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Open Day: Kingston Hill campus – Saturday 26 October 2019

Programme

There is plenty for you to see and explore at the undergraduate Open Day. On this page, you will find information to help you plan your day. We recommend you allow 3-4 hours to experience everything on offer.

We look forward to welcoming you to Kingston University!

  • When: 10.00 – 15.00
  • Where: Business School Atrium (pdf), Kingston Hill campus
  • For subject areas including: Business, Education and Nursing.
  • Registration: From 10.00 – our friendly staff and students will check you in when you arrive.
  • Refreshments: Free tea and coffee will be available at all our campuses. You can also purchase food and drink from our campus cafes.

Top tips

Talks and exhibitions at Kingston Hill campus

The Open Day programme is designed to enable you to attend all the talks and activities that will help you make an informed choice about your course and subject area. You can attend as many of the talks and Open Day activities as you like, across our four campuses.

If you can't see your subject of interest in the list below, your subject may be taught at a different campus. Please make sure you know which campus to visit during the Open Day.

Welcome talk

Find out about the Kingston experience through our lively welcome talk.

  • When: 10.15 – 10.30
  • Where: Lawley Lecture Theatre

Understanding the UCAS process

From initial application to final decision-making, we will guide you through the entire UCAS application process.

  • When: 13.30 – 14.00
  • Where: Room 0026, Business School

Student Finance explained

Our Education Liaison Team will debunk the common myths and explain the financial support available.

  • When: 14.00 – 14.30
  • Where: Room 0026, Business School

Subject specific events

Attend the subject specific events to meet academic staff and learn more about your preferred course. Some subjects include a tour of the facilities. If you can't see your subject of interest in the list below, your course may be taught on a different campus.

Accounting and Finance

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3022, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3022, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Business Management

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3036, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3036, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Digital Business

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3034, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3034, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Early Years Foundation / Education and Leadership Practice / Leadership and Management / Teaching and Learning

  • 11.00 – 15.00: Exhibition stand (Visit stand in the Business School Atrium)

Education

  • 11.00 – 15.00: Exhibition stand (Visit stand in the Business School Atrium)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3024, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3024, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

International Business

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3035, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3035, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Marketing and Advertising

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 3033, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 3033, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Midwifery

  • 12.00 – 13.00: Subject talk (Room 0011, Sir Frank Lampl Building)

Music

  • 11.15 – 12.15: Subject talk and taster session (Visconti Studio)

Nursing (Adult, Children's, Learning Disability, Mental Health)

  • 11.00 – 12.45: Drop-in and simulations tour (Room 0027, Business School)

Physical Education, Sport and Activity (Education)

  • 11.00 – 15.00: Exhibition stand (Visit stand in Business School Atrium)

Primary Teaching

  • 11.30 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 2039, Business School)

PGCE (Primary and Secondary)

  • 13.00 – 14.00: Subject talk (Room 2025, Business School)

Real Estate Management

  • 11.00 – 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.30 – 12.00: Subject talk (Room 1007, Business School)
  • 12.00 – 12.30: Subject talk (Room 1007, Business School)
  • 12.30 – 13.00: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)

Social Work

  • 11.00 – 12.00: Subject talk and tour (Room 0027, Sir Frank Lampl Building)

Special Education Needs and Inclusive Practice

  • 11.00 – 15.00: Exhibition stand (Visit stand in Business School Atrium)

Working with Children and Young People

  • 11.00 – 12.00: Subject talk and tour (Room 0027, Sir Frank Lampl Building)

Academic exhibition

When academics are not running the subject talks, they will be available for questions at information stands located in the Business School Atrium at Kingston Hill campus.

Top questions to ask staff and students

  • Why did you choose Kingston University?
  • How is my course taught and assessed?
  • What facilities are there for the course?
  • What other opportunities are there - placements / study abroad etc?
  • What sports clubs and societies are there?
  • What other support is available for me?

Student Services exhibition

Visit our Student Services exhibition to find out about the wide range of additional support and activities available at Kingston University. Experienced staff will be on hand to answer questions.

  • When: 10.00 – 15.00
  • Where: Business School Atrium

All events (by start time and in pdf format)

Below is a list of all the events that you can take part in during the Open Day at Kingston Hill campus. The events are listed by start time. You can also download the full time table as a pdf file.

10.00

  • From 10.00: Registration (Business School Atrium)
  • 10.00 - 15.00: Academic and Student Services exhibition (Business School Atrium)
  • 10.00 - 15.00: Accommodation exhibition (Nightingale Centre, Library)

10.15

  • 10.15 - 10.30: Welcome talk (Lawley Lecture Theatre, Business School)

11.00

  • 11.00 - 11.30: Introduction to Business School talk (Room 0026, Business School)
  • 11.00 - 12.00: Social Work subject talk and tour (Room 0027, Sir Frank Lampl Building)
  • 11.00 - 12.00: Working with Children and Young People subject talk and tour (Room 0027, Sir Frank Lampl Building)
  • 11.00 - 12.45: Nursing (Adult, Children's, Learning Disability, Mental Health) Drop-in and simulations tour (Room 0014, Sir Frank Lampl Building)
  • 11.00 - 15.00: Early Years Foundation / Education and Leadership Practice / Leadership and Management / Teaching and Learning exhibition (Business School Atrium)
  • 11.00 - 15.00: Education exhibition (Business School Atrium)
  • 11.00 - 15.00: Physical Education, Sport and Activity (Education) exhibition (Business School Atrium)
  • 11.00 - 15.00: Special Education Needs and Inclusive Practice exhibition (Business School Atrium)

11.15

  • 11.15 - 12.15: Music subject talk and taster session (Visconti Studio)

11.30

  • 11.30 - 12.00: Accounting and Finance subject talk (Room 3022, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: Business Management subject talk (Room 3036, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: Digital Business subject talk (Room 3034, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management subject talk (Room 3024, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: International Business subject talk (Room 3035, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: Marketing and Advertising subject talk (Room 3033, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.00: Real Estate Management subject talk (Room 1007, Business School)
  • 11.30 - 12.30: Primary Teaching subject talk (Room 2039, Business School)

12.00

  • 12.00 - 12.30: Accounting and Finance subject talk (Room 3022, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: Business Management subject talk (Room 3036, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: Digital Business subject talk (Room 3034, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management subject talk (Room 3024, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: International Business subject talk (Room 3035, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: Marketing and Advertising subject talk (Room 3033, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 12.30: Real Estate Management subject talk (Room 1007, Business School)
  • 12.00 - 13.00: Midwifery subject talk (Room 0011, Sir Frank Lampl Building)

12.30

  • 12.30 - 13.00: Introduction to Business school talk (Room 0026, Business School)

13.00

  • 13.00 - 14.00: PGCE (Primary and Secondary) subject talk (Room 2025, Business School) 13.30

13.30

  • 13.30 - 14.00: Understanding the UCAS process talk (Room 0026, Business School)

14.00

  • 14.00 - 14.30: Student Finance explained talk (Room 0026, Business School)

15.00

  • 15.00: The Open Day closes. Thanks for coming. We hope you have enjoyed your visit.

 

Accommodation tours

Visit the halls of residence to see where you could live when you study at Kingston University.

  • When: 10.00 – 15.00
  • Duration: approx. 30 minutes
  • Departs from: Business School Atrium
  • Includes: Walkden halls of residence, Kingston Hill

You can also see an exhibition which offers all the information you need about our student accommodation, and there will be friendly staff on hand who will be happy to help out with any questions you have. You will find the exhibition at Kingston Hill campus - Nightingale Centre (LRC).

Campus tours

Take a guided tour around campus to explore the facilities at Kingston Hill.

  • When: 10.00 – 15.00
  • Duration: approx. 30 minutes
  • Starts from: Business School Atrium

Plan your journey to to Kingston Hill campus

Kingston University, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT2 7LB

Located just outside the town centre, Kingston Hill can be reached easily by public transport.

Train

Trains run regularly from London Waterloo to Norbiton and Kingston stations (midweek four trains per hour, journey times 25–33 minutes). Norbiton is in Travelcard Zone 5 and Kingston in Zone 6. Visit the National Rail Enquiries website for timetables and further information.

From Norbiton station:

  • Take the train to Norbiton
  • Leave the railway station and walk through the underpass to the main station entrance
  • Exit the station and cross Coombe Road
  • Either turn right and walk along Coombe Road to take the K3 bus (this is the shortest walking route) or carry straight over and walk up Wolverton Avenue until you reach Kingston Hill. Cross Kingston Hill and turn right to take the 85 or K3 bus or the KU1 or KU3 free University intersite bus service
  • Get off at the 'Kingston University' stop
  • The Kingston Hill campus is on the other side of the road

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 or the KU1 or KU3 free University intersite bus service
  • Get off at the 'Kingston University' stop
  • The Kingston Hill campus is on the other side of the road

Bus

The K3 and 85 buses run along Kingston Hill and there are bus stops directly outside the campus. Visit the Transport for London (TfL) website for further information.

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 and KU3 buses stop on this campus.

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.

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

Visitor parking during undergraduate Open Days

Please visit the undergraduate Open Days page for further information.

Cycle

Cycle parking facilities and showers are available at this site. Kingston University also has a fleet of electric, power-assisted bikes for hire to travel between the Penryhn Road and Kingston Hill campuses. 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 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.
  • 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 Kingston Hill and Penrhyn Road takes about 20 minutes (dependent on traffic).

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Any questions?

Please call us on +44 (0)20 3510 0106 if you have any queries about the Open Day at Kingston Hill campus.

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