Kingston University is the largest higher education provider in South West London, with more than 20,000 students enrolled on full and part-time courses. Its four campuses are located within a four-mile radius of the Kingston upon Thames town centre – 25 minutes from central London.
Offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes, Kingston University provides students with a choice of subjects reflecting their interests and the needs of industry.
It is committed to opening up higher education to the whole community and encouraging students from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds to further their studies. One in 10 Kingston University students comes from a family with no previous involvement in university study.
Research plays a central role in University activity. Through a variety of individual cutting-edge projects and the development of multi-disciplinary centres of research excellence, the University has made significant strides in creating a broad range of industry-acclaimed research. Developments in teaching, learning, research and facilities have all contributed to positioning Kingston University at the heart of education and economic development in the region.