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A-Z advice and support for new students

On this page you will find links to important information that will help you prepare for university.

Accommodation

Welcome to halls is your official guide to living in halls of residence.

Please note: You should have received email instructions to book a room in halls of residence 48 hours after accepting your Conditional Firm or Unconditional Firm Offer at Kingston University. Check your inbox or if you can't find the email, please contact us on accommodation@kingston.ac.uk.

Bursaries

The Kingston Bursary offers 400 bursaries of £2,000 to eligible students. If you are eligible you will receive an email containing details on how to apply.

Commuter students

Tips and advice for students commuting to Kingston University.

Disability support

Information and advice to support any student with a disability.

Fees and funding

Advice about student finance, fees payment, planning a budget and more.

Faith and spirituality

Information about spaces for prayer, worship, meditation and discussion.

Faculty and schools

Find out about research, events and facilities in your subject area.

Head Start

Feeling anxious about starting university? Head Start is designed to help prepare you for university life. You can choose from a range of 1-day and 3-day free events running between July - September, depending on your individual circumstances.

Health and wellbeing

Information about on-campus GP services and mental health support.

Information Technology Services (I&TS)

Information about IT support and resources for new students.

International students

Find out about international enrolment, airport pick-up service and more.

KU Cares

Advice on support for care leavers and young adult carers.

KU Talent

Advice about job hunting both before and after you graduate.

Library and Learning Services

You will have a library induction during Welcome Week and be introduced to all the facilities and resources on offer. However, you can search our print and electronic resources now on iCat, our online library catalogue.

Mature students

Find out about our Mature Students' Society and more.

Study support

Find out about English language courses, MathsAid and more.

Union of Kingston Students

Welcome Week will be packed with fun activities organised by the Union of Kingston Students - including the flagship Freshers Fair!

You can find out now about the huge range of sports, societies and volunteering opportunities on offer at Kingston.

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