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Kingston University celebrates Green Impact scheme success

Posted Monday 28 March 2022

Kingston University celebrates Green Impact scheme success

In January 2021, Kingston University re-launched its sustainability champion network scheme Green Impact. Green Impact is a United Nations award-winning programme designed to support environmentally and socially sustainable practices and behaviours and breaks down the often-complex world of sustainability into simple, meaningful, and manageable actions. The programme is entirely voluntary and open to all Kingston University staff members.


International study involving Kingston University demonstrates how removing hotspots from hybrid solar panels improves electrical and thermal energy output

Posted Thursday 17 March 2022

International study involving Kingston University demonstrates how removing hotspots from hybrid solar panels improves electrical and thermal energy output

A new model that demonstrates how solar panels could more effectively harness both electrical and thermal energy by addressing the issue of hotspots on solar cells has been developed as part of a study involving Kingston University.


Kingston University dance student uses his experience as a young carer to inspire final graduate performance

Posted Wednesday 16 March 2022

Kingston University dance student uses his experience as a young carer to inspire final graduate performance

A Kingston University dance student has choreographed a performance based on his lived experience as a carer for his younger brother and the sacrifices his mother had to make as a working single parent.


Kingston University Women in Enterprise Network celebrates one year anniversary and International Women's Day

Posted Wednesday 16 March 2022

Kingston University Women in Enterprise Network celebrates one year anniversary and International Women's Day

Kingston University Women in Enterprise Network (KUWEN) celebrated its one year anniversary with a virtual webinar that marked International Women's Day and focused on the theme, Breaking the Bias. The network is open to Kingston University students, alumni, staff and women in the local community. It runs monthly events with inspirational guest speakers and one-to-one sessions that provide an opportunity to discuss business ideas, get feedback and access expert advice.


Kingston University's ELEVATE programme to empower and support Black students on career journeys scoops accolade at National Undergraduate Employability Awards

Posted Tuesday 15 March 2022

Kingston University's ELEVATE programme to empower and support Black students on career journeys scoops accolade at National Undergraduate Employability Awards

A Kingston University careers programme that supports students of Black African or Black Caribbean descent to achieve their full potential was named best widening participation initiative of the year at the annual National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards.


Kingston University hosts Human Face of Venture Capital event as budding entrepreneurs look to secure their first big investment

Posted Thursday 10 March 2022

Kingston University hosts Human Face of Venture Capital event as budding entrepreneurs look to secure their first big investment

Kingston University welcomed a panel of investors into the RIBA award-winning Town House for the Human Face of Venture Capital event. Aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners from across South London were invited to hear about the human side of what can often be considered intimidating investors. The four investors included Kingston alumnus Matthew Cushen, founding partner of Worth Capital, and the event was hosted by Ian Roberts, head of Kingston Business School.


Kingston University students' entrepreneurial spirit shines in Bright Ideas 2022 grand final

Posted Thursday 3 March 2022

Kingston University students' entrepreneurial spirit shines in Bright Ideas 2022 grand final

The seventeenth annual Bright Ideas final saw Kingston University students pitch their business ideas before a group of expert investors in a Dragons' Den-style competition. The People's Choice winner was Farah Nehme with her concept, Family Playhouse – an educational toy for children over the age of three which informs about non-traditional family dynamics.


Kingston University's Town House one of five finalists for prestigious European Union contemporary architecture prize

Posted Wednesday 16 February 2022

Kingston University's Town House one of five finalists for prestigious European Union contemporary architecture prize

Kingston University's RIBA Stirling Prize winning Town House building is one of five leading European projects on the final shortlist for this year's European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture - Mies van der Rohe Award. The landmark building on the Penrhyn Road campus was designed by Grafton Architects and named Britain's best new building by the Royal Institute of British Architects in October last year.


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