At Kingston University they 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 their 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.
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. 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.Kingston has 19,900 students and 4 campuses based in the Kigston Upon Thames area.
Kingston university is a great place to study. The environment is lovely and friendly, you will always find someone with common interests and it's very easy to make friends. The Kington town is a huge plus point, it has everything from shopping to food and night life.
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Hi! I am Emily, a Kingston University Student Ambassador on hand to answer all your questions about student life. If you want to know anything at all about Kingston, please get in touch via our Kingston Official Forum or PM us and I will do my best to get back to you as soon as possible.
Teaching Excellence Framework Award (TEF)
Here at Kingston University, we have been awarded the Bronze certification for delivering teaching, learning and outcomes for our students that meet rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education.
Our next Open Days take place on:
- Saturday 24 February 2018
- Saturday 17 March 2018
- Wednesday 18 April 2018
- Wednesday 6 June 2018
If you would like to visit Kingston University in the meantime, book onto a campus tour see if there are any subject-specific open days in the subject area you are interested in.
To find out when the next Open Day is, take a look at the Open Day calendar here.
Student Life in Kingston
While studying is a key part of university life, they encourage their 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. Kingston is a modern market town situated in the lovely, green county of Surrey. It is a friendly place packed with historic buildings, leisure venues and open spaces.
As a Kingston student you're just a 30-minute train ride away from the excitement and variety of London, so you can take advantage of all it offers – from arts and culture to job and career opportunities. London is home to many of the world's leading brands and organisations, especially in the business, creative and science industries so it's the perfect place to gain valuable work experience and start a successful career after university. Kingston not only boasts a beautiful riverside location and gorgeous green spaces, but there's always something on to keep you busy throughout the year, from fun get-togethers, festivals and fairs. At night Kingston transforms into a haven for party-goers, with popular bars and nightclubs. There's something for everyone, especially students.
Almost all of London’s most iconic landmarks are within a 30 minute train ride from Kingston. Each campus at Kingston University has its own unique character. Linked together by the University's free intersite bus service they combine state-of-the-art facilities with a friendly study environment. Buses also run both locally and from other parts of London. Trains run regularly from London Waterloo to Kingston station (midweek four trains per hour, journey times 28–33 minutes) or Surbiton station (midweek 10 trains per hour, journey times 15–32 minutes) for Penrhyn Road and Knights Park campus sites.
The Dance Society has 7 winning competition teams, in Ballet, Latin, Tap, Hip Hop, Novice Hip Hop, Jazz, and Contemporary.We like to think of ourselves as a family and welcome anyone who wants to become a part of that, and has a passion for dance!
The Bella Italia Society aims to share the best of the Italian culture by focusing on its most interesting traits such as movies, cuisine, and anything that could make its members have fun together. Everyone is welcome to join us during our trip through the beauties of this country.
Whether you're a hardcore film buff, or just want to watch films on the big screen, come along and join them! They screen films from every conceivable genre: foreign language films, animated films, independent, documentaries, comedies, thrillers - anything you can possibly imagine!
To help international students network with each other and UK home students, make new friends from another culture, acclimatise to the Kingston area and to practice language skills.
The society is determined to bring about the full potential of all its members through goal setting, accountability coaching, workshops and peer-to-peer mentoring. This society will help you take those steps that will be crucial to your development and will provide you with opportunities you never knew were available.
Other Contact Details
53–57 High Street
Kingston upon Thames
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 9000
For general enquiries about applications and admissions:
Tel: 0844 855 2177 (for callers in the UK only) or +44 (0)20 8328 1148 (for callers outside the UK)
Email: [email protected]