The Asia-Pacific and King’s – three key insights

At the end of March, the King’s Alumni Office embarked on the President’s Asia Pacific Tour, visiting Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Shanghai, and Beijing all in just eight days!

The future of fashion

Edmond J. Safra Lecture

Cora Hilts (Environment Politics and Globalisation, 2012) is the co-founder of Rêve En Vert (REV), a premium retailer of sustainable style online.

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Earthworm Conservation

Why earthworms are more important than pandas (if you want to save the planet).

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Alumni Anthems

KCLEA Titanic

The songs of your student years!

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intouch spring 2016

InTouch Autumn 2016

Don't miss out on the latest edition of your alumni publication. 

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Archive news
Treading the boards

A chat with King’s Alumni Theatre Society.

27 April 2017 10:22:00

Prince Harry visits King’s

HRH Prince Harry gives his support to the Veterans’ Mental Health Conference at King’s College London.

07 April 2017 13:40:00

King's on Parkinson's research

Edward Safra

This year’s Edmond J. Safra Memorial Lecture once again showcased the frontline advances being made in the diagnosis, treatment and care of Parkinson’s Disease.

07 April 2017 13:06:00

KCLEA Annual Lecture


This year’s KCLEA lecture discussed the Titanic’s status as a triumph of American finance and British engineering.

06 April 2017 13:10:00

Georgian Papers Programme

King’s and The Royal Archives have launched a major new phase in the Georgian Papers Programme.

22 March 2017 11:18:00

A legacy for GKT RFC

A generous legacy left in memory of alumnus Paul Scanlan (Dentistry, 1988) has boosted Guy's, King’s and St Thomas' Rugby Football Club (GKT RFC).

22 March 2017 11:16:00

On the road to success

For fourth year Computer Science student Clarence Ji, the past year has been a whirlwind.

22 March 2017 11:13:00

King’s ranked 11th in THE international rankings

King’s is now 11th in the Times Higher Education ‘Most International Universities 2017’ Rankings - an increase of 25 places on last year.

02 March 2017 11:49:00

King's stars on screen

Shining a light on some of King’s greatest stars of the last 90 years who made it big in Hollywood.

02 March 2017 10:55:00

King's and mental health

Rewiring brain

We highlight the work of King’s academics, supporters and students to combat, treat and raise awareness of mental health issues, both at university and across the world.

02 February 2017 15:00:00

Interfaith Harmony Week

King’s was founded in the tradition of the Church of England, but today it has a world-wide reputation for its diversity in religious teaching and studies.

01 February 2017 14:29:00

Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster

This year, our alumni groups across the world and King’s student societies based in London have celebrated the Chinese New Year in striking style.

30 January 2017 10:34:00

Our man in Washington

Philip Crowther

Alumnus Philip Crowther gives us his take on what it’s like to be on the front line of a presidential campaign and what we can expect from President Trump.

17 January 2017 10:32:00

A chilly Christmas for alumni

Christmas Expeditions

Read these two tales of King’s alumni who braved extreme weather at Christmas on their frosty adventures.

03 January 2017 17:02:00

Festivities at King's

Festive Kings

We look back on some of King's past Christmases. 

03 January 2017 17:00:00

King's in the US

In October, alumni joined us at King’s events across the US - here’s your chance to view the trip highlights. 

17 December 2016 10:24:00

King's romance crosses the seas

Amanda and Andrew Woodward

Globetrotting alumni Mandy and Andy Woodward tell us about how they met and their links to King's. 

15 December 2016 10:23:00

King's Awards 2016

At this year’s King’s Awards, held on 23 November, three outstanding alumni were celebrated for their contribution, commitment and support of the King's community.

13 December 2016 10:20:00

Alumni geographers

Geographer's List

Geologist John Milne was a King’s alumnus who not only travelled extensively around the world but literally measured it when it moved. Milne is credited with inventing the seismograph, which measures the scale of earthquakes.

06 December 2016 14:59:00

Alumnus on The Crown

The Crown

In November, King’s surgeon and alumnus Mr Pankaj Chandak was seen in a dramatic role in the Netflix TV drama The Crown about the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II. 

05 December 2016 15:10:00

Innovators, rain or shine

Alumni Antoine Gros and Aurélien Rinaldi are founders of the innovative accessories brand Beau Nuage.

18 November 2016 10:22:00

Student cover star

From student to cover star: the story of Sheila Harris.

17 November 2016 12:42:00

A family tribute

This year Malcolm Stewart, son of King’s alumnus Alister Stewart, found himself honouring not one but two King’s alumni.

13 November 2016 12:26:00

Your Instagram tour of King's

Let us inspire you with some ideas of what to see with our virtual tour of London – with a King’s twist!

13 November 2016 12:25:00

King's and our US alumni

Andrew Toney

Andrew Toney, International Alumni Officer at King’s, explains what he feels are the differences between US universities and those in the UK.

13 November 2016 12:14:00

Come dine with King's

Dinner Party

We know our alumni are a sociable lot, so we asked you which King’s alumni you would most like to invite to a dinner party. 

11 November 2016 10:42:00

Remembrance Day

Sadly, almost 500 King’s staff and students were killed in action in World War I. 338 more fell by the end of World War II.

10 November 2016 15:36:00

King's alumni storytellers

Girl Reading

King’s has had its fair share of literary prize winners, so we’ve put together a selection of King’s alumni and the award-winning works which have bought them literary recognition.  

26 October 2016 10:38:00

King's CASE Award

King’s makes history as the first European university to win Platinum CASE Award

06 October 2016 10:58:00

King's alumni poets

A selection of four poets you didn’t know were King’s alumni (and one you did)!

06 October 2016 10:40:00

No smoke without fire

What do we know about the impact of the Great Fire?

03 October 2016 11:26:00

King's Spotify playlist


Whether you’re still in London or not, we’ve put together some of the best tracks written about our favourite city. 

29 September 2016 11:00:00

King's expertise recognised

King’s expertise has been recognised for its educational work in both the QS World Rankings and Shanghai ranking.

08 September 2016 09:26:00

Supporting students

How the King's Hardship Fund helped midwifery student Anna.

02 September 2016 10:39:00

King’s climbs rankings

King’s is now one of only seven UK universities to be ranked in the Top 50 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) league table.

30 August 2016 12:26:00

King's at Rio 2016

Rio 2016

Find out about all the alumni stories and successes of the Olympics this year.

30 August 2016 11:05:00

Gemma Peters interview

Gemma Peters

Gemma Peters, Executive Director of Fundraising and Supporter Development at King’s, shares her experiences of running World questions | King's answers campaign.

09 August 2016 12:19:00

Welcome, Sir Christopher Geidt

Sir Christopher Geidt is set to become the new Chairman of the university’s Governing Council, succeeding the ninth Duke of Wellington, Charles Wellesley.

08 August 2016 10:26:00

A Guide for New Graduates

Gary Argent (Computer Science, 1991), founder of Graduate Transitions, shares his advice to graduates on making those all-important first steps in a competitive career environment.

01 August 2016 10:21:00

King's in the USA

Catch up on the best bits from our King's Connect Summer 2016 series in the US.

01 August 2016 10:18:00

Top tips for graduating dentists

Dr Jerry Asquith, Chair of the King’s Dental Alumni Community, shares his dos and don’ts for recently qualified dentists as they set out on their dental career.

31 July 2016 10:17:00

92 and still rowing strong

On Saturday July 2nd a combined boat of King’s Students and Alumni, including 92 year old Francis De Marneffe, took to the water at the Henley Royal Regatta.

31 July 2016 10:15:00

Alumni Weekend 2016

Reminiscing, catching up with old friends and connecting with your alma mater - Alumni Weekend is all about you. 

27 July 2016 14:26:00

My Second Best Bed

Dr Amanda Bevan, Head of Legal Records at The National Archives, who gave an enlightening talk on the intricacies and confusion surrounding Shakespeare’s will.

12 July 2016 09:33:00

On the road to Rio

Katherine Grainger and Dina Asher-Smith qualify for the Rio Olympics!

04 July 2016 10:01:00

Russell Goulbourne interview

Professor Russell Goulbourne, Dean of King’s faculty of Arts and Humanities, discusses the development of this dynamic and outward looking department, demonstrated through the collaboration between King’s and the Shakespeare400 consortium.

16 June 2016 12:21:00

We met at King's: Attollo

A King’s entrepreneurial success story, luxury lingerie business Attollo was founded by Alice Holden ( Geography, 2014) and Fleurette Mulcahy (Geography, 2014) while they were still studying.

16 June 2016 12:15:00

We met at King's: Jack & Marta

With mutual interests in sports, travel, outdoor pursuits and eating trifle, Jack Colman (Law, 2009) and Marta Bujwicka-Colman (Modern Foreign Languages with Education, 2009) met during their first year at King’s and married in 2012. 

16 June 2016 12:09:00

Top diet tips from Tim Spector

We asked top genealogist and founder of Twins UK, Professor Tim Spector, to provide nutritional advice inspired by his research into microbes, genetics and diet.

16 June 2016 11:47:00

Entrepreneur’s market

King’s College London is redefining the provision of business education. Launching in September 2016, King’s Business School is being established in response to challenges posed by changing career patterns, digital technology and globalisation.

16 June 2016 11:20:00

Going for Gold

This year, King’s students and alumni have plenty of reason to hope for great results at the Olympics with an impressive King’s line up primed for the starting blocks.

16 June 2016 11:10:00

An American in Europe

Kay Jebelli speaking in Brussels

Kayvan Hazemi Jebelli (Kay) is a lawyer at Hogan Lovells in Brussels, Belgium and one of King’s International Alumni Leaders.

16 June 2016 11:06:00

In or Out? The EU Referendum

In or out: the EU referendum

On June 23rd, Britons will vote in a referendum to decide whether the UK will remain within the European Union. We asked four members of the King’s community to dissect the issue.

16 June 2016 11:02:00

Why I Support King’s

George Koukis

Donating time and money to good causes brings true fulfilment in life, says King’s donor and entrepreneur George Koukis.

16 June 2016 11:01:00

Education for all

King's alumnae playing rugby

It’s no secret that London is an expensive place to live. Although the city offers many unique and unmissable opportunities for students, there are undeniably tough challenges when it comes to finance.

16 June 2016 10:18:00

Founding a free school

Alison Wolf

King’s Professor Baroness Alison Wolf is a British economist and founding Chair of King’s College London Mathematics School. In this article, adapted from a piece published in The Spectator in September 2015, she explains how the school is already producing impressive results.

15 June 2016 10:35:00

Putting academia into action

Jonathan Grant at Policy Idol competition 2016

Professor Jonathan Grant may not be someone you’re already familiar with, but over the next few years the work he’s steering will have a profound effect on King’s. 

15 June 2016 10:15:00

Q&A: Charlotte Richardson

Charlotte Richardson

Charlotte Richardson graduated from King’s in 2012 with a BA in English Literature. In just three years and at the young age of 23, she had been appointed as Head of Marketing and Communications at Gillingham Football Club. 

04 April 2016 01:22:00

Q&A: Cynthia Salim

Cynthia left King’s in 2010 with an MA in Human Values and Contemporary Global Ethics, acquired at the Dickson Poon School of Law. She is the founder and CEO of Citizen’s Mark, an entirely ethical line of high quality, Italian wool blazers for women.


04 April 2016 01:17:00

Dental Alumni Weekend

henry schein

This past weekend, we welcomed over 250 dental alumni, staff and students to Dental Alumni Weekend 2016!

04 March 2016 13:37:00

Scrum Down

Robb Tagg Rugby

One of the most important events in King’s Rugby calendar is the Rob Tagg Memorial Match.

10 February 2016 13:40:00

2016 New Year's Honours list

David Cowan

King’s is delighted to announce that a number of King’s Alumni have been recognised in the 2016 New Year’s Honours list.

14 January 2016 13:42:00

King's 2029

King's 2029 Vision

King’s has always been a changemaker. Now take a look at our King’s 2029 vision as we continue our journey to make the world a better place.

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