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Kingston Business School's Moscow MBA course rated best in Russia in NARODNY 2015 and Business Journal magazine rankings

Posted Monday 12 October 2015

Kingston Business School's Moscow MBA course rated best in Russia in NARODNY 2015 and Business Journal magazine rankings

Kingston Business School's Moscow MBA course has once again been ranked best in Russia – topping two prestigious tables in quick succession.

For the fifth year running, the sought after qualification leads the NARODNY 2015 ranking, which asked students to rate their course based on salary increase, career improvement, quality of networking opportunities and new business contacts, along with personal and professional development....


Kingston University FixShop initiative receives £15,000 boost from London Mayor Boris Johnson's High Street Fund

Posted Thursday 8 October 2015

Kingston University FixShop initiative receives £15,000 boost from London Mayor Boris Johnson's High Street Fund

A Kingston University academic's fundraising campaign to establish a design hub in the heart of the borough has received a £15,000 boost from London Mayor Boris Johnson. Fixshop was one of a select group of 20 projects earmarked for a cash injection after the Mayor announced plans to pledge £285,000 from his High Street Fund to community ventures across the capital.

Spearheaded by Professor Alex Williams, Associate Dean of Enterprise at the University's Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Fixshop is due to open its doors in November. It will give members of the public looking for creative ways to solve everyday problems the chance to tap into the ingenuity of design experts face to face....


Kingston University and Entryphone announce new KTP award

Posted Friday 31 July 2015

Kingston University and Entryphone announce new KTP award

Kingston University and The Entryphone Company Ltd have been awarded a £335,000 grant from Innovate UK to fund a double Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), lasting 30 months.

Entryphone is a 55-year-old family business based in south-west London. The company specialises in hard-wired door intercom systems for private residences and also offers installation services....


Kingston gets silver as Business School secures prestigious Small Business Charter Award

Posted Friday 10 July 2015

Kingston gets silver as Business School secures prestigious Small Business Charter Award

Kingston University's Business School is celebrating after achieving a silver Small Business Charter award in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise. The Small Business Charter Award scheme - of which Kingston Business School is a trailblazing member - acknowledges institutions which have, between them, already helped 4,700 students to find work placements in Britain's important micro-business and start-up sector.

Small Business Charter business schools in the United Kingdom have also directly helped more than 8,000 small businesses through a range of support including; on-site incubators with dedicated space for students and start-up businesses, growth and leadership programmes and full-time networks of alumni and local business experts supporting both students and small businesses. More than 800 new businesses have already been started as a result of business schools like Kingston....


Kingston University wins double KTP award to fund wireless communications project

Posted Thursday 25 June 2015

Kingston University wins double KTP award to fund wireless communications project

Kingston University is delighted to announce a new partnership with Vocality International Ltd, an IP communications company based near Guildford.

A knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) grant worth £262,000 has been awarded to develop new technologies enabling seamless, ubiquitous connectivity over wireless technologies....


Kingston University's School of Education help develop international curriculum with Pingu's English and Linguaphone Group

Posted Friday 15 May 2015

Kingston University's School of Education help develop international curriculum with Pingu's English and Linguaphone Group

Kingston University's School of Education is delighted to announce a partnership with Linguaphone Group, an international global language training provider with an extensive network of licensed partners across the globe.

The 18 month project will see a talented graduate design and develop an international curriculum for young children. He or she will be supported by both education academic experts at the University, and managers at Linguaphone Group....


Are you one of Kingston's best creative businesses? Enter this year's Kingston Business Excellence Awards

Posted Wednesday 13 May 2015

Are you one of Kingston's best creative businesses? Enter this year's Kingston Business Excellence Awards

Kingston University is looking for the most innovative, inspirational and interesting creative companies in the borough. As sponsors of the Best Business for the Creative and Media Sector category at this year's Kingston Business Excellence Awards, we want to encourage as many of the best companies in the borough to apply. So if you think your business deserves recognition - register today!

Why should your business enter?...


Staff pay tribute to 'larger than life' enterprise and engineering champion Andrew Self

Posted Friday 17 April 2015

Staff pay tribute to 'larger than life' enterprise and engineering champion Andrew Self

Professor Andrew Self was instrumental in building Kingston University's industry-wide reputation for engineering.Messages of condolence have been pouring in to Kingston University following the death of Professor Andrew Self who has died after a long battle with cancer. Professor Self was the University's Pro Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Innovation until his retirement in 2006.

He joined Kingston University in 1994 as a professor of engineering and soon became the Head of the School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Production Engineering. Engineering expert Dr Akbar Aboutorabi, who worked alongside Professor Self for many years, said it had been his vision, determination and hard work that had made the school the top provider of engineering teaching in the country. "Andrew was an entrepreneurial and unconventional leader who was passionate about his work and the welfare of his colleagues," he recalled. "Through his visionary foresight and extraordinary zest for innovation, Andrew led the development of Kingston's aircraft maintenance programme in collaboration with City of Bristol College, KLM and others."...


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