Offer Holder Day at Kingston Hill campus – Wednesday 10 April 2024

We look forward to welcoming you to your Offer Holder Day. On this page you'll find all the information you need to help plan your day.

Programme

Your Offer Holder Day gives you the opportunity to attend:

  • Course experience sessions: Please check the timing for your course below.
  • Welcome talks: 9.30am-10am or 10.30am - 11am
  • Introduction to the Business School talk: 10am - 10.30am
  • Campus tours: 10am - 3pm (the last tour will depart at 2.30pm)
  • Accommodation tours: 10am - 3pm (the last tour will depart at 2.30pm)
  • Support Services Exhibition: 9am - 2.30pm
  • Supporters Q&A: 11am - 12pm

Course experience sessions and registration times

You'll be able to meet academics during the interactive session and get a taste of what it's like to study at Kingston. Whilst these sessions are only for our offer holders, guests are welcome to go on an accommodation tour, visit the Support Services Exhibition and attend our Supporter Q&A.

Find your course

To find out about the specific timings for your course experience session, please look up your course in the list below. Contact us at srteam@kingston.ac.uk if you have any questions, would like to attend more than one experience session, or if any of the times offered do not work for you.

Business and Social Sciences courses

Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Cash is King
Whether it's a business, charity, family or individual – managing money matters. Learn how to prepare a cash flow forecast and what actions to take if the actual cash flows don't match the forecast!

Activity 2: Take the Bloomberg Challenge
Get a taste of real-world trading as you ‘invest' in shares on the stock market. You'll gain hands-on experience with Bloomberg software used by professional traders. Will it bring out your competitive side?

Business and Accounting BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Cash is King
Whether it's a business, charity, family or individual – managing money matters. Learn how to prepare a cash flow forecast and what actions to take if the actual cash flows don't match the forecast!

Activity 2: Take the Bloomberg Challenge
Get a taste of real-world trading as you ‘invest' in shares on the stock market. You'll gain hands-on experience with Bloomberg software used by professional traders. Will it bring out your competitive side?

Business Management and Digital Innovation BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Developing your professional network
Building a strong network of experts, suppliers, creatives, customers and beyond is the foundation for your exciting new adventure. In this session you'll have the chance to build your networking skills in a relaxed environment and meet business school staff, mentors, business owners and students.

Activity 2: Hack your way to success
Speed, agility and a can-do culture are key to business success in today's world. Join us for the ‘Kingston Hackathon' to tackle a business problem and identify innovative solutions… in just one hour!

Business Management and Entrepreneurship BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience 

Activity 1: Developing your professional network
Building a strong network of experts, suppliers, creatives, customers and beyond is the foundation for your exciting new adventure. In this session you'll have the chance to build your networking skills in a relaxed environment and meet business school staff, mentors, business owners and students.

Activity 2: Hack your way to success
Speed, agility and a can-do culture are key to business success in today's world. Join us for the ‘Kingston Hackathon' to tackle a business problem and identify innovative solutions… in just one hour!

Business Management and Marketing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Developing your professional network
Building a strong network of experts, suppliers, creatives, customers and beyond is the foundation for your exciting new adventure. In this session you'll have the chance to build your networking skills in a relaxed environment and meet business school staff, mentors, business owners and students.

Activity 2: Hack your way to success
Speed, agility and a can-do culture are key to business success in today's world. Join us for the ‘Kingston Hackathon' to tackle a business problem and identify innovative solutions… in just one hour!

Business Management BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Developing your professional network
Building a strong network of experts, suppliers, creatives, customers and beyond is the foundation for your exciting new adventure. In this session you'll have the chance to build your networking skills in a relaxed environment and meet business school staff, mentors, business owners and students.

Activity 2: Hack your way to success
Speed, agility and a can-do culture are key to business success in today's world. Join us for the ‘Kingston Hackathon' to tackle a business problem and identify innovative solutions… in just one hour!

International Business BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm


Course experience

Activity 1: Developing your professional network
Building a strong network of experts, suppliers, creatives, customers and beyond is the foundation for your exciting new adventure. In this session you'll have the chance to build your networking skills in a relaxed environment and meet business school staff, mentors, business owners and students.

Activity 2: Hack your way to success
Speed, agility and a can-do culture are key to business success in today's world. Join us for the ‘Kingston Hackathon' to tackle a business problem and identify innovative solutions… in just one hour!

Marketing and Advertising BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Let's get social
Highly-targeted, underused or trying too hard? What are your views on social media marketing? How would you use it to make an impact for a business?

Activity 2: £30 for some soap, you must be kidding me! Secrets of brand success.
As we struggle with a cost-of-living crisis like never before, brands at the value end of the market like Lidl and Primark are thriving in the UK. Supermarkets and manufacturers are working hard to keep the shelves stocked and the prices low. But that's only half the story...high-end brands and so-called ‘designer' goods are also flourishing. How can similar products command such eye-wateringly high prices? Marketers know. We explore how two soap brands, one mass, one luxury, can justify their price tags. OR do they? You decide...

Marketing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Let's get social
Highly-targeted, underused or trying too hard? What are your views on social media marketing and how would you use it to make an impact for a business?

Activity 2: £30 for some soap, you must be kidding me! Secrets of brand success.
As we struggle with a cost-of-living crisis like never before, brands at the value end of the market like Lidl and Primark are thriving in the UK. Supermarkets and manufacturers are working hard to keep the shelves stocked and the prices low. But that's only half the story...high-end brands and so-called ‘designer' goods are also flourishing. How can similar products command such eye-wateringly high prices? Marketers know. We explore how two soap brands, one mass, one luxury, can justify their price tags. OR do they? You decide...

Real Estate Management BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience

Activity 1: Residential auction
Be the appraiser, valuation surveyor or investment agent as you step into a real estate auction scenario. Use your best real estate skills to estimate the value of a property at auction.

Activity 2: Survey your knowledge
Step into the world of a chartered surveyor as you tackle in-house consultancy reports and test your knowledge of key terms and phrases in a game of real estate bingo!

Health, Science, Social Care and Education courses

Adult Nursing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Report to the nurses' station

Join us for an interactive session and discover why we're Number 1 in the Guardian League Table for General Nursing.

You'll experience field-specific simulations that showcase how we use simulations to mimic real-life scenarios, providing a safe space for learning and growth.

You'll also be able to speak with students and staff about various nursing fields, listen to first-hand accounts of elective experiences, and meet the Student President of the Nursing Society.

Children's Nursing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Report to the nurses' station

Join us for an interactive session and discover why we're Number 1 in the Guardian League Table for General Nursing.

You'll experience field-specific simulations that showcase how we use simulations to mimic real-life scenarios, providing a safe space for learning and growth.

You'll also be able to speak with students and staff about various nursing fields, listen to first-hand accounts of elective experiences, and meet the Student President of the Nursing Society.

Early Years FdA

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Early Years

Join us to explore some practical skills and theory, and network with others who work in the Early Years' sector.

Early Years: Teaching and Learning BA (Hons) top-up

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Early Years

Join us to explore some practical skills and theory, and network with others who work in the Early Years' sector.

Learning Disabilities Nursing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Report to the nurses' station

Join us for an interactive session and discover why we're Number 1 in the Guardian League Table for General Nursing.

You'll experience field-specific simulations that showcase how we use simulations to mimic real-life scenarios, providing a safe space for learning and growth.

You'll also be able to speak with students and staff about various nursing fields, listen to first-hand accounts of elective experiences, and meet the Student President of the Nursing Society.

Mental Health Nursing BSc (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience - Report to the nurses' station

Join us for an interactive session and discover why we're Number 1 in the Guardian League Table for General Nursing.

You'll experience field-specific simulations that showcase how we use simulations to mimic real-life scenarios, providing a safe space for learning and growth.

You'll also be able to speak with students and staff about various nursing fields, listen to first-hand accounts of elective experiences, and meet the Student President of the Nursing Society.

Midwifery with Registered Midwife BMid (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Call the midwife!

Find out what life is really like as a midwifery student – straight from the source – our students!

Learn top tips and insight from current students during this interactive session. You'll also have the chance to learn essential skills from our simulation room.

Midwifery with Registered Midwife BMid (Hons) for registered nurses

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Call the midwife!

Find out what life is really like as a midwifery student – straight from the source – our students!

Learn top tips and insight from current students during this interactive session. You'll also have the chance to learn essential skills from our simulation room.

Midwifery with Registered Midwife MMid

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Call the midwife!

Find out what life is really like as a midwifery student – straight from the source – our students!

Learn top tips and insight from current students during this interactive session. You'll also have the chance to learn essential skills from our simulation room.

Nursing Associate FdSc

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Report to the nurses' station

Join us for an interactive session and discover why we're Number 1 in the Guardian League Table for General Nursing.

You'll experience field-specific simulations that showcase how we use simulations to mimic real-life scenarios, providing a safe space for learning and growth.

You'll also be able to speak with students and staff about various nursing fields, listen to first-hand accounts of elective experiences, and meet the Student President of the Nursing Society.

Primary Education (QTS) BA (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 10am - 12pm

Course experience – Be a teacher for the day

Discover exciting, interactive teaching and learning opportunities and take part in mini demonstrations from a variety of different teaching subjects and get a glimpse of the facilities and teaching spaces on site.

Social Work BA (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Ethical dilemmas

Learn what it means to be ethical working in social work and with children and young people as part of this interactive activity. Share ideas with your future classmates and get a taste for what learning at Kingston is really like.

Special Education Needs and Inclusive Practice BA (Hons) top-up

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice

Join us to explore some practical skills and theory, and network with others who work with children and young people who have differentiated or additional needs.

Special Education Needs and Inclusive Practice FdA

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Special Educational Needs and Inclusive Practice

Join us to explore some practical skills and theory, and network with others who work with children and young people who have differentiated or additional needs.

Working with Children and Young People BA (Hons)

  • Registration: 9am
  • Course experience session: 11am - 1pm

Course experience – Ethical dilemmas

Learn what it means to be ethical working in social work and with children and young people as part of this interactive activity. Share ideas with your future classmates and get a taste for what learning at Kingston is really like.

Support Services Exhibition

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

You'll have the chance to speak to experienced staff at these stands and find out more about the University. It's a good idea to plan ahead and perhaps write down your questions in advance so you don't forget something important on the day.

Supporters Q&A

Parents, carers, and supporters are welcome to attend our Offer Holder Day, however please note that the course experience sessions are only for our offer holders. Whilst they're busy test driving their degree and making friends, join us at our Supporters Q&A where you can meet Faculty representatives.

Plan your journey 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.

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.

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 on-site parking facilities at the Kingston Hill campus and is free of charge during our Open Days. Places will be available on a first come, first served basis.

Free car parking is available on all sites for blue badge holders.

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 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).

Kingston Hill location

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Any questions?

Please email srteam@kingston.ac.uk if you have any queries about the Offer Holder Day and we'll be happy to help.