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'Excellent' Kingston Business School courses listed in the Eduniversal Best Masters rankings

Posted Wednesday 12 February 2014

Eduniversal Masters rankingFollowing on from Kingston Business School receiving Excellent Business School status by rankings body Eduniversal, three Kingston University Masters courses have been included in the latest Best Masters rankings.

Best Masters ranks the Masters programmes from more than a thousand business schools and universities. Key criteria include; the reputation of the programmes with human resources managers, career prospects, salaries and details of first jobs. The rankings also look at the results of a satisfaction survey of recent graduates.

"Kingston has held Excellent Business School status since 2008 and the Best Masters Awards are a continuation of the high standing in which we are held by Eduniversal," Dr Stuart Archbold, Head of Kingston Business School said. "What is especially pleasing is that graduates are prepared to endorse the courses, because without their participation we would not have received these awards."

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Business Secretary and Twickenham MP Vince Cable commends Kingston University's cutting-edge entrepreneurs

Posted Thursday 6 February 2014

Business Secretary and Twickenham MP Vince Cable commends Kingston University's cutting-edge entrepreneurs

Government Minister Vince Cable has hailed Kingston University's pioneering and cutting-edge approach to entrepreneurship during a visit to the University's Knights Park campus.

Dr Cable, who is Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills as well as being the member of Parliament for the neighbouring constituency of Twickenham, was shown around the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture by Vice-Chancellor Professor Julius Weinberg and Faculty Dean Professor Steven Spier. As well as viewing the workshops he also got a chance to speak to students about their work and future plans....


Occupational psychologist warns of health risks of email obsession

Posted Friday 17 January 2014

Occupational psychologist warns of health risks of email obsession

Workers obsessed with checking their emails could be damaging their own mental health and that of their colleagues, according to Kingston Business School research.

Occupational psychologist Dr Emma Russell believes she has identified the seven deadly email sins that can lead to negative repercussions if not handled correctly. Some of the worst habits included ping pong messages sent back and forth and read receipts which accompanied every missive, the study, looking into which email practices caused employees most stress, found....


Graphic designer concocts Christmas dinner in a tin to help banish gamers' hunger pangs

Posted Monday 23 December 2013

Graphic designer concocts Christmas dinner in a tin to help banish gamers' hunger pangs

Too busy playing on a brand new Xbox One or PS4 to cook a turkey this Christmas? Fear not. A Kingston University graphic design student has come up with the solution to stave off festive hunger pangs - an all-day Christmas feast in a tin.

Dubbed Christmas "tinner", the product consists of nine layers of processed festive food, including scrambled egg and bacon, two mince pies, turkey and potatoes, gravy, bread sauce, cranberry sauce, brussel sprouts with stuffing, roast carrots and parsnips, topped off with Christmas pudding. There is even a broccoli alternative for gamers with an aversion to sprouts....


New social enterprise set to lead to significant improvements in stroke rehabilitation

Posted Monday 16 December 2013

New social enterprise set to lead to significant improvements in stroke rehabilitation

A pioneering programme that empowers stroke survivors to become more involved in their own rehabilitation has been officially launched as a social enterprise.

Bridges Self-Management Limited is the culmination of an eight-year project led by rehabilitation expert Dr Fiona Jones from the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education at Kingston University and St George's, University of London....


Reggae Reggae Sauce king Levi Roots tells would-be entrepreneurs to focus on the brand

Posted Friday 13 December 2013

Reggae Reggae Sauce king Levi Roots tells would-be entrepreneurs to focus on the brand

It's all about the brand, according to Reggae Reggae sauce mogul and musician Levi Roots. The former Dragon's Den contestant has urged students to focus on building a brand and not simply developing a product.

Mr Roots was giving a talk on entrepreneurship at Kingston University's Business School yesterday evening and told an eager audience in the packed lecture theatre that the biggest sales asset for a new business owner was themselves. "The most important thing is to work on the personal integrity of your brand so that you can sell more than just one product," he explained. "I was advised not to call my products Reggae Reggae sauce because it was too black, Jamaican and rasta. But I ignored that because it was specific to me. It's not just about what's in the bottle, it's about you."...


Fashion students' knitwear hits the High Street with royal seal of approval

Posted Friday 29 November 2013

Fashion students' knitwear hits the High Street with royal seal of approval

Kingston University fashion students have once again proven they have a way with wool, clinching a hat trick of industry accolades that will see their knitwear designs flying off the shelves at three leading High Street stores.

Plus-size chain Evans will join Topshop and Topman in stocking garments created by a trio of the University's budding designers - two of whom have even shared a cup of tea with His Royal Highness Prince Charles to toast their first foray into the retail world....


MP Diane Abbott honours student's triumph over adversity

Posted Friday 18 October 2013

MP Diane Abbott honours student's triumph over adversity

A recent Kingston Business School graduate has been nominated for a special achievement award which honours academic excellence among young black people.

The annual London Schools and the Black Child (LSBC) Awards was set up 10 years ago by MP Diane Abbott, who has continued to campaign on the issue of poor attainment for black and minority children in schools....


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