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Kingston University

Kingston University

Kingston University is based in the historic town of Kingston upon Thames which is a busy riverside town on the borders of Greater London and Surrey.

Kingston is a thriving commuter town and has something for everybody including fashionable shops, chic riverside restaurants and a wide range of pubs and bars.

Kingston has some excellent green spaces and easy access to beautiful countryside. Richmond Park and Hampton Court and its rich history dates back to Anglo-Saxon times.
With an annual budget of almost £203 million and more than 2,500 staff, Kingston University is one of the town’s largest employers, contributing significantly to the local community.

Getting around this rather large campus can prove tricky but not by a local Kingston taxicab, Elite Car Service offers great private hire services which are ideal when visiting the Kingston University campus. Book online or download the application and a taxi will be dispatched immediately to your pick up point.

The University’s academics and researchers provide knowledge and expertise to local organisations such as Hampton Court Palace and the Metropolitan Police to help them innovate and become more competitive.

Every year more than 6,000 students graduate from the University, providing a much needed skilled workforce to the region.

Kingston University Campuses

There are five main campuses of the University, each with their own distinct character. They all offer state-of-the-art facilities with a modern and friendly study environment.

  • Penrhyn Road campus

This is the main campus of Kingston University and is the hub of all student activity. Students from all other campuses gather together at this large complex which is home to the student’s union headquarters, the gym and the health centre.

Students based here are studying: arts and social sciences, civil engineering and construction, computing and information systems, mathematics and statistics, radiography, science and surveying.

  • Kingston Hill campus

Set three miles outside Kingston town centre amid landscaped gardens Kingston Hill campus is a modern facility with a young community feel to it.

Students based here are studying: business, education, health, law, music and social care.

  • Knights Park campus

Knights Park has a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The riverside setting provides an appropriately picturesque backdrop for the University’s design students.

Students based here study: architecture, and art and design.

  • Roehampton Vale campus

Situated next to the luscious Richmond Park, Roehampton Vale is a modern building. It has top class, quality facilities designed exclusively for engineering students. Roehampton Vales is famous for providing important vocational experience.

Students based here study: aerospace engineering, automotive engineering, motorcycle engineering and mechanical engineering.

  • St George’s campus

Kingston University health and social care courses are run in partnership with St George’s University of London. Therefore some students are based as SGUL’s campus at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, Southwest London.

Students based here study: advanced practice (healthcare), clinical practice, healthcare practice, maternal and child health, midwifery, paramedic science, physiotherapy and rehabilitation.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Three words high on Kingston University’s agenda. The University believes that diversity brings only benefits for the students, people and work. The greater number of different perspectives people have, the better equipped they will be to find the most innovative ways of teaching and learning, research, ideas and solutions.

Getting to and from the University could not be easier, Elite Car Service provides reliable transport at a highly affordable price.