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Posted Wednesday 16 March 2022
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.
Posted Tuesday 15 March 2022
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.
Posted Thursday 10 March 2022
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.
Posted Thursday 3 March 2022
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.
Posted Wednesday 16 February 2022
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.
Posted Tuesday 8 February 2022
Kingston University's Head of Performing Arts, Helen Minors, blogs about the introduction of genderless categories at the 2022 Brit Awards and ask whether it is a progressive step forward or a possible barrier to real equality.
Posted Thursday 3 February 2022
Fashion collections from Kingston School of Art's MA graduates have been unveiled in an innovative and striking new film that acts as an alternative to the traditional catwalk show.
Posted Wednesday 2 February 2022
A computer science expert whose research could lead to potentially lifesaving early and better diagnosis of certain cancers and heart disease has been named the second annual winner of the Kingston University Woman in STEM Award.