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Entrepreneurial Kingston University graduates' moving documentary scoops runner up prize in Nespresso Talents filmmaking awards

Posted Wednesday 16 May 2018

Entrepreneurial Kingston University graduates' moving documentary scoops runner up prize in Nespresso Talents filmmaking awards

A short film about the inspirational journey of a former Kingston University nursing student was celebrated at this year's Nespresso Talents awards – a global filmmaking competition highlighting women who have made a difference in the world.

The three minute documentary, Who Would Have Thought, features award-winning nurse-turned-entrepreneur Neomi Bennett speaking openly about how she overcame a series of challenges in her life to become a successful businesswoman after inventing an aid to help patients don medical stockings. It was directed by fellow Kingston University graduate Sarah Begum, a filmmaker and explorer who first met Neomi at one of the University's annual entrepreneurial events....


Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Posted Friday 11 May 2018

Kingston University and St George's, University of London pay tribute to leading interprofessional care expert Professor Scott Reeves

Tributes have been pouring in from around the globe following the sudden death of Professor Scott Reeves, a globally respected academic in the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, run jointly by Kingston University and St Georges, University of London.

An internationally renowned health care specialist and social scientist whose career saw him take up the role of professor at leading institutions across three countries, Professor Reeves worked in health professions education and health services research for more than 20 years.The much cited academic, who joined the Faculty's Centre for Health and Social Care Research as Professor in Interprofessional Research in 2013, had also been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Inter-professional Care since 2009....


Kingston University's School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry awarded institution's first Athena SWAN bronze department accolade

Posted Wednesday 9 May 2018

Kingston University's School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry awarded institution's first Athena SWAN bronze department accolade

Kingston University's School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry has received an Athena SWAN bronze award, recognising its commitment to gender equality and inclusivity.

The School, based in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, is the first department at the University to receive the accreditation from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU). The Government-funded organisation aims to promote diversity and improve the experience of all those working and learning in institutions in the United Kingdom....


Care leavers and estranged learners to receive free accommodation through Kingston University and Unite Foundation partnership

Posted Monday 30 April 2018

Care leavers and estranged learners to receive free accommodation through Kingston University and Unite Foundation partnership

A new partnership between Kingston University and the Unite Foundation has been set up to provide accommodation scholarships for young people while they are studying. From this September, the Unite Foundation – the charitable arm of student accommodation providers Unite Students – will house Kingston University care leavers and estranged learners accepted on to the programme for the full three years of their undergraduate studies.

Students will be housed in purpose-built accommodation in central London, alongside undergraduates from a number of universities, giving them the security of a stable place to live throughout their studies, 365 days a year. Set up in 2012 with the aim of helping young people estranged from their families or leaving care to realise their potential at university, the Unite Foundation has awarded more than 250 scholarships to students from 28 partner institutions....


Sunday Times bestseller Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman named latest Kingston University Big Read novel

Posted Thursday 26 April 2018

Sunday Times bestseller Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman named latest  Kingston University Big Read novel

Gail Honeyman's debut novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – a number one Sunday Times bestseller and winner of the 2017 Costa First Novel Award – has been selected as this year's Kingston University Big Read title. Now in its fourth year, the award-winning shared reading scheme helps new students settle in to campus life by giving them the chance to read the same book before they arrive.

All new undergraduate and postgraduate students starting at Kingston University in September will receive a special edition copy of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine through their letterbox during the summer to help welcome them to Kingston. Copies of the novel will also be made available to current staff and students so the whole University can take part in the project....


Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Posted Wednesday 25 April 2018

Kingston University rises seven places in latest Complete University Guide league tables

Kingston University has climbed seven places up the Complete University Guide's rankings of the top higher education institutions across the United Kingdom for the second year running. In the newly released tables, the University has been rated 95 overall, up from equal 102 last year and 109 the year before.

In the subject league tables, Kingston was placed 13 in the United Kingdom for art and design. The University also made the top 30 list in five further areas – town and country planning and landscape design (24), forensic science (27), architecture (28), building (28), and history of art, architecture and design (28)....


Kingston University teams up with Fulham Football Club Foundation to kick off new summer school dedicated to the business of professional sport

Posted Monday 23 April 2018

Kingston University teams up with Fulham Football Club Foundation to kick off new summer school dedicated to the business of professional sport

Kingston University has teamed up with Fulham Football Club Foundation to kick off a new summer school offering students an insight in to the business world of professional sport.

Combining workshops and training days at the English Championship side with academic sessions delivered by the University, the two-week Business of Football course will delve in to the behind-the-scenes workings of top sports clubs – shedding light on some of the key skills required to forge a successful career in the industry away from the pitch....


YouTube star and Kingston School of Art graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor unleashes creative talents as he revisits Knights Park campus

Posted Friday 20 April 2018

YouTube star and Kingston School of Art graduate Sean Elliott O'Connor unleashes creative talents as he revisits Knights Park campus

YouTube sensation Sean Elliott O'Connor returned to Kingston School of Art to remake his favourite piece of coursework – and offer his online audience a glimpse of life at Kingston University.

Since completing his BA(Hons) Fine Art degree in 2014, Sean has gone on to become a full-time social media content creator, with almost half a million subscribers on his popular YouTube channel....


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