Kingston University


  • 1970 the College of Technology and the College of Art merge to form Kingston Polytechnic.
  • 1992 Kingston Polytechnic becomes Kingston University.

Location and Transport

  • Central London is 25 minutes away by train.
  • A historic town centre packed with shops, bars and clubs.
  • Easy access to beautiful countryside, Richmond Park and Hampton Court; and a rich history dating back to Anglo-Saxon times.
  • Free inter-site bus service.
  • There are two local theatres, the Rose Theatre and the Arthur Cotterell Theatre.
  • Kingston also boasts a buzzing arts scene with many galleries and museums. 
  • Other highlights include a 14-screen cinema, comedy shows and a range of bars, pubs and clubs all set in a stunning riverside location.