University of the Week – Kingston University, London, U.K.

About Kingston University:

Kingston University London (KUL) formerly known as Kingston Polytechnic, is a public research university, located within Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London. Being founded in 1899, it received its university status in 1992. Kingston University comprises of 4 campuses in Kingston and Roehampton which specializes in arts, design, fashion, science, engineering and business. Kingston University is a member of the European University Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and University Alliance group. It is ranked 48th in UK by The Guardian University Guide 2020 and the top 250 in the world for Business and Economics by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.


Campus and Campus Life:

Kingston University, being located in London, offers a lifetime experience as it has a wide range of students from more than 140 different nationalities and communities which helps for an overall development. Being on the doorstep of the capital, Kingston University is one of London’s safest and happiest places to live in London. Kingston provides a guaranteed University Accommodation for International Students. It has a University Careers and Employability Service cell that provides assistance for job hunting and career advice to the students. Kingston University has been very keen on looking after the individual’s faith and spirituality, by providing Faith Groups within Kingston for personal spiritual support and helps organizing various religious services. Union of Kingston Students is a charitable organization body that provides services and activities that are beneficial for a student’s experience.

Academic faculties:

Kingston University has over 19000 students. The university is divided in 4 Faculties:

  • Kingston School of Arts: Here the students experience a life changing education which encourages them to associate between different disciplines.
  • Faculty of Business and Social Sciences: The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences brings together Kingston Business School and School of Law, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to naturalize critical thinking and problem solving approach with an international perspective.
  • Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education: The course in education, health care and social work are carried out together in this Faculty and is also in a partnership between Kingston University and St George’s, University of London.
  • Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing: The Faculty being well equipped with the modern technologies, specialist labs and equipments, is supported by research and consultancy.

Notable Alumni:

Kingston University has contributed in almost all aspects of growth with its alumni. To name a Few: Ben Barnes (actor), Angie Bowie (American model, actress and journalist), Jessie Cave (actress), Karen Hall (illustrator), Jim Holdaway (illustrator), Glenda Bailey (journalist)(Editor in Chief, Harper’s Bazaar), Lawrence Dallaglio (rugby union player, former captain of the English national team), Tony Ball (marketer, former Chief Executive of BSkyB) Ruby McGregor-Smith (CEO MITIE Group) and many more.

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