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With more than 17,000 students and four campuses, we offer an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses to equip our students with the skills and knowledge they will need in tomorrow's world of work.

We are proud to have been awarded the 2017 Guardian University Award for Teaching Excellence and to have been named University of the Year for Widening Access for the second year running (NEON Awards 2017).

We are a growing force in research and a pioneer in entrepreneurship.

Kingston University has been ranked number one for graduate start-ups out of all higher education institutions in the United Kingdom in the latest Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey. The HESA HE-BCI survey, which gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and knowledge exchange, found that the University supported 298 graduate start-ups in the year 2020-21.

Kingston is a great place to work

Across our four campuses at Kingston, we offer first class facilities within a bustling and vibrant town, with great shopping, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities, with the capital's amenities right on your doorstep. Our award-winning Town House building on our Penrhyn Road site features an academic library, archive, dance studios and a studio theatre, with a rooftop garden offering stunning views across Kingston and the River Thames.

We are a vibrant and thriving university community. Our diverse student population is a major draw for many of our staff, with a high proportion of students who are the first in their family to attend university. We have students from 140 countries, which gives us a rich cultural environment. We attract local people who want to work in Kingston, academics who are attracted to some of the best rated courses in the UK, and those who are passionate about making a difference to our students. We inspire, nurture and build the confidence of our students to be the best that they can be.

If you're passionate and committed to making a real difference to people's lives, and delivering the best possible experience to students and staff alike, we'd like to hear from you.

Staff benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits including:  

  • an excellent pension scheme,
  • generous holiday allowance,
  • great development opportunities,
  • free University bus transport around Kingston and the local area,
  • excellent campus facilities.

In addition to a wide range of academic roles, our professional staff work in a variety of jobs, including Marketing, HR, Finance, IT, Estates and student support services.

The University prides itself on working responsibly with the environment and fostering a culture of sustainable practices.

Join our team

We welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion or belief.

We embrace diversity and promote equality amongst our students and staff alike.

If appropriate, please also check our information on Supporting Disabled Job Applicants (PDF).

About Kingston University

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Contact us

Human Resources
Second Floor,
Main Building
Kingston University,
Penrhyn Road,
Kingston upon Thames,
United Kingdom

Kingston University jobs:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 3118
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KUSCO jobs:
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 2138
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