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Posted Wednesday 15 December 2021
Plaudits have been flowing for the Dean of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Professor Andy Kent, who is retiring after a 37-year career in healthcare and higher education. Andy, who has spent almost seven years leading the Faculty, run jointly by Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has overseen a suite of major developments during his tenure as Dean. They have included the addition of a suite of high quality simulation facilities to enhance students' learning and the creation of a host of award-winning degree programmes. He has also steered the Faculty through the Covid-19 pandemic, with many students and staff contributing to the national response.
Posted Tuesday 7 December 2021
Kingston School of Art's MFA Fine Art students are showing their final projects in an exhibition at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery in London designed to support and highlight talented new artists after a challenging year of restrictions.
Posted Monday 29 November 2021
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.
Posted Thursday 25 November 2021
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.
Posted Tuesday 16 November 2021
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.
Posted Thursday 4 November 2021
A Kingston University social work student has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award in recognition for her work with children and young people.
Posted Tuesday 2 November 2021
The value of degree apprenticeships was on the agenda as Kingston University's nursing associate students and staff received a visit from the Chief Executive of the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. Jennifer Coupland, former Director of Professional and Technical Education in the Department for Education, met and spoke with students on the University's nursing associate degree apprenticeship programme and watched them in practice. She also found out more about both the nursing associate and social work degree apprenticeship courses from academics teaching on the programmes.
Posted Friday 29 October 2021
A research assistant at Kingston University has been named one of the top 100 most influential disabled people in the United Kingdom in the Shaw Trust's prestigious Disability Power 100.