Situated on the River Thames in south-west London, Kingston University offers internationally recognised qualifications and a supportive community in one of the world’s most exciting capital cities.
London is a great place to be a student and an experience not to be missed. The centre of London is only 25 minutes away from Kingston, offering you easy access to world-renowned landmarks, theatres, museums, shops and nightlife.
The University is located in Kingston upon Thames, a historic and lively riverside town and a short journey from the centre of London. It’s rated one of the safest London boroughs (Metropolitan Police) and one of the happiest places to live in the capital (Rightmove). Gatwick and Heathrow airports are under an hour away, so you’ll never have far to travel to catch a flight home.
Diverse and multicultural
Every year Kingston welcomes students from more than 140 countries to Kingston University. You’ll meet people from all over the world, from East Asia to Africa to South America!
Kingston is investing up to £80 million on new campus and teaching facilities. They have the latest e-learning technology, excellent library resources and their design studios, workshops and laboratories are fitted with the best technical equipment.
At Kingston University, excellent teaching quality is essential and very important. To ensure you learn from the very best academics Kingston endeavours to employ staff who are: research-active; respected in their fields; active practitioners in their subject who maintain business and industry links.
Kingston's courses place an emphasis on developing work-based skills, so that you can get the important career skills you need to succeed. The three-year undergraduate business degrees provide a professionally recognised qualification as well the opportunity for a 6-9 month work placement. Kingston also offers a fantastic postgraduate work placement scheme to allow students to work for 12 months as part of their course. The vocational focus helps achieve some of the UK’s best graduate employment figures.
From before you leave your home country until after you graduate, Kingston University offers a wide range of support services, ranging from a free airport pickup service when you first arrive, to social events that help you make friends, to jobs fairs on campus, to health and counselling services.
Kingston's special international scholarships are worth £2,000 for the first year of study and offer you not only a financial saving but also an admirable achievement that will look great on your CV.
For more information about applying to Kingston University, please contact one of our Across the Pond Advisors.