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Kingston School of Art Open Day – Knights Park and Penrhyn Road campus: 4 December 2019

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Programme: Art and Design Foundation Open Day

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: 13.00 – 18.00
  • Where: This Open Day takes place across two of our campuses. Make sure you visit the right campus for your course:
  • For subject areas including: Art, Design and Creative Industries.
  • Registration: From 13.00 – our friendly staff and students will check you in when you arrive.
  • Refreshments: Free tea and coffee will be available at Knights Park campus. You can also purchase food and drink from our campus cafes.

Top tips

Talks and exhibitions

The Kingston School of Art 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.

Events take place on two campuses – Knights Park and Penrhyn Road. Please make sure you know which campus to visit during the Open Day.

Knights Park campus talks and events

Welcome talk

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

  • 13.15 - 13.35: Main Lecture Theatre
  • 13.50 - 14.10: Main Lecture Theatre

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.

Architecture/Historic Building Conservation

  • 14.15 - 15.15: Subject talk (Room 401, Tower Block)

Creative and Cultural Industries: Art Direction, Events, Design Marketing

  • 14.15 - 14.45: Subject talk (Room 306/307, Link Building)

Fashion

  • 15.00 - 15.45: Subject talk and tour (Room 402, Tower Block)

Filmmaking

  • 16.00 - 17.00: Subject talk (Room 303, Tower Block)

Fine Art

  • 16.00 - 17.00: Subject talk and tour (Room 401, Tower Block)

Fine Art and Art History

  • 15.00 - 15.30: Subject talk (Room 504, Tower Block)

Graphic Design

  • 16.30 - 17.30: Subject talk (Room 402, Tower Block)

Illustration Animation

  • 14.15 - 15.15: Subject talk (Room 504, Tower Block)

Interior Design

  • 15.00 - 16.00: Subject talk (Room 203, New Extension)

Photography

  • 15.00 - 16.00: Subject talk (Room 206, Link Building)

Product and Furniture Design

  • 14.15 - 15.15: Subject talk (2nd Floor Studios, New Extension)

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: 13.00 - 18.00
  • Where: Knights Park campus, Staffspace, Tower Block

All events by start time

Below is a list of all the events that you can take part in during the Open Day at Knights Park campus. The events are listed by start time.

13.00

  • From 13.00: Registration (Main Reception)
  • 13.00 - 18.00: Student services exhibition (Staffspace)
  • 13.00 - 18.00: Campus tours (Main Reception)
  • 13.00 - 18.00: Accommodation exhibition (Students' Union, Knights Park campus)

13.15

  • 13.15 - 13.35: Welcome talk (Main Lecture Theatre, Tower Block)

13.50

  • 13.50 - 14.10: Welcome talk (Main Lecture Theatre, Tower Block)

14.00

  • 14.00 - 18.00: Accommodation tours (In the Accommodation exhibition in the Student Union, Knights Park campus)

14.15

  • 14.15 - 15.15: Architecture/Historic Building Conservation subject talk (Room 401, Tower Block)
  • 14.15 - 14.45: Creative and Cultural Industries: Art Direction, Events, Design Marketing, Fashion Promotion and Communications subject talk (Room 306/307, Link Building)
  • 14.15 - 14.45: Illustration Animation subject talk (Room 504, Tower Block)
  • 14.15 - 15.15: Product and Furniture Design subject talk (2nd Floor Studios, New Extension)

15.00

  • 15.00 -15.45: Fashion subject talk and tour (Room 402, Tower Block)
  • 15.00 -15.45: Fine Art and Art History subject talk (Room 504, Tower Block)  
  • 15.00 -15.45: Interior Design subject talk (Room 203, New Extension)
  • 15.00 - 16.00: Photography subject talk (Room 206, Link Building)

16.00

  • 16.00 - 17.00: Filmmaking subject talk and tour (Room 303, Tower Block)
  • 16.00 - 17.00: Fine Art subject talk and tour (Room 401, Tower Block)

16.30

  • 16.30 - 17.30: Graphic Design subject talk (Room 402, Tower Block)

18.00

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

Penrhyn Road campus talks and exhibitions

Subject specific events

15.00 - 15.45: Foundation Art and Design subject talk (Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus)

For other Kingston School of Art Open Day activity, please visit Knights Park campus, which is a 5 minute walk away. Please ask a member of staff to direct you to the campus.

Student Services exhibition

Visit our Student Services exhibition at Knights Park campus 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: 13.00 - 18.00
  • Where: Staffspace, Knights Park campus

All events by start time

Below is a list of all the events that you can take part in during the Open Day at Penrhyn Road campus. The events are listed by start time.

14.30

  • From 14:30: Registration (Main Reception)

15.00

  • 15.00 - 15.45: Foundation Art and Design subject talk (Clattern Lecture Theatre, Penrhyn Road campus)

Accommodation tours

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

  • Departs from: The Accommodation exhibition in the Students' Union, Knights Park campus
  • When: 14.00 – 18.00
  • Duration: approx. 20 – 30 minutes
  • Halls of residence: Middle Mill
  • Location of hall: Next to Knights Park campus and a few minutes' walk from Penrhyn Road campus.

Exhibition

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.

  • Location of exhibition: Students' Union, Knights Park campus

Campus tours

Take a guided tour around campus to explore the facilities at Knights Park campus.

  • Departs from: Main Reception, Knights Park campus
  • When: 13.00 – 18.00
  • Duration: approx. 40 minutes

Plan your journey

Make sure you visit the right campus

Any questions?

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

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