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Kingston University London Stats, Info and Facts

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Welcome to Kingston University, London! Located just 25 minutes from central London, we offer internationally-recognized qualifications and a supportive and diverse community.

At Kingston University, you will have excellent opportunities to develop both your academic knowledge and career skills and to have a fun, exciting and life-changing experience.

Excellent Learning Environment

We are investing over $180 million in developing our campuses and facilities, so you will benefit from the best teaching environment, including innovative computing, e-learning and library facilities. Our passionate academic staff come with strong links to and experience in industry, ensuring you learn the most current and relevant information.

Value for Money

Undergraduate degrees in the UK are only three years long and tuition fees at Kingston start from just over $17,000 per year.

You can get even more from your studies with many industry internships on offer as part of the course, or even year-long placements that are available through some of them.

Ideal Location

Kingston upon Thames is an attractive riverside area in south west London. It has a wide range of shops and restaurants, a vibrant social scene, plenty of culture and a rich history dating back to the 9th century, when Saxon kings were crowned here. It's also one of the safest and happiest places to live in London (Metropolitan Police & RightMove).

Diverse and Multicultural

Kingston has a very diverse community, with students and staff from many different backgrounds representing over 150 nations around the world.

As one of our 3,000+ international students you'll benefit from a significant amount of support, including: academic and pastoral support; visa and immigration advice; assistance with your Federal Loan and a comprehensive International Arrivals and Orientation program with a free airport pick-up service when you arrive.

Scholarships and Bursaries

At Kingston University we offer a comprehensive international scholarships and bursaries program, awarding 40 scholarships to international students every year, each valued at over $6,000 per year of study. There are also many alumni and family bursaries available, worth 10% of the year's tuition fee.

Student Life

In addition to exploring all that London and Kingston upon Thames have to offer, there are over 90 sports clubs and societies at Kingston University. Offering you a wide variety to choose from, including: politics, debating, skydiving, video games, cricket and badminton.

Students in the UK can generally work part-time during term time, and full-time during the winter, spring and summer breaks.

You Won't Be Alone

Every year we welcome around 100 new students from the USA, with many more on Study Abroad and exchange programs. We also visit the US twice a year, so do come meet us if you want to know more!

University Accommodation

Our wide range of student accommodation options are ideal for getting to know students from different backgrounds and courses. Some are located on campus and others nearby. All international students are guaranteed a place in our University halls of residence if you apply by August 7th.

How can I transfer to Kingston University?

If you're eligible for year two entry, you can complete your undergraduate degree in only two years!

  • First, look at the specific classes Kingston University students complete in the first year of the undergraduate course you want to study. If you have completed all of these, you have a good chance of being accepted onto year two.
  • Remember: there are no general education requirements in the UK so these classes cannot be transferred.
  • All applications for undergraduate study in the UK are made through UCAS. When you make your UCAS application, don't forget to select 'year two entry' on the application form to indicate that you would like to be considered for advanced entry.
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