[threecol_two]Kingston University is based on four campuses scattered around Kingston upon Thames. More than 23,000 students study in five faculties and at partner colleges, with a couple of thousand more abroad. It is diverse and proud of it, with one of the UK’s most ethnically mixed student populations, and welcoming many students who are the first in their family to go to university. Kingston is known for its cutting-edge e-learning systems with students now able to access almost all course modules online. Kingston is consistently rated the safest borough in London (Metropolitan Police, 2013) and the happiest place to live in London (Rightmove, 2013). It’s also the sixth happiest place to live in the UK.
An ambitious investment programme is under way, costing £123m and running till 2018. Kingston’s new business school was opened in April 2012. The building contains teaching rooms and break-out spaces, and has strong environmental credentials, achieving a BREEAM rating of excellent. The atrium boasts dozens of flat screens and sofas, and a glass roof. Kingston University London.
The new Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll Centre, a learning resources centre that is part of an £11m improvement programme at the University’s Knights Park campus, opened in April 2012. It includes refurbished studio space, an upgraded reception and gallery area, and external landscaping. The centre incorporates an access technology room for disabled students and bookable student seminar rooms with media equipment for presentations. With so much to offer its residents, Kingston is the ideal location for studying and living. It’s also close to both of London’s main international airports.
Kingston University London offers a range of high-quality halls, all located close to the University’s campuses. Each hall consists of single-study bedrooms arranged in flats with self-catering kitchens. Different room types are available within a range of price bands. Kingston University London.
Student in halls roomInternational students starting in September who apply for halls accommodation by 8 August are guaranteed an offer of accommodation for our halls of residence during their first year (providing they meet our eligibility criteria). If you wish to live independently in a flat or a house there is a strong private-rented sector in Kingston and the surrounding areas, with a good range of properties available.
Kingston University London accommodation advisers in the Student Life Centre offers a free and friendly service to help you find the right place to live in private accommodation, including a student-to-student noticeboard to help you find flatmates, a property vacancy list and a list of local letting agents, as well as help and advice with housing issues. Kingston University London.
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|World University Ranking:||471-480|
|Number of students:||24,000|
|CUG Rank:||6 (2015)|