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Kingston School of Art design graduates win Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award for eco-friendly Chip[s] Board material

Posted Thursday 22 November 2018

Kingston School of Art design graduates win Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award for eco-friendly Chip[s] Board material

A business formed by Kingston School of Art graduates that offers an eco-friendly alternative to MDF made from potato peelings has won top honours at the annual Santander Entrepreneurship Awards, landing £25,000 of seed funding in the process.

Chip[s] Board®, founded by design graduates Rowan Minkley and Rob Nicoll, saw off competition from 80 entries from universities across the country to pick up the award in the non-tech category. The pair pitched their business to a packed room of industry experts and entrepreneurs at the final in London alongside six other hopeful graduate businesses - scooping top prize as selected by a panel of judges....


HackCentre project set to help more than 750 students put their problem-solving skills to the test in new £75,000 Santander Universities' initiative

Posted Wednesday 14 November 2018

HackCentre project set to help more than 750 students put their problem-solving skills to the test in new £75,000 Santander Universities' initiative

Kingston University is providing pioneering new learning experiences for its students through a new HackCentre programme.

Funded to the tune of £75,000 by Santander Universities' Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Fund, the HackCentre is bringing industry and education together in a series of challenging hackathons designed to encourage students to explore new ideas and put their creative thinking to good use. The project, which comprises a packed calendar of more than 20 hackathons alongside other events, will involve more than 750 university students from now through to mid-March next year....


Kingston School of Art graduate paints her way on to Sky Arts television Landscape Artist of the Year competition

Posted Tuesday 13 November 2018

Kingston School of Art graduate paints her way on to Sky Arts television Landscape Artist of the Year competition

A Kingston School of Art graduate has put herself firmly into the picture as a contestant on Sky Arts' Landscape Artist of the Year programme.

Lorna Wheele, who graduated with a first in Illustration Animation BA(Hons) last year, applied to be on the show after being an avid viewer of the previous series and spotting an appeal for contestants. A few months later, a gym session was interrupted by a phone call from a producer giving her the news that she had made it through to the line-up of artists on the 2018 show....


Kingston Business School celebrates 20 years of internationally respected Moscow MBA programme

Posted Thursday 8 November 2018

Kingston Business School celebrates 20 years of internationally respected Moscow MBA programme

More than 200 people – including students, alumni, current and former teaching staff – joined together at the Marriott Hotel in Moscow recently to celebrate the 20th birthday of Kingston University's highly successful Moscow MBA programme.

In excess of 1,500 students have graduated from the programme since the partnership with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA) was first launched by Kingston University academics in 1998....


Kingston Business School launches its MBA Alumni Network in London

Posted Thursday 1 November 2018

Kingston Business School launches its MBA Alumni Network in London

Kingston University MBA alumni and students celebrated the launch of the new MBA Alumni Network at The Balcony Room at the Swan, Shakespeare's Globe, with stunning views of the Thames and St Paul's on London's Southbank.

The event, which took place on Thursday 19 July, was attended by more than 100 alumni and students, some of whom graduated from their MBA in the early 1990s, and other more recent graduates, of both the Executive and full time MBA programme....


Acclaimed author Gail Honeyman enthrals fans of bestseller Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine during Kingston University Big Read event

Posted Monday 29 October 2018

Acclaimed author Gail Honeyman enthrals fans of bestseller Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine during Kingston University Big Read event

Award-winning author Gail Honeyman captivated hundreds of students, staff and bookworms from across the borough community talking about her debut novel, and Sunday Times bestseller, ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine' when visiting Kingston University for a special event as part of its Big Read initiative.

Award-winning author Gail Honeyman...


Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

Posted Wednesday 10 October 2018

Kingston University graduate wins competition to design Instagram logo for Iris Murdoch Society

A design by a Kingston University graduate has been chosen as the logo for the official Iris Murdoch Society Instagram page. The monochrome design by Antonios Marinis was selected from entries as part of a competition run by Kingston University, which owns the Iris Murdoch Archive, and the University of Chichester, where the Iris Murdoch Society is based.

Antonios, who studied visual communication graphic design at Kingston University in 2012-2014 and is now working as a graphic designer and also as a tutor at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College (RHACC), based the winning design on the writer's signature.  ...


Kingston University climbs in latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Posted Wednesday 26 September 2018

Kingston University climbs in latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Kingston University has risen seven places in the newly released Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide league table for 2019. The University is ranked at 110 out of 132 universities, up from 117 in last year's table and a rise of 12 places during the past two years.

Kingston shares its position with Middlesex and the University of South Wales. The guide ranks universities across nine separate indicators. The University improved its national position in both the student experience and teaching quality categories, ranking 83 and 95 respectively. These metrics are based on the results of the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS)....


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