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July 2022

Kingston University one of just 25 UK institutions to have achieved Fairtrade University status

Posted Thursday 21 July 2022

Kingston University one of just 25 UK institutions to have achieved Fairtrade University status

In partnership with the Union of Kingston Students (UKS), Kingston University is among one of 25 higher education institutions that has achieved a Fairtrade University and College award, after being audited for the academic years of 2020/21 and 2021/22.


Winning school pupils' designs showcased at Primary Engineer awards ceremony at Kingston University's Town House

Posted Wednesday 20 July 2022

Winning school pupils' designs showcased at Primary Engineer awards ceremony at Kingston University's Town House

The annual ‘If you were an engineer, what would you do?' competition, known as the Leaders Awards, were held in the Town House as school pupils across London were honored for their designs which help fix real-world problems. At the event two exciting prototypes were revealed which were originally selected from entries last year. These prototypes were built by Kingston University staff and students.


Kingston University to appoint team to develop initial designs for proposed new building and improvements to public space at Middle Mill

Posted Tuesday 19 July 2022

Kingston University to appoint team to develop initial designs for proposed new building and improvements to public space at Middle Mill

Kingston University is beginning the process of appointing a design team to help develop ideas for a proposed academic building and other improvements at the Middle Mill site next to Knights Park.


Thousands of Kingston University students set to celebrate graduation during town centre ceremonies at Rose Theatre

Posted Monday 18 July 2022

Thousands of Kingston University students set to celebrate graduation during town centre ceremonies at Rose Theatre

Almost 4,000 Kingston University students will celebrate their academic achievements when they cross the stage to graduate in front of proud family, friends, academic staff and special guests this month.



Kingston University racing team unveil car that will take to the track for Formula Student competition at iconic Silverstone circuit

Posted Tuesday 5 July 2022

Kingston University racing team unveil car that will take to the track for Formula Student competition at iconic Silverstone circuit

Kingston University engineering students unveiled their new custom-built race car at a Town House launch event ahead of this year's Formula Student competition at Silverstone in July.


Scholarship winner hopes to pursue dreams of Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim – who lost her life on downed Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

Posted Tuesday 5 July 2022

Scholarship winner hopes to pursue dreams of Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim – who lost her life on downed Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

A psychology and criminology graduate will undertake a Masters degree at Kingston University after being awarded a scholarship set up in memory of Niloufar Ebrahim, one of 176 passengers and crew who lost their lives when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran two years ago.

June 2022

Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Posted Thursday 30 June 2022

Women in rural Bangladesh bear burden for climate change costs, research by Kingston University finds

Bangladeshi women are spending up to 30 per cent of their household's income on vital measures to protect their families from the devastating effects of climate change, new research by Kingston University has found. The developing country is frequently impacted by storms and flooding – as seen with the recent fatal flooding in the north-east of the country. Yet, in addition to the loss of life and impact on the population's health, environment and education, families are impacted financially, with women being the hardest hit.

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