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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. The £1.5 million project with University College London and King's College London will see the three universities work together to standardise and expand pharmacy undergraduate placements across the capital, facilitating consistency for providers who undertake initial training of pharmacists.

March 2024

Kingston University expert Dr Elisabeth Carter serves as lead academic adviser on major government anti-fraud campaign

Posted Tuesday 26 March 2024

Kingston University expert Dr Elisabeth Carter serves as lead academic adviser on major government anti-fraud campaign

Associate Professor Dr Elisabeth Carter was invited to play a role in the Home Office's Stop! Think Fraud campaign after rising to prominence as a media commentator and heading a number of national working groups.


Employer engagement key to tapping into pipeline of emerging talent as school leavers consider future careers, Kingston University study finds

Posted Wednesday 20 March 2024

Employer engagement key to tapping into pipeline of emerging talent as school leavers consider future careers, Kingston University study finds

The report has identified that young job seekers generally had a clear picture of what they viewed as a good job, were eager for industry engagement, but are anxious about the impact of artificial intelligence and the robustness of the job market.


Neurodiversity Celebration Week: Kingston University launches pilot project to enhance learning environments for neurodivergent students

Posted Monday 18 March 2024

Neurodiversity Celebration Week: Kingston University launches pilot project to enhance learning environments for neurodivergent students

Kingston University has launched a pilot project to raise awareness of neurodiversity and make learning spaces more inclusive and supportive for neurodivergent students and staff. Recognising the value of neurodiversity as a natural aspect of human variation, the initiative seeks to foster inclusivity and support the diverse needs of all learners by understanding systemic barriers and attempting to remove them. It is led by Kingston's Inclusion and Social Justice Special Interest Group (SIG) and academics from the school of Education, Midwifery and Social Work and is supported by the Network of Equality Champions.


Kingston University receives major funding award to increase social care research capacity

Posted Wednesday 13 March 2024

Kingston University receives major funding award to increase social care research capacity

Kingston University has been awarded a significant grant by the National Institute of Health and Care Research (NIHR) to build social care research capacity.


Young Carers Action Day: Kingston University nursing student on life as young adult carer

Posted Wednesday 13 March 2024

Young Carers Action Day: Kingston University nursing student on life as young adult carer

Kingston University adult nursing student Hana Hussein is a young adult carer and is supported by the University's KU Cares programme. For Carers Trust's Young Carers Action Day (13 March), they spoke about the challenges they face juggling caring responsibilities with their studies and daily life, as well as the support Kingston has provided them.


Student Nursing Times Award finalist shares personal story of trauma that inspired her journey into nursing studies at Kingston University

Posted Monday 11 March 2024

Student Nursing Times Award finalist shares personal story of trauma that inspired her journey into nursing studies at Kingston University

Mature nursing student and mother of three Philippa Esson, who was recently shortlisted for a 2024 Student Nursing Times Award, explains why she decided to go back to education and pursue a career in nursing.

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