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April 2017

Celebrate Enterprise showcases Kingston University's entrepreneurial excellence

Celebrate Enterprise showcases Kingston University's entrepreneurial excellence

Kingston University celebrated the entrepreneurial achievements of students and staff at the recent Celebrate Enterprise event at Kingston Business School, hosted by Enterprise.

Alumni, students and staff ‘Upgrade' their LinkedIn skills with Kingston University alumnus Mark Walton

Alumni, students and staff ‘Upgrade' their LinkedIn skills with Kingston University alumnus Mark Walton

More than 90 alumni, students and staff joined Law alumnus Mark Walton as he shared his inside knowledge on using LinkedIn as a professional networking tool.

Kingston University showcases entrepreneurial excellence in competition final as students pitch sustainable business ideas to the Mayor of London

Kingston University showcases entrepreneurial excellence in competition final as students pitch sustainable business ideas to the Mayor of London

Three Kingston University postgraduates were selected to compete in the final of the prestigious Mayor's Entrepreneur competition at City Hall. The student and alumni pitched sustainable business ideas to a panel of investors and met Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Alumni share their stories of failure with Kingston University students

Alumni share their stories of failure with Kingston University students

Six Kingston University alumni returned to campus last month, to share their stories of failure with current students.

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Times Higher Education ranks Kingston University among world's top 200 young institutions

Kingston University has been ranked among the top 200 young universities worldwide by sector-leading publication Times Higher Education (THE) and in the top 50 global universities of a similar age - classed by THE as the Generation Y universities.

Kingston University wins Guardian University Award for teaching excellence

Kingston University wins Guardian University Award for teaching excellence

Kingston University has won the Guardian's 2017 Award for Teaching Excellence.

Kingston University graduate revamps hospital waiting room with 11kg of Duplo Lego to bring colour and positivity to patients

Kingston University graduate revamps hospital waiting room with 11kg of Duplo Lego to bring colour and positivity to patients

Lili Giacobino, a Product and Furniture Design BA (Hons) graduate from Kingston University has re-designed a waiting room at Kingston Hospital using colourful Lego Duplo blocks.

March 2017

QS World University Rankings place Kingston University in top 100 globally for art and design

QS World University Rankings place Kingston University in top 100 globally for art and design

Kingston University was rated a top-performing global institution in seven subject areas in the latest prestigious QS World University Rankings - with art and design, education and business all placed in the top 100 in Europe.

Comedian Lenny Henry praises outstanding Kingston University students at annual Talent Awards

Comedian Lenny Henry praises outstanding Kingston University students at annual Talent Awards

Comedian, actor and broadcaster Sir Lenny Henry praises 'amazing' students at Kingston University's Talent Awards

Kingston University-led project secures £500k from Government to expand successful approach to tackling BME attainment gap

Kingston University-led project secures £500k from Government to expand successful approach to tackling BME attainment gap

A Kingston University-led project has been awarded £500k of Government funding to expand its successful approaches to reducing the BME attainment gap to six other higher education institutions.

Aspiring filmmakers at Kingston University given chance to step into the spotlight through Channel 4 programme Random Acts

Aspiring filmmakers at Kingston University given chance to step into the spotlight through Channel 4 programme Random Acts

Kingston University supports the Stop Play Record initiative, which opens the door for 16-24 year olds to apply for the chance to have their short film produced for Channel 4's Random Acts programme.

February 2017

Former Kingston University engineering student Anthony Sahota steps into spotlight on BBC 1's Let It Shine after surprise graduation ceremony visit from Take That's Gary Barlow

Former Kingston University engineering student Anthony Sahota steps into spotlight on BBC 1's Let It Shine after surprise graduation ceremony visit from Take That's Gary Barlow

Mechanical engineering graduate Anthony Sahota received the surprise of his life at his graduation as Gary Barlow visited Kingston University to invite him to audition for the BBC's primetime show 'Let it Shine'.

Kingston University begins new chapter in Big Read project as it announces novels selected for 2017 shortlist

Kingston University begins new chapter in Big Read project as it announces novels selected for 2017 shortlist

A list of 140 titles has been narrowed down to a final shortlist of six contenders for this year's KU Big Read..

Leading US journalism educator Debora Wenger receives first PhD by Prior Publication from Kingston University's School of Humanities

Leading US journalism educator Debora Wenger receives first PhD by Prior Publication from Kingston University's School of Humanities

A US professor who specialises in journalism education has been awarded a PhD by Prior Publication by Kingston University's School of Humanities for her research into changes in journalism and how that impacts on teaching of the discipline.

Associate professor from Kingston Business School scoops Information Age magazine's Women in IT award for widening access to cyber security careers

Associate professor from Kingston Business School scoops Information Age magazine's Women in IT award for widening access to cyber security careers

Kingston Business School's Dr Vladlena Benson has won the Editor's Choice award at the latest Women in IT Awards for her cyber security research.

Exceptional achievements of hundreds of students applauded at Kingston University graduation ceremonies

Exceptional achievements of hundreds of students applauded at Kingston University graduation ceremonies

More than 2,600 undergraduates, postgraduates and research students have taken part in Kingston University's latest crop of graduation ceremonies.

January 2017

Kingston University graduates secure host of BAFTA award nominations for documentary and short animation films

Kingston University graduates secure host of BAFTA award nominations for documentary and short animation films

Three Kingston University graduates have scored nominations in the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) 2017 awards, in the categories of British Short Animation, Outstanding British Film, Outstanding Debut and Documentary.

Kingston University names best-selling author and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nick Hornby Honorary Doctor of Arts

Kingston University names best-selling author and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Nick Hornby Honorary Doctor of Arts

Acclaimed author and screenwriter Nick Hornby has been awarded an honorary degree from Kingston University in recognition of his outstanding contribution to literature and reading pleasure.

Kingston University celebrates success of research, postgraduate and undergraduate students during week of graduation ceremonies

Kingston University celebrates success of research, postgraduate and undergraduate students during week of graduation ceremonies

This week, 2,668 graduates join a thriving global alumni network of 200,000 as they cross the stage at the Rose Theatre at their graduation ceremony.

Kingston University alumnus Tan Sri Francis Yeoh receives Capri Legend Humanitarian Award at Capri Hollywood Film Festival

Kingston University alumnus Tan Sri Francis Yeoh receives Capri Legend Humanitarian Award at Capri Hollywood Film Festival

Kingston alumnus Tan Sri Francis Yeoh was awarded the Capri Legend Humanitarian Award last month in recognition of his philanthropic endeavours through music.

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