Postgraduate Open Event: Roehampton Vale campus - Wednesday 23 November 2022


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

  • When: 23 November 2022, 17.00–19.00
  • Where: Main building, Roehampton Vale campus
  • Registration: Doors open from 17.00. You can register throughout the event, provided it is in advance of the subject session.

Subject sessions and drop in hubs

Subject sessions are an opportunity for you to learn more about your preferred course. 

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

Engineering, Construction and Surveying

  • Advanced Product Design Engineering and Manufacturing MSc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)
  • Aerospace Engineering MSc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)
  • Engineering Projects and Systems Management MSc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)
  • Mechanical Engineering MSc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)
  • Mechatronic Systems Msc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)
  • Renewable Energy Engineering MSc: 17.00–19.00 (drop-in session)


Student Services Exhibition

The Student Services Exhibition is where you can pick up information about the University's main student services. This will include accommodation, admissions, careers and employability, disability and mental health, and international.

You'll have the chance to speak to experienced staff at these stands and find out more about the University.

  • When? 17.00–19.00
  • Where? Business School Atrium, Kingston Hill campus

Campus tours

Take a tour of the campus with a student ambassador to view the University's excellent facilities.

  • Where? Depart from the Learning Centre Café, Roehampton Vale campus
  • When? Approximately every 20 minutes, last tour leaves at 18.40
Top tips

Top tips

  • Make sure you visit the right campus for your subject of interest
  • Plan your day around your subject session and find out more about your course and speak to academics and current students
  • Explore the campus and the local area to get a feel for the University and its surroundings
  • Plan your journey in advance to save time on the day
  • Have fun!

Plan your journey to Roehampton Vale campus

Friars Avenue, London SW15 3DW

Roehampton Vale campus is located just three miles from Kingston town centre, with easy access by public transport.

From 29 August 2023, Kingston University is within the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). For more information, please see the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames website.


The 85 and K3 buses stop outside the campus. For further information, visit the Transport for London 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 KU1 connects this campus with Kingston and Surbiton mainline train stations and Kingston town centre.


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

From Kingston station

  • Take the train to Kingston
  • Leave the railway station via the main exit
  • Cross the lights to the left on to Cromwell Road (for the bus station)
  • Take the 85 or K3 bus
  • Get off at the 'Roehampton Vale Asda' stop
  • Cross the road (Stag Lane)
  • The Roehampton Vale campus is immediately opposite, down Friars Avenue


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.

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


There is a network of cycle routes adjacent to most university sites. Cycle parking facilities are available on all sites, including halls of residence. For further information, visit the Cycle Kingston website.


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:

  • 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.
  • Kingston Hill campus – Bus stop at the top of the steps that lead down to the Business School and Frank Lampl Building.
  • Penrhyn Road campus – Closest bus stop to Knights Park campus. Bus stop outside the campus.
  • Kingston town centre, on route to Penrhyn Road - Fairfield bus station (KT2 2PG). Stop B2 (near Kingston train station)
  • Kingston town centre, on route to Kingston Hill - Cromwell Road bus station (KT2 6RD). Stop A2 (around the corner from Kingston train station)

The journey between Roehampton Vale and Kingston Hill takes about 5 minutes.

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

Roehampton Vale location

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Campus Campus
Halls of residence Halls of residence
Other University building Other University building
Train station Train station
Bus station Bus station
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Any questions?

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