Kingston University, London Overview
Kingston University - Overview & Background
1992 – gained University Status
Professor Michael Gibson
Public Research University
Through Learning We Progress
|Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames|
|Faculty to Student Ratio||
Official Website Link
+44 20 8417 9000
Kingston University Virtual Tour
USPs of the University
- Highly Ranked University
- Diverse and Multicultural Environment
- Career-Focused Courses and High-Quality Teaching Imparted
- Number 2 University for Graduate Startups in the UK
Jobs and Placements
- Standard two years post-graduate placement programme
- As of 2017, 95.1% of university graduates were reported to be working or studying within six months of graduating.
- The university was named in the top 50 institutions in England for student job prospects in the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.
- Kingston University maintains a picturesque dream University image with world-class top-notch facilities at its disposal. Penrhyn Road, Kingston Hill, and Towns Hall make for the students' favourite spots in the university.
Accommodation Option Names
- Halls of Residence/ Independent living
- Number of Rooms: A total of 2,220 rooms
Cost of Rooms
- Chancellors Hall
- Refurbished en-suite - £8,650 per annum.
- Premium en-suite - £9,200 per annum.
- Walkden Hall - £8,450.00 per annum
- Clayhill - £7,400.00 per annum.
- Middle Mill - £7,550.00 per annum.
- En suite - £7,650.00 per annum.
- Budget En Suite - £6,600.00 per annum.
75 Penrhyn Road
- Studio - £15,750 per annum.
- Large Studio - £17,450 per annum.
- Chancellors Hall
Some famous alumni from Kingston University, London include :
- Anya Gallaccio, British artist, who creates site-specific, minimalist installations and often works with organic matter
- Tosin Oshinowo, Nigerian architect, creative entrepreneur, public speaker and author.
- Annabel Abbs, English writer and novelist.
- Lavinia Elaine Greenlaw, English poet, novelist and non-fiction writer.
- Charlie Amesbury, Former rugby union footballer
- Laura Anne Harling, British actress, theatre producer and artist who has played roles with the Royal Shakespeare Company and at the Royal Opera House.
- Yahya Assiri, Saudi Arabian human rights activist and former member of the Royal Saudi Air Force.
- John Richmond, English fashion designer based in Italy.
Kingston University Location
- River house 53-57 High Street, Kingston Upon Thames.
- Cromwell Road/Fairfield (Additional free Intersite Bus service for students and staff)
- London Waterloo to Kingston Station
- Heathrow and Gatwick airports
- Hampton Court Palace
- The Rose Theatre
Kingston University Map Location
Address: 55-59 Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2EE, United Kingdom