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KUSU Anger over Tax on Student Housing

February 14, 2012


KUSU ANGER OVER TAX ON STUDENT HOUSING Kingston University Students’ Union has today (14th February 2012) reacted to Kingston Council’s consultation on HMO additional licensing. The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council (RBK) is currently consulting on adding licensing requirements for Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs). Houses in Multiple Occupancy are homes that are […]

Don’t Drink and Drown…!

December 12, 2011


Everyone loves a good night out with friends. For many this will almost certainly consist of some drinks in the town centre and some pranks and a few hilarious moments. We are lucky enough to live in a town that is leafy, green and has a certain charm to it, along with the second largest […]

A New Year: A New KU?

October 13, 2011


Well the academic year has quite firmly started. Fresher’s week now feels like it was months ago and I am once again feeling the pressure that the return of students brings to a student officer… Giving induction talks to students is one of my favourite parts of fresher’s weeks. You walk into a large lecture […]

Employability at Kingston

July 27, 2011


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Statement from the Council on River Safety

July 22, 2011


I met today with leader of the Council of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames – Councillor Derek Osbourne, to discuss river safety further following the tragic death of friend and law student Niall Pawsey. Councillor David Ryder Mills, tabled the following question to Mr Osbourne in the Council meeting on 5th July: Following […]

Opportunities from the Land of the Long White Cloud?

July 13, 2011


Shortly I will be off to New Zealand on a trip I have wanted to conduct for a long time. Most of my mother’s side of the family emigrated to New Zealand over 20 years ago and two of my grandparents ended their lives out there in what they saw as a better lifestyle. For […]

Open Letter to the Dean of the New SEC Faculty on the merger

May 12, 2011


Dear Professor Sim, I am writing to you today to outline some of the many concerns that are felt by the student body at Kingston, as to the merger of the three faculties into the new faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. I have received countless emails and spoken to many students who are not […]