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How Black History Month has inspired research into the stories and achievements of Black figures from Kingston and Surrey's past

Posted Monday 5 October 2020

How Black History Month has inspired research into the stories and achievements of Black figures from Kingston and Surrey's past

Kingston University historian Dr Steven Woodbridge explores how recent research inspired by Black History Month is shining a light on the Black history of Kingston and its surrounding areas.

Although Black people have lived in this country since Roman times, members of Britain's Black community were first recorded officially in the Tudor period - and one talented Black musician was a regular presence just down the road at Hampton Court Palace, during the reign of King Henry VIII. Paintings from the time show that John Blanke was a Black trumpeter, one of the six elite trumpeters in the Royal retinue to the King (the other five were white). Blanke was clearly well-regarded by Henry, as he successfully petitioned the King for a wage increase....


Black History Month at Kingston University – a message from the Vice-Chancellor

Posted Thursday 1 October 2020

Black History Month at Kingston University – a message from the Vice-Chancellor

A message to students, staff and alumni from Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier:

As October gets under way, so too does Black History Month - an opportunity for us all to reflect on and celebrate the many achievements of the Black community in Britain and the rich and longstanding contribution people of African and Caribbean descent have made to British society and culture....


NHS Trust appoints Kingston University and St George's, University of London cardiovascular nursing expert as Non-Executive Director

Posted Wednesday 30 September 2020

NHS Trust appoints Kingston University and St George's, University of London cardiovascular nursing expert as Non-Executive Director

A cardiovascular nursing expert at Kingston University and St George's, University of London has been appointed as Non-Executive Director at South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb).

Professor Tom Quinn, lead for the Emergency, Cardiovascular and Critical Care Research Group in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, run jointly by Kingston and St George's, begins a three-year term of office with the NHS Trust with immediate effect....


Kingston University student scoops prestigious D&AD New Blood Award for creative campaign showcasing microprocessor technology

Posted Friday 25 September 2020

Kingston University student scoops prestigious D&AD New Blood Award for creative campaign showcasing microprocessor technology

A Kingston University creative economy student has won a prestigious New Blood Pencil from the D&AD Awards, for designing a campaign for computing giant Intel that features magnified images of microprocessors alongside the global challenges the technology firm is trying to solve.

The D&AD Awards recognise creative excellence in design and advertising and attract entries from around the world. The New Blood category is a platform for budding students and young creatives to showcase their talent on briefs set by real clients and judged by the industry's top creatives....


Kingston University shortlisted for Times Higher Education awards

Posted Thursday 24 September 2020

Kingston University shortlisted for Times Higher Education awards

Kingston University and its pioneering staff have been shortlisted by sector-leading publication Times Higher Education for its prestigious annual awards, which recognise outstanding work in higher education.

The Kingston projects selected span career development support for Black, Asian and ethnic minority (BAME) mental health nurses, educating trainee teachers to recognise and address the special needs of armed forces children, and improving the provision of midwifery education in Bangladesh to reduce the country's birth mortality rate....


Kingston University's landmark Town House and revamped Knights Park campus features of Open House celebration of architecture

Posted Tuesday 15 September 2020

Kingston University's landmark Town House and revamped Knights Park campus features of Open House celebration of architecture

Kingston University will be throwing open its doors in the virtual realm as part of Open House 2020 - a festival celebrating London's most striking architecture. The annual event sees boroughs open up dozens of iconic buildings and hidden gems for the public to explore and learn more about their history and significance in their local communities.

The University's flagship Town House building and Kingston School of Art's newly renovated Mill Street Building at Knights Park will be showcased through free virtual tours during the event on 19 and 20 September....


Tributes flow for renowned fashion photographer and inspirational Kingston School of Art lecturer Michael Woolley

Posted Monday 14 September 2020

Tributes flow for renowned fashion photographer and inspirational Kingston School of Art lecturer Michael Woolley

Kingston School of Art staff and students have paid tribute to lecturer Michael Woolley, who passed away during the summer.

Michael was an internationally renowned fashion photographer, whose work featured in the world's most iconic magazines, including Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire. During the last five years, he shared his knowledge, experience and passion with Kingston School of Art students as a visiting lecturer in fashion photography....


Kingston University named one of top 40 in country and best for design in latest Guardian University Guide league table rankings

Posted Saturday 5 September 2020

Kingston University named one of top 40 in country and best for design in latest Guardian University Guide league table rankings

Kingston University has been named one of the top 40 institutions in the country in the newly released Guardian University Guide league tables for 2021. The University has jumped eight places to be ranked 40 out of 121 institutions featured in the national newspaper's annual listings.

Its continued improvement in the rankings follows a rise of 10 places in last year's Guardian tables, which saw it propelled into the listing of the top 50 institutions in the United Kingdom, up 23 places on the previous year....


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