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Kingston School of Art wins FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week for second year running with student collection inspired by Kyrgyzstan culture

Posted Friday 24 June 2022

Kingston School of Art wins FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week for second year running with student collection inspired by Kyrgyzstan culture

A Kingston School of Art student has been crowned the winner of the FACE Excellence Prize at Graduate Fashion Week, for her final-year collection which is inspired by her cultural heritage.


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.


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'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.


Kingston University appoints Dr Martin Davies as Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead knowledge exchange and innovation activity

Posted Thursday 7 April 2022

Kingston University appoints Dr Martin Davies as Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead knowledge exchange and innovation activity

A knowledge exchange leader with a track record of developing long-standing, impactful collaborations between universities, businesses and external organisations has been appointed to a senior role at Kingston University. Dr Martin Davies will join Kingston in May as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation.


Personality traits influence whether we shop fair trade, new Kingston University research reveals

Posted Wednesday 2 March 2022

Personality traits influence whether we shop fair trade, new Kingston University research reveals

New research from a Kingston University expert shows people with one of three personality traits are more likely to support the fair trade concept. The findings highlight the potential benefits of using personality-based marketing to sell fair trade products.


Kingston University's Town House one of five finalists for prestigious European Union contemporary architecture prize

Posted Wednesday 16 February 2022

Kingston University's Town House one of five finalists for prestigious European Union contemporary architecture prize

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.


Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim remembered in launch of scholarship commemorating second anniversary of downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

Posted Monday 10 January 2022

Kingston University student Niloufar Ebrahim remembered in launch of scholarship commemorating second anniversary of downing of Ukraine International Airlines flight 752

A new scholarship has been set up in memory of Kingston University postgraduate student Niloufar Ebrahim, one of 176 passengers and crew who lost their lives when a Ukraine International Airlines flight was shot down in Iran two years ago.

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