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August 2020

Kingston University midwifery student advises Clearing applicants not to shy away from changing direction

Posted Thursday 13 August 2020

Kingston University midwifery student advises Clearing applicants not to shy away from changing direction

Megan Saul's friends were stunned when she decided to switch career paths and go back to university for a third time to study midwifery. But after applying for a place through Clearing at Kingston University, she is thrilled with her choice.


Kingston University student successfully juggles study, work and family after applying through Clearing to pursue legal dream

Posted Thursday 13 August 2020

Kingston University student successfully juggles study, work and family after applying through Clearing to pursue legal dream

Syed Rizvi has become adept at multi-tasking after taking on a law degree at Kingston University at the same time as working at Heathrow Airport, and parenting a one year old daughter. Despite the challenges, he is thriving on his course, achieving a First grade overall in his first year.


Kingston University engineering student setting sights on creating more sustainable aerospace future after Clearing success

Posted Wednesday 12 August 2020

Kingston University engineering student setting sights on creating more sustainable aerospace future after Clearing success

An engineering student who came to Kingston University through Clearing is hoping to be a part of a drive to increase sustainability in the aerospace industry once she graduates.


Kingston University student following childhood dream to rehabilitate prisoners after applying to social work degree through Clearing

Posted Tuesday 11 August 2020

Kingston University student following childhood dream to rehabilitate prisoners after applying to social work degree through Clearing

Katie Ross wanted to work in the prison system from a young age, but feared her dyslexia might hold her back. A last minute application through the Clearing process secured her a place on a social work degree run jointly by Kingston University and St. George's University, London, and one year on Katie said it was the best decision she has ever made.


Eminent arts educator Mandy Ure appointed Dean of Kingston School of Art

Posted Monday 10 August 2020

Eminent arts educator Mandy Ure appointed Dean of Kingston School of Art

A respected arts educator and practitioner with a wealth of senior leadership experience has been appointed Dean of Kingston School of Art.


Keep calm and carry on through Clearing – Kingston University admissions expert urges students to plan ahead for results day

Posted Monday 10 August 2020

Keep calm and carry on through Clearing – Kingston University admissions expert urges students to plan ahead for results day

Kingston University is getting set to handle hundreds of calls from applicants eager to secure one of the remaining degree course places when its virtual Clearing hotline swings into action at 8am on A-level results day. While the long awaited date can inevitably be a tense time as university hopefuls weigh up all their options, Kingston's admissions experts are reassuring students that, by planning ahead, they can be in with a chance of snapping up a place.


Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing pioneer helping BAME mental health nurses into senior roles awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Posted Thursday 6 August 2020

Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing pioneer helping BAME mental health nurses into senior roles awarded National Teaching Fellowship

A nursing expert and inclusivity champion from Kingston University and St George's University of London has been recognised with a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship after setting up a pioneering programme to help Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic mental health nurses develop the skills and confidence to access more senior roles.


Kingston University nursing student inspired by own mental health struggles to apply through Clearing so he can help others

Posted Wednesday 5 August 2020

Kingston University nursing student inspired by own mental health struggles to apply through Clearing so he can help others

Mental health nursing student Sam Godfrey took a rather unconventional path to university, working in the fitness industry for several years after leaving school.

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