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85-year-old Member of House of Lords extols benefits of lifelong learning as he collects PhD from Kingston University

Posted Tuesday 24 May 2022

85-year-old Member of House of Lords extols benefits of lifelong learning as he collects PhD from Kingston University

An 85-year-old Member of the House of Lords has collected a PhD from London's Kingston University, proudly declaring that no one is ever too old to keep learning.


Kingston School of Art partners with international manufacturer Spin Master to launch first toy invention programme at United Kingdom university

Posted Wednesday 18 May 2022

Kingston School of Art partners with international manufacturer Spin Master to launch first toy invention programme at United Kingdom university

Kingston School of Art is set to launch the first toy invention programme hosted at a United Kingdom university in partnership with international toy manufacturer Spin Master.


Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

Posted Tuesday 17 May 2022

Women's Engineering Society president Dawn Childs awarded honorary degree by Kingston University for work encouraging more females to enter profession

A leading advocate for engineering, well known for championing the need for more women and girls to enter the profession, has received an honorary degree from Kingston University. Chief Executive Officer of Operations for Pure Data Centre Group and president of the Women's Engineering Society Dawn Childs was named an Honorary Doctor of Science during a graduation ceremony for the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing at Twickenham Stadium.


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.


New season of Kingston University graduation ceremonies kicks off at Twickenham Stadium

Posted Thursday 12 May 2022

 New season of Kingston University graduation ceremonies kicks off at Twickenham Stadium

Almost 5,000 graduates are gearing up to celebrate their academic achievements at the home of rugby as the first Kingston University graduation ceremonies in more than two years kick off this week at Twickenham Stadium. The undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students are the first in Kingston's history to have their graduation ceremonies at the venue, and will collect their awards in a suite next door to one of the most famous rugby pitches in the world, after the University decided it wanted to honour students who have had their graduations delayed in a special one-off celebration at Twickenham.


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.


TikTok campaign to inspire environmental action among secondary school pupils unveiled by Kingston School of Art students

Posted Tuesday 3 May 2022

TikTok campaign to inspire environmental action among secondary school pupils unveiled by Kingston School of Art students

Two illustration animation students from Kingston School of Art have produced a TikTok campaign to encourage secondary school pupils to recycle and highlight ways of reducing wasteful habits among their peers.


Kingston University engineering students set to put new racing car through its paces ahead of this year's Formula Student competition

Posted Thursday 28 April 2022

Kingston University engineering students set to put new racing car through its paces ahead of this year's Formula Student competition

Preparations for this year's Formula Student competition are well underway, with student engineers from Kingston University getting ready to take on teams from around the globe at Silverstone in July. Last year, the Kingston Racing team secured the institution's best-ever finish after a fantastic effort in the endurance event at the home of British motorsport. It helped take Kingston University to seventh place overall, a huge improvement on the previous finish of 69th place out of 80 in the 2019 event.

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