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Students mingle with politicians at House of Commons launch of Kingston University's Future Skills report

Posted Friday 24 June 2022

Students mingle with politicians at House of Commons launch of Kingston University's Future Skills report

Students who had the opportunity to attend the launch of Kingston University's latest Future Skills report at the House of Commons have shared their views about the value a skills-centred education has added to their own degree-level learning.


Kingston University tops UK for graduate start-ups in latest HE-BCI rankings

Posted Thursday 16 June 2022

Kingston University tops UK for graduate start-ups in latest HE-BCI rankings

Kingston University has been ranked number one for graduate start-ups out of all higher education institutions in the United Kingdom in the latest Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey. The HE-BCI survey, which gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and knowledge exchange, found that the University supported 298 graduate start-ups in the year 2020-2021.


Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

Posted Wednesday 15 June 2022

Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research

The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.


Kingston University publishes new report calling for formation of Future Skills Council to address workforce skills challenge

Posted Monday 13 June 2022

Kingston University publishes new report calling for formation of Future Skills Council to address workforce skills challenge

Kingston University has published a new report calling for the establishment of a Future Skills Council bringing together industry, universities and policymakers to tackle the nation's skills shortages and secure the UK's future economic prosperity.


Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable awarded honorary doctorate from Kingston University

Posted Thursday 26 May 2022

Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable awarded honorary doctorate from Kingston University

Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable has been awarded an honorary degree by Kingston University in recognition of his lifelong achievements in politics and economics. He crossed the stage at Twickenham Stadium in the heart of his former constituency on Tuesday, 24 May in the company of hundreds of Kingston University graduates celebrating their degree successes.


Kingston University rises in research power tables in latest Research Excellence Framework

Posted Thursday 12 May 2022

 Kingston University rises in research power tables in latest Research Excellence Framework

Seventy per cent of Kingston University's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Government's latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The results represent a 10 per cent increase in the percentage of Kingston's world-leading or internationally excellent research from the previous assessment, published in 2014, with the University's overall grade point average rising to 2.89, up from 2.7 eight years ago.


Kingston University alumnus partners with HSBC to help develop the next generation of student entrepreneurs

Posted Friday 6 May 2022

Kingston University alumnus partners with HSBC to help develop the next generation of student entrepreneurs

A Kingston University alumnus has teamed up with HSBC and Kingston University to launch the Student Incubator Programme with the aim of developing the next generation of entrepreneurs.


Kingston University's Town House carries off highest accolade in European architecture, winning prestigious EU Mies van der Rohe Award

Posted Tuesday 26 April 2022

Kingston University's Town House carries off highest accolade in European architecture, winning prestigious EU Mies van der Rohe Award

Kingston University's Town House building has been named winner of the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, the highest accolade in European architecture. The latest recognition for Town House places the landmark building in illustrious company as one of only three UK winners of the prestigious European Union prize. Its success also marks the first time a university building has won the award and cements its international status after it carried off the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize in 2021.

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