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March 2018

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Posted Thursday 22 March 2018

Kingston Mayor Councillor Julie Pickering joins borough residents to see how Kingston University's landmark Town House building is taking shape

Mayor of Kingston Councillor Julie Pickering has again donned a hard hat as, just 10 months after attending its ground breaking ceremony, she joined members of the community to get another first hand look at the construction site for Kingston University's flagship Town House building. The visit came as the University and construction company Willmott Dixon hosted a series of special site visits as part of Open Doors Week a national initiative giving members of the public a chance to see behind the scenes at major construction sites across England, Scotland and Wales.


Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Posted Monday 19 March 2018

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis contends madness and conflict of Shakespeare's characters can humanise economics in Kingston University lecture

Leading economist and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis highlighted the seminal influence Shakespeare has had on his thinking as he took centre stage at the Rose Theatre following an invitation from Kingston University.


Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

Posted Monday 19 March 2018

Enterprising biochemistry graduate from Kingston University named in list of 100 Most Positively Inspiring African Youths

An entrepreneurial biochemistry graduate from Kingston University has been recognised as one of the most influential young Africans by an organisation dedicated to developing opportunities for talented and motivated young people in Africa.


Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

Posted Thursday 15 March 2018

Stephen Lawrence case: Kingston University Professor Brian Cathcart examines significance of Daily Mail coverage ahead of 25th anniversary of teenager's murder

A Kingston University journalism expert has analysed the impact of the Daily Mail's coverage of the Stephen Lawrence case during a public lecture ahead of the 25th anniversary of the 18 year old's murder next month.


Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

Posted Wednesday 14 March 2018

Esteemed music producer Tony Visconti shares tips on working with artists including David Bowie and Marc Bolan during Kingston University masterclass

World-renowned producer and David Bowie collaborator Tony Visconti has treated Kingston University music students to a masterclass in production at its acclaimed analogue recording facility, the Visconti Studio. Drawing on his 50 years' experience in the music industry working alongside global superstars such as Thin Lizzy, Morrissey and Damon Albarn, the American producer, who is a visiting professor at the University, revealed the methods he used to get the best out of his artists.


Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Posted Tuesday 13 March 2018

Kingston School of Art student showcases her fine art talent to the nation in Sky television's Portrait Artist of the Year competition

Kingston School of Art student Georgia Palomba only just made the deadline for entries in the Portrait Artist of the Year competition – with a little encouragement from her mother, she finished her entry the night before. The finished piece – her first ever self-portrait – earned her a place on the fifth show of the television series.


Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Posted Friday 9 March 2018

Six leading female authors in the running for this year's Kingston University Big Read as shortlisted titles announced

Kingston University's award-winning Big Read project is returning for a fourth time – with six books by leading female authors in the running to be this year's chosen title.


Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Posted Monday 5 March 2018

Pioneering Kingston Business School graduate Sima Kamil recognised as influential leader by global business education network AACSB

Kingston Business School alumna Sima Kamil has been recognised as a 2018 Influential Leader by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

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