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Welcome to the country information for students from India.

With nearly 20,000 students, including international students from 154 countries, and 247 students from India, Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London, offering an extensive range courses in business, law, engineering, science, computing, the arts, social sciences, art and design.

Based in an attractive location on the River Thames, just 30 minutes from central London, Kingston is known for its career-focussed courses and excellent teaching quality.

  • Kingston is consistently rated one of the safest London boroughs (Metropolitan Police) as well as one of the happiest places to live in London (Rightmove).
  • Kingston University "is diverse and proud of it, with one of the UK's most ethnically mixed student populations" (The Guardian, 2013).
  • Kingston is one of the top universities in the country for graduate start-ups and has an excellent reputation in integrating entrepreneurial skills across all our faculties.
  • Our art and design courses are consistently among the top in the UK (Guardian University Guide) and ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS)

Studying for a Kingston degree in India

Kingston University is very proud to be associated with our partner institutions in India. For further information on studying Kingston University courses in India, specifically in the fields of Business and Art and Design, our partnerships page can tell you in detail of the options available.

January intake courses

Our range of January intake courses are now open for applications. Simply choose your course and apply online.

Meet us in India

We visit India on average five times a year, typically in October, November, February, May and June. Areas you can expect to meet us in include: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune. Find out about our scheduled visits.

International postgraduate and undergraduate scholarships

Kingston University also offers international scholarships of £4,000, open to students from India as well as the rest of the world. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit.

Kingston University Undergraduate Scholarships India

From September 2016, Kingston University is delighted to offer two Undergraduate scholarships worth £4,000 each. These will be exclusively available for Undergraduate Indian students, thanks to the generosity of Kingston alumnus Mr Rajiv Poddar.

Indian community

You will also be close to the large Indian communities based in London. There are 173,000 Indians living here. If you include British people of Indian origin, the figure reaches 437,000 – 6% of London's population.

The Indian community contributes hugely to London's multicultural vibrancy. You will find:

  • many restaurants specialising in regional Indian food – including Punjabi, Gujarati, Goan and Keralan;
  • shops selling specialist Indian food and popular newspapers/magazines;
  • Asian television and radio programmes, including BBC Asian Network radio; and
  • many places to worship including 40 Hindu temples, 25 Sikh temples, 150 mosques and hundreds of churches.

Popular areas for Indian communities to live include Kingston itself, as well as nearby Tooting, Southall and Wembley.

Contact us

International enquiries

Tel: +44(0)20 8417 3411

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