For those looking for the bustle of city life without the hustle, beautiful Kingston upon Thames is the place to be. On the doorstep of the capital, Kingston is one of London’s safest boroughs and offers all the highlights of city living in a leafy, riverside location. Kingston upon Thames in Greater London is just 10 miles from the centre of the capital. The University has roots going back more than 120 years to the Kingston Technical Institute which opened in 1899.
Kingston University takes great pride in the difference they make in the lives of their over 18,000 students and the wider community they serve. They are constantly striving to provide excellent services and continue to make a positive contribution to the economic, social, and cultural life of the borough.
Why Kingston University London – Penrhyn Road
Location: Kingston Upon Thames has an excellent public transportation system, with two mainline train stations, bus routes and major motorways nearby, making it easy to get around the city and country. Close to Kingston town centre, the Penrhyn Road campus is a lively central hub and buzzes with student activity day and night.
Extracurricular Activities: There is no shortage of clubs, societies and volunteer organizations to join that bring people of common interests, faiths and ethnic backgrounds together.
Facilities: Students from all campuses converge on this large central complex which is home to the students’ union headquarters, the main gym and health centre. It is also the site of the University’s new landmark building, Townhouse. The Tolworth Court sports ground is also a great place to play a wide range of sports, including but not limited to football, rugby, tennis, and more.
Accommodation: The University offers international students a range of high quality halls to choose from, all of which have single-study bedrooms arranged in flats with self-catering kitchens.