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Kingston University Overview
Kingston University is an inclusive and vibrant university, recognized for its excellent teaching, ranks largely in the world’s list of youthful universities, and has several UK- leading courses. Located in a beautiful riverside area of south- west London, Kingston University offers all the excitement of central London in a relaxed town environment.
Multilateral London is the perfect setting for erecting your global business network. As a result, Kingston is a truly global and smart university. Of its nearly 19,000 students, roughly 4,000 are transnational, coming from further than 140 countries. Kingston offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, several of which are rated stylish in the country by The Guardian University Guide 2024.
In 2023, Kingston University’s commitment to high quality teaching was recognized with a Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award. Kingston University is a top global destination for fashion studies, and its Fashion programme is one of the only two programmes in the UK to have entered the maximum possible ‘Badges of Excellence’ from the leading influencer website Business of Fashion.
Kingston University Rankings
- 98th in the Times University Guide 2024
- 58th in the Guardian University Guide 2024
- Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award 2023
- 601-610 in the QS World University Rankings 2024
- Top 10 London University (Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Top 2 in the UK for Fashion and Textiles, and Mental Health Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Top 5 in the UK for Children’s Nursing (Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Number 1 in London for Fashion and Textiles, Mental Health Nursing, Interior Design, Children’s Nursing, Graphic Design, Midwifery (Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Top 2 in London for Architecture, Forensic Science, General Nursing, Media, and Film Studies (Guardian University Guide 2023)
- Top 250 young universities in the world (THE Young University Rankings 2020)
- Number One in the world for MBA graduate start-ups (QS TopMBA.com)
- 95% of graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2015/16)
In REF2021, almost a quarter of Kingston’s research, 23 per cent, was rated world-leading (4*), compared to 16 per cent in REF 2014, with the University also ranking fifth out of 14 University Alliance institutions in the overall tables.
Kingston prioritises all new first- year undergraduate students who have forcefully accepted their offer of study. Kingston University has six halls of residence, all located on the university campus or around the town centre. University- possessed halls of residence correspond of single private rooms, with a kitchen participated between 2- 9 students, with utmost rooms having an en- suite. Some students decide to live singly in the original area rather than in residence halls.
Kingston’s devoted accommodation team is available to offer advice and guidance in securing private accommodation, from single rooms and lodgings to full house and flat shares. A free university bus helps students get around the different campuses, halls, and the town centre.
Kingston University Location
Kingston University is located in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, a busy, seductive riverside town, only 30 minutes from central London by train. With its mix of markets, galleries, cafes, pubs and clubs, Kingston town centre has something for everyone. You ’ll find plenty to eat, see, drink and do then. While Kingston is on the doorstep of central London, there’s also easy access to the beautiful original countryside.
Kingston is a veritably short distance to Richmond Park and Hampton Court Palace and has a history dating back to Anglo- Saxon times. As well as being a fantastic place to make your home, Kingston’s excellent transport links make exchanging simple from further amiss, too. With two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways close by, there are so numerous ways to reach Kingston from London and the rest of the country. And if you are travelling by air, both Gatwick and Heathrow transnational airports are easily accessible from Kingston by both road and public transport.
British Marshall Scholarships help finance Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the UK. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office funds them. Up to 40 scholarships are awarded each year.
The scholarships are for study at any UK university. They cover two years of study in any discipline at either undergraduate or postgraduate level, including:
- tuition fees
- cost of living expenses
- a books grant
- research and daily travel
- air fares