Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier appointed member of Creative Industries Council
Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier has been appointed as a member of the Creative Industries Council – the joint industry and government forum that acts as a voice for the United Kingdom's creative sector.
Collaboration between Kingston University and Shine a Light recognised with award at BIG South London Innovation Summit
Kingston University's partnership work with kinetic lighting company Shine a Light has received the outstanding collaboration in product innovation accolade at the Business, Innovation and Growth (BIG) South London Business Innovation Awards.
Big ideas shared on linking higher education with enterprise at Business Innovation and Growth Summit at Kingston University
Trailblazers in business, higher education and local government from across South London have come together at Kingston University to share insights on the benefits of working in partnership at a Business Innovation and Growth Summit.
Kingston University business students create solutions to real-world problems faced by Ministry of Defence
Business students at Kingston University have been given the opportunity to enhance their critical thinking and research skills in a collaboration with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
Vital for graduates to possess future skills the country's workforce needs if economy is to thrive, Kingston University Vice-Chancellor tells House of Lords inquiry
Kingston University Vice-Chancellor Professor Steven Spier has set out the need for a progressive new model of education focused on delivering the skills for innovation required by industry during a House of Lords select committee hearing.
Former Bupa CEO Val Gooding CBE recognised with honorary doctorate during Kingston University graduation ceremony at Rose Theatre
Leading British businesswoman Val Gooding CBE encouraged graduating students to learn, be curious, flexible and above all else never give up, as she shared lessons from her career after being awarded an honorary doctorate from Kingston University.
Kingston University one of just 25 UK institutions to have achieved Fairtrade University status
In partnership with the Union of Kingston Students (UKS), Kingston University is among one of 25 higher education institutions that has achieved a Fairtrade University and College award, after being audited for the academic years of 2020/21 and 2021/22.
Students mingle with politicians at House of Commons launch of Kingston University's Future Skills report
Students who had the opportunity to attend the launch of Kingston University's latest Future Skills report at the House of Commons have shared their views about the value a skills-centred education has added to their own degree-level learning.
Kingston University tops UK for graduate start-ups in latest HE-BCI rankings
Kingston University has been ranked number one for graduate start-ups out of all higher education institutions in the United Kingdom in the latest Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey. The HE-BCI survey, which gathers data on UK universities' engagement in the economy and knowledge exchange, found that the University supported 298 graduate start-ups in the year 2020-2021.
Kingston University's pioneering and innovative academic expertise to be celebrated during annual Festival of Research
The breadth and impact of research carried out across Kingston University and the contribution it makes to society will be celebrated during the institution's annual Festival of Research later this month.
Kingston University publishes new report calling for formation of Future Skills Council to address workforce skills challenge
Kingston University has published a new report calling for the establishment of a Future Skills Council bringing together industry, universities and policymakers to tackle the nation's skills shortages and secure the UK's future economic prosperity.
Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable awarded honorary doctorate from Kingston University
Former Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable has been awarded an honorary degree by Kingston University in recognition of his lifelong achievements in politics and economics. He crossed the stage at Twickenham Stadium in the heart of his former constituency on Tuesday, 24 May in the company of hundreds of Kingston University graduates celebrating their degree successes.
Kingston University rises in research power tables in latest Research Excellence Framework
Seventy per cent of Kingston University's research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Government's latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The results represent a 10 per cent increase in the percentage of Kingston's world-leading or internationally excellent research from the previous assessment, published in 2014, with the University's overall grade point average rising to 2.89, up from 2.7 eight years ago.
Kingston University's Town House carries off highest accolade in European architecture, winning prestigious EU Mies van der Rohe Award
Kingston University's Town House building has been named winner of the EU Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award, the highest accolade in European architecture. The latest recognition for Town House places the landmark building in illustrious company as one of only three UK winners of the prestigious European Union prize. Its success also marks the first time a university building has won the award and cements its international status after it carried off the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize in 2021.
Kingston University appoints Dr Martin Davies as Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead knowledge exchange and innovation activity
A knowledge exchange leader with a track record of developing long-standing, impactful collaborations between universities, businesses and external organisations has been appointed to a senior role at Kingston University. Dr Martin Davies will join Kingston in May as Pro Vice-Chancellor for Knowledge Exchange and Innovation.
Kingston University shortlisted for widening participation and employer partnership accolades at National Undergraduate Employability awards
Kingston University has been shortlisted in two categories at the annual National Undergraduate Employability (NUE) Awards – recognising its work to set students up for success once they graduate.
Kingston University marks key milestones and successes of 2021
A host of Kingston University students, staff and graduates notched up award-winning achievements and notable successes during 2021.
Ingredient branding is recipe for success for coffee shops and restaurants, new research from Kingston University marketing expert reveals
Restaurants and coffee shops that use branded ingredients in their menu items and products could significantly increase sales and how much customers are willing to pay, new research from a Kingston University marketing expert shows.
Kingston University's Women in Enterprise Network provides boost for businesses
A network set up by Kingston Business School to address the challenges female entrepreneurs face has gone from strength to strength in its first year.
Small Business Minister Paul Scully meets entrepreneurs supported through Covid-19 by Kingston University's Help to Grow programme
Minister for Small Business Paul Scully MP has met entrepreneurs taking part in Kingston University's Help to Grow management programme as part of a fact-finding visit to learn more about how firms are overcoming challenges faced during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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