Student Accommodation at Kingston University London
Ranked in the UK's top 40 in the 2021 Guardian University Guide, Kingston University has carved out a reputation as one of the most diverse and multicultural universities in the country.
Set in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames in south west London, this leading university is just a short train ride to the capital. As such, Kingston’s vibrant student population can make the most of one of the greatest cities in the world and benefit from transport links to the wider UK.
When you study at Kingston University, you become a part of its rich history. Founded in 1899, this institution originally specialised in chemistry, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and electrical wiring. Today, it remains top in the UK for design and crafts, preparing students for a career in the creative and cultural industries, including illustration, animation and interior design. In fact, Kingston School of Art’s fashion degree has been recognised among the best in the world in the Business of Fashion Listings!
Student accommodation at Kingston University can be found throughout Surrey, so you're sorted whether you’re looking for a modest student home in Kingston upon Thames, or a modern apartment set near the rolling countryside. Local hotspots are full to the brim with popular, high-quality student accommodation options, whether you’re seeking an 8-bedroom house or a 1-bed apartment.
Life on Campus
Situated on the doorstep of the capital, Kingston University comprises an inclusive community made up of industry specialists and passionate students from across the world. The university’s four campuses can be found in around the town centre of Kingston upon Thames, and there’s a free bus that connects them all. London may be a short train away, but life on campus can certainly keep you occupied.
Hannafords Bar at the Kingston Campus is a great example. Once a World War II military cinema, this renovated student hotspot has plasma screens playing live sport, pool tables and even a Wii console for when you need a break from studying. Hannafords also hosts a range of events, including club nights, karaoke nights and comedy events.
University is a time to try something new, and with over 40 sports clubs available, there’s no excuse not to throw yourself into something outside your comfort zone! Try your hand at everything from cheerleading to skydiving, and all with the support of the Students’ Union. You don’t have to be pro to join up – in fact, beginners are always encouraged.
If sport isn’t for you, there are over 90 societies just waiting for your sign up. This is an opportunity to meet likeminded people who share your interests and gain new skills – be it tabletop gaming or photography. Giving back to the community is always satisfying, and Kingston University has plenty of opportunities for volunteering in the local area and abroad.
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