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About us

At Kingston University, we are passionate about enhancing our students' life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st Century's demanding workplace.

Did you know?

  • Kingston University is ranked in the UK's top 40 in the 2021 Guardian University Guide*
  • Top in the UK for design and crafts*, which covers creative and cultural industries, graphic design, interior design, illustration, animation and product and furniture design
  • Third in the UK and top in London for education, fashion and textiles
  • Seventh in the UK and top in London for pharmacy and pharmacology, sports science and journalism, publishing and public relations
  • Top in London for biosciences
  • Top in London for nursing and midwifery, run jointly with St George's, University of London*
  • Kingston School of Art's undergraduate fashion degree is ranked among the best in the world by the Business of Fashion
  • We have 13,105 home/European students and 3,680 overseas students from more than 140 countries
  • 95 per cent of our graduates are in work or further study six months after of graduating.
  • 60 per cent of the University's research submission was rated as world leading or internationally excellent in  2014’s Research Excellence Framework (REF).