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May 2024

International Nurses Day: The value of role play in nursing education at Kingston University

Posted Sunday 12 May 2024

International Nurses Day: The value of role play in nursing education at Kingston University

Nursing students at Kingston University are being prepared for their careers with the opportunity to learn using real-life scenarios in simulation with role players. The University first employed around 10 role players in 2010, which has grown to approximately 70 in 2024 – a unique addition to simulation learning at Kingston that few universities offer.


Deaf Awareness Week: Kingston University graduate reflects on working in critical care as a deaf nurse

Posted Tuesday 7 May 2024

Deaf Awareness Week: Kingston University graduate reflects on working in critical care as a deaf nurse

Laura Johncock is a critical care nurse who recently graduated from Kingston University, having completed a course in intensive care, and is deaf. To mark Deaf Awareness Week (6-12 May 2024), she describes her experiences on the course and working in the NHS as someone with hearing loss and explains how she overcame barriers to realise her dreams of becoming a nurse.


Alumni, staff, students and school pupils celebrate 75 years of Geography, Geology and the Environment at Kingston University

Posted Tuesday 7 May 2024

Alumni, staff, students and school pupils celebrate 75 years of Geography, Geology and the Environment at Kingston University

Kingston University celebrated 75 years of the Department of Geography, Geology and the Environment with two special events at its award-winning Town House Building. The subjects first began at the University's predecessor Kingston Technical College in 1949 and have remained a key area of Kingston's teaching and research right up to the present day.


Kingston University scoops two accolades at national Student Nursing Times Awards

Posted Thursday 2 May 2024

Kingston University scoops two accolades at national Student Nursing Times Awards

Kingston University has picked up two accolades at this year's Student Nursing Times Awards, collecting both the Nursing Associate Training Programme Provider of the Year and Nursing Associate Learner of the Year.

April 2024

Kingston University and Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts awarded £1.25 million for project addressing inequalities affecting marginalised communities in South West London

Posted Thursday 25 April 2024

Kingston University and Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts awarded £1.25 million for project addressing inequalities affecting marginalised communities in South West London

The Abundance project has been awarded £1.25 million from UK Research and Innovation, the project is an arts and health sector collaboration that will see academics work alongside community organisations to improve opportunities for inclusivity and address inequalities in mental health.


Next phase of Kingston University's sector-leading Future Skills programme preparing students for career success set for autumn launch

Posted Wednesday 17 April 2024

Next phase of Kingston University's sector-leading Future Skills programme preparing students for career success set for autumn launch

Another significant milestone in the roll out of Future Skills across Kingston University will see Explore modules launched for all second year courses this autumn.


Kingston University leads project exploring opportunities artificial intelligence can bring to higher education

Posted Thursday 11 April 2024

Kingston University leads project exploring opportunities artificial intelligence can bring to higher education

Kingston University is leading a new collaborative project exploring the opportunities generative artificial intelligence (AI) can offer students, staff and graduates of the future


Kingston University launches project to enhance pharmacy placement experience for students across London

Posted Wednesday 10 April 2024

Kingston University launches project to enhance pharmacy placement experience for students across London

Kingston University has joined forces with two other London universities to improve the placement experience of undergraduate pharmacy students, following funding from NHS England.

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