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July 2019

Homelessness campaigner Matthew Downie and TESCO Clubcard pioneers Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby among Kingston University stars recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

Posted Thursday 18 July 2019

Homelessness campaigner Matthew Downie and TESCO Clubcard pioneers Edwina Dunn and Clive Humby among Kingston University stars recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours

A Kingston University graduate dedicated to tackling homelessness through his policy work with a leading national charity has been named in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours List.


Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

Posted Tuesday 16 July 2019

Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

A dedicated race and human rights campaigner, an innovator in fashion branding and an influential legal expert are among a group of industry leaders set to receive honorary awards from Kingston University as thousands of students celebrate their graduations.


Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Posted Monday 8 July 2019

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Creative solutions to global engineering problems dreamed up by young innovators of the future were unveiled at Kingston University as part of an annual Primary Engineer competition.


Inspiring care leaver student recognised with national learning award from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal

Posted Wednesday 3 July 2019

Inspiring care leaver student recognised with national learning award from Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal

An inspirational student who spent his childhood in care has overcome the odds to progress on to higher education and win a prestigious national award. Michael Shakil, 32, returned to education and went on to Kingston University to fulfil his dream of becoming a furniture designer and business owner. Now he has been selected from more than 200 applicants by HRH the Princess Royal to receive the Festival of Learning 2019 Patron's Award.


Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

Posted Wednesday 3 July 2019

Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

Four Kingston University subjects have achieved a 100 per cent score for overall student satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).

June 2019

Kingston University leadership training programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses up for Royal College of Nursing award

Posted Monday 24 June 2019

Kingston University leadership training programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses up for Royal College of Nursing award

A Kingston University and South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust programme to help black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses develop the skills and confidence to access more senior roles has been shortlisted for a Royal College of Nursing Institute award.


International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

Posted Thursday 20 June 2019

 International Women in Engineering Day: Kingston University expert Dawn Childs highlights importance of teaching girls how creative science careers can be

Ensuring young girls understand the creative potential of engineering and science careers could play a key part in addressing the sector's gender imbalance, according to industry expert and Kingston University visiting professor Dawn Childs.


Kingston University's drama, dance and music students produce opera spectacular for Kingston OnStage festival

Posted Monday 17 June 2019

Kingston University's drama, dance and music students produce opera spectacular for Kingston OnStage festival

Giant puppets, 26 dancers, singers and actors, a six string orchestra and a conductor and composer flown in from Italy - all this and more awaited Kingston OnStage audiences. The borough's Rose Theatre played host to Kingston University's dance, drama and music students as they staged a specially-commissioned opera as the centrepiece for this year's festival.

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