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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

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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.

Supporting cancer research

Read the story of Dianne Roberts, and her the determination to fulfil her husband's wish to help others in the same situation.  


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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