Posted Monday 3 August 2020
A group of illustration animation students from Kingston School of Art have created a stunning animated film to accompany a song written by young refugees living in the UK during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Posted Friday 31 July 2020
When a Kingston School of Art music and performing arts expert watched a documentary about Covid-19 hospital patients, she was struck by how many people being treated in intensive care units lay face-down for long periods of time, not able to read or watch TV. With few, or no visitors, the experience reminded associate professor Dr Helen Julia Minors of how hospital radio can be an essential medium for isolated patients and the staff caring for them.
Posted Thursday 30 July 2020
A £100 million project to upgrade Kingston University's halls of residence at Seething Wells and Kingston Hill gets under way this month.
Posted Monday 27 July 2020
Kingston University is to offer a four-week course to boost the mental fitness of new students and help them bounce back from the challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted Wednesday 22 July 2020
A distinguished artist and former fellow of Kingston University's Stanley Picker Gallery has been awarded a prestigious Turner Bursary. Oreet Ashery has received one of the coveted accolades, announced after this year's Turner Prize exhibition was cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. She joins a line-up of 10 eminent artists being celebrated by Tate Britain for their significant contributions to new developments in contemporary art.
Posted Tuesday 21 July 2020
A health psychologist from Kingston University was invited by the government's Cabinet Office to present findings alongside her research partners on why BAME communities may be disproportionately affected by Covid-19 - and how targeted health messaging could help mitigate that impact.
Posted Wednesday 15 July 2020
The University has been working hard to support our students' academic and personal needs throughout the coronavirus pandemic in line with the latest government and Public Health England advice. The health, wellbeing and safety of all our students and staff remains our top priority.
Posted Thursday 9 July 2020
A new project exploring the meanings of home and of home making for migrants forms the basis of an innovative multidisciplinary research project led by academics from Kingston University, VIA University College in Denmark and Lund University in Sweden. Part of the study will see migrants use their smart phones to capture moments in their lives which will form a film shining a light on diaspora communities.