Assistive Technology

Find out how to work productively using assistive software during your studies. Gain insight into using mind mapping software 'Inspiration' ,and the electronic reading software 'Text Help Read & Write ' and 'Claroread' to make reading ,writing and research more productive for you. The session is open to all students but may be particularly useful if you have a disability, mental health condition or SpLD such as dyslexia.

Roehampton Vale
  • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in MB106
    Kingston Hill
    • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS1001
      Penrhyn Road
      • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in JG4004
        Knights Park
        • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in NE119

          Be Your Own Boss

          Kingston University is known for its successes in helping students/graduates 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.

          Roehampton Vale
          • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in HW104
            Kingston Hill
            • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in BS3024
            • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS3024
              Knights Park
              • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in TK504
              • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in TK504
                Penrhyn Road
                • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG4006
                • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG4006

                  Commuter Life @ KU

                  Join us to find out about all the opportunities we have for commuter students, both on campus and out where you live. Learn to travel smart, save money and make the most of commuting!

                  Kingston Hill
                  • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in BS2039
                  • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in BS2039
                  • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in BS2039
                    Roehampton Vale
                    • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in HW201
                    • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in HW201
                      Penrhyn Road
                      • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in JG2011
                      • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG2011
                      • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG2011
                        Knights Park
                        • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in TK401

                          Disabled Student’s Allowance ; what you need to know

                          If you have a disability, specific learning difference 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 19 Sep at 13.00 in FL2005
                          • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in FL2005
                            Roehampton Vale
                            • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in HW104
                            • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in HW104
                              Penrhyn Road
                              • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG4010
                              • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG4010
                                Knights Park
                                • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in TK401
                                • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in TK401

                                  Discover Volunteering

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

                                  Kingston Hill
                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in BS2039
                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in BS2039
                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in BS2039
                                    Roehampton Vale
                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in HW102
                                      Knights Park
                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in TK504
                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in TK504
                                        Penrhyn Road
                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG2012
                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG2012
                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG2012

                                          Discover your campus

                                          A great opportunity to find out more about your campus and how Kingston University promotes and celebrates the benefits of sustainability for current and future generations. You will find out how your campus can enhance your learning through real-world learning opportunities and biodiversity.

                                          Roehampton Vale
                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in HW104
                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in HW104
                                            Kingston Hill
                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in BS3034
                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS3034
                                              Penrhyn Road
                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in JG4010
                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG4010
                                                Knights Park
                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in TK503

                                                  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 19 Sep at 11.00 in HW105
                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in HW105
                                                    Kingston Hill
                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS3036
                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in BS3036
                                                      Penrhyn Road
                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in JG4002
                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG4002
                                                        Knights Park
                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in TK402
                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in TK402

                                                          Get to know Kingston

                                                          Find out more about the Borough to help you settle in and make the most of your time here.

                                                          Roehampton Vale
                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in HW201
                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in HW201
                                                            Kingston Hill
                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in BS3033
                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in BS3024
                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in BS3024
                                                              Penrhyn Road
                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in JG4007
                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in JG4007
                                                                Knights Park
                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in TK401
                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in TK401

                                                                  Make Your Own & Save Money

                                                                  We know sometimes money can be tight so why not come along to find out how you can 'make your own' and save money at the same time. This session will be hands on, give you the opportunity to meet new people AND you'll take away something you've made. We'll also be giving you some top money saving tips on things we know our students find the most costly they spend the most on at University.

                                                                  Roehampton Vale
                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in HW105
                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in HW105
                                                                    Kingston Hill
                                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in BS3035
                                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in BS3035
                                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS3035
                                                                      Knights Park
                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in Main reception
                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in Main reception
                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in Main reception
                                                                        Penrhyn Road
                                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG5002
                                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG5002
                                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG5002

                                                                          Part time jobs: Earn while you learn

                                                                          Find out about; paid opportunities on and off campus; how to make the most of recruitment events on campus; support available to help you secure employment; details of upcoming events where you can meet employers.

                                                                          Kingston Hill
                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in BS3036
                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in BS3036
                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in BS3036
                                                                            Roehampton Vale
                                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in HW205
                                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in HW205
                                                                              Knights Park
                                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in TK402
                                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in TK402
                                                                                Penrhyn Road
                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG4002 (Full)
                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG4002
                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in JG4002

                                                                                  Postgraduate Networking sessions

                                                                                  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
                                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 18.30-20.30 in JG2002
                                                                                    Kingston Hill
                                                                                    • Thu 21 Sep at 18.30-20.30 in BS0027

                                                                                      Social Action Skill Up

                                                                                      Make new friends, gain amazing skills, and have fun! Do 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, including paid consultancy for charities, tutoring in schools across London, working with refugee centres and so much more.

                                                                                      Kingston Hill
                                                                                      • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in BS2038
                                                                                      • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in BS2038
                                                                                        Roehampton Vale
                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in HW105
                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in HW105
                                                                                          Penrhyn Road
                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in JG5002
                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG3004
                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in JG3004
                                                                                            Knights Park
                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in TK401
                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in TK503

                                                                                              Student Parents & Carers network

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

                                                                                              Roehampton Vale
                                                                                              • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in HW101
                                                                                                Kingston Hill
                                                                                                • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                  Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                  • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in JG3014
                                                                                                    Knights Park
                                                                                                    • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in TK503

                                                                                                      Study or Work Abroad

                                                                                                      Find out about the exciting international options available to KU students, including Study Abroad and Erasmus work placement opportunities.

                                                                                                      Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                      • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in HW202
                                                                                                        Kingston Hill
                                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                          Knights Park
                                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in TK503
                                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in TK503
                                                                                                            Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG4006
                                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG2011
                                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in JG2011

                                                                                                              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 the IT technology platform designed to enhance your studies.

                                                                                                              Kingston Hill
                                                                                                              • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                              • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                                Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in HW201
                                                                                                                • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in HW201
                                                                                                                  Knights Park
                                                                                                                  • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in TK402
                                                                                                                    Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                    • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG3014 (Full)
                                                                                                                    • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in JG3014

                                                                                                                      The KU Big Read Discussion Group

                                                                                                                      An opportunity to come together with fellow new students and staff to talk and discuss this year's KU Big Read, My Name is Leon, by Kit de Waal. Facilitated by members of staff, it will give you an opportunity to share thoughts and opinions about the book, and to discuss themes and passages that were meaningful to you. Meet students and staff, spend time sharing ideas about the book, and hopefully feel more at home at Kingston. Please bring your copy of My Name is Leon with you to the sessions. Didn't receive a copy? Pick one up in the LRC!

                                                                                                                      Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                      • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in HW202
                                                                                                                      • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in HW202
                                                                                                                        Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in BS3035
                                                                                                                        • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in BS3035
                                                                                                                          Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in JG3004
                                                                                                                          • Wed 20 Sep at 14.00 in JG3004
                                                                                                                            Knights Park
                                                                                                                            • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in Main reception

                                                                                                                              US Financial Aid: 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 19 Sep at 13.00 in FL2004
                                                                                                                                Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG4007

                                                                                                                                  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 interactive session will help you identify the key features of academic writing, and you should have more confidence about your own academic writing and how you can improve it.

                                                                                                                                  Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in BS3033
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 12.00 in DL001
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in BS3033
                                                                                                                                  • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in BS3033
                                                                                                                                    Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 15.00 in HW203
                                                                                                                                    • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in HW203
                                                                                                                                      Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 10.00 in JG3003
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in JG3003
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in JG3003
                                                                                                                                      • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in JG3003
                                                                                                                                        Knights Park
                                                                                                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in TK503
                                                                                                                                        • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in TK504

                                                                                                                                          Your faith at Kingston University

                                                                                                                                          An opportunity to meet the University Faith Advisor and our student Faith Connectors and 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, cakes!

                                                                                                                                          Kingston Hill
                                                                                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 10.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 11.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                                                          • Tue 19 Sep at 16.00 in BS2025
                                                                                                                                            Roehampton Vale
                                                                                                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 13.00 in HW003
                                                                                                                                            • Tue 19 Sep at 14.00 in HW003
                                                                                                                                              Penrhyn Road
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 11.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 13.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                              • Wed 20 Sep at 15.00 in MB0032
                                                                                                                                                Knights Park
                                                                                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 12.00 in TK504
                                                                                                                                                • Wed 20 Sep at 16.00 in TK504