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Dentistry at King's ranked first in the world

We are delighted to share that Dentistry at King's has been ranked first in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

Fastest British woman Dina visits King's 'Walk of Fame'

Dina Asher-Smith, Britain's fastest woman, recently visited her new window on the Strand alumni display.

Celebrating the women of your global alumni community

In honour of International Women's Day, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of our amazing alumnae.

King's in the news – round-up of February 2020

Research from King’s College London and Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals makes headlines around the world.

Celebrating alumni recognised in the 2020 New Year Honours

Did you go to university with one of the 16 alumni honoured by the Queen?

An interview with Maureen Duffy

In celebration of LGBT+ History month, Maureen Duffy shares insights into her time at King's and writing her first novel.

In Service to society

Learn more about how we are serving our local communities at King's.

My mentoring experience: Rita Kakati-Shah

Rita Kakati-Shah (Mathematics & Management, 2001) talks to us about why mentoring is so valuable and how King's Connect can help.

You Recommend - Anna Pastukhova-Petrenko

Anna Petrenko

Alumna and science writer Anna Pastuhova-Petrenko shares her recommendations.

Your alumni blog: Gurpreet Kharay on going vegan

Going vegan isn't a foolproof way to be healthier, but we shouldn't ignore the benefits, says alumna Gurpreet Kharay.

Hillary Clinton and Julia Gillard launch new event series

Hillary Clinton

Catch up on live coverage as Hillary Clinton joined Julia Gillard in conversation to launch a new event series.

King's in the News - round up of December 2019

Climate campaigners

Research from King’s College London and Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals makes headlines around the world.

Why I support King's: the gift of hope

Monica and Simon

We talk to Dr Monica Malik about about the importance of education, giving back, and why she has set up a scholarship for refugees.

Catching up with an award winner


We spoke to Onyinye Udokporo, winner of the inaugural ‘King’s Future Alumnus or Alumnae of the Year' award.

We met at King's

We met at King's

Dr Paul Scott Collinson and Monica Deacy met at our annual Geographers’ Walk at Alumni Weekend in 2009.

Living Abroad – Spotlight on: Ukraine


Iryna Iarema is an expert in environmental policy as well as CBRN security and risk mitigation.

Advice from an expert: a thriving brand and business

Prick store

Gynelle Leon had ambitions to become a forensic scientist, but her hobby in floral design grew into something bigger.

Setting students on their path to success


In the last issue of InTouch, we met Midwifery student Isobelle, who told us about the financial challenges she faced while studying at King’s.

King's in the news – round-up of November 2019

Hillary Clinton with Julia Gillard

Research from King’s College London and Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals makes headlines around the world.

What I've learned: a changing Europe

Anand speaks to InTouch about the challenges the UK faces as the Brexit deadline moves closer.

DNA: the life force of the planet

Following in the footsteps of Franklin and Gosling, King’s continues to lead the way at the forefront of DNA research.

Getting to the heart of the matter

Here at King’s, we are working to improve outcomes for cardiology patients.

Entrepreneurs market: where art meets tech

Olga Kravchenko tells us about studying at King’s, the King’s20 entrepreneurship programme, and bringing her first product to launch.

King's in the news – round-up of October 2019

Research from King’s College London and Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals makes headlines around the world.

King's Civic Leadership Academy Launches


New programme supports students to become the civic leaders of tomorrow.

Our students and graduates need you

Share your experience and develop your leadership skills by mentoring.

Nobel King’s: Twelve laureates who defined their generation

We take a look at the twelve Nobel laureates who have passed through King's doors.

King’s in the news - round-up of June 2019

The Queen

Research from King’s College London and Guy’s, St Thomas’ and King’s College Hospitals makes headlines around the world.

Leading London: Anne-Marie Canning, MBE

Find out how Anne-Marie is creating opportunities for students at King's.

Educating women at King’s

In the late nineteenth century, King’s was at the forefront of expanding education to women.

Widening participation for students

King’s K+ is a two-year programme for students from underrepresented groups to support them through their university application process.

It is our alumni who define us

An intimate crowd gathered at the Great Hall to recognise some of our best and brightest alumni and future alumnus.

Thank you for joining us on our tour of China

Read the highlights of our amazing trip to Shanghai and Beijing. 

New King's Connect Mentoring Platform Launched

A mentor can make a big difference in your career 

Paying it forward

Inspired as a teen to pursue a career in law, Malcolm Swift (Law, 1969) overcame many barriers to take his place at King’s.

In service to society - celebrating our volunteers

Giving back to society and to our King’s community is an important part of our ethos.

AI: One of society’s great opportunities or the next big threat to privacy and control?

Three King's professors debate the impact of AI.

Leading London: Anne-Marie Canning, MBE

Read our interview with Anne-Marie to learn how she is leading in London to create opportunities for young people.

Living Abroad - Spotlight on Shanghai

Over the last ten years, the King’s alumni group in China has quickly grown from a relatively small number of alumni to the 3,500+ members that we have today.

Then & Now, Writers at Work


Maureen Duffy FKC (English, 1956) and Sabrina Mahfouz (Classics 2005), two writers seperated by half a century.

Four top tips for becoming the ideal job candidate in China

China has an incredibly competitive job market. Here are our top tips to help you stand out and get that position.

The cultural community at King’s and beyond

Including the flagship King’s Artists in Residence programme, which generates new and thought-provoking approaches to research.

The art of wellbeing

Featuring ground-breaking King’s research projects including how drumming can benefit those with autism.

King's in the news - round-up of April 2019

From King’s recently being ranked fifth in the world for social and economic impact by Times Higher Education, to the middle-aged academic who knows his grime lyrics.

King's makes a real impact on Global Day of Service

Read about the amazing volunteering activitites staff, students and alumni took part in.

Two fantastic alumnae visit King's 'Walk of Fame'

Alumnae Susan Gilchrist FKC (English, 1987) and Harriet Green OBE (Medieval History, 1983) both returned to King's to visit their new windows on the Strand alumni display.

King's alumni award winners 2019

Announcing 2019's winners. We recognise students and alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, civic leadership or service.

King's in the news - round-up of March 2019

From Her Majesty the Queen’s visit to Bush House to the benefits of running marathons in your eighties, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you.

Q&A Corner: Andreia Trigo

Andreia Trigo (MSc, Advanced Practice (Leadership) 2016) is a specialist nurse, NLP coach, and award-winning business owner. She is the founder of Sedate UK and InFertile Life.

The royal opening of Bush House

On Tuesday 19 March, Her Majesty The Queen and HRH The Duchess of Cambridge opened Bush House.

King's alumni Award winners 2019

Announcing 2019's winners. We recognise students and alumni who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement, civic leadership or service.

The people who lent their names to buildings at King’s

Who was Sir Ivison Macadam? What is Virginia Woolf’s connection to King’s? We did some digging to find out.

The people who lent their names to buildings at GKT

Who was Evelina? Why do we have a campus named after St Thomas Becket? We did some digging to find out.

How to grow your professional network

Top tips on how to kickstart your career from alumni working at Morgan Stanley, PEOPLE Consulting and LinkedIn.

King's in the news - round-up of February 2019

From the rationale behind kidnap negotiations to the health benefits of skipping breakfast, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you.

Celebrating King's LGBT History

We take a look at some of the King’s alumni who helped change public attitudes to LGBT issues.

King's Global Day of Service 2019

Want to make a big difference in your community? Join your fellow alumni this March in volunteering and service events.

King’s in the news - round-up of January 2019

From self-driving Martian robots to expert insights on the Brexit process, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you.

Alumni recognised in New Year Honours 2019

18 King's alumni from a diverse range of fields have been recognised in the 2019 New Year Honours.

Alumni discount for new King’s gym on the Strand

Memberships allow access to three King’s Sport gyms, including the brand-new gym on the Strand campus.

Seeking Sanctuary

Sanctuary Scholarships have given two King's students the education they never thought they would have.

Living abroad: Spotlight on New York

We speak to Eveline Chang-Fritsch (MA Cultural & Creative Industries, 2005) about life and work in the 'Big Apple'.

Eight great King’s gifts for that special someone in your life

From top reads to stylish sports gear, your King’s community has you covered this Christmas.

King's in the news - round up of November 2018

From the #MeToo movement’s arrival in India to how video games are effecting our eyesight, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you.

Michael Morpurgo Recommends

The King's alumnus and British author, best known for novels such as 'War Horse', shares his top recommendations.

Why I support King's - A life remembered

The legacy of Dr Alexandros Petersen (War Studies, 2006) continues thanks to a scholarship set up in his memory.

Building a healthy society: A tradition of service

Looking at the ground-breaking innovations that have emerged from GKT hospitals and the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care.

Inside King's: Tackling young people's mental health problems

King’s is at the forefront of bringing societal change in mental health, especially among children and young people.

The next big thing is already happening

Dr Alberto Recordati (Biochemistry, 1977) shares his learnings in business and life.

King's Debate: is CSR dead?

Do businesses now need to do something more radical to have a positive impact on society?

King's Impact: Service in the community

How King's is helping to shape and transform communities and societies across the world.

King's in the news - round up of October 2018

From a new project researching the neuroscience behind entrepreneurship to the best foods to eat to get a good night’s sleep.

Why you should join your local alumni group

Kathryn (Kay) Floyd (MA War Studies, 2006) explains the benefits of joining your local alumni group.

Representing students for more than a century

King’s Student Union made the move to its new home in Bush House in 2018. We take a look back at the origins of this long-lived institution.

A timeline of King's poets

We've highlighted just a few of the brilliant poets to have passed through our doors over the years.

King’s in the news - round-up of September 2018

Including the medieval history of science fiction to a £1 million boost to student mental health research.

Supporting students when times get hard

King’s hardship fund, in part funded by donations from alumni, helps support students in financial difficulties.

Recognising outstanding alumni

The King's Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019 will celebrate our most dedicated, innovative and inspirational alumni.

King’s new study into anxiety and depression

Researchers at King’s are aiming to recruit 40,000 people in England who have been diagnosed with anxiety and, or, depression to take part in future research.

King’s in the news - round-up of August 2018

Including Dina Asher-Smith’s gold medal treble at the European Championships and whether alcohol abstinence later in life can cause dementia.

A gift to future students

How Helen Hudson's legacy gift is having a direct impact on the lives of students today.

Making a difference to global health outcomes

Global Health Partnerships

King's Global Health Partnerships are working with partners around the world to improve health care.

Securing our understanding of Greek culture

Hadrian's Temple

A major contribution to the world’s understanding of Greek history and culture has come from teaching and research at King’s. 

King’s in the news - round-up of July 2018

From the staff named as NHS standout stars to whether solid food helps babies sleep better, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you.

You will always be Forever King’s

You will always be part of our global alumni community. Continue your journey with us!

Cardiology research


A skiing challenge in France’s Méribel Valley recently raised £192,000 for Professor Mike Marber’s innovative heart attack diagnostic test.

King’s Business School alumni breakfasts

In our second alumni breakfast event, Juliane Reinecke asks what have we learnt since the Rana Plaza disaster?

Alumni recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours list

King’s is delighted that 18 of our alumni have been recognised in the 2018 Queen’s birthday honours list.

King’s in the News - round-up of June 2018

From a record-breaking grant for autism research to free courses helping refugees learn English, we share few recent news stories.

Distinguished Alumni Awards 2018 round-up

We take a look at the inaugural King's Distinguished Alumni Awards which took place at Bush House in May.

The role of academia in the ‘post-truth’ era

Dr Heather Williams shares her experience of working in policy and academia and how King’s has shaped her research.

Philosophy triumphs at Alumni Weekend debate

This years' Alumni Weekend featured a programme of enlightening discussion including a compelling debate.

King's in the news - May

From the King’s professor defying ageing to the similarities between Trump’s presidency and Boris Yeltsin’s premiership.

Spotlight on Greece

King’s has a Greek community of over 2,000, with over 1,000 alumni based in Athens.

We met at King's – A Classical Romance

Diana and Brian Sparkes met on their first day at King’s and will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary in 2019.

Breaking new ground in mental health research

King’s research is changing the way we understand mental health. In this longer article we highlight just some of the revolutionary work being undertaken by the university and its health partners.

Remembering a great King’s engineer

Tower Bridge is a symbol of London known throughout the world. But many do not know that King’s engineers created its iconic ‘drawbridge’-style movement.

Mental health awareness

We caught up with Dr Benjamin Baig, Senior Lecturer at the IoPPN, King’s College London.

Breaking Boundaries

InTouch celebrates the King's women who have made an impact across the globe.

Farrah Storr Recommends

Alumna Farrah Storr, Editor-in-Chief of Cosmopolitan shares some of her favourite things.

Making Slippers Cool

We caught up with King’s Distinguished Alumni Award winner Ankur Shah (Law, 2003) to discuss the success of his Mahabis slipper brand and the importance of quality downtime.

King's Debate: Positive Action

King’s Debate: Positive action – the best way to break through the glass ceiling

Are organisational initiatives such as positive action key to helping women and under-represented groups finally break the glass ceiling?

Reggie's modern facelift

Many generations of King’s students have cherished their mascot, Reggie the Lion, since he was brought to King’s in 1923. But how do King’s students picture their mascot nowadays?

Performing at the top

The Performance Athlete programme at King’s offers financial sponsorship and support to students who compete in their chosen sport at the highest level. Find out about the sporting successes of King's alumni.

What's on at Alumni Weekend

Tickets are now on sale for King’s 15th annual Alumni Weekend, taking place 8 – 10 June 2018 and offering an exceptional programme of talks, tours and food and drink in the heart of London.

King's in the news - April

From the launch of a new Global Institute for Women’s Leadership to what an ancient finger bone can tell us about humanity’s journey out of Africa, we’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you in case you missed them.

The history of Bush House

Read the history of this iconic building.

King's in the news - March

A selection of the King’s research stories hitting the headlines in March.

Hipster Statues at Bush House

You may have noticed that the two handsome chaps above the grand entrance to our iconic Bush House have had a bit of a makeover

Supporting Global Female Leadership

King’s has launched the Global Institute for Women’s Leadership, chaired by The Hon Julia Gillard AC, the only woman to have served as prime minister of Australia.

Why do we like to be scared?

We caught up with King’s alumnae about their love of horror films and what attracts people to the genre.

Dental Alumni Weekend 2018

Earlier in March, we welcomed alumni, staff and students to Dental Alumni Weekend 2018.

Brilliant alumnae

Read about some of the world-changing achievements of some of our brilliant alumnae. 

King's in the news - February

A selection of the King’s research stories hitting the headlines in February.

A boost for your start-up


The Entrepreneurship Institute aims to develop entrepreneurial thinking, skills and experiences amongst King’s students, staff and alumni. 

The Brexit impact on the NHS

Hear from a panel of experts from King’s College London who discuss the repercussions that Britain’s departure from the EU will have on the NHS.

Guy's and St Thomas' Print

How would you like to own a beautiful print to remember your alma mater?

King's in the news - January

King’s research makes headlines around the world. We’ve selected a few recent stories to share with you in case you missed them.

Art at Guy's Cancer Centre

The Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital has an ambitious arts programme that aims to transform the experience for patients being treated for cancer.

Do you blog or vlog?

Do you have something to say? We’re looking for alumni bloggers and story-tellers to be among the first to contribute to our new alumni community blog (coming spring 2018!)

New Bishop of London

Our congratulations go out to The Right Reverend Dame Sarah Mullally DBE, who was elected the 133rd Bishop of London on 25 January 2018.

From King's to Sierra Leone

Kenn Bannister

King’s alumnus Lt Col Kenn Bannister (MA Defence Studies, 2010) is fundraising in honour of the King’s Sierra Leone Partnership.

Devotion to Higher Education

Read about the achievements of Lord Sutherland of Houndwood KT FKC, former Principal of King’s College London, who recently passed away.

Sharing medical knowledge

Alumna Dr Sonia Akrimi (Medicine, 2009) is passionate about global healthcare, and spent the last year in Africa as a Senior Fellow with the Zambia Anaesthesia Development Program (ZADP).

2018 New Year's Honours

King’s is delighted that 19 of our alumni have been recognised in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

Dental Alumni Weekend 2018

Dental Alumni Weekend 2018, a perfect opportunity to catch up with your GKT peers.

University Talent

The King’s Talent Bank is a great way of connecting King’s students and recent graduates with managers who have temporary job roles to offer. 

A long walk to the South Pole

Alumna Ghazala Ahmad-Mear takes part in the first polar expedition in history to use only renewable energy!

King's through the years

Enjoy a journey on memory lane with some stories from our alumni archives.

Become a mentor in 2018

Find out how you could share your skills by joining the King's Leadership Mentoring Programme.

Soundtracks to your studies

Which song brings you back to your lectures, days studying….or even nights out?

GKT through the years 

Take a trip down memory lane with some stories from our alumni archives.

Big data insights

The new King’s Business School hosted its first alumni breakfast event.

A smart way to fight cancer

fight cancer headline

We took a look back at the life and times of our very own Reggie the Lion, the King’s alumni mascot.

Reggie's Top Five Memories

Singapore skyline

We took a look back at the life and times of our very own Reggie the Lion, the King’s alumni mascot.

King's choir new CD release

kcl choir

The Choir of King’s College London has been busy recording their new CD, Brahms's An English Requiem.

King's Alumni US Tour 2017

We brought together US alumni for three nights of exclusive guest speakers, networking and catching up with university peers, as part of the King’s US Tour.

Inside King's

Professor 'Funmi Olonisakin discusses the challenges faced by a leading international university.

Learn a new language

learn a new language headline

As part of the King’s alumni community, you’re invited to use a 25% discount on one of our language courses.

Getting to know Jo Brand

Jo shared a few of her favourite things and recommendations with us, take a look at what drives one of Britain best loved comedians.

King's in the news

Read how King’s made headlines around the world during November 2017 in this small selection of news stories.

Spotlight on Singapore

In our latest edition of InTouch magazine, we shone a light on our fantastic alumni community over in Singapore.

Advice from the experts

Dr Lama Al Sulaiman (PhD Nutrition, 2004) is an alumna, mother of four, cancer survivor and Saudi Arabian business woman. Hear her talk about breaking the glass ceiling in the Middle East

King's Impact

Learn more about the Widening Participation programme and how it's opening the door to education for promising students.

World Academic Summit

King’s played host to the largest ever Times Higher Education World Academic Summit.

New Year at King's

Watch the famous fireworks from the terrace at Bush House.

King's rises in the ranking

King's rises four places in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Alumni Anthems: 1967

Celebrating 50 years since the class of 1967 graduated with some of our music from the year!

Pankaj Chandak on innovation in surgery

How To Be Innovative

Watch King’s alumnus Pankaj Chandak (Medicine, 2001) deliver a keynote speech to the Royal Institution.

King’s launches the PLuS Alliance

King’s College London, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney and Arizona State University are form a new international partnership

Alumni Anthems: 1967

Celebrating 50 years since the class of 1967 graduated with some of our music from the year!

We met at King’s: Our year in London

In the latest of our We met at King’s series, we take you across the pond to tell the story of Julie and Peter Hendrickson.

Birthday Honours 2017

A number of King’s alumni and staff have been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Dr Aron Harilela honoured

Harilela event

Hong Kong-based businessman Dr Aron Harilela, Chairman and CEO of Harilela Hotels Ltd, is the first major funder of King’s Business School. 

65 years on from Photo 51

Photo 51

Sixty five years ago this year, King’s PhD student Raymond Gosling took a photograph under the supervision of Rosalind Franklin.

The Learning Station Project

Two students at King’s are helping change the lives of refugees through language teaching, made possible thanks to support from the King’s Community Fund.

Inside the Gordon Museum

Bill Edwards

We dig deep with the curator of the Gordon Museum of Pathology on Guy's Campus, Bill Edwards.

Brexit: one year on

EU Referendum

King’s experts are reflecting on the historic vote to leave the EU, one year on. 

Maker's Mark

Cynthia Salim

We catch up with alumna Cynthia Salim (MA Human Values and Contemporary Global Ethics, 2011).

Alumni Blog: Venetia Welby

Venetia Welby tells us about her journey to becoming a published author.

Nursing ranked best in UK

King's Nursing students

The Faculty placed third in the global ranking of universities compiled by analysts from QS.

Celebrating 20 years of the IoPPN

Celebrating 20 Years of the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Winning the battle against cancer

A look at the outstanding cancer care that Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is giving to the thousands of patients who visit each week.

King's20 Accelerator

The King's20 accelerator is a year-long business accelerator programme hosted by the King’s Entrepreneurship Institute.

Alumnus Alvin Yeo honoured

Alumnus Alvin Yeo has been honoured at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2017

Then & Now

We explore the journeys some of the university’s best known societies have taken over the years.

The future of fashion

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

Alumni Anthems

The songs of your student years!


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

King's Asia Pacific Tour

Three key insights.

Treading the boards

A chat with King’s Alumni Theatre Society.

Prince Harry visits King’s

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

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.

KCLEA Annual Lecture


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

Georgian Papers Programme

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

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).

On the road to success

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Festivities at King's

Festive Kings

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

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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. 

Innovators, rain or shine

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

Student cover star

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

A family tribute

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

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!

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.

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. 

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.

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.  

King's CASE Award

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

King's alumni poets

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

No smoke without fire

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

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. 

King's expertise recognised

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

Supporting students

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

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.

King's at Rio 2016

Rio 2016

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

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.

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.

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.

King's in the USA

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

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.

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.

Alumni Weekend 2016

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

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.

On the road to Rio

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

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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.


Dental Alumni Weekend

henry schein

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

Scrum Down

Robb Tagg Rugby

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

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.

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