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Why choose Kingston University

Coming to university for your first degree is an exciting time. We'll help you make the most of the opportunities:

Student life

While studying is a key part of university life, we encourage our students to enjoy the fantastic activities available and to take part in the many social events. These include student clubs, societies, sports and leisure activities and students' union events. You can also take part in volunteering opportunities available at Kingston University. 


Along with the University's four modern campuses, Kingston has endless green spaces and beautiful riverside, with amazing entertainment, shopping, food and more in the centre. And you're only 30 minutes away from London – for more fun, study and career opportunities.

Innovative learning

At Kingston University we use inventive, engaging teaching and assessment methods to make learning fun and enjoyable – giving you the experience of working in your industry. International perspectives and opportunities to learn new languages for free are incorporated into the curriculum and our courses are developed by research that is carried out in the real world, keeping them up to date with the latest developments and to foster entrepreneurship.

Study resources

The premium learning facilities at Kingston University give you invaluable hands-on experience and guidance in your field. Each campus is equipped with state-of-the-art studios, simulators, labs, machinery, instruments, professional software and more.

Careers and employability

Your Kingston University degree will really prepare you for your future by providing you with the skills that employers are looking for. With careers-focused teaching, real-world learning environments, work placement opportunities, mentoring and support, our graduates can get ahead of the competition to join the world of work and lead successful careers. 

Student support

All of our students receive dedicated academic, health, financial and wellbeing support to ensure you make the most of your time while you're with us. Study and welfare services are available to everyone from application to graduation, including students with disabilities or students from non-traditional backgrounds.

Diversity and inclusion

Kingston University welcomes students from many different ethnicities, nationalities and ages. We provide access and support to students with physical or learning disabilities and encourage participation from under-represented groups.

Study, volunteer and work abroad

With Kingston University, you could spend part of your degree studying or working in a completely different country. This is a fantastic opportunity to see the world, make friends and experience new cultures, while you develop your international knowledge and skills.

You could study or work almost anywhere in the world: Australia, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Mexico, New Zealand, South Korea, Taiwan, the USA and the Caribbean (to name just a few). You could explore Europe on an Erasmus exchange to France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland and more.

The great news is: you benefit from a tuition fee reduction and a bursary or grant, and if you are working abroad you receive this grant in addition to your salary.

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Kingston University
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

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Kingston University
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000

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