About us

At Kingston University, we are passionate about enhancing our students' life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st Century's demanding workplace.

Careers and employability are at the centre of our curriculum. Looking to our students' futures, many courses have been developed in consultation with industry-leading organisations and carry professional accreditation. Our staff maintain links to business and industry by staying active in the workplace and earning respect in the fields in which they practice. 

The university is superbly placed for students to take advantage of London’s many activities and attractions, as well as being close to one of the largest employment centres in the world. Students at Kingston will be able to benefit from award-winning teaching quality during their studies and go on to join a global network of alumni across different industries and sectors upon graduation.

Bolder. Brighter. Better. Be part of the mix.

When you join Kingston University you become part of a welcoming, diverse and inclusive community where you will develop an ongoing passion for your subject. Our students benefit from a practice-based, hands-on education informed by innovative research to ensure our graduates have the skills and knowledge required to work in the industry.

What makes us different

Kingston University is leading the way with a major campaign highlighting the importance of skills for innovation and the vital role they play in driving a thriving national economy.

The 2022 Future Skills report, conducted with support from YouGov and sampling more than 2,000 businesses and 1,000 students, was launched at an event at the House of Commons and demonstrates that key attributes such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication, adaptability and creativity are among the core skills most valued by employers.

Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Gold award 

Our commitment to high quality teaching has been recognised with a TEF Gold rating. The University has received an overall rating of Gold, as well as securing a Gold award in the framework's two new student experience and student outcomes categories. 

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Course locations


Aberfeldy Centre, Aberfeldy Street, Aberfeldy Village, London, E14 0NU

West Thames College

London Road, Isleworth, London, TW7 4HS

Main Site

Yorkon Building, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames, London, KT2 7LB

Kingston Hill

Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 7LB

Roehampton Vale

Roehampton Vale, Friars Avenue, Kingston upon Thames, SW15 3DW

Kingston College

Kingston Hall Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2AQ

Reach Academy

53-55 High Street, Feltham, TW13 4AB

Richmond Upon Thames College

Egerton Road, Twickenham, TW2 7SJ

Brooklands College - Weybridge Campus

Heath Road, Weybridge, KT13 8TT

Morley College - Chelsea Campus (formerly known as Kensington and Chelsea College)

Hortensia Road, London, SW10 0QS

Penrhyn Road Campus

Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2EE

Main Site

River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 1LQ

Knights Park

Grange Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2QJ

Royal School of Needlework

Apartment 12a, Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, KT8 9AU

Flourish Learning Trust

Macdonald Road, Waltham Forest, E17 4AZ

Morley College - North Kensington Campus (formerly known as Kensington and Chelsea College)

Wornington Road, London, W10 5QQ