Kingston University is situated in a leafy, riverside location near the Thames. Students can experience the fun of bustling city living at a calmer level, and with London only a stone’s throw away the hustle and bustle of the capital city is within easy reach. With great transport links via buses and trains, students can really benefit from the best of both worlds.
Kingston University has over 120 years of history and first opened in 1899 as Kingston Technical Institute. It is ranked in the UK’s top 40 in the 2021 Guardian University Guide and is top is the UK for design and crafts, perfect for those embarking on a career in the creative industries. Kingston University is also top in London for biosciences and nursing and midwifery and is a top 10 London University, as well as being ranked in the top 200 young universities in the world.
Home to over 18,000 students with around 5000 overseas students from over 140 countries, Kingston University celebrates a multicultural community who study a range of exciting subjects, from fashion to biochemistry. Kingston University has 4 campuses located in Kingston and Roehampton. The University also has 4 faculties, dived into the following schools: Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social care & Education and the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Computing.
Many famous alumni started off their journey at Kingston University and ended up in impressive roles across film, art, politics, and business including the actor Ben Barnes and the CEO of British Red Cross Mike Adamson.