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Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

Posted Thursday 17 October 2019

Kingston University's integral role at heart of community celebrated at civic showcase event in borough's Guildhall

The key role Kingston University plays in the community has been showcased at the borough's Guildhall, with staff and students making the most of the opportunity to demonstrate the ways in which they enrich the lives of people across the borough.


Health care research professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Posted Wednesday 16 October 2019

Health care research professor at Kingston University and St George's, University of London named Academy of Social Sciences Fellow

Professor of Health Care Research at Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor Annette Boaz has been made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.


Plastic waste cleared from forest finds new life in Kingston School of Art MA student's sustainable fashion collection

Posted Wednesday 16 October 2019

Plastic waste cleared from forest finds new life in Kingston School of Art MA student's sustainable fashion collection

With the climate crisis at the forefront of young people's minds, a Kingston School of Art MA Fashion student has swung into action, creating a sustainability-themed collection made from waste plastic she collected from a forest. Aura Olarean has created eight dresses, each adorned with clear, green or brown plastic, which she hopes will highlight plastic use and how the fashion industry can create a more environment-friendly approach to its practices.


Kingston University and the Royal Borough of Kingston join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough

Posted Monday 14 October 2019

Kingston University and the Royal Borough of Kingston join forces to bring historic Muybridge collection back to borough

A highly significant collection of work by pioneering photographer Eadweard Muybridge is to be brought back to his home town thanks to a partnership between Royal Borough of Kingston and Kingston University.


Universities Minister Chris Skidmore discusses importance of education and significance of Black History Month in return visit to Kingston University

Posted Friday 11 October 2019

Universities Minister Chris Skidmore discusses importance of education and significance of Black History Month in return visit to Kingston University

Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Chris Skidmore has made the most of an opportunity to speak to students about the significance of Black History Month and witness more of Kingston University's award-winning outreach work first hand during his third visit to the Penrhyn Road campus this year.


Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Posted Friday 11 October 2019

 Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment receives Athena SWAN bronze award from Advance HE

Kingston University's School of Engineering and the Environment has become the third department to receive an Athena SWAN bronze award for its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.


European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

Posted Friday 11 October 2019

European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake among visitors to Kingston University's lab in a lorry at New Scientist Live event

Hundreds of science enthusiasts were given a taster of some of Kingston University's STEM equipment and outreach activities as New Scientist Live opened its doors at ExCel London on Thursday.


Kingston University applauded for commitment to opening up education to underrepresented groups at UK Social Mobility Awards

Posted Thursday 10 October 2019

Kingston University applauded for commitment to opening up education to underrepresented groups at UK Social Mobility Awards

Kingston University has been applauded for its sector-leading approach to championing fair access and inclusivity in higher education at the UK Social Mobility Awards 2019. Kingston was one of an elite group of six institutions vying for top honours in the newly created University of the Year category at this year's awards, which attracted an array of entries from businesses, charities and across the public sector.

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