Kingston University offers high-quality teaching and a supportive community in London, one of the world’s most exciting, historic and culturally rich capitals.
Based in an attractive riverside area in south-west London, Kingston University is known for its career-focused courses and excellent teaching quality.
Our thriving, multicultural community of just under 20,000 students includes 3,500 international students from 154 countries. Our international students play a vital role in University life, bringing fresh ideas, approaches and experience into our community.
Kingston University has been named one of the world's top 200 most international institutions – Times Higher Education 2015
Kingston University rated among top 15 percent of institutions in the globe – QS World Ranking 2016
Kingston is acknowledged as a centre of teaching excellence in Britain and has achieved strong results in national assessments of teaching quality. Many of our teaching staff are specialists in their fields.
At Kingston, we like to develop courses in consultation with professional organisations and many courses carry professional accreditation. Our courses emphasise career skills and many are vocational or offer you the chance to gain work experience in industry or commerce.
For the sixth year running Kingston is one of the top universities in the country for graduate start-ups. Helping business-minded alumni get companies off the ground is an increasingly important service at a time when self-employment is becoming a career choice for growing numbers of those completing a degree (Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey, 2013-14)
We offer international students a comprehensive range of support to help them feel welcome and at home in, these include: a free airport pickup service, a special welcome programme, and specialist support staff.