Kingston University

Kingston University
HE Institution
Year of foundation: 
Member since: 
Kingston University


Institutional postal address: 
River House 53–57 High Street Kingston upon Thames Surrey KT1 1LQ
United Kingdom
Kingston upon Thames
Institutional e-mail: 
Institutional phone: 
+440 20 8417 9000

Mission / Vision

The mission of Kingston University is to promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement; to strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research; to realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and to equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.


Everything we do is guided by the following five values:
Inclusion – providing fair access, welcoming diversity and widening participation.
Commitment – To our students, who are at the heart of everything we do
Excellence – Delivering the highest standards in teaching, learning and research 
Partnership –Working together with staff, students, partner organisations and the community
Creativity – Developing our reputation for creativity, innovation and enterprise. 


Main activities

Kingston University aims to be a comprehensive and community University. Our ambition is to create a University that is not constrained by present possibilities, but has a grander and more inspirational vision of its future.


  • UNESCO. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  • The Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP)

Sponsored by

  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry of Business and Employment. Department of Research and Universities
  • Generalitat de Catalunya. Ministry for Foreign Action and Open Government