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Kingston University's award-winning nursing project helps breaks down barriers for young people with learning disabilities

Posted Thursday 16 May 2019

Kingston University's award-winning nursing project helps breaks down 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.



Kingston University and St George's, University of London win three awards at national Student Nursing Times Awards

Posted Friday 3 May 2019

Kingston University and St George's, University of London win three awards at national Student Nursing Times Awards

There was success for Kingston University and St George's, University of London as they picked up three accolades at this year's national .


Kingston University's leading role in closing BME attainment gap highlighted in new report by Universities UK and National Union of Students

Posted Thursday 2 May 2019

Kingston University's leading role in closing BME attainment gap highlighted in new report by Universities UK and National Union of Students

​Kingston University's sector-leading work in reducing the BME attainment gap has been highlighted in a new report by Universities UK and the National Union of Students.

April 2019

Illustration animation graduate collects gong at Royal Television Society regional student awards

Posted Friday 26 April 2019

Illustration animation graduate collects gong at Royal Television Society regional student awards

A Kingston School of Art graduate's film capturing the way brass music has symbolised both the resilience of New Orleans' residents following Hurricane Katrina and the impact of the mine closures in Yorkshire has carried off a coveted sector award. Matt Armitage's three-minute production, Brass, won the animation category in the regional final of the Royal Television Society's London regional student awards.


Award-winning debut novel by Rachel Joyce becomes this year's Kingston University Big Read book as project celebrates fifth birthday

Posted Wednesday 24 April 2019

Award-winning debut novel by Rachel Joyce becomes this year's Kingston University Big Read book as project celebrates fifth birthday

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce has been named as the winning title for the fifth Big Read Kingston University's award-winning shared-reading initiative. The Big Read aims to create a sense of community between students, staff and the wider Kingston borough, by providing a common topic to talk about. The project launched in 2015 to help new students settle in to university by giving them the chance to read the same book before they arrived. Since then, Kingston University has sent a copy of the chosen title every year to all new students to help make them feel welcome when joining the University.


Driven Kingston University economics graduate overcomes tough upbringing to land top job in the City

Posted Tuesday 16 April 2019

Driven Kingston University economics graduate overcomes tough upbringing to land top job in the City

Growing up on a council estate in East London, teenager Reggie Nelson was told he had three options when the time came to leave school - play football, make music or get in to crime.

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