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Kingston University architecture graduate and double medallist at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games reflects on his journey into elite sport

Posted Friday 17 September 2021

Kingston University architecture graduate and double medallist at Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games reflects on his journey into elite sport

An architecture graduate from Kingston School of Art has credited his drive to discover what he was capable of for setting him on the road to his first Paralympic Games, where he scooped two medals in the men's team fencing events.


Kingston University's Town House shortlisted for 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize for best new UK building

Posted Thursday 16 September 2021

Kingston University's Town House shortlisted for 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize for best new UK building

Kingston University's flagship Town House building has made the final shortlist for the United Kingdom's most prestigious architecture award – the 2021 RIBA Stirling Prize.


Kingston University retains its position as one of top 50 institutions in country in latest Guardian University Guide league tables

Posted Sunday 12 September 2021

Kingston University retains its position as one of top 50 institutions in country in latest Guardian University Guide league tables

Kingston University has once again been named one of the top 50 institutions in the country in the latest Guardian University Guide league tables. The University is positioned at 45 out of 121 institutions included in the national newspaper's annual rankings, and is one of only eight London institutions in the top 50.


Kingston University PhD student wins Vitae Three Minute Thesis national final with presentation about research into sustainable future for concrete

Posted Friday 10 September 2021

Kingston University PhD student wins Vitae Three Minute Thesis national final with presentation about research into sustainable future for concrete

A Kingston University postgraduate engineering student has carried off the top prize at this year's Vitae Three Minute Thesis national competition  – impressing judges with a presentation that demonstrated her passion for concrete and featured the clever use of a giraffe toy from her childhood. Ana Pavlovic was Kingston University's representative in the annual academic competition, which saw research students from 61 institutions submit spoken presentations on their research topic and its significance in just 180 seconds, alongside an image of their choice.


Kingston University researcher shortlisted for influential Disability Power 100 list

Posted Friday 10 September 2021

Kingston University researcher shortlisted for influential Disability Power 100 list

A research assistant at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has been shortlisted for the Shaw Trust's prestigious Disability Power 100, which honours the most influential disabled people in the United Kingdom.


Kingston University's flagship Town House building scoops coveted RIBA National Award for significant contribution to architecture

Posted Thursday 9 September 2021

Kingston University's flagship Town House building scoops coveted RIBA National Award for significant contribution to architecture

Kingston University's Town House has been named one of Britain's best new buildings, scooping a coveted 2021 RIBA National Award for architecture.


From wooden giraffe toys to a new future for concrete: Kingston University PhD student's presentation earns place in Three Minute Thesis national final

Posted Thursday 9 September 2021

From wooden giraffe toys to a new future for concrete: Kingston University PhD student's presentation earns place in Three Minute Thesis national final

A postgraduate engineering student whose research could help drive sustainable innovations in the concrete industry has reached the national final of this year's Vitae Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition – with a little help from a childhood toy.

August 2021

Kingston University named Client of the Year by RIBA London, with Town House and Mill Street Building receiving regional awards

Posted Tuesday 31 August 2021

Kingston University named Client of the Year by RIBA London, with Town House and Mill Street Building receiving regional awards

Kingston University's commitment to design excellence has been recognised in the annual Royal Institute of British Architects' (RIBA) London Region Awards, which have seen it scoop the regional Client of the Year accolade along with individual awards for two of its buildings.

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