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Community-minded Kingston School of Art students use digital technology to bring primary school pupils' drawings to life during coronavirus lockdown

Posted Tuesday 19 May 2020

Community-minded Kingston School of Art students use digital technology to bring primary school pupils' drawings to life during coronavirus lockdown

Everyday objects drawn by primary school pupils are being digitally transformed by two Kingston School of Art students as part of an innovative community project.

Developed in collaboration with The Community Brain, the Colouring in Kingston project was the brainchild of second year art direction students Izzi Toovey and Josephine Miller. It was set up to help provide children with an exciting and interactive set of challenges they could complete from home during the Covid-19 outbreak....


Kingston University's Town House building named finalist in Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards

Posted Monday 18 May 2020

Kingston University's Town House building named finalist in Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards

Kingston University's flagship Town House building has been unveiled as one of the finalists in the prestigious Constructing Excellence SECBE Awards. Shortlisted in the Building of the Year over £10 million category alongside six other projects, it caught the judges' eyes for its social impact, sustainability and the way the University, architects and contractors had collaborated during its construction.

The six storey structure that opened at the Penrhyn Road campus in January was designed by RIBA Gold Medal-winning Grafton Architects and built by three-time Education Constructor of the Year winner Willmott Dixon. Acting as a gateway between the University and the surrounding borough, the £50 million building houses a three-floor library, a courtyard-style lecture and performance space, dance studios and a studio theatre. It also boasts cafes and two rooftop gardens with stunning views across Kingston and nearby Hampton Court Palace....


Going above and beyond – Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students tackle coronavirus pandemic head on

Posted Friday 15 May 2020

Going above and beyond – Kingston University and St George's, University of London nursing students tackle coronavirus pandemic head on

Hundreds of nursing students from Kingston University have been on the frontline to help in the national fight against coronavirus, with many going above and beyond to assist their NHS colleagues and the wider community.

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Kingston University pharmacy student and disability campaigner performs vital community role as key worker during coronavirus pandemic

Posted Thursday 14 May 2020

Kingston University pharmacy student and disability campaigner performs vital community role as key worker during coronavirus pandemic

A Kingston University pharmacy student has been raising awareness of the role people with disabilities are playing during the Covid-19 outbreak to ensure they don't face barriers getting to and from work.

Alongside her studies, Osayuki Igbinoba has been working as a pharmacy adviser in Croydon throughout the pandemic....


New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

Posted Friday 1 May 2020

New Kingston University study aims to shed light on people's beliefs and opinions on coronavirus testing

The public's understanding of and attitudes towards coronavirus testing – and the factors shaping them – is being explored by a team of Kingston University researchers.

The study is being launched as the issue of testing becomes an increasing focus during the Covid-19 pandemic, with different approaches being undertaken by countries around the world and various types of tests being discussed, developed and introduced. The researchers are keen to gain an insight into the views of both the wider public and health professionals towards testing, which could inform how such information is communicated in the future....


Coronavirus Covid-19 – Information for our students

Posted Monday 13 April 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.

Useful guides for students...


A support package from the Student Health and Wellbeing service

Posted Thursday 9 April 2020

A support package from the Student Health and Wellbeing service

This guide provides helpful information on how you can look after yourself during the coronavirus outbreak. Information is available for those who are self-isolating or social distancing.

During this time of uncertainty, the Student Health and Wellbeing Service is available to provide support to all students. This guide explains what we are now providing and suggests lots of useful apps, websites and guidance about taking care of your wellbeing and mental health. ...


A student guide to support and services

Posted Thursday 9 April 2020

A student guide to support and services

This guidance has been developed in response to the current Coronavirus situation. The guide will provide information and advice on how you can access services and support at this time. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and this guidance will be reviewed and any changes to it communicated at regular points.

We know that this is an uncertain and anxious time and you will almost certainly have further questions about the detail of the changes. While we may not be able to answer them straight away, we will continue to give you regular updates via My Kingston as more information becomes available....

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