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May 2019

Creativity, craft and intelligence on display at Kingston School of Art Degree Show

Posted Friday 31 May 2019

Creativity, craft and intelligence on display at Kingston School of Art Degree Show

Data and privacy in the social media age, the burden of cultural representation and selfie-taking gym bunnies are just some of the inspirations behind artistic creations from students showcasing their work at the Kingston School of Art Degree Show.


Kingston University's Dorich House Museum secures National Lottery support for heritage project exploring its recent history

Posted Wednesday 29 May 2019

Kingston University's Dorich House Museum secures National Lottery support for heritage project exploring its recent history

Dorich House Museum has been awarded a grant from the National Lottery to fund a new heritage project examining a lost period in the iconic building's history. The Squatter Years: Recovering Dorich House Museum's Recent Past will collate recollections from the community that lived in and visited the building during the 1980s and 90s.


Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

Posted Tuesday 28 May 2019

Unexploded Second World War bomb discovered in Kingston: Five facts about impact of German air raids on borough during the war

The recent discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb on a building site near Kingston University's Penrhyn Road campus served as a reminder of how the local area bore the brunt of some considerable attention from the German Luftwaffe between 1939 and 1941.


Kingston University teams up with the University of Gibraltar to launch territory's first PGCE teacher training degree

Posted Monday 27 May 2019

Kingston University teams up with the University of Gibraltar to launch territory's first PGCE teacher training degree

Kingston University's strong relationship with educators in Gibraltar has led to the launch of the British Overseas Territory's first PGCE teacher training degree.


Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen

Posted Sunday 26 May 2019

Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses reopen

UPDATE Sunday 26 May, 8.00pm: The Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campuses have now reopened following the incident involving a World War II bomb on a nearby construction site. The campuses opened on Sunday morning after final checks were made on Saturday and utility services were restored in the area.


Award-winning Kingston University School of Nursing project helps break down healthcare barriers for young people with learning disabilities

Posted Thursday 16 May 2019

Award-winning Kingston University School of Nursing project helps break down healthcare barriers for young people with learning disabilities

An award-winning project from Kingston University and St George's, University of London's School of Nursing is bringing together student nurses and young people with learning disabilities to help build trust, confidence and understanding through writing and performance.


Experimental film students and graduates selected to be part of first round of nominations for ICA and BBC New Creatives

Posted Wednesday 15 May 2019

Experimental film students and graduates selected to be part of first round of nominations for ICA and BBC New Creatives

An exploration of Queer identity and the threat posed by plastics in our oceans are among the stories explored by Kingston University students and graduates who have landed four of 21 successful applications to the first Open Call for New Creatives - a national initiative launched by BBC Arts and Arts Council England which aims to support new and emerging young artists.


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