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Kingston University's landmark Town House and revamped Knights Park campus features of Open House celebration of architecture

Posted Tuesday 15 September 2020

Kingston University's landmark Town House and revamped Knights Park campus features of Open House celebration of architecture

Kingston University will be throwing open its doors in the virtual realm as part of Open House 2020 - a festival celebrating London's most striking architecture. The annual event sees boroughs open up dozens of iconic buildings and hidden gems for the public to explore and learn more about their history and significance in their local communities.

The University's flagship Town House building and Kingston School of Art's newly renovated Mill Street Building at Knights Park will be showcased through free virtual tours during the event on 19 and 20 September....


Tributes flow for renowned fashion photographer and inspirational Kingston School of Art lecturer Michael Woolley

Posted Monday 14 September 2020

Tributes flow for renowned fashion photographer and inspirational Kingston School of Art lecturer Michael Woolley

Kingston School of Art staff and students have paid tribute to lecturer Michael Woolley, who passed away during the summer.

Michael was an internationally renowned fashion photographer, whose work featured in the world's most iconic magazines, including Vogue, Elle and Marie Claire. During the last five years, he shared his knowledge, experience and passion with Kingston School of Art students as a visiting lecturer in fashion photography....


Kingston University womenswear designer returns from fashion capital of Paris to join frontline battle against Covid-19

Posted Monday 14 September 2020

Kingston University womenswear designer returns from fashion capital of Paris to join frontline battle against Covid-19

From interning with French fashion house Chanel to working on a busy hospital ward, a talented graduate designer from Kingston University has swapped haute couture for scrubs to help support the NHS in the battle against coronavirus.

Two weeks before lockdown, Megan Greenfield had just finished a six month design internship with leading French fashion house Chanel, and was part way through the recruitment process for a design role in men's embroidery with another leading fashion company....


Kingston University named one of top 40 in country and best for design in latest Guardian University Guide league table rankings

Posted Saturday 5 September 2020

Kingston University named one of top 40 in country and best for design in latest Guardian University Guide league table rankings

Kingston University has been named one of the top 40 institutions in the country in the newly released Guardian University Guide league tables for 2021. The University has jumped eight places to be ranked 40 out of 121 institutions featured in the national newspaper's annual listings.

Its continued improvement in the rankings follows a rise of 10 places in last year's Guardian tables, which saw it propelled into the listing of the top 50 institutions in the United Kingdom, up 23 places on the previous year....


Kingston University announces appointments of Executive Director of Human Resources and University Clerk

Posted Friday 28 August 2020

Kingston University announces appointments of Executive Director of Human Resources and University Clerk

Kingston University is preparing to welcome two new additions to its Senior Leadership Team during this autumn.

Emily Boynton has been appointed Executive Director of Human Resources, while Andrew Boggs will be taking on the role of University Clerk. Both highly accomplished in their respective fields, they join the University at the start of November....


Coronavirus Covid-19 – latest update on Kingston University's response

Posted Wednesday 19 August 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19 – latest update on Kingston University's response

The health, wellbeing and safety of all our students and staff remains our top priority. We will keep all our students, staff and external partners fully informed of our plans as we continue to emerge from lockdown and gradually return to campus. 

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Kingston University experts play leading role in project to develop 5G drone system to establish vital communications in disaster zones

Posted Monday 17 August 2020

Kingston University experts play leading role in project to develop 5G drone system to establish vital communications in disaster zones

Drones equipped with cutting-edge 5G technology could be used to provide emergency teams with reliable communications networks in disaster zones as part of a new system being co-developed by Kingston University experts. 

The Distributed Autonomous and Resilient Emergency Management System (DARE) project involves researchers from Kingston working in collaboration with teams from the University of Surrey, the University of Glasgow and the University of Malaya....


Clearing: Kingston University hotline operators help hundreds of students seeking to snap up final course places after A-level results released

Posted Friday 14 August 2020

Clearing: Kingston University hotline operators help hundreds of students seeking to snap up final course places after A-level results released

Kingston University's Clearing operation is a hive of activity, with hundreds of applicants keen to secure a place on a course in September calling its dedicated hotline since A-level results were released on 13 August.

Some 160 friendly hotline operators and more than 300 academics, who are working from homes across the country this year, have been busy fielding queries since the lines opened, with the volume of calls consistently exceeding those received at the same time in 2019. The team, which includes course leaders, lecturers and current student ambassadors, is on hand to answer any questions from A-level students who may not have quite got the grades for their chosen institution or had accepted a place elsewhere but since changed their minds and now want to study at Kingston. The operators have also been guiding people eager to return to education by talking through the various options available....

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