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Posted Tuesday 21 December 2021
A host of Kingston University students, staff and graduates notched up award-winning achievements and notable successes during 2021.
Posted Wednesday 15 December 2021
Plaudits have been flowing for the Dean of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, Professor Andy Kent, who is retiring after a 37-year career in healthcare and higher education. Andy, who has spent almost seven years leading the Faculty, run jointly by Kingston University and St George's, University of London, has overseen a suite of major developments during his tenure as Dean. They have included the addition of a suite of high quality simulation facilities to enhance students' learning and the creation of a host of award-winning degree programmes. He has also steered the Faculty through the Covid-19 pandemic, with many students and staff contributing to the national response.
Posted Tuesday 14 December 2021
Innovate engineering designs brought to life by Kingston University were unveiled to the school pupils who dreamt them up during an event at the University's Stirling Prize-winning Town House building. The three prototypes built by staff and students from the University's School of Engineering and the Environment were winners of the London and Jersey contests of the ‘If You Were An Engineer, What Would You Do?' Leaders Award competition, run by Primary Engineer. The annual event sees pupils between the ages of three and 18 challenged to interview engineers, identify problems and design solutions to them.
Posted Tuesday 7 December 2021
Kingston School of Art's MFA Fine Art students are showing their final projects in an exhibition at the prestigious Saatchi Gallery in London designed to support and highlight talented new artists after a challenging year of restrictions.
Posted Wednesday 1 December 2021
Kingston University has been ranked in the top 10 universities in the United Kingdom for social mobility in a new research report that provides a clear picture on the role of higher education in social mobility.
Posted Monday 29 November 2021
A Kingston University undergraduate has been hailed as Student Nurse of the Year by a leading Chief Nursing Officer for her work in improving outcomes for people with learning disabilities. Third year student Jessica Ball followed in the footsteps of her parents Alison and Christopher, who also studied nursing some 35 years ago and were taught by the same lecturer.
Posted Thursday 25 November 2021
A building surveying student has been awarded a bursary to support her through her studies at Kingston University from not-for-profit initiative and registered charity the Chancerygate Foundation.
Posted Wednesday 17 November 2021
Two innovate engineering solutions dreamt up by school pupils and brought to life by Kingston University were awarded Primary Engineer MacRobert Medals at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. The Bicycle Sucker and the Extending Sink 6000 were among six designs recognised at the inaugural award ceremony, supported by the MacRobert Trust, WEIR Group and the RAF Charitable Trust.