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Kingston Business School programme shortlisted for international CIPD award

Posted Friday 26 July 2019

Kingston Business School programme shortlisted for international CIPD award

A learning and development programme devised by Kingston Business School to help ensure students are ready for the workplace when they graduate is in the running for an international  Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) award.

The Kingston Business Experience Programme is one of seven projects shortlisted for the best learning and development initiative in the public sector in this year's CIPD People Management Awards. Other finalists include Hampshire County Council and West Midlands Police....


Leading judge and chair of landmark public inquiry in to journalism Sir Brian Leveson awarded Kingston University honorary degree

Posted Thursday 25 July 2019

Leading judge and chair of landmark public inquiry in to journalism Sir Brian Leveson awarded Kingston University honorary degree

Sir Brian Leveson, the country's most senior criminal judge until his recent retirement, highlighted the crucial role fairness and humility play within the justice system as he received an honorary degree from Kingston University.

Sir Brian was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of the University during a graduation ceremony for the University's Kingston School of Art at the Rose Theatre. The award recognised his outstanding contribution to the public understanding of journalism – having chaired the landmark Leveson Inquiry in to the culture, practice and ethics of the press – alongside a distinguished career in the field of justice....


A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

Posted Tuesday 23 July 2019

A sustainable future for construction – Kingston University hosts international conference to help tackle climate crisis

How does the construction industry reduce its global carbon footprint to help create a more sustainable future for the planet? Experts from around the world gathered at Kingston University for an international conference to discuss the challenges and potential solutions that could play a key role in helping tackle the climate crisis.

With the UK government recently making a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, finding innovative ways to reduce waste and make construction more efficient was vital, according to Kingston University's Professor Mukesh Limbachiya, conference organiser....


Q&A with Creative Writing tutor Dr Adam Baron on publication of his book You Won't Believe This (HarperCollins, 2019)

Posted Friday 19 July 2019

Q&A with Creative Writing tutor Dr Adam Baron on publication of his book You Won't Believe This (HarperCollins, 2019)

Adam, what made you decide to start writing for younger readers? I just had an idea for a novel narrated by a young boy who's mother has a breakdown due to a traumatic incident in her past. It was my agent who decided that it was a novel for children, which was fine by me. HarperCollins then asked me to write three books for this age group, so here I am.

Adam BaronHow do you describe your readers without using an age range that might exclude those at either end of the range? I say that readers from nine up will enjoy it. I've had letters from all age groups, including adult readers....


Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

Posted Tuesday 16 July 2019

Inspirational entrepreneurs, campaigners for justice and industry pioneers to be recognised with honorary awards from Kingston University

A dedicated race and human rights campaigner, an innovator in fashion branding and an influential legal expert are among a group of industry leaders set to receive honorary awards from Kingston University as thousands of students celebrate their graduations.

More than 2,600 undergraduate and postgraduate students will cross the stage at ceremonies held at the borough's Rose Theatre during the next fortnight to collect awards from the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing and Kingston School of Art....


Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Posted Monday 8 July 2019

Innovative school pupils' designs showcased at Kingston University as part of Primary Engineer's London Leaders Awards

Creative solutions to global engineering problems dreamed up by young innovators of the future were unveiled at Kingston University as part of an annual Primary Engineer competition.

The London awards ceremony of this year's 'if you were an engineer, what would you do?' contest, run by Primary Engineer Programmes – a not-for-profit national organisation promoting engineering careers for school children – was supported by Siemens and held at the University's Penrhyn Road campus. Pupils between the ages of three and 18 were challenged to interview engineers, identify problems and design solutions to them....


Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

Posted Wednesday 3 July 2019

Four Kingston University subjects secure 100 per cent for overall satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey

Four Kingston University subjects have achieved a 100 per cent score for overall student satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).

In figures just released by the Office for Students, the University's learning disability nursing, information systems, journalism and nutrition with exercise and health programmes received the maximum satisfaction ratings from final year students. The annual survey, which asks for feedback on courses at their institutions, was carried out earlier this year....


Kingston University leadership training programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses up for Royal College of Nursing award

Posted Monday 24 June 2019

Kingston University leadership training programme for black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses up for Royal College of Nursing award

A Kingston University and South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust programme to help black, Asian and minority ethnic mental health nurses develop the skills and confidence to access more senior roles has been shortlisted for a Royal College of Nursing Institute award.

The Harnessing BAME Mental Health Nurses' Talent programme, which offers nurses an opportunity to build leadership skills, explore how cultural backgrounds influence professional development and provides one-to-one coaching, is in the running for the national Leadership Award....


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