Study in the UK

Why study abroad in the UK?

UK education has a global reputation for academic excellence. Graduates with an international qualification, relevant work experience and a good level of English language are highly valued by employers worldwide. Kingston University is known for its career-focused courses, excellent teaching quality and entrepreneurial graduates. You will be welcomed into a diverse, international community that brings together perspectives and knowledge from around the world.

Why study in the UK?

  • Language skills - degrees are taught in English, giving you the opportunity to learn a global language. Being able to communicate in the world's second most commonly spoken language will give you an advantage in the workplace.
  • Multiculturalism - the UK is one of the most multicultural countries in the world. You will find international influences throughout British culture, from food to music.
  • Prestigious education - some of the oldest universities in the world are in the UK, and British higher education is known worldwide for its quality.
  • Exploration - there is so much to explore in the UK, and each of its four countries has a different culture and history. It is also near mainland Europe, making it easy and affordable to travel to many other countries.
  • Employability - UK universities are globally recognised, making you highly employable when you graduate.

Life in the UK

Students at Kingston University, London - International Study Centre walk around the historic town of Kingston upon Thames

Learn more about what it means to live in the UK with information on British culture and travel tips. Discover more about the town of Kingston upon Thames and how you will benefit from living in a small town with such close proximity to London.

Education in the UK

A student at Kingston University, London - International Study Centre works on campus

The UK is home to some of the world’s top universities. By studying in Kingston, you will have easy access to the global business network in the UK’s capital city while you develop the skills and experience to become a work-ready and independent graduate.

Student life

Students at the Kingston University, London - International Study Centre walking together through Kingston upon Thames

Discover more about what it means to be a student in this beautiful and historic town. Situated close to London, students in Kingston get the best of both worlds by enjoying a safe place to live, as well as easy access to the country's capital.

Work after study

Start your career in the UK with the new Graduate Immigration Route – a 2-year post-study work visa for international students graduating from UK universities. If you begin your studies after autumn 2020, you’ll be able to work for up to two years after graduating with your valid Tier 4 visa. Study a pathway programme and take the first step towards working in the UK.

Discover the Graduate Immigration Route

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