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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Hopefully these FAQs will help you, but please contact us if you have further questions.

What if I'm not religious?

The Faith and Spirituality Team is here for everyone in the University – whatever your beliefs.

Where can I go to pray in the University?

Find out about our places of worship at Kingston University.

How can I find a local church or place of worship?

Visit our places of worship section.

Are there faith groups I can join in the University?

There are a number of student faith societies run by and for students, which are governed by the Union of Kingston Students.

If I need to talk to someone in the University how can I get in touch with the University's Faith Advisers?

The University's Senior Faith Adviser works full time and is available to provide pastoral suppport during office hours. There are also drop-in sessions at various campuses.

The University also has a team of voluntary faith advisers (VFAs) covering Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism. We currently have vacancies for a Sikh VFA and a humanist adviser. Meet the Faith Advisers to find out more.

The Senior Faith Adviser works in partnership with the faith communities of Kingston and can put you in touch with someone from your own faith tradition if requested.

Is the meat in the canteen Halal?

A mixture of halal and non-halal food is served in the University. Produce will be clearly labelled, so it is easy to check.

What if my religious obligations and times of prayer clash with the University timetable?

There is no automatic right to time off for religious obligations, but the University will try to make reasonable adjustments wherever it can. Find out more about the University's policies.

Contact us

Student Wellbeing:
Faith and Spirituality

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2940
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