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Clearing hotline phones buzzing as A-level results students jostle for a course place at Kingston University

Posted Thursday 15 August 2019

Clearing hotline phones buzzing as A-level results students jostle for a course place at Kingston University

Kingston University's Clearing hotline headquarters has been bustling with activity all morning as thousands of eager applicants receiving their A-level results try to snap up one of the remaining course places for September.


‘They're rooting for you' – call handlers want applicants to succeed, Kingston University Clearing student turned hotline operator says

Posted Wednesday 14 August 2019

‘They're rooting for you' – call handlers want applicants to succeed, Kingston University Clearing student turned hotline operator says

When calling Kingston University's clearing hotline two years ago, Katie Needham was nervous and concerned her tone of voice and everything she said could count against her as she looked to secure a place on the BSc Adult Nursing (Hons) course. However, as she found out one year later when being a hotline operator for Kingston University on the other side of the call, things couldn't be further from the truth.


Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Posted Tuesday 13 August 2019

Pupils' designs built by Kingston University take centre stage at Primary Engineer launch event at Gatwick Airport

Prototypes for designs to solve engineering challenges built by Kingston University and dreamed up by school pupils have gone on show at Gatwick Airport as part of a Primary Engineer competition launch event.


Engineering student setting sights on making late mum proud after securing place at Kingston University through Clearing

Posted Tuesday 13 August 2019

Engineering student setting sights on making late mum proud after securing place at Kingston University through Clearing

Ese Akpochimoraa was just 15 when her mother Marian tragically passed away after suffering a brain haemorrhage weeks before her own graduation ceremony. Crossing the stage on behalf of her family to collect the degree her mother had worked so hard for, Ese was determined to make her proud by going on to study at university herself.


Mum-of-two's Clearing journey at Kingston University makes studying a family affair

Posted Friday 9 August 2019

Mum-of-two's Clearing journey at Kingston University makes studying a family affair

It was late August 2018 and single mum-of-two Stephanie Bader was sat at home pondering her next career move. She wanted to go to university but thought she had left it too late and would have to wait until the following year. Little did she know, just over a week later she would be in a lecture hall at Kingston University – all thanks to Clearing.


Students gearing up for Clearing should act early to secure their perfect course, Kingston University admissions expert advises

Posted Thursday 8 August 2019

Students gearing up for Clearing should act early to secure their perfect course, Kingston University admissions expert advises

With A-level and BTEC results days just around the corner it can be a tense time for students considering all their options – but a bit of forward planning could set them on their path to success, an admissions tutor at Kingston University has said.


Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

Posted Wednesday 7 August 2019

Exhibition sheds light on women's experiences in the era of mass introduction of electricity to rural homes in Ireland

The transformative impact electrification had on rural Ireland - and how the fantasy and reality of housework in the 1950s and 1960s compared - is explored in a major new exhibition co-curated by a Kingston University researcher.


Should a Theresa May memoir be released? Experts at Kingston University create novel formula to guide publishers on the potential success or failure of political biographies

Posted Tuesday 6 August 2019

Should a Theresa May memoir be released? Experts at Kingston University create novel formula to guide publishers on the potential success or failure of political biographies

A recent debate on social media about whether or not the book-buying public has an appetite for an autobiography of former Prime Minister Theresa May has prompted a publishing expert and economist from Kingston University to team up to analyse how to predict if a political memoir will be a hit or a flop.

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