Be Your Own Boss

Kingston University is known for its success in helping students and graduates into self-employment to start their own freelance or business careers. Find out what support is available to you to compliment your studies and help you realise your dreams of being your own boss.

Kingston Hill
  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in BS2039
  • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in BS2039
  • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in BS2039
    Roehampton Vale
    • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in HW105
      Knights Park
      • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in TK504
      • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in TK504
        Penrhyn Road
        • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG5002
        • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG5002

          Break

          Make sure you schedule a break or two during the day!

          Roehampton Vale
          • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in N/A
          • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in N/A
          • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in N/A
          • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in N/A
          • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in N/A
            Kingston Hill
            • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in N/A
            • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in N/A
            • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in N/A
            • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in N/A
            • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in N/A
              Knights Park
              • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in N/A
              • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in N/A
              • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in N/A
              • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in N/A
              • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in N/A
                Penrhyn Road
                • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in N/A
                • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in N/A
                • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in N/A
                • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in N/A
                • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in N/A

                  Commuter Life @ KU

                  If you will be living outside of the Royal Borough of Kingston when studying at KU, join us to find out about how you can navigate university life as a commuter student.

                  Kingston Hill
                  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in FL2004
                  • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in FL2004
                    Roehampton Vale
                    • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in HW201
                    • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in HW201
                      Penrhyn Road
                      • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in JG5002
                      • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in JG2012
                      • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG2012
                        Knights Park
                        • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in TK401

                          Disabled Student’s Allowance

                          If you have a disability or specific learning difference (SpLD), such as dyslexia, or a mental health condition then you could receive services and equipment to support you in your studies. We can help you apply and answer questions about support.

                          Kingston Hill
                          • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in FL2005
                          • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in FL2005
                            Roehampton Vale
                            • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in HW104
                              Penrhyn Road
                              • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG4010
                              • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG4010
                                Knights Park
                                • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in TK503
                                • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in TK503

                                  Discover Volunteering

                                  Not sure what all the fuss is about when it comes to volunteering? This session will give you the chance to find out about volunteering at Kingston University - whether you live close to campus or in another part of London. Volunteer to develop your skills, have a positive impact on the community, and make new friends!

                                  Roehampton Vale
                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in HW102
                                    Kingston Hill
                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in BS3034
                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in BS3034
                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in BS3034
                                      Penrhyn Road
                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in JG3003
                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG3003
                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG3003
                                        Knights Park
                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in TK504
                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in TK504

                                          Discovering Sustainability at Your Campus

                                          Find out about Sustainability at Kingston University. In this sessions, we will be focussing on each of the campus sites as well as planned developments and biodiversity, and how students can get the most out of their local environment.

                                          Roehampton Vale
                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in HW104
                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in HW104
                                            Kingston Hill
                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in BS2039
                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in BS2039
                                              Penrhyn Road
                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in JG4010
                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in JG4010
                                                Knights Park
                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in TK401
                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in TK504

                                                  Eat - Sleep - Achieve - Repeat

                                                  Check out different ways to stay healthy at Uni, and get some freebies such as: 'mini-massage', student cook books, stress balls, condoms and more…

                                                  Roehampton Vale
                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in HW205
                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in HW205
                                                    Kingston Hill
                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in BS3036
                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in BS3036
                                                      Penrhyn Road
                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in JG4002
                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in JG4002
                                                        Knights Park
                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in Platform Gallery, main reception
                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in Platform Gallery, main reception

                                                          How To Be Clever With Your Cash

                                                          Do you want to have more money at uni and avoid being broke by the end of the term? Come to this event to find out more about managing your money!

                                                          Roehampton Vale
                                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in HW105
                                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in HW105
                                                            Kingston Hill
                                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in BS3033
                                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in BS3033
                                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in BS3033
                                                              Knights Park
                                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in TK401
                                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in TK401
                                                                Penrhyn Road
                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG2002
                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG2002
                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG2002

                                                                  Part Time Jobs; Earn While You Learn

                                                                  Find out about all things careers: paid opportunities on and off campus, how to make the most of recruitment events on campus, the support available to help you secure employment, and details of upcoming events where you can meet employers!

                                                                  Kingston Hill
                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in BS3036
                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in BS3036
                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in BS3036
                                                                    Roehampton Vale
                                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in HW205
                                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in HW205
                                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in HW205
                                                                      Knights Park
                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in TK402
                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in TK402
                                                                        Penrhyn Road
                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in JG3002
                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG3002
                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG3002
                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in JG3002

                                                                          Postgraduate Networking Session

                                                                          Let us help you find your feet! Meet other postgraduate students, ask questions to recent graduates and alumni and get introduced to the KU Talent (careers) team at these informal sessions.

                                                                          Penrhyn Road
                                                                          • Thu 20 Sep at 18.30-20.30 in
                                                                            Kingston Hill
                                                                            • Thu 20 Sep at 18.30-20.30 in BS0027

                                                                              Social Action: Skill Up and Make A Difference

                                                                              Interested in making new friends, gaining skills, having fun and doing all of this while making a difference along the way? Come along to this talk to find out more about the opportunities we can offer you to get involved in outside your degree. Opportunities include paid work for charities, tutoring in schools across London, working with refugee centres and so much more.

                                                                              Kingston Hill
                                                                              • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in BS3035
                                                                              • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in BS3035
                                                                                Roehampton Vale
                                                                                • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in HW105
                                                                                • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in HW105
                                                                                  Penrhyn Road
                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in JG3004
                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG3004
                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in JG3004
                                                                                    Knights Park
                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in TK503
                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in TK401

                                                                                      Student Parents & Carers Network

                                                                                      If you are a parent or have caring responsibilities, come along and find out about the support available to you while you are here at Kingston. Join our network and meet other students you have something in common with.

                                                                                      Kingston Hill
                                                                                      • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in BS2025
                                                                                        Roehampton Vale
                                                                                        • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in HW202
                                                                                          Penrhyn Road
                                                                                          • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in JG3014
                                                                                            Knights Park
                                                                                            • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in TK401

                                                                                              Study or Work Abroad

                                                                                              Find out about the exciting international opportunities available to KU students, including studying abroad and Erasmus work placements.

                                                                                              Roehampton Vale
                                                                                              • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in HW203
                                                                                                Kingston Hill
                                                                                                • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                  Knights Park
                                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in TK101
                                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in TK101
                                                                                                    Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG0003
                                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG0003
                                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in JG0003

                                                                                                      Study Smart with Digital Technology

                                                                                                      Want to study smart using the leading technology available to you as a Kingston student? This digital showcase will introduce you to Canvas, the platform designed to enhance your studies.

                                                                                                      Kingston Hill
                                                                                                      • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in BS3033
                                                                                                      • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in BS3033
                                                                                                        Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                        • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in HW201
                                                                                                        • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in HW201
                                                                                                          Knights Park
                                                                                                          • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in TK402
                                                                                                            Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                            • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG3014
                                                                                                            • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in JG3014

                                                                                                              Technology and Apps to support your studies

                                                                                                              Find out how to work productively during your studies using assistive software. A specialist trainer will introduce you to mind-mapping software 'Inspiration' as well as the electronic reading software 'Text Help Read & Write' and 'Claroread' to make reading ,writing and research easier for you. The session is open to all students but may be particularly useful if you have a disability, mental health condition or specific learning difference (SpLD), such as dyslexia.

                                                                                                              Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                              • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in MB106
                                                                                                                Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in BS1001
                                                                                                                  Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                  • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in JG4004
                                                                                                                    Knights Park
                                                                                                                    • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in NE119

                                                                                                                      The KU Big Read Discussion Group

                                                                                                                      Be a part of one of the biggest book clubs in London! This session is an opportunity to talk about your reactions to the chosen book and find out how you can continue to share books and reading while at Kingston.

                                                                                                                      Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                      • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in HW202
                                                                                                                      • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in HW202
                                                                                                                        Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                        • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in BS2038
                                                                                                                        • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in BS2038
                                                                                                                          Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                          • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in JG4006
                                                                                                                          • Wed 19 Sep at 14.00 in JG4006
                                                                                                                            Knights Park
                                                                                                                            • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in TK503

                                                                                                                              US Financial Aid: An Introduction and Meet & Greet

                                                                                                                              Network with other US Financial students and share in your experience. Find out how Kingston will process your loans and what to expect from the team.

                                                                                                                              Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                              • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                                                Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in JG4010

                                                                                                                                  What is Academic Writing?

                                                                                                                                  Over the course of your degree, you will be asked to complete different types of academic writing. But what is academic writing and can you identify its key features? This workshop will show you how to use a range of strategies to help identify the key features of academic writing. By the end of this workshop, you will have more confidence about your own academic writing and how you can improve it.

                                                                                                                                  Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 10.00 in DL0001
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 12.00 in DL0001
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in DL0001
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in DL0001
                                                                                                                                    Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 15.00 in HW203
                                                                                                                                    • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in HW203
                                                                                                                                      Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 10.00 in JG0002
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in JG0002
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in JG0002
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in JG0002
                                                                                                                                        Knights Park
                                                                                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in TK101
                                                                                                                                        • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in TK101

                                                                                                                                          Your Faith at Kingston University

                                                                                                                                          An opportunity to find out about how faith and spirituality are supported at the University. Drop-in at any time during the session for a warm welcome, information, tea, and cakes!

                                                                                                                                          Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 11.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                                                          • Tue 18 Sep at 16.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                                                            Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 13.00 in HW102
                                                                                                                                            • Tue 18 Sep at 14.00 in HW102
                                                                                                                                              Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 11.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 13.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 19 Sep at 15.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                                Knights Park
                                                                                                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 12.00 in Platform Gallery, main reception
                                                                                                                                                • Wed 19 Sep at 16.00 in Platform Gallery, main reception