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Who we are and what we do

Organisational information, structures, locations and contacts.

Legal framework

Kingston University is a Higher Education Corporation created by an instrument of government issued by the Privy Council on 26 April 1993, under powers given by the Education Reform Act 1988 (ERA) and the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. The University is an exempt charity under the terms of the ERA. The Office for Students is the principal regulator of the University as an exempt charity, subject to the provisions of the Charities Act 2011 and in accordance with the Higher Education and Research Act 2017.

InformationInstrument of government
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/documents/
Instrument_of_Government.pdf
Hard copy 5 pages (A4)
InformationArticles of government
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/boardofgovernors/
statementofprimaryresponsibilities/
documents/Articles_of_Government.pdf
Hard copy 9 pages (A4)
InformationCharitable status
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/charitable-status/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationEducation Reform Act 1988
Web link www.opsi.gov.uk/Acts/acts1988/Ukpga_19880040
_en_1.htm
Hard copy Available from Her Majesty's Stationery Office
InformationFurther and Higher Education Act 1992
Web link www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1992/
Ukpga_19920013_en_1
Hard copy Available from Her Majesty's Stationery Office
InformationThe Charities Act 2006 (Principal Regulators of Exempt Charities) Regulations 2010
Web link www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2010/501/contents/made
Hard copy Available from Her Majesty's Stationery Office

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How the institution is organised

InformationUniversity organisation chart
Web link See the University's organisation chart here (PDF)
Hard copy 4 pages (A4)
InformationBoard of Governors statement of primary responsibilities
Web link Read the Board of Governors statement of primary responsibilities here (PDF)
Hard copy 1 page (A4)
InformationBoard of Governors terms of reference
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/boardofgovernors/documents/
Board_of_Governors_Terms_of_Reference.pdf
Hard copy 2 pages (A4)
InformationMembers of the Board of Governors
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/boardofgovernors/boardmembers/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationSenior Management Team – Terms of Reference
Web link Read about the terms of reference for the Senior Management Team (PDF).
Hard copy 2 pages (A4)
InformationSenate terms of reference and statement of primary responsibilities
Web link Read the Senate terms of reference and statement of primary responsibilities here.
Hard copy 3 pages (A4)
InformationSenior Leadership Team terms of reference
Web link Read here about the Senior Leadership Team's terms of reference (PDF).
Hard copy 2 pages (A4)

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Location and contact details

InformationLegal address of the University
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
keycontacts/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationCampus addresses
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
location/campuses/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationKey contacts
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
keycontacts/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationFaculty contacts
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/faculties
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationSupport department contacts
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
supportdepartments/
Hard copy Webpage printout

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Lists of and information relating to organisations which the University has responsibility for, those it works in partnership with, those it sponsors and companies wholly owned by it

InformationPartner organisations
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/aboutkingstonuniversity/
howtheuniversityworks/partnerinstitutions/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationKingston City Group internal audit consortium
Web link www.kingstoncitygroup.co.uk/
Hard copy Webpage printout

Wholly-owned subsidiary companies:

InformationKingston University Service Company Ltd (KUSCO)
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/kusco/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationKingston University Service Company Ltd (KUSCO) publication scheme
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/freedom-of-information/
documents/KUSCO-publication-scheme.pdf
Hard copy 12 pages (A4)
InformationKingston University Campus Enterprises Ltd (KUCEL)
Web link www.kucel.co.uk/
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationKingston University Campus Enterprises Ltd (KUCEL) publication scheme
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/freedom-of-information/
documents/KUCEL-publication-scheme.pdf
Hard copy 10 pages (A4)
InformationKingston University Press Ltd (KUP)
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/kup
Hard copy Webpage printout
InformationKingston University Press Ltd (KUP) publication scheme
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/freedom-of-information/
documents/KUP-publication-scheme.pdf
Hard copy 10 pages (A4)
InformationKingston University Enterprises Ltd (KUEL) publication scheme
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/freedom-of-information/
documents/KUEL-publication-scheme.pdf
Hard copy 10 pages (A4)
InformationKingston University Innovations Ltd (KUIL) publication scheme
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/freedom-of-information/
documents/KUIL-publication-scheme.pdf
Hard copy 9 pages (A4)

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Student activities

InformationUnion of Kingston Students (UKS)
Web link View the webpage of the Union of Kingston Students.
InformationSports clubs
Web link www.kingston.ac.uk/sport/sportsclubs/
InformationStudent societies
Web link Read about the University's student societies.

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Contact us

Kingston University
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000