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Georgian Papers Programme
22/03/2017

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

A legacy for GKT RFC
22/03/2017

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
22/03/2017

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

King’s ranked 11th in THE international rankings
02/03/2017

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
02/03/2017

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
02/02/2017

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
01/02/2017

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
30/01/2017

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
17/01/2017

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
03/01/2017

Christmas Expeditions

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

Festivities at King's
03/01/2017

Festive Kings

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

King's in the US
17/12/2016

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
15/12/2016

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
13/12/2016

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
06/12/2016

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
05/12/2016

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
18/11/2016

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

Student cover star
17/11/2016

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

A family tribute
13/11/2016

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
13/11/2016

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
13/11/2016

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
11/11/2016

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
10/11/2016

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
26/10/2016

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
06/10/2016

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

King's alumni poets
06/10/2016

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

No smoke without fire
03/10/2016

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

King's Spotify playlist
29/09/2016

Spotify

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
08/09/2016

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

Supporting students
02/09/2016

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

King’s climbs rankings
30/08/2016

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
30/08/2016

Rio 2016

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

Gemma Peters interview
09/08/2016

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
08/08/2016

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
01/08/2016

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
01/08/2016

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

Top tips for graduating dentists
31/07/2016

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
31/07/2016

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
27/07/2016

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

My Second Best Bed
12/07/2016

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
04/07/2016

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

Russell Goulbourne interview
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
16/06/2016

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
15/06/2016

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
15/06/2016

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
04/04/2016

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
04/04/2016

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
04/03/2016

henry schein

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

Scrum Down
10/02/2016

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
14/01/2016

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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