Kingston University offers career-focused courses and excellent teaching quality in an attractive riverside town in London. Our courses are developed in collaboration with industry and ensure our students have the skills to be highly employable at the end of their studies. Kingston is the top University for Graduate Start Ups in the UK for the 5th year in a row and has an excellent reputation in integrating entrepreneurial skills across all our Faculties.
Kingston University has over 21,000 students studying across four campuses for Undergraduate Bachelor degree and Postgraduate Masters qualifications in an attractive riverside town in London. Our students come from more than 150 different countries (with 200 students from India) which makes Kingston a truly global and cosmopolitan University. The multicultural and diverse student population means everyone feels at home and it provides an enriching learning environment.The University has a strong reputation across a wide range of disciplines:
- Business and Law
- Art, Design and Architecture
- Arts and Social Sciences
- Science (including Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry and Environmental Sciences)
- Engineering (including Automotive, Aerospace, Civil and Construction and Mechanical)
- Computing, Information Systems and Mathematics
- Health and Social Care Sciences
The University is located in Kingston Upon Thames, just 25 minutes from central London by train. Heathrow airport is only 45 minutes away, with buses running direct to Kingston town centre.
Being so close to London, one of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities, you will be exposed to endless opportunities, culture and entertainment.
Kingston’s café culture alongside the beautiful river Thames provides plenty of choice of where to meet friends. Lively, trendy bars, traditional pubs, restaurants, gyms, a 14-screen cinema, 16-lane bowling alley, a fantastic array of shops including a large modern shopping centre featuring the UK’s top retailers, makes the Kingston area particularly appealing to students.
In 2013, the London Metropolitan Police has stated ‘Kingston is among the most affluent boroughs in London with one of the lowest crime rates in the capital.’ Kingston has also been rated as one of the Happiest places to live in London (According to a survey carried out by RightMove property website)
Careers and Employability
Kingston University’s award winning Careers Department, KU Talent, offers a wealth of skills and connections to help international students develop the practical skills they need to propel their career following their course.
From interview skills, CV preparation, speed interviewing with employers on campus, subject-specific Careers events, salary negotiation skills, and the importance of face-to-face networking, we are preparing our students for a global career.
Kingston University’s KU Talent has recently won the award for Best Preparation for Work Strategy by HE in the 2014 in the Association of Graduate Recruiters Development Awards.
The Best Preparation for Work Strategy by HE award is given to the institution judged to have the best commitment to improving the employability and long-term career success of its graduates across a wide range of activities.
International non-EU students who apply for University accommodation in good time are guaranteed an offer of accommodation for our halls of residence during their first year. Our accommodation offers internet access, single bed rooms, shared self-catered kitchen facilities, and many also have en-suite bathrooms.
All our courses have a September intake, and a select number of postgraduate courses also have a January intake.
“Kingston University is a place where you will experience a very exciting life. You will get the spark you are looking for for your career. I am proud to be a part of Kingston University. ” Anindya Gupta from Jaipur, Rajasthan and awarded MSc Software Engineering (2013 intake)
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