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Kingston University_Campus

Location: Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE

Country: United Kingdom

Near by Big City: Kingston upon Thames

About University: The University of Salford is just a mile and a half from Manchester city centre's endless bars, clubs, shops, and fabulous galleries and museums. There are more than 20,000 students and the university is renowned for its friendly atmosphere. Courses are created with future careers in mind and there are some interesting options to choose from. There are plans to revitalise the campus with new student accommodation, a new arts building, and more green spaces.

An ambitious investment programme is under way, costing £123m and running till 2018. Kingston's new business school was opened in April 2012.

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The building contains teaching rooms and break-out spaces, and has strong environmental credentials, achieving a BREEAM rating of excellent. The atrium boasts dozens of flat screens and sofas, and a glass roof.

The new Dame Elizabeth Esteve-Coll Centre, a learning resources centre that is part of an £11m improvement programme at the University's Knights Park campus, opened in April 2012. It includes refurbished studio space, an upgraded reception and gallery area, and external landscaping. The centre incorporates an access technology room for disabled students and bookable student seminar rooms with media equipment for presentations.

Bursaries: For the year 2015-16, there are 420 bursaries of £2,000 available to students who are the first in their family to go to university, provided they meet certain criteria. For more details, visit kingston.ac.uk/bursaries

Accommodation: The university is able to offer self-catering accommodation to most first-years (including international students) who make Kingston their firm choice through Ucas and international postgraduates. All other applicants, including international students, will be offered accommodation subject to availability. 2015-16 weekly self-catering prices are £111.25 to £280 a week (university-provided).

Ranking: 97

Admission Requirement*:

UG: Standard XII – 70%-75% in overall grade (depending on the board).

PG: Bachelors degree with minimum 60% overall.

IELTS Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in all bands)

Fees Range: Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,300 GBP to 18,900 GBP.

*Conditions apply.