveal their final projects at the annual degree show at Kingston University's Knights Park campus.

May 2017

Kingston University designer brings childhood memories to life in catwalk collection unveiled at Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston University designer brings childhood memories to life in catwalk collection unveiled at Graduate Fashion Week

Kingston University BA(Hons) Fashion student Kate Clark's collection of tailored dresses and suits with oversized sleeves and skirts stuffed with her own soft toys has made its debut at Graduate Fashion Week in London.

Mel Ewell: Key lessons from a 35-year career

Mel Ewell: Key lessons from a 35-year career

We asked alumnus Mel Ewell to share the valuable lessons he learned throughout his 35 year career. Mel, who studied geography at Kingston University, graduating in 1981, will be awarded an honorary degree this July.

Kingston University-trained midwife receives award from ITV's Good Morning Britain for work helping bereaved families

Kingston University-trained midwife receives award from ITV's Good Morning Britain for work helping bereaved families

A former Kingston University student midwife has been recognised for her exceptional work in helping parents overcome the life-changing experience of losing a baby by winning a Health Star Award courtesy of ITV's Good Morning Britain.

Kingston University picks up three NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Kingston University picks up three NEON Awards recognising success in opening up higher education to all

Kingston University takes home the 2017 NEON Higher Education Institution of the Year Award and also wins in two other award categories.

Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Guardian University Guide names Kingston University a top institution for fashion, journalism and publishing in latest rankings

Kingston University's fashion, journalism and publishing courses were named among the best in the United Kingdom in the latest Guardian University Guide, with its art, design and sport science courses also featuring in the top 10 nationally.

Kingston University celebrates partnership with Santander Universities with showcase of successful projects

Kingston University celebrates partnership with Santander Universities with showcase of successful projects

Guests gathered at the University's Kingston Hill campus to celebrate the diverse activities that have been funded by Santander Universities since the partnership was launched in 2012.

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