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Kingston University

The University has roots going back more than 100 years. 

1899 : Kingston Technical Institute opens, offering courses ranging from Chemistry, Electric Wiring and Building Construction to Nursing, Dressmaking and Clay Modelling
1917 : Gipsy Hill College for teacher training opens
1926 : The Board of Education formally recognises the Institute as a Technical College
1930 : The Kingston School of Art separates from the Technical College (moving to Knights Park in 1939 and becoming a College of Art in 1945)
1946 : Gipsy Hill College moves to Kingston Hill
1951 :The first Penryhn Road campus buildings open (by 1963 they are housing 955 full-time students; 2,259 part-time students and 2,629 evening students)
1953 :The Technical College opens its first library (with lending services starting in 1954)
1957 : The Ministry of Education recognises Kingston as a Regional College of Technology
1963 : Gipsy Hill College gains College of Education status
1965 : The College of Technology establishes its own orchestra
1966 : The College of Technology purchases its first computer, costing £50,000
1970 : The College of Technology and the College of Art merge to form Kingston Polytechnic; it offers 34 major courses, 17 of which at degree level
1975 : Gipsy Hill College merges with Kingston Polytechnic
1992 : Kingston Polytechnic becomes Kingston University
1993 : Roehampton Vale campus building opens
1995 :The University acquires Dorich House
1999 : The University celebrates its centenary

Ranking

# 590th

QS Survey 2020

# 81st

Guardian 2018

# 501st-550th

QS Survey 2018

# 601st-800th

Times Higher 2018

Admission Criteria & Eligibility

  •  Standard XII: 70% (CBSE, CISCE, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra & West Bengal boards) or 80% (all other boards).
  • A-levels.
  • International Baccalaureate.
Undergraduate study (Academic IELTS).
Overall score : 6.0
Conditions : 5.5 in all elements

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Dates for Applications

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Campus

Campus Facts

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(Acres) Main Campus Size

4

Number of Campuses

1899

Established Year

Weather

9°C

Winter Day Temp.

2°C

Winter Night Temp

15°C

Spring Day Temp.

6°C

Spring Night Temp.

23°C

Summer Day Temp.

12°C

Summer Ngt Temp.

16°C

Autumn Day Temp.

7°C

Autumn Ngt Temp.

Student Diversity

23:27

Male : Female

18%

Int. Students

17,547

Total Students

15,090

Full Time Students

27 %

Asian

10 %

White

8 %

African American

8 %

Latin American

Cost of Living

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Cost of Living in city

$11,568

Living cost of campus

Contact Details

Kingston University

Kingston University River House 53–57 High Street , Kingston upon Thames Surrey, Kingston Upon Thames, United Kingdom, KT1 1LQ

Phone: + 44- 20- 8417-3411
College Website