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Kingston University ranked in the top 10 in the UK for social mobility in landmark report

Posted Wednesday 1 December 2021

Kingston University ranked in the top 10 in the UK for social mobility in landmark report

Kingston University has been ranked in the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom for social mobility in a new research report that provides a clear picture on the role of higher education in social mobility.


Kingston University learning disability nursing student who followed family footsteps named Student Nurse of the Year

Posted Monday 29 November 2021

Kingston University learning disability nursing student who followed family footsteps named Student Nurse of the Year

A Kingston University undergraduate has been hailed as Student Nurse of the Year by a leading Chief Nursing Officer for her work in improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities. Third year student Jessica Ball followed in the footsteps of her parents Alison and Christopher, who also studied nursing some 35 years ago and were taught by the same lecturer.


Leading space engineer and Kingston University alumna opens new learning hub on campus named in her honour

Posted Friday 26 November 2021

Leading space engineer and Kingston University alumna opens new learning hub on campus named in her honour

A new social learning space named after UK space engineer and Kingston University alumna Anita Bernie has opened its doors at the institution's Roehampton Vale Campus. Ms Bernie was on hand to meet students and cut the ribbon to officially unveil the new Bernie Hub in the campus' Hawker Wing building. The new room was set up to provide a dedicated networking and social space for engineering students, which a suite of computers and seating areas to encourage collaborative learning.


Kingston University student awarded Chancerygate Foundation bursary that supports people from Black African and Caribbean backgrounds to build careers within property industry

Posted Thursday 25 November 2021

Kingston University student awarded Chancerygate Foundation bursary that supports people from Black African and Caribbean backgrounds to build careers within property industry

A building surveying student has been awarded a bursary to support her through her studies at Kingston University from not-for-profit initiative and registered charity the Chancerygate Foundation.


Ingredient branding is recipe for success for coffee shops and restaurants, new research from Kingston University marketing expert reveals

Posted Thursday 25 November 2021

Ingredient branding is recipe for success for coffee shops and restaurants, new research from Kingston University marketing expert reveals

Restaurants and coffee shops that use branded ingredients in their menu items and products could significantly increase sales and how much customers are willing to pay, new research from a Kingston University marketing expert shows.


Pioneering pain rehabilitation programme from Kingston University and St George's, University of London scoops further recognition at national awards

Posted Thursday 18 November 2021

Pioneering pain rehabilitation programme from Kingston University and St George's, University of London scoops further recognition at national awards

An acclaimed self care programme created by a Kingston University and St George's, University of London Professor has received further national recognition for its innovative approach to helping people with hip and knee pain manage their condition. ESCAPE-pain, launched by rehabilitation expert at Kingston and St George's Professor Mike Hurley, scooped the Self Care Forum's Self Care Innovation Award which honours work that empowers and inspires people to self-manage their condition so they can live healthy and happy lives.


Kingston University's Primary Engineer projects recognised at inaugural MacRobert Medal ceremony at COP26

Posted Wednesday 17 November 2021

Kingston University's Primary Engineer projects recognised at inaugural MacRobert Medal ceremony at COP26

Two innovate engineering solutions dreamt up by school pupils and brought to life by Kingston University were awarded Primary Engineer MacRobert Medals at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. The Bicycle Sucker and the Extending Sink 6000 were among six designs recognised at the inaugural award ceremony, supported by the MacRobert Trust, WEIR Group and the RAF Charitable Trust.


Kingston University nursing student reflects on placements at major acute London hospital during Covid-19

Posted Tuesday 16 November 2021

Kingston University nursing student reflects on placements at major acute London hospital during Covid-19

Sophie Robbins decided to re-enter education in her early 50s to pursue a career in nursing. Now in her second year of an adult nursing degree at Kingston University, Sophie reflects on her student placements – which included working on a Covid-19 positive ward at the height of the pandemic.

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