With more than 17,000 students and five 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.
The latest Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey 2015/16 reported that, for the eighth year running, we were one of the top two universities in the country for the number of graduates starting up their own companies. Last year, we helped 289 entrepreneurial graduates get their companies off the ground.
A great place to work
Across our 5 campuses at Kingston, we offer first class facilities within a bustling and vibrant town, with great shopping, restaurants, bars and leisure facilities. We are currently building a new facility at our Penrhyn Road site which will include a state-of-the-art Learning Resources Centre, specialist learning spaces, cafés and new landscaped areas. Our Healthcare Faculty, at St George's in South West London, is situated in one of London's biggest teaching hospitals, with the capital's amenities right on your doorstep.
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.
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, and 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. We embrace diversity and promote equality amongst our students and staff alike. 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.