KINGSTON UNIVERSITY

Kingston University is a university in Kingston upon Thames in southwest London. Formerly a polytechnic, it is regarded as a Post-1992 University. Campuses are in Kingston and Roehampton. There is a range of undergraduate and postgraduate work in seven faculties, as well as some further education provision. Kingston University has more applications than any other university in London.

25,430 students in total (as of 1 December 2010)

4,399 non-UK students from 151 countries

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The University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a historic part of London just a short distance by train from the city’s busy centre. Our students benefit from both being close to London1 and living in a friendly environment. London is one of the most exciting cities in the world. Its cultural diversity means people from all over the world are happy to make it their home. More than 83,000 international students study in London and over 300 languages are spoken.

Excellent transport links mean it is easy to get to Heathrow and Gatwick airports, as well as the Eurostar terminal.

Kingston University has a lively student community. On campus, you will find a range of social and cultural opportunities.

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Kingston upon Thames is just 25 minutes by train from London. It is the safest borough in London. The University benefits from a modern environment, but is also surrounded by beautiful countryside and a rich heritage. You will be close to:

  • Hampton Court, Bushy Park and Richmond Park
  • Lots of pubs and bars
  • A wide range of restaurants

Kingston University’s central location places it close to the UK’s transport hub. Our students can easily reach Europe and beyond thanks to quick access to:

  • Gatwick and Heathow airports
  • The Eurostar terminal
  • National rail and road links

Easy access to transport makes it easy for you to take trips home or for family and friends to visit you here. Find out more about how to reach Kingston from the various airports. The University is based in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey. Kingston upon Thames has something for everyone, including:

  • a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants and pubs
  • easy access to beautiful countryside, such as Richmond Park and Hampton Court
  • a rich history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times

Central London is just 25 minutes away by train. There is also:

  • quick road access to the south and west of England
  • easy access to Heathrow and Gatwick airports for international travel

Penrhyn Road campus is the main university campus located close to Kingston town centre. In addition to teaching facilities, it features a library, health centre and canteen. Students based here study; Arts and Social Sciences, Civil Engineering, Computing and Information Systems and Mathematics, Earth Sciences and Geography, Statistics, Science, and Radiography. Across the road is the Reg Bailey Theatre which houses a stage area used by drama and dance students.

The International Office offers over 60 scholarships and bursaries per year to international students (those classified with an ‘overseas’ fee status). These awards are given to:

  • encourage academic excellence;
  • increase the diversity of our student population;
  • develop relationships; and
  • offer financial assistance in cases of hardship.

International scholarships are partial scholarships, each worth £3,300.

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