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Kingston University achieves Small Business Charter Award

Kingston Business School is celebrating after achieving a Small Business Charter award in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise. The Small Business Charter Award scheme - of which Kingston Business School is a trailblazing member - recognises universities which have, between them, already helped 4,700 students to find work placements in Britain's...

13 June 2014Read More

Kingston University lecturer's business initiative lands her National Teaching Fellowship award

A Kingston Business School academic's industry-based teaching approach has led to her being awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship from the Higher Education Academy. Nominees for what has become one of the most coveted awards in higher education underwent a rigorous application process to demonstrate their ongoing commitment to teaching excellence. Dr Deborah Anderson, an associate...

13 June 2014Read More

PhD in Business receives EPAS accreditation

Last week it was announced that our PhD in Business has received 3 years EPAS accreditation. Professor George Saridakis the Director of the Doctoral programme commented: ' Our efforts, enthusiasm, collaborative spirit, organisation and research achievements have been well received from the panel, and I am confident that we can work together towards a 5-year accreditation the next time....

23 May 2014Read More

Second year student wins prestigious national award

The president of the Kingston Entrepreneurs society and second year Business student, Gabby Cartwright (pictured left) won the prestigious ‘President of the Year’ award given by National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE). The winner was chosen from a pool of various society presidents from across the UK for their hard work this year. Gabby had this to say on her award...

06 May 2014Read More

CIPD approval across all HRM programmes

Kingston Business School has had a long standing relationship with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). Having previously been a Centre of Excellence, the news of our CIPD approval now ranging from undergraduate level through to postgraduate level fully completes the picture. Sunitha Narendran, head of the Department of Management had this to say about the news ‘The CIPD...

18 April 2014Read More

Kingston University produces more graduate start-up companies than any other higher education institution in United Kingdom for fifth year running

Kingston University has topped the tables for graduate start-ups for the fifth year running, according to data released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. The University's entrepreneurial expertise has seen off competition from 150 higher education institutions across the United Kingdom, after it helped its business-minded alumni get 270 companies off the ground in 2012/13 – up from 201...

15 April 2014Read More

Kingston places 4th in the final of the Universities Business Challenge

There were over 300 teams to begin with, out of whom ten made it to the final which took place at IBM’s office on the South Bank. The central theme throughout the semi-finals and the final rounds focused around ‘Innovation for growth’ with many students finding their inspiration through being surrounded by the innovative and creatively unique culture of IBM.  The activities brought out a...

27 March 2014Read More

Visiting scholar arrives for six week stay at the Small Business Research Centre

A senior lecturer in Finance from the University of Seville, María-José Palacín-Sánchez, has arrived for a six week stay to continue further research into a comparison of Spanish SMEs and their capital structure within different European countries including the UK. Maria’s work has been previously published in the prestigious journal of ‘Small Business Economics’ and has presented her work at a...

27 March 2014Read More

Many of Osborne's headline budget measures will have little impact and will soon be forgotten, according to Kingston academic

As Britain reacts to George Osborne's budget, a Kingston academic says that, with an election looming, the motive for many of the Chancellor's 'give-aways' is purely political. Some of Osborne's measures were simply about playing to the gallery, Dr Emmanouil Noikokyris, a senior lecturer in accounting and finance, warned. "Cutting beer duty by one pence a pint and slashing bingo duty to ten...

20 March 2014Read More

Team of business and law students reach national final of the Universities Business Challenge

It has been a successful year so far for Kingston at the Universities Business Challenge (UBC). The end of February saw an excellent result from the first of two teams that made it through to the semi-finals, achieving third overall and winning the separate Innovation prize. This month, we are proud to announce more good news. The second team, made up jointly of Kingston Business School and...

19 March 2014Read More

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