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Postgraduate Open Event: Knights Park campus – Wednesday 27 November 2019

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Programme

We look forward to welcoming you to Kingston University!

There is plenty for you to see and explore at the Open Event. We hope you enjoy your visit and find out how postgraduate study at Kingston University can give you the edge and help boost your career

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Faculty stands

Visit the relevant faculty stand to speak to academic staff about the courses or subjects you are interested in. You can also find out about scholarships that are available in the faculty.

  • When: From 16.00 onwards
  • Where: The Platform Gallery, just off the main reception at our Knights Park campus

If you can't see your subject of interest in the list below, the course may be taught at a different campus.

Kingston School of Art

  • Architecture, including Landscape Architecture and Urbanism
  • Art Market and Appraisal
  • Communication Design: Graphic Design
  • Communication Design: Illustration
  • Curating Contemporary Design
  • Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice
  • Fashion
  • Filmmaking
  • Film Studies
  • Fine Art
  • Historic Building Conservation
  • Museum and Gallery Studies
  • Photography
  • Product and Furniture Design
  • Project Management for Creative Practitioners
  • Sustainable Design

Talks and exhibitions

Please visit our Penrhyn Road campus to attend the talks and exhibitions of the Open Event. It is only a short walk away. Please ask a student ambassador for directions.

Funding talk

Attend a funding talk, delivered by one of our experienced funding officers, to find out more about the postgraduate student loan. Staff will be on hand during the event for you to talk to on an individual basis.

  • When: 16:30 and 19:30
  • Where: Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus

Admissions stand

Find out how to apply for postgraduate courses. Our admissions officers are available to answer any questions you have about the application process.

  • When: 16.00 onwards
  • Where: Main Reception Penrhyn Road campus – A member of staff will then direct you to the exhibition area.

Services for students stand

Get advice on funding, accommodation and disability support available to all students at Kingston University. Visit the services for students stands in the exhibition area to find out more.

  • When: 16.00 onwards
  • Where: Main Reception, Penrhyn Road campus – A member of staff will then direct you to the exhibition area.

Accommodation area

Find out about the options available to you, whether you want to stay in halls or rent privately.

Campus tours

Enjoy a tour of the campus and take a look at our excellent facilities.

  • When: From 16.00 onwards
  • Where: Tours start from the Platform Gallery, just off the main reception at our Knights Park campus.
  • Duration: 40 minutes

Plan your journey to Kingston School of Art, Knights Park campus

Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2QJ

This campus is located close to the town centre and public transport hubs.

Train

Trains run regularly from London Waterloo to Surbiton station (midweek 10 trains per hour, journey times 15-32 minutes) and to Kingston station (midweek four trains per hour, journey times 28-33 minutes). Surbiton and Kingston stations are both in Travelcard Zone 6. For further information and timetables, visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

From Surbiton station

  • Leave the railway station via the main exit
  • Cross the mini-roundabout to Claremont Road
  • Take the 71, 281, K2 or K3 bus towards Kingston
  • Get off at the 'Kingston Crown Court / Kingston College' stop
  • Cross Penrhyn Road on to Denmark Road
  • Turn left at the mini-roundabout, over the blue bridge
  • Turn right on to Grange Road, and the Kingston School of Art, Knights Park is then on the right

From Kingston station

  • Leave the railway station via the main exit
  • Cross the road diagonally on to Clarence Street (with the Rotunda to your left)
  • Keep to the left and walk past the fallen telephone boxes sculpture
  • Cross straight over the one-way system past Fairfield bus station along Wheatfield Way
  • Walk past Kingston Museum and at Kingston Library bear slightly left and walk down Fairfield West
  • Cross straight over at the traffic lights on to Knights Park
  • Kingston School of Art at Knights Park is on your left at the end of the road

Bus

The 71, 281, K2 and K3 buses run along nearby Penrhyn Road, and the Crown Court stop is a five-minute walk away from campus along Denmark Road. For further information, visit the Transport for London (TfL) website.

London buses no longer accept cash, but you can pay using an Oyster travelcard or with a contactless credit card. More information on fares and payments can be found on the TfL buses website.

We also run a free intersite bus service for students, staff and visitors. The KU2 links the campus with Surbiton train station, Penryhn Road and Clayhill halls of residence (nearest stop to campus is Fairfield South, just a few minutes walk away). The KU1 bus to Kingston Hill and Surbiton stops along Penryhn Road.

Car

We strongly recommend visitors use the excellent public transport links instead of driving. The University has limited on-site parking facilities and prioritises staff during core working hours (Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm). Limited visitor parking is available but must be pre-booked through the person you are visiting, as parking enforcement measures are in operation at all sites. Free car parking is available on all sites for blue badge holders and there are docking bays for electric cars.

Members of the public can pay to use the limited onsite parking outside core working hours on a first come first served basis.  The parking facilities at Knights Park, the Avionics Building and River House sites operate a pay-by-phone system known as 'Parkonomy'.  Pay to park facilities are also available at Penrhyn Road campus site which is less than 5 minutes walk from Knights Park.  Alternative parking in Kingston Town Centre can also be found on the Parkopedia website - which shows current availability and costs.

All car park users agree to the University car parking terms and conditions.

Cycle

Cycle parking facilities and showers are available at this site.

Kingston University also has a fleet of electric, power-assisted bikes for hire at the Penryhn Road campus, just five minutes walk away. Rates start at £1 a day, with membership options available for staff and students.

For further information on cycle routes around the University, visit the Cycle Kingston website.

Plane

Heathrow and Gatwick airports international airports are the closest to Kingston, with coaches, buses and trains linking the airports with the town.

Free campus shuttle bus

A free University shuttle bus will run throughout the Open Day every 20 minutes. Look out for our friendly student ambassadors in the brightly coloured tops who can help direct you.

The shuttle buses call at the following campuses and stops:

  • Kingston town centre, on route to Penrhyn Road – Fairfield bus station (KT2 2PG). Stop B2 (near Kingston train station)
  • Penrhyn Road campus – closest bus stop to Knights Park campus. Bus stop outside the campus.
  • Kingston town centre, on route to Kingston Hill – Cromwell Road bus station (KT2 6RD). Stop A2 (around the corner from Kingston train station)
  • Kingston Hill campus – bus stop at the top of the steps that lead down to the Business School and Frank Lampl Building.
  • Roehampton Vale campus – bus stop, just outside the campus by the main road (A3). The bus returns to Kingston Hill, before continuing its circuit back into Kingston.

The journey between Kingston Hill and Penrhyn Road takes about 20 minutes (dependent on traffic).

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Please call us on +44 (0)20 3510 0106 if you have any queries about the Open Event at Knights Park campus.

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