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Business leaders and Kingston University alumni join students and staff at celebratory event for this year's Beyond Barriers Mentoring Scheme

Posted Monday 5 June 2023

Business leaders and Kingston University alumni join students and staff at celebratory event for this year's Beyond Barriers Mentoring Scheme

The achievements of dozens of mentors and mentees who have taken part in this year's Beyond Barriers programme were celebrated at Kingston University's award-winning Town House building. The event, opened by Provost Professor Helen Laville, saw students, staff and industry experts who've been involved in the scheme share their experiences of working with each other, as well as the awarding of the prestigious mentor and mentee of the year awards.


Kingston University launches first T-level placements to equip sixth form science students with vital career skills

Posted Wednesday 24 May 2023

Kingston University launches first T-level placements to equip sixth form science students with vital career skills

Kingston University's first T-level placements will begin this summer, offering local sixth form students the opportunity to gain on-the-job industry experience and develop vital practical and technical skills as part of their laboratory science course.


Shadow Higher Education Minister commends Kingston University's work equipping students for career success through Future Skills programme during campus visit

Posted Wednesday 19 April 2023

Shadow Higher Education Minister commends Kingston University's work equipping students for career success through Future Skills programme during campus visit

Kingston University's sector-leading work embedding future skills throughout its curriculum has been hailed for its innovation by Shadow Minister for Higher Education Matt Western MP during a campus visit to learn more about the initiative.


First cohort graduates from Kingston University's new fast-track Step Up to Social Work programme

Posted Friday 31 March 2023

First cohort graduates from Kingston University's new fast-track Step Up to Social Work programme

The first cohort of students from a new fast-track Kingston University programme that supports people to become qualified social workers has just graduated.


Kingston University launching new postgraduate scholarships after securing artificial intelligence and data science funding award from Office for Students

Posted Thursday 30 March 2023

Kingston University launching new postgraduate scholarships after securing artificial intelligence and data science funding award from Office for Students

Kingston University is getting set to deliver a suite of new postgraduate scholarships aimed at broadening the pool of students progressing into data science and artificial intelligence (AI) careers. The scholarships are being launched after the University was named one of 30 institutions across the country to receive funding from an £8.1m Department for Science, Innovation and Technology and Office for Artificial Intelligence pot, awarded by the Office for Students (OfS).


Importance of creative skills, storytelling and emerging technologies highlighted during national CHEAD conference at Kingston University

Posted Friday 17 March 2023

Importance of creative skills, storytelling and emerging technologies highlighted during national CHEAD conference at Kingston University

Leading figures from the worlds of art and design, business and politics have shared their views about the vital role creative skills and design thinking will play in shaping the future of the United Kingdom at a major conference hosted by Kingston University. The impact of emerging technologies on the creative sector and the skills needed for the next generation of graduates to help drive a thriving national economy were key focuses of the annual Council for Higher Education in Art and Design (CHEAD) conference.


Future of art and design education in the spotlight as Kingston University hosts annual CHEAD conference

Posted Wednesday 15 March 2023

Future of art and design education in the spotlight as Kingston University hosts annual CHEAD conference

This year's conference is centred around three key themes faced within art schools and across creative subject areas. Equality, diversity and inclusion, sustainability and the role educators can play in equipping students with the future skills needed to drive a flourishing national economy will all be major focuses of the delegates' discussions.


Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier appointed member of Creative Industries Council

Posted Wednesday 8 March 2023

Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier appointed member of Creative Industries Council

Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier has been appointed as a member of the Creative Industries Council – the joint industry and government forum that acts as a voice for the United Kingdom's creative sector.


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