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August 2020

Kingston University art students create inspirational animation film for young refugee project

Posted Monday 3 August 2020

Kingston University art students create inspirational animation film for young refugee project

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.

July 2020

Kingston School of Art expert entertains hospital patients with classical music and story-time hospital radio shows during coronavirus pandemic

Posted Friday 31 July 2020

 Kingston School of Art expert entertains hospital patients with classical music and story-time hospital radio shows during coronavirus pandemic

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.


Kingston University halls of residence at Seething Wells and Kingston Hill to undergo multi-million pound refurbishment

Posted Thursday 30 July 2020

Kingston University halls of residence at Seething Wells and Kingston Hill to undergo multi-million pound refurbishment

A £100 million project to upgrade Kingston University's halls of residence at Seething Wells and Kingston Hill gets under way this month.


Kingston University rolls out mental fitness booster course for new students

Posted Monday 27 July 2020

Kingston University rolls out mental fitness booster course for new students

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.


Former Kingston University Stanley Picker Gallery fellow Oreet Ashery awarded Turner Bursary

Posted Wednesday 22 July 2020

Former Kingston University Stanley Picker Gallery fellow Oreet Ashery awarded Turner Bursary

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.


Kingston University psychologist presents to Cabinet Office on how to engage with black, Asian and minority ethnic communities most at risk from COVID-19

Posted Tuesday 21 July 2020

Kingston University psychologist presents to Cabinet Office on how to engage with black, Asian and minority ethnic communities most at risk from COVID-19

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.


Coronavirus Covid-19 – Information for our students

Posted Wednesday 15 July 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19 – Information for our students

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.


Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

Posted Thursday 9 July 2020

Kingston University research project awarded £1.3million to examine how migrants understand home and engage in processes of home making in UK-Nordic research collaboration

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.

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