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Kingston University, London

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We at Kingston University, we are committed to improving the lives of our students by helping students make the most of their educational opportunities and giving them the skills and knowledge required in the workplace of the 21st century.

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Kingston University is ranked in the UK's top 40 universities within The 2021 Guardian University Guide*

The best within the UK in design as well as craft*, which includes the creative and cultural industry graphic designs, design for interiors animation, illustration as well as furniture and product design.

3rd in UK and the top of London for fashion, education and textiles*

Seventh place in the UK and the top spot in London for pharmacology and pharmacy, journalism and sports science public relations and publishing*

The top spot in London in biosciences*

Top In London for midwifery and nursing which is run in conjunction together with St George's, University of London*

Kingston School of Arts' fashion degree one of the top in the world according to Business of Fashion listings

We have 13,105 European and home students and 3,680 international students from over 140 countries.

95 percent students are employed in employment or further studies within six months of graduating.

The majority of university's research submissions were rated outstanding or internationally superior within REF 2014.

In in 1899, Kingston University London was established in 1899 with courses in electric wiring, chemistry nursing, building construction as well as dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, the university was declared technical college from the Board of Education. It was in the year 1992 that the school was changed to Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.

Kingston boasts 16,820 learners, and an annual turnover of PS192 million. There are four campuses within Kingston as well as Roehampton. The university focuses on arts fashion, design as well as engineering, science, and business. It is divided by 4 faculties. Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences (which includes Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences), Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Kingston Business School Kingston Business School is CNAA MBA-accredited. It was in 2017 that the institution was awarded The Guardian University Award for teaching excellence.Kingston is part of the European University Association, the Association of Commonwealth Universities and University Alliance group.

The school has campuses located in and within Kingston, United Kingdom. There is also an campus located in Friars Avenue London in addition to a second campus in Cranmer Terrace in London. There are four campuses: Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art located at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are connected through the university's free inter-site bus service.

Each campus is simple to reach due to two mainline stations for trains, a network of bus routes, as well as major motorways. Additionally the Gatwick as well as Heathrow International airports can be accessible from campus by both public and private transportation. Within the university it has four faculties, which include the Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty at the university provides undergraduate and postgraduate classes within specific streams.

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