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HSC pre-course

Welcome to the Health and Social Care Pre-Course Information website

Kingston Hill Campus

We are pleased that you will be joining us in September to embark on your studies at Kingston University. We have put together some important information to help with your course preparation. Please do read information pertaining to your course and the DBS & Occupational Health guidance carefully as there are some actions you will need to take now.

For your information the course start dates are:

MSW Social Work – Monday 3 September 2018

BSc’s and MSc’s in Nursing, BSc’s and PGDips in Midwifery, BA Social Work & BA Working with Children & Young People students –
Monday 17 September 2018

We look forward to meeting you in September. In the meantime, if you do have any questions, please get in touch by emailing preregadmissions@kingston.ac.uk quoting your Kingston ID or telephone us on 020 8417 5735.

Best wishes

Health & Social Care Admissions Team

Kingston University

 

THINGS TO DO

Refer to your individual programmes and the checklist provided for what you need to be doing now and preparing for in your studies.

However, ALL students must complete and return (where appropriate) the following:

  1. Occupational Health questionnaire & GP report
  2. DBS application
  3. Submit outstanding original qualification certificates
  4. All other forms – refer to your specific course for a full list
  5. Complete online enrolment – mid-late August

 

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Welcome from Year 1 Area Lead

Dear Student

BSc (Hons) NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

INTAKE DATE: 17 SEPTEMBER 2018

On behalf of the staff of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, I would like to welcome you to the Faculty. It is a very interesting and exciting time to be entering the nursing profession and I hope that you find your time with us to be both stimulating and satisfying.

Students commencing their BSc (Hons) Registered Nurse course in September 2018 will qualify in the year 2021 and the Faculty will make every effort to ensure that you are well prepared both academically and clinically to meet the challenges that will be presented to the healthcare professions in the future.

In this website, you will find information concerning the start of the course and forms which require completion prior to the course.

Please read all information carefully and refer to the timetable in this section which details your induction activities. All sessions will take place in your induction week will be held on the Kingston Hill Campus (see map).

The key sessions are:

Monday 17 September
This is the first day of the programme.

Tuesday 18 September
All new University students are expected to participate in Essential Welcome Activities. Sessions run from 10.00am to 6.00pm. You will be able to select your own subjects by booking online in August. You will be sent information about this towards the end of August.

Wednesday 19 September
Enrolment, Course Administration and Uniform Fitting occur on this day and attendance is mandatory. Please see the Enrolment and Administration timetable in this section about your individual timeslot.

You need to be available from 9.00 to 5.00pm on this date. Failure to attend these sessions will result in your start date being deferred to the next available cohort.

Thursday 20 September
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm
Venue: Lawley Lecture Theatre

Friday 21 September
Time: 9.00am – 12.00pm
Venue: Lawley Lecture Theatre

Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 September
Occupational Health appointments – venue and timings to be confirmed.

Please note that if you have been advised that we need to see your birth or educational certificates, or other documentation, you should forward these without delay for verification and return to you. Please scan and send these documents by email to preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk.

You should have received an occupational health form to complete by email. If you have not returned this to us, please do so as a matter of urgency as this may delay you joining the course. You should also have received an email about completing the DBS application online. If you have not received this information, please refer to the DBS & Occupational Health tabs for guidance on what you need to do or contact us at preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk quoting your Kingston ID or your UCAS Personal number.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735.

Kind Regards

Anne Ambridge

Senior Lecturer and Year One Lead

BSc Nursing Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
3 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
4 Return Placement Information form As soon as possible
5 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
6 Apply for Accommodation (if required) As soon as possible
7 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
8 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September
BSc Nursing Term Dates

BSc (Hons) NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

TERM DATES

Nursing and midwifery students have longer term dates than other students at the University. Students have only seven weeks annual leave per annum.

The term dates for 2018/19 are as follows:

Autumn Term
Monday 17 September 2018 – Friday 21 December 2018
(2 weeks holiday)

Spring Term
Monday 7 January 2019 – Friday 12 April 2019
(1 week holiday)

Summer Term
Monday 29 April 2019 – Friday 23 August 2019
(4 weeks holiday)

 

BSc Nursing Induction/Enrolment Timetable

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from Kingston University. This is sent at the end of August/beginning of September by email and will outline the process of completing Stage 1 enrolment which you will need to complete online.

Stage 2 enrolment will take place on Wednesday 19 September 2018 in the Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill. Details of your timeslot can be found on the enrolment timetable.

For Stage 1 (online) enrolment, you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining as well as uploading a passport style photograph. This is done via the online student information system (OSIS).

Please note this photograph will be used to issue your smartcard needed for your placements and must be an appropriate image. Any inappropriate images will be rejected and could potentially affect you from starting your placement.

It is extremely important that you enrol in OSIS prior to the Stage 2 enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

You will need to bring the following as proof of identity to the Stage 2 enrolment session on Wednesday 19 September.

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

PLUS

One passport sized photograph only if you have not uploaded your photo onto the online student information system (OSIS)

NHS Student Smart Card

You will be registered for your NHS Student Smart card during the enrolment session.

You will receive further communication via email detailing the requirements for the Smart Card applications in due course. Please ensure that you read and adhere to the instructions issued.

BSc Nursing Induction Week Timetable

BSc Nursing Enrolment Day Timetable

BSc Nursing Course Information

BSc (Hons) NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

COURSE INFORMATION

The 3 Year Pre-Registration Course in Nursing
On successful completion of the academic and practice elements of the programme, all students will be eligible to register on the NMC Professional Register of Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors and to be employed as Registered Nurses.

Academic Work and Nursing Practice Placements
Nursing practice experience will be gained in a variety of settings in the community, in hospitals and in the voluntary sector. The theoretical elements of the course which are based at the Kingston Hill Campus and the practice placement elements are undertaken in alternating blocks throughout the course. Placements will be in London, Surrey and Sussex and you will be expected to travel to areas to ensure you acquire the breadth of experiences required to complete your course.

Teaching of clinical skills involves the practice of certain skills on other students and allows others to practice on you. Clinical skills teaching takes place in mixed gender classes. As per the Student Learning Agreement, as a student nurse, you agree to participate in these classes.

Attendance
The pre-registration nursing programme is an attendance based course. In order to be eligible to be entered on to the Register of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on successful completion, you must complete the minimum number of hours required of both theoretical and practice learning.

Attendance for theory is normally Monday through to Friday from 9.00am through to 5pm but may also extend to 6pm. Practice learning attendance times may vary to reflect the 24-hour, 7-day week nature of the Registered Nurse’s work. You are likely to work a variety of shift patterns during your practice e.g. morning, evening, long days, nights and weekend shifts.

Holidays
HOLIDAYS DURING THE COURSE ARE AT FIXED TIMES as per the Course Plan, which will be given to you on commencement.

Timetables
Your personal timetable will be accessible online via the Online Student Information System (OSIS) and through the KingstonUni mobile app (on iOS and Android devices) or via the webapp (if using a PC, Windows Phone or Blackberry). If you have not already installed the KingstonUni mobile app, it can be downloaded here. These links and further guidance on understanding timetables are available from OSIS.

In order to access your timetable you need to have completed the first stage of enrolment on OSIS.

Please note that timetables are subject to change and you should note that this initial timetable will not include all sessions. You will be allocated to a tutor group following your enrolment. If you are trying to plan for childcare or holidays we would remind you that the nursing programmes are attendance based and you should be available at all times during the term times for the course.

Please check your timetable regularly to ensure that you have the most up to date information.

Smartphones/Tablet computers
Whilst having a smartphone and/or tablet computer is not a course requirement, mobile access to the electronic timetable and course materials will be much easier with one of these devices.

Travel
It is expected that excess costs of travelling to and from clinical placements will be reimbursable on a retrospective basis. Please visit www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/lsf to acquire further information and guidance.

Car Parking
Parking facilities vary between Faculty sites. You are advised to check whether you may park at any of the sites as parking is restricted to staff on some of them. Students may apply for a permit to park on the Kingston Hill site. No reserved spaces are available; parking is on a first come, first served basis.

There is a parking amnesty in the first few weeks of starting the programme so you do not need to obtain a car parking pass until the beginning of October. You can apply for a permanent car pass from the Main Reception in the Stable Block, Kingston Hill once you have your student identification card.

Professional Administration Services Information

BSc (Hons) NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: npo@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Tel: 020 8417 5739

The Practice Education Support Team are also based in room FL0004 and work with the academic staff to allocate appropriate placement opportunities to ensure you complete the breadth of experiences required for qualification.

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

BSc Nursing Placement Information
BSc Nursing Uniform Information

Each student will be dressed in a manner appropriate to the surroundings and at all times reflecting an appearance suitable to the nursing profession.

Uniform:
A uniform will be issued to all students. The uniform must be worn when in practice settings and must be kept clean and tidy. Only in previously agreed circumstances will non-uniform clothing be allowed in the practice setting.

Students are to provide their own flat black lace-up shoes and navy blue cardigan.

When in uniform:

  • Hair will be worn off the collar
  • Make-up and hairstyles should be discreet
  • No nail varnish will be worn
  • Only wedding rings and one stud earring per ear are permitted. Nose studs are not permitted, unless for religious reasons
  • Name badge may be worn in safe positions. No other badges are allowed.
  • Shoes must be black with low heels. Further guidance will be given on type of shoes when on programme
  • A fob-watch should be worn

The wearing of uniform in public places is not allowed except when travelling directly from home to place of work or vice-versa, when a raincoat must be worn at all times.

Useful Tip:
Any black lace up shoes that you buy should be comfortable as you may be on your feet for most of the day. Wear them in before you go on placement!

Non-standard Uniforms
Should particular dress need to be worn for religious reasons, the Admissions Tutor / Course Director should be contacted as soon as possible as any negotiations must take place in advance of the commencement of placements. Please discuss any concerns you have with the uniform outfitters on the first day of the programme.

Health and Safety and infection control measures are paramount and would normally supersede any dress code for religious purposes. Full exposure of the face in all practice and academic (e.g. classroom, skills / practical classes, assessments) settings is required. Head coverings are acceptable but individuals’ face must be exposed.

To ensure adequate communication and accurate identification, students must expose their face fully to patients / clients, colleagues, and staff in all practice and teaching contexts, Learning Resource Centres and examination rooms. This is important for the purpose of recognition by patients / clients and others within the University and practice areas. Students must understand that facial expression may be an important part of communication with patients / clients.

BSc Nursing Reading List
Invitation to Pre-Nursing Event 9 August

Pre-Nursing Event

Thursday 9 August from 5pm to 7pm
Business School Atrium
Kingston Hill Campus

We would like to invite you to our yearly Pre Nursing Event which will be held on Thursday 9 August 2018 between 5pm and 7 pm at the Kingston Hill Campus in the Business School Atrium.

Come and mingle with staff and students on our current programme.

There is the opportunity to experience a Taster Lecture, also the opportunity to win books to assist you on the Nursing Programme.  You need to be quick to book a place, so email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk  as soon as you can, please use the title for the email as Nursing Event.

We hope to see you at there.

Welcome from Course Director

Dear Student

MSc NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

INTAKE DATE: 17 SEPTEMBER 2018

On behalf of the Staff of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, I would like to welcome you to the Faculty.  It is a very interesting and exciting time to be entering the nursing profession, and I hope that you find your time with the Faculty to be both stimulating and satisfying.

Students commencing their MSc Nursing / Registered Nurse course in September 2018 will qualify in the year 2020, and the Faculty will make every effort to ensure that you are well prepared both academically and clinically to meet the challenges that will be presented to the healthcare professions in the future.

On this website, you will find enclosed information concerning the start of the course and forms which requires completion prior to the course. 

Please read all information carefully and refer to the induction and enrolment timetable in this section which details your induction activities. All sessions will take place in your induction week and will be held on the Kingston Hill campus (see map)

The key sessions are:

Monday 17 September
This is the first day of the programme.

Tuesday 18 September
All new University students are expected to participate in Essential Welcome Activities. Sessions run from 10.00 to 18.00 hrs. You will be able to select your own subjects by booking online in August.  You will be sent information about this towards the end of August.

Wednesday 19 September
Enrolment, Course Administration and Uniform Fitting occur on this day and attendance is mandatory. Please see the Enrolment timetable about your individual timeslot.

You need to be available from 09.00 to 17.00 hrs on this date.  Failure to attend these sessions will result in your start date being deferred to the next available cohort. 

Thursday 20 September
Time: 09.00 hrs
Venue:  Lawley Lecture Theatre
Kingston Hill Campus,
Kingston University, Kingston-upon-Thames

Friday 21 September
Time:   09.00 hrs
Venue:  Room KHFL0011
Kingston Hill Campus

Monday 25 September and Tuesday 26 September

Occupational Health appointments – venue and timings will be confirmed with you at the start of induction week.

Please note that if you have been advised that we need to see your birth or educational certificates, or other documentation, you should forward these without delay for verification and return to you.  Please scan and send these documents by email to preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

You should have received occupational health forms to complete by email. If you have not returned your occupational health please do so as a matter of urgency as this may delay you joining the course.  You should also have received an email about completing the DBS application online.

In addition to the above emails you will have been sent pre-course information and an RPL form to complete.

If you have not received this information, please refer to the pre-course information or RPL information within the MSc Nursing tab and the DBS and Occupational Health tabs for guidance on what you need to do or contact us at preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk.  Please remember to provide your UCAS Personal ID number or your Kingston ID number in all correspondence with the University.

If you have any queries arising from this letter or accompanying information, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735.

Kind regards

Louise Howard
Course Director MSc Nursing

MSc Nursing Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
3 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
4 Return the RPL Application form As soon as possible
5 Return Placement Information form As soon as possible
6 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
7 Apply for Accommodation (if required) As soon as possible
8 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
9 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September

Adult and Mental Health Nursing students will have been sent a pre-course information learning package.  Please look at the package and start to work through this as you will be going through some this both within your first module “Introduction to nursing for graduates” as well as within your personal tutor groups.

MSc Nursing Term Dates

MSc IN NURSING /REGISTERED NURSE

TERM DATES

Nursing and midwifery students have longer term dates than other students at the University.  Students have only seven weeks annual leave per annum.

The term dates for 2018/19 are as follows:

Autumn Term
Monday 17 September 2018 – Friday 21 December 2018
(2 weeks holiday)

Spring Term
Monday 7 January 2019 – Friday 12 April 2019
(1 week holiday)

Summer Term
Monday 22 April 2019 – Friday 26 July 2019
(4 weeks holiday)

Monday 26 August 2019 – Sunday 15 September 2019
(3 weeks Elective or Community Study – this is not holiday)

The course restarts on Monday 16 September 201

 

MSc Nursing Induction and Enrolment

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from Kingston University. This is sent at the end of August/beginning of September by email and will outline the process of completing Stage 1 enrolment which you will need to complete online.

Stage 2 enrolment will take place on Wednesday 19 September 2018 in the Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill. Details of your timeslot can be found on the enrolment timetable.

For Stage 1 (online) enrolment, you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining as well as uploading a passport style photograph. This is done via the online student information system (OSIS).

Please note this photograph will be used to issue your smartcard needed for your placements and must be an appropriate image. Any inappropriate images will be rejected and could potentially affect you from starting your placement.

It is extremely important that you enrol in OSIS prior to the Stage 2 enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

You will need to bring the following as proof of identity to the Stage 2 enrolment session on Wednesday 19 September.

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

PLUS

One passport sized photograph only if you have not uploaded your photo onto the online student information system (OSIS)

NHS Student Smart Card

You will be registered for your NHS Student Smart card during the enrolment session.

You will receive further communication via email detailing the requirements for the Smart Card applications in due course. Please ensure that you read and adhere to the instructions issued.

MSc Nursing Induction Week Timetable

MSc Nursing Enrolment Day Timetable

MSc Nursing Course Information

MSc IN NURSING

REGISTERED NURSE

COURSE INFORMATION SHEET

The 2 Year Pre-Registration Course in Nursing

On successful completion of the academic and practice elements of the programme, all students will be eligible to register on the NMC Professional Register of Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors and to be employed as Registered Nurses.

Academic Work and Nursing Practice Placements

Nursing practice experience will be gained in a variety of settings in the community, in hospitals and in the voluntary sector.  The theoretical elements of the course which are based at the Kingston Hill Campus and the practice placement elements are undertaken in alternating blocks throughout the course

Placements will be in London, Surrey and Sussex and you will be expected to travel to areas to ensure you acquire the breadth of experiences required to complete your course.

Teaching of clinical skills involves the practice of certain skills on other students and allows others to practice on you. Clinical skills teaching takes place in mixed gender classes.  As per the Student Learning Agreement, as a student nurse, you agree to participate in these classes.

Attendance

The pre-registration nursing programme is an attendance based course. In order to be eligible to be entered on to the Register of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on successful completion, you must complete the minimum number of hours required of both theoretical and practice learning.

Attendance for theory is normally Monday through to Friday from 09.00 hrs. through to 17.00 hrs. but may also extend to 18.00 hrs.  Practice learning attendance times may vary to reflect the 24-hour, 7-day week nature of the Registered Nurse’s work.  You are likely to work a variety of shift patterns during your practice e.g. morning, evening, long days, nights and weekend shifts.

Holidays

HOLIDAYS DURING THE COURSE ARE AT FIXED TIMES as per the Course Plan, which will be given to you on commencement. The term dates for this year are given in the term dates tab of this website.

Timetables

Your personal timetable will be accessible online via the Online Student Information System (OSIS) and through the KingstonUni mobile app (on iOS and Android devices) or via the webapp (if using a PC, Windows Phone or Blackberry). If you have not already installed the KingstonUni mobile app, it can be downloaded here. These links and further guidance on understanding timetables are available from OSIS.

In order to access your timetable you need to have completed the first stage of enrolment on OSIS.  You should be able to complete the first stage of enrolment from the beginning of September.

Please note that timetables are subject to change and you should note that this initial timetable will not include all sessions. You will be allocated to a tutor group following your enrolment.   If you are trying to plan for childcare or holidays we would remind you that the nursing programmes are attendance based and you should be available at all times during the term times for the course.

Please check your timetable regularly to ensure that you have the most up to date information.

Smartphones/Tablet computers

Whilst having a smartphone and/or tablet computer is not a course requirement, mobile access to the electronic timetable and course materials will be much easier with one of these devices.

Travel

It is expected that the excess costs of travelling to and from clinical placements will reimbursable by the Faculty on a retrospective basis. Please visit www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/lsf to acquire further information and guidance.

Car Parking

Parking facilities vary between Faculty sites.  You are advised to check whether you may park at any of the sites as parking is restricted to staff on some of them.  Students may apply for a permit to park on the Kingston Hill site.  No reserved spaces are available; parking is on a first come, first served basis.

There is a parking amnesty in the first few weeks of starting the programme so you do not need to obtain a car parking pass until the beginning of October.    You can apply for a permanent car pass from the Main Reception in the Stable Block, Kingston Hill once you have your student identification card.

Professional Administration Services Information

MSc NURSING – REGISTERED NURSE

PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATION SERVICES (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: npo@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Tel: 020 8417 5739

The Practice Education Support Team are also based in room FL0004 and work with the academic staff to allocate appropriate placement opportunities to ensure you complete the breadth of experiences required for qualification.

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

MSc Nursing Placement Information
MSc Nursing Uniform Information

Each student will be dressed in a manner appropriate to the surroundings and at all times reflecting an appearance suitable to the nursing profession.

Uniform:
A uniform will be issued to all students. The uniform must be worn when in practice settings and must be kept clean and tidy. Only in previously agreed circumstances will non-uniform clothing be allowed in the practice setting.

Students are to provide their own flat black lace-up shoes and navy blue cardigan.

When in uniform:

  • Hair will be worn off the collar
  • Make-up and hairstyles should be discreet
  • No nail varnish will be worn
  • Only wedding rings and one stud earring per ear are permitted. Nose studs are not permitted, unless for religious reasons
  • Name badge may be worn in safe positions. No other badges are allowed.
  • Shoes must be black with low heels. Further guidance will be given on type of shoes when on programme
  • A fob-watch should be worn

The wearing of uniform in public places is not allowed except when travelling directly from home to place of work or vice-versa, when a raincoat must be worn at all times.

Useful Tip:
Any black lace up shoes that you buy should be comfortable as you may be on your feet for most of the day. Wear them in before you go on placement!

Non-standard Uniforms
Should particular dress need to be worn for religious reasons, the Admissions Tutor / Course Director should be contacted as soon as possible as any negotiations must take place in advance of the commencement of placements. Please discuss any concerns you have with the uniform outfitters on the first day of the programme.

Health and Safety and infection control measures are paramount and would normally supersede any dress code for religious purposes. Full exposure of the face in all practice and academic (e.g. classroom, skills / practical classes, assessments) settings is required. Head coverings are acceptable but individuals’ face must be exposed.

To ensure adequate communication and accurate identification, students must expose their face fully to patients / clients, colleagues, and staff in all practice and teaching contexts, Learning Resource Centres and examination rooms. This is important for the purpose of recognition by patients / clients and others within the University and practice areas. Students must understand that facial expression may be an important part of communication with patients / clients.

MSc Nursing Reading List
Precourse information learning package (adult and mental health nursing)
Invitation to Pre-Nursing Event 9 August

Pre-Nursing Event

Thursday 9 August from 5pm to 7pm
Business School Atrium
Kingston Hill Campus

We would like to invite you to our yearly Pre Nursing Event which will be held on Thursday 9 August 2018 between 5pm and 7 pm at the Kingston Hill Campus in the Business School Atrium.

Come and mingle with staff and students on our current programme.

There is the opportunity to experience a Taster Lecture, also the opportunity to win books to assist you on the Nursing Programme.  You need to be quick to book a place, so email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk  as soon as you can, please use the title for the email as Nursing Event.

We hope to see you at there.

Welcome from Course Director

BSc (Hons) / PG Dip MIDWIFERY – REGISTERED MIDWIFE PROGRAMMES

INTAKE DATE:  17 September 2018

On behalf of the Staff of the Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education, I would like to welcome you to the Faculty.  It is a very interesting and exciting time to be entering the midwifery profession, and I hope that you find your time with the Faculty to be both stimulating and satisfying.

The Faculty will make every effort to ensure that you are well prepared both academically and clinically to meet the challenges that will be presented to the healthcare professions in the future.

To welcome you to the Department of Midwifery we have enrolled you onto a module in Canvas (our online learning environment) so you can get to know a little more about your community. Here you will find personal messages from the teaching teams as well as updates about what’s been happening recently to show some of the things you can get involved in on your journey to becoming a midwife whilst at Kingston.

Click on the link here: Becoming a Midwife

In addition to the Becoming a Midwife module please thoroughly review the tabs on this pre-course website where you will find information concerning the start of the course and forms which require completion prior to the course.

Please read all information carefully and refer to the timetable in this section which details your induction activities. All sessions will take place in your induction week will be held on the Kingston Hill Campus (see map).

The key sessions are:

Monday 17 September
This is the first day of the programme.  Please arrive between 09.30 and 10.00 hrs in Room DL0002 De Lissa Building at our Kingston Hill campus where Faculty staff will be ready to welcome you.  Please ensure that you report to a member of the team on your arrival.

Tuesday 18 September
All new University students are expected to participate in Essential Welcome Activities. Sessions run from 10.00am to 6.00pm. You will be able to select your own subjects by booking online in August. You will be sent information about this towards the end of August.

Wednesday 19 September
Enrolment and Uniform Fitting occur on this day and attendance is mandatory. Please see the Induction timetable in this section about your individual timeslot.

You need to be available from 10.00 to 17.00 on this date as the enrolment and uniform fitting sessions can take more than the allotted times so please allow extra waiting time to your day

Thursday 20 September
Time: 09.30 – 12.30
Venue: KHDL0005

Please note that if you have been advised that we need to see your birth or educational certificates, or other documentation, you should forward these without delay for verification and return to you. Please scan and send these documents by email to preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk.

You should have received an occupational health form to complete by email. If you have not returned this to us, please do so as a matter of urgency as this may delay you joining the course. You should also have received an email about completing the DBS application online. If you have not received this information, please refer to the DBS & Occupational Health tabs for guidance on what you need to do or contact us at preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk quoting your Kingston ID or your UCAS Personal number.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5732.

Kind Regards

Jane Forman
Senior Lecturer and Admissions Tutor

 

Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Attend Blood Test at St Georges’s on 7 August or arrange alternative appointment As soon as possible
3 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
4 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
5 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
6 Apply for Accommodation (if required) – St George’s accommodation As soon as possible
7 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
8 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September
Term Dates

Midwifery students have longer term dates than other students at the University.  Students have only seven weeks annual leave per annum.

The term dates for 2018/19 are as follows:

Three Year BSc and PgDip programmes

Autumn Term      Monday 17 September 2018 – Sunday 23 December 2018
(2 weeks holiday)

Spring Term        Monday 7 January 2019 – Sunday 14 April 2019
(2 weeks holiday) 

Summer Term     Monday 29 April 2019 – Sunday 4 August 2019
(3 weeks holiday)

The course restarts on 26 August 2019

 

85 week BSc and PgDip programmes for Registered Nurses

First Term           Monday 17 September 2018 – Sunday 28 July 2019

Second Term      Monday 29 July 2019 – Sunday 24 May 2020

Last day of the course is Sunday 31 May 2020

 

Induction and Enrolment – information and timetable

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from Kingston University. This is sent at the end of August/beginning of September by email and will outline the process of completing Stage 1 enrolment which you will need to complete online.

Stage 2 enrolment will take place on Wednesday 19 September 2018 in the Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill. Details of your timeslot can be found on the enrolment timetable.

For Stage 1 (online) enrolment, you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining as well as uploading a passport style photograph. This is done via the online student information system (OSIS).

It is extremely important that you enrol in OSIS prior to the Stage 2 enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

You will need to bring the following as proof of identity to the Stage 2 enrolment session on Wednesday 19 September.

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

PLUS

One passport sized photograph only if you have not uploaded your photo onto the online student information system (OSIS)

Midwifery Induction Timetable

 

Course Information

All midwifery courses will commence on 17 September 2018. On successful completion of the academic and practice programmes, all students will be eligible to register on the Nursing & Midwifery Council Professional Register of Nurses and Midwives and to be employed as Registered Midwives.

Academic Work and Midwifery Practice Placements

Midwifery practice experience will be gained in a variety of settings in the community, in hospitals and in the voluntary sector.  The theoretical elements of the course which are based mainly at the St George’s Campus and the practice placement elements are undertaken in blocks throughout the first year of the course

Placements will be in Epsom & St Helier, Kingston, St George’s and Croydon NHS Trusts, and the surrounding areas, as indicated on the Student Learning Contract.

Teaching of clinical skills involves the practice of certain skills on other students and allows others to practice on you. Clinical skills teaching takes place in mixed gender classes.  As per the Student Learning Contract, as a student midwife, you agree to participate in these classes.

Attendance

The pre-registration midwifery programmes are attendance based courses. In order to be eligible to be entered on to the Register of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) on successful completion, you must complete the minimum number of hours required of both theoretical and practice learning.

Attendance in the first year for theory is normally Monday through to Friday from 09.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs.  Practice learning attendance times may vary to reflect the 24-hour, 7-day week nature of the Registered Midwife’s work.  You are likely to work a variety of shift patterns during your practice e.g. morning, evening, night and weekend shifts.

As previously stated and is re-iterated in the Student Learning Contract it is essential that you attend on the first day of the course (17 September 2018), failure to do so will result in your start date being deferred to the next available cohort. 

Holidays

Holidays are during the course are at fixed times as per the course time-table, which will be given to you on commencement. Some flexibility is available but you would need to agree any variations with the Year Lead in advance. The term dates for this year are given on a separate sheet, enclosed.

Timetables

Your personal timetable will be accessible online via the Online Student Information System (OSIS) and through the KingstonUni mobile app (on iOS and Android devices) or via the webapp (if using a PC, Windows Phone or Blackberry). If you have not already installed the KingstonUni mobile app, it can be downloaded here. These links and further guidance on understanding timetables are available from OSIS.

In order to access your timetable you need to have completed the first stage of enrolment on OSIS.  You will be sent information on how to do this from Student Services, usually at the beginning of September.

Please note that timetables are subject to change. Additional teaching is still to be added to this timetable.  If you are trying to plan for childcare or holidays we would remind you that the midwifery programmes are attendance based and you should be available at all times during the term times for the course.

Please check your timetable regularly to ensure that you have the most up to date information.

Travel

An amount is included in your bursary to cover certain travel costs including the costs of travelling to and from University. The costs of travelling to and from clinical placements are reimbursable by the Faculty on a retrospective basis.

Car Parking

Parking facilities vary between Faculty sites.  You are advised to check whether you may park at any of the sites as parking is restricted to staff on some of them.  Students may apply for a permit to park on the Kingston Hill site.  No reserved spaces are available; parking is on a first come, first served basis.

There is a parking amnesty at the Kingston Hill campus in the first few weeks of starting the programme so you do not need to obtain a car parking pass until the beginning of October.    You can apply for a permanent car pass online following your enrolment.

Smartphones/Tablet computers
Whilst having a smartphone and/or tablet computer is not a course requirement, mobile access to the electronic timetable and course materials will be much easier with one of these devices.

 

Information about teaching at St George’s
Professional Administration Services (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The BSc Midwives are based at the St George’s campus and use the Pre-Registration Student Support Office in.  The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: midwifery@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Tel: 020 8725 0193

Note: Every 2nd and 4th Friday the office will close at 3.00pm for team meetings

The main Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus. When you are at Kingston Hill you can use this office for your enquiries.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: npo@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Telephone Numbers for the programme office is 020 8417 5739

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

 

Uniform Information

Each student will be dressed in a manner appropriate to the surroundings and at all times reflecting an appearance suitable to the midwifery profession.

Uniform:
A uniform will be issued to all students in accordance with the Uniform Issue Procedure, details of which will be available in the Student Handbook. A copy of the Handbook will be given to each student on commencement.  The uniform must be worn when in practice settings and must be kept clean and tidy. Only in previously agreed circumstances will non-uniform clothing be allowed in the practice setting.

Students are to provide their own flat black lace-up shoes and navy blue cardigan.

When in uniform:

  • Hair will be worn off the collar
  • Make-up and hairstyles should be discreet
  • No nail varnish or false nails will be worn
  • Only wedding rings and one stud earring per ear are permitted. Nose studs are not permitted, unless for religious reasons
  • Name badge may be worn in safe positions. No other badges are allowed.
  • Shoes must be black with low heels. Further guidance will be given on type of shoes when on programme

The wearing of uniform in public places is not allowed except when travelling directly from home to place of work or vice-versa, when a navy blue or black full length coat or raincoat must be worn at all times.

Useful Tip:
Any black lace up shoes that you buy should be comfortable as you may be on your feet for most of the day. Wear them in before you go on placement!

Non-standard Uniforms
Should particular dress need to be worn for religious reasons, the Admissions Tutor / Course Director should be contacted as soon as possible as any negotiations must take place in advance of the commencement of placements. Please discuss any concerns you have with the uniform outfitters on the first day of the programme.

Health and Safety and infection control measures are paramount and would normally supersede any dress code for religious purposes. Full exposure of the face in all practice and academic (e.g. classroom, skills / practical classes, assessments) settings is required. Head coverings are acceptable but individuals’ face must be exposed.

Students must abide by the dress codes of the organisations in which they undertake placements during their course. For example, in the clinical context, students must adhere to the NHS Trust policies regarding ‘bare below the elbows’. This means they will not be able to wear long sleeves that prevent hand washing and compromise cleansing procedures which would put patient safety at risk.

To ensure adequate communication and accurate identification, students must expose their face fully to patients / clients, colleagues, and staff in all practice and teaching contexts, Learning Resource Centres and examination rooms. This is important for the purpose of recognition by patients / clients and others within the University and practice areas. Students must understand that facial expression may be an important part of communication with patients / clients.

 

Welcome from Course Director

I write to welcome you to Kingston University and the Department of Social Work and Social Care’s MSW programme. The first day of the course is on Monday 3 September 2018 starting at 10:00 a.m.  We will meet in Room KH.FL.1026, Sir Frank Lampl building, Kingston Hill, on the Kingston Hill campus (see map enclosed).

Light refreshments will be available for you when you arrive.

Car Parking
Students may apply for a permit to park on the Kingston Hill site. No reserved spaces are available; parking is on a first come, first served basis.

There is a parking amnesty in the first few weeks of starting the programme so you do not need to obtain a car parking pass until the beginning of October. You can apply for a permanent car pass from the Main Reception in the Stable Block, Kingston Hill once you have your student identification card.

The induction programme will take place during the first week (Monday to Friday). Teaching starts the second week (Mondays and Tuesdays) of the course, and you will generally be at the University from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  Enrolment will take place on Friday 7 September 2018 in room 1021, Business School between 09.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m.

Following the induction week the full time course will be taught on the following days:

In Semester 1 (September – December) the course is taught Monday – Wednesday (Thursday and Friday are for self-directed learning) and is based at the Kingston Hill campus.

In Semester 2 (January – May) the course is taught Monday – Wednesday (Thursday and Friday are for self-directed learning) and is based at the Kingston Hill campus.

Part time students will begin their first module on 5 November 2018.

An introductory reading list can be viewed on this webpage.  Purchase of these books is not necessarily required.  You may wish to wait until you arrive to make decisions about purchases.  The list provides a range of titles from which you may select in order to orientate yourself to the forthcoming course.

Once enrolled, you will have access to the electronic Student Handbook (including the Programme Specification) and a full timetable for the year.  The handbook provides you with an overview of the aims, objectives, structure and management of the course.

Full details of enrolment will be sent to you separately by Student Services.  See also the general information on enrolment.

You should already have received occupational health forms and an email to with instructions on completing an online Disclosure and Barring Service application.  We would like to remind you that all offers are conditional upon satisfactory occupational health and police clearance.  Failure to return the occupational health forms and proceeding with the online Disclosure and Barring Service application may affect you being able to start the course in September. Please contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5731 if you have not yet received the relevant forms or email.

You should also have been notified by us if you are one of the 27 nominees for the bursary.  If you have been notified that you are one of the nominees then please be sure to make your bursary application.  Information on making your bursary application can be found at http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/Students/825.aspx

If you have any queries about joining the University, please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5732.

We hope that you will enjoy your time at Kingston University and we look forward to welcoming you on 3 September.

Yours sincerely

Kathleen Henderson
MSW Course Director

Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
3 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
4 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
5 Contact the NHS Business Authority for a Bursary Application Form if you have been nominated for the bursary
6 Sponsored students only – get a letter from your employer confirming that they will be sponsoring you and paying your fees As soon as possible
7 Apply for Accommodation (if required) As soon as possible
8 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
9 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September
Term Dates

The term dates for 2018/19 are as follows:

Autumn Term
Monday 03 September 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018

Spring Term
Monday 7 January 2019 – Friday 26 April 2019

Summer Term
Monday 14 May 2019 – Friday 30 August 2019
(Practice Placement)

Induction and Enrolment – info and timetable

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from Kingston University. This is sent at the end of August/beginning of September by email and will outline the process of completing Stage 1 enrolment which you will need to complete online.

Stage 2 enrolment will take place on Friday 7 September 2018 in the Kingston Business School, Kingston Hill. Details of your timeslot can be found on the enrolment timetable.

For Stage 1 (online) enrolment, you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining as well as uploading a passport style photograph. This is done via the online student information system (OSIS).

It is extremely important that you enrol in OSIS prior to the Stage 2 enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

You will need to bring the following as proof of identity to the Stage 2 enrolment session on Friday 7 September.

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

PLUS
One passport sized photograph only if you have not uploaded your photo onto the online student information system (OSIS)

Proof of academic and professional qualifications:
Degree certificate
Maths GCSE or equivalent certificate

Letter from your sponsor if they are paying your fees.  This should include details of how much they are willing to pay and to whom the invoice should be sent.  Unless this letter is provided all invoices for fees will be sent to the student.

Students may apply for a permit to park on the Kingston Hill site.  No reserved spaces are available; parking is on a first come, first served basis.   There is a parking amnesty in the first few weeks of starting the programme so you do not need to obtain a car parking pass until the beginning of October.    You can apply for a permanent car pass from the Main Reception in the Stable Block, Kingston Hill once you have your student identification card as cars parked illegally on the site will be clamped.

If you have any further questions about enrolment please contact the Social Work Programme Office on 020 8417 5013

MSW INDUCTION 2018

Professional Administration Services (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: socialwork@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Tel: 020 8417 5739

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Reading List
Welcome from Course Director

BA (Hons) SOCIAL WORK

INTAKE DATE: 17 SEPTEMBER 2018

I write to welcome you to Kingston University and the Department of Social Work’s BA (Hons) Social Work programme.  The first day of the course is on Monday 17 September 2018 starting at 11.00 a.m. in room KHBS0027 on the Kingston Hill campus.  Light refreshments will be available for you when you arrive.

On your first day, you will be at the University from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.  There will be teaching sessions on Wednesday 19 September, Thursday 20 and Friday 21 whilst on Tuesday 18 September you will be free to choose from a range of options designed to help you to get to know the University more widely and what it offers. (See Induction Timetable)

Following the induction week the course will be taught primarily on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays with additional Wednesday in September and October during the induction period.

An introductory reading list is available on the webpage. Purchase of these books is not necessarily required.  You may wish to wait until you arrive to make decisions about purchases.  The list provides a range of titles from which you may select in order to orientate yourself to the forthcoming course.

In the first week, we will provide you with a Course Handbook and a full timetable for the year.  You will also have access to a copy of the Programme Specification.  This provides you with an overview of the aims, objectives, structure and management of the course.

Details of enrolment and an accommodation application form will be sent to you separately by Student Services.  See also the enclosed general information on enrolment.

You should have received an occupational health form to complete by email. If you have not returned this to us, please do so as a matter of urgency as this may delay you joining the course. You should also have received an email about completing the DBS application online. If you have not received this information, please refer to the DBS & Occupational Health tabs for guidance on what you need to do or contact us at preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk quoting your Kingston ID or your UCAS Personal number.

If you have not already contacted Student Finance England then you should do so immediately.

If you have any queries about joining the University please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5731.

We hope that you will enjoy your time at Kingston University and we look forward to welcoming you in September.

Kind Regards

Farrukh Akhtar
BA Social Work Programme Director

Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
3 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
4 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
5 Sponsored students only – get a letter from your employer confirming that they will be sponsoring you and paying your fees As soon as possible
6 Apply for Accommodation (if required) As soon as possible
7 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
8 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September
Term Dates

Induction and Enrolment Week
Monday 17 September 2018 – Friday 21 September 2018

Teaching Blocks:

The teaching blocks for 2018/9 are as follows:

Teaching Block 1
Monday 24 September 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018

Teaching Block 2
Monday 7 January 2019 – Friday 5 April 2019

Please note that if necessary revision classes and resubmissions will take place between 17 June and the 19 July 2019

While the main teaching schedule is set out above, there are other course commitments and students should make themselves available for these.  Full details will be provided at the start of the course.

Induction and Enrolment – info and timetable

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from the Student Services Unit of Kingston University.

Enrolment for the course takes place on Wednesday 20 September. Further details will be sent to you separately by Student Services.

Prior to enrolment you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining on-line plus uploading a photograph and your passport. The enrolment package sent to you by Student Services will provide you with details on how to do this.  It is extremely important that you confirm your details prior to the enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

Everyone will need to bring one of the following as proof of identity to the enrolment session on Wednesday 20 September

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

Home Students
We will require your Student Support letter (sent to you by Student Finance).  These forms will need to be kept by the University, please be prepared to surrender the originals or bring copies of the documents to enrolment.  Copying facilities will not be available at enrolment.  Any changes in your circumstances that generate a new Student Support Notification will also need to be sent to the University for re-assessment.

  • Employment-based students who are being sponsored by their employer should bring a letter from their employer confirming that they will be paying the fees for the course (please note that this will be required at the start of each new academic year). If the letter is not provided in good time you will be invoiced personally for the fees.

Induction timetable

Professional Administration Services (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: socialwork@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Tel: 020 8417 5739

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Welcome from Course Director

I write to welcome you to Kingston University and the Department of Social Work and Social Care’s BA (Hons) Working with Children and Young People programme.  The first day of the course is on Monday 17 September 2018 starting at 10.00 a.m. in room KH FL 2004 in the Sir Frank Lampl Building of the Kingston Hill campus.  Light refreshments will be available for you when you arrive.

On your first day, you will be at the University from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.  There are no teaching sessions on Tuesday 18 September as this is day set aside for all new University students to participate in welcome activities. Further information will be sent to you by the Welcome team and you will be able to select your own subjects by booking online towards the end of August.

On Wednesday 19 September and on Thursday 20 September you will be at the University from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. On Friday 21 September teaching commences at 09.30 a.m. followed by lunch.  There are no scheduled classes in the afternoon to allow you to attend the Freshers’ Fayre.

Following the induction week the course will be taught on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with six weeks of academic writing classes on Thursday.

Full details of the teaching schedule and a reading list will be provided at the start of the course.

An introductory reading list can be found on this webpage.  Purchase of these books is not necessarily required.  You may wish to wait until you arrive to make decisions about purchases.  The list provides a range of titles from which you may select in order to orientate yourself to the forthcoming course.

In the first week, we will provide you with a Student Handbook a full timetable for the year.  You will also receive a copy of the Programme Specification.  This provides you with an overview of the aims, objectives, structure and management of the course.

Details of enrolment and accommodation information will be sent to you separately by Student Services.  See also the enclosed general information on enrolment.

You will have received occupational health forms by email and an email with instructions on completing an online Disclosure and Barring Service application.  We would like to remind you that all offers are conditional upon satisfactory occupational health and police clearance.  Failure to complete the forms may affect you being able to start the course in September.  Please contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5731 if you have not received these forms.

If you have not already contacted Student Finance England then you should do so immediately.    

If you have any queries about joining the University please do not hesitate to contact the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5732.  We hope that you will enjoy your time at Kingston University and we look forward to welcoming you in September.

Kind regards

Yvalia Febrer
BA Working with Children and Young People, Course Director

Checklist
Action When
1 Complete and return Occupational Health & GP report As soon as possible
2 Complete online DBS application and take original documents to Post Office for verification As soon as possible
3 Subscribe to the Update Service if you wish to keep your certificate current Within 19 days of your DBS certificate issue date
4 Submit outstanding qualification certificates (refer to conditions on offer) As soon as possible
5 Sponsored students only – get a letter from your employer confirming that they will be sponsoring you and paying your fees As soon as possible
6 Apply for Accommodation (if required) As soon as possible
7 Apply for Student Finance (if required) As soon as possible
8 Complete online enrolment (Stage 1) Beginning of September
Term Dates

Induction and Enrolment Week

Monday 17 September 2018 – Friday 21 September 2018

Teaching Blocks:

The teaching blocks for 2018/9 are as follows:

Teaching Block 1
Monday 24 September 2018 – Friday 14 December 2018

Teaching Block 2
Monday 7 January 2019 – Friday 5 April 2019

Please note that if necessary revision classes and resubmissions will take place between 17 June and the 19 July 2019

While the main teaching schedule is set out above, there are other course commitments and students should make themselves available for these.  Full details will be provided at the start of the course.

Induction and Enrolment – info and timetable

Enrolment Information

Prior to the start of the course you will receive enrolment information from the Student Services Unit of Kingston University.

Enrolment for the course takes place on Wednesday 20 September. Further details will be sent to you separately by Student Services.

Prior to enrolment you will need to confirm your personal details and the details of the course you will be joining on-line plus uploading a photograph and your passport. The enrolment package sent to you by Student Services will provide you with details on how to do this.  It is extremely important that you confirm your details prior to the enrolment session as failure to do so will delay the issue of your student identification card and registration for the various student services at the University.

Everyone will need to bring one of the following as proof of identity to the enrolment session on Wednesday 20 September

At least one of

  • Passport
  • UK photographic drivers licence
  • EU National Identity Card
  • Citizen Card

Home Students

We will require your Student Support letter (sent to you by Student Finance).  These forms will need to be kept by the University, please be prepared to surrender the originals or bring copies of the documents to enrolment.  Copying facilities will not be available at enrolment.  Any changes in your circumstances that generate a new Student Support Notification will also need to be sent to the University for re-assessment.

Induction timetable

Professional Administration Services (PAS)

The Faculty’s Programme Offices provide administrative support for all stages of the student lifecycle from enrolment through to graduation. This typically includes processes relating to:

  • student enrolment and induction
  • assessments and examinations
  • student progression and graduation
  • student enquiries
  • student support and guidance

The Programme Office is based on the Ground Floor of the Sir Frank Lampl Building (KH FL2004) at our Kingston Hill campus.

The Opening Hours are:

Monday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Tuesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Thursday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm

Email address: socialwork@sgul.kingston.ac.uk
Tel: 020 8417 5739

Please note that prior to starting the course you should direct any queries to the Admissions Team on 020 8417 5735 or email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Reading List
DBS Application Instructions

DISCLOSURE and BARRING SERVICE (DBS) APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

As you are most probably aware, all successful candidates for Professional Registration courses in Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work and Social Care are required to undergo an enhanced police check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to verify that they are safe to work with vulnerable children and adults.

You will need to start your DBS application with GBG Online Disclosures, the company Kingston University is using to manage online DBS applications.  It is important that you follow the steps below with regard to completing your application.

The University will bear the processing cost of your DBS application; however you will need to pay a small fee to the Post Office for the verification service and an additional £13 per year for the Update Service.

If you already hold a “Child and Adult Workforce” Enhanced DBS certificate and have subscribed to the Update Service, you do not need to do another one but will need to complete the Update Service slip attached and return it to the Health and Social Care Admissions Team.

What you need to do next?

  1. To Register, please go to the following address

https://gbg.onlinedisclosures.co.uk/Registration/Registration

  1. Enter the Kingston University Organisation Pin 147548
  2. Enter your full name
  3. Enter your email address and confirm it by entering it again
  4. Click Next Step
  5. The Secret Word for Kingston is Z4LQX
  6. Enter/confirm the Organisation’s Name as requested.
  7. The Organisation Name is: Kingston University – Health & Social Care
  8. Create a memorable password
  9. Confirm the password by entering it again
  10. Click ‘Complete Registration’
  11. Once you have completed your registration you will need to complete and submit the application form. You will then need to have your identification documents verified by a participating Post Office.
  12. Please note that the Post Office will make a small charge to verify your documents. This fee is to be met by you personally and is not refundable from the Faculty.
  13. Print the ID Verification Sheet (containing a unique barcode for each document) and take this with your documents (originals only) to your nearest Post Office who will check and verify them. To find your nearest Post Office go to http://www.postoffice.co.uk/branch-finder.
  14. There is a small charge for the Post Office Verification so please do take cash or your debit/credit card
  15. Regularly check your account to keep track of your application.
  16. We highly recommend that you subscribe to The Update Service so we can undertake a current online check on your DBS certificate during your studies. This can be done as soon you apply or within 19 days from the date your certificate is issued.
  17. Return The Update Service slip as soon as possible
  18. Only one copy of the Disclosure Certificate is produced by the DBS and this is sent to you at the address you give as your current address on the DBS application form. Please ensure that you bring the certificate with you to the Enrolment and Induction session in September and keep it in a safe place for the entirety of your course.

It is essential that you start the application process for the DBS as a matter of urgency and prior to enrolment on the course and as Disclosures can often take months to process, you must take quick action to avoid any delays.

Please note you may not be accepted by a placement provider if you do not have DBS clearance. Therefore, it is extremely important that you contact us immediately if you encounter any issues concerning your application at preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

For full guidance on the application process please visit: Online Disclosures

Please read and make sure you fully understand the information outlined in the DBS Important Information document; the Document Checklist; and The Update Service documents

DBS Important Information

DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE (DBS) IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Background information

A criminal record is not regarded as an obstacle to studying at Kingston. However, the University must balance its responsibilities towards its placement providers in which the placements are made. In addition, we have to take into account the requirements of various professional bodies that have legal responsibilities to protect special categories of people including vulnerable adults and children.

Declaring relevant information

You should have declared any relevant offences including cautions, reprimands and/or warnings on the form at interview. These should include any criminal charges/proceedings pending against you.  These will appear on your DBS enhanced disclosure.
We reserve the right to refuse to admit applicants where their criminal record makes it inappropriate for them to be admitted, in accordance with DBS filtering guidelines.

Without sight of your enhanced disclosure, we cannot enrol you on your course of study.

If you are arrested for any offence whilst on the course, you must report this to the Head of School immediately.

Time spent overseas and/or travelling

You will be required to account for any time you have spent out of the UK.  If you have been travelling, you will be expected to list all the countries visited and the dates you arrived and departed.  However, if you have lived abroad for any length of time at a fixed address, you must also obtain a Certificate of Good Conduct from that country.  This is often a lengthy process but you must endeavour to complete this before you enrol.  There is often a charge, which varies according to the country, and further information is available here.

For applicants living in the Republic of Ireland, we will need to see an Irish Garda clearance. Please see the Garda website for more information.

If you have lived or worked overseas for a period of more than 3 months in the last 5 years, you should contact us with details of your overseas address (s) and confirm that you have requested a Certificate of Good Conduct from the relevant body.

Payment

The University will bear the processing cost for your DBS application; however, you will need to pay a small fee to the Post Office for the verification service.
There is also a cost of £13 per year to the applicant for the Update Service. Refer to the attached Update Service document for more details.

DBS Checklist

DBS checklist

The list of identity documents you need to process your DBS application can also be found here.

Original documents only to be taken to the Post Office for verification.

You must select at least ONE of the following documents for your application:

  • Current valid Passport
  • Biometric Residence Permit (UK)
  • Current UK Photocard Driving Licence, full or provisional
  • Birth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands) – – issued at time within 12 months of birth
  • Adoption Certificate (UK and Channel Islands)

 

You must select at least at least TWO of the following proof of current address for your application.

If you have recently changed your name, at least one of these documents MUST confirm your current name at your current  address.

Key: *it should be less than 3 months old; **it should be issued within the past 12 months;

  • Current UK Driving licence
  • Current Non-UK Photo Driving Licence (valid for up to 12 months from the date the applicant entered the UK)
  • Birth Certificate (UK and Channel Islands) – issued after the time of birth by a relevant authority
  • Marriage/Civil Partnership Certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • Adoption certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • HM Forces ID Card (UK) / EU National ID Card / Work permit/Visa (UK) (UK Residence Permit) valid up to expiry date
  • Mortgage Statement** (UK or EEA)/ Council Tax Statement** (UK & Channel Islands)
  • Utility bill* (UK) (i.e. electricity, gas, water, telephone). NOT Mobile Telephone
  • P45/P60 Statement** (UK and Channel Islands) / Benefit Statement* e.g. Child Allowance, Pension
  • Bank/Building Society Statement* (UK or EEA) / Credit Card Statement* (UK or EEA)
  • Bank/Building Society Account Opening Confirmation Letter (UK)
  • Financial Statement** e.g. pension, endowment, ISA (UK)
  • Cards carrying PASS accreditation logo (UK and Channel Islands)
  • Letter of sponsorship from future employment provider (Non-UK/Non-EEA only – valid only for applicants residing outside of the UK at time of application)
  • A document from Central/Local Government/Government Agency/Local Authority giving entitlement (UK & Channel Islands)* e.g. from the Department for Work and Pensions, the Employment Service, Customs & Revenue, Job Centre, Job Centre Plus, Social Security.
The Update Service

REGISTRATION WITH THE UPDATE SERVICE

The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Update Service allows you to keep your DBS certificate up-to-date.  We strongly encourage our student health, social care and education students at Kingston University to subscribe to The Update Service for the duration of their studies so that a current online check can be undertaken by the university.

There is an annual charge of £13 which is payable directly to the DBS. By subscribing to The Update Service you will be able to share the information on your DBS certificate with other Registered Bodies. This will save you time and money. In addition, if you decide to take a break from your studies during your course you will not be required to complete a new DBS form when you return, as long as you return to the course within three years of the date on your original DBS disclosure.

We will receive confirmation from our online provider GBG that your DBS application is complete but Kingston University will NOT receive a copy of your Enhanced Disclosure Certificate therefore we ask that you bring your certificate to the enrolment session in September.

You can subscribe to the service as soon as you make your online DBS application or within 19 days from the date your certificate is issued. Subscribing online is quick and simple. Just enter your DBS application form number, name, date of birth and address and pay the subscription fee securely from your account. When your subscription is confirmed you then start to see the benefits of this new service.

How to subscribe to the Update Service

Step 1

Go to https://www.gov.uk/dbs-update-service

Step 2

Enter your personal details and your DBS application form number. These must match those on your application form.

Step 3

Answer ‘No’ to the question ‘Does the above application relate to a voluntary position?’

Step 4

Click “continue”

Step 5

Make the payment for the subscription fee. A payment confirmation screen will confirm whether payment was successful.

Step 6

Make a note of your Update Service Number.

The Update Service Form

To coincide with the launch of the Update Service the DBS will no longer automatically issue a copy of your DBS Certificate to Kingston University. Therefore, we ask that you complete the consent slip on The Update Service form, giving permission for Kingston University to undertake a check via The Update Service during your studies and return it to the health and social care admissions team.

As you will be aware, one of the conditions on your offer is that you have a satisfactory medical clearance before you start your course. It is important that you read this section carefully to get an understanding of what is required in terms of this check. We need to establish if you have any specific needs so we can ensure necessary support is put in place for when you start the course.

Please follow the steps below:

  1. Read carefully the Instructions for completion of the occupational health forms
  2. Complete and Sign the Personal Occupational Health Questionnaire
  3. Take the General Practitioner (GP) form to the GP with whom you are registered to complete along with the accompanying GP Consent Form.
  4. Complete and sign the GP Consent Form and take to your GP with the GP Form
  5. Read carefully the Vaccination Information

Please note that both your GP form and your personal occupational health forms should be returned at the same time. If you return the forms separately the occupational health team will return the submitted form back to you until both forms are available.

Before sending in your Occupational Health forms we suggest that you take copies of all documents for your records.  Loss of the GP report can be a costly exercise to get a replacement.

Midwifery is classified as an Exposure Prone Procedure and as such you need to have blood tests prior to starting the course.  Please see Blood Test instructions for Midwifery Students.

We would like to remind you that all offers are conditional upon satisfactory occupational health clearance and police check.  Please note that you will be able to start the programme if the result of your occupational health clearance and police clearance has not come through before the start date; however, in order to go out on your first placement you must have both clearances.  Failure to have clearances prior to your placements will mean that you may be unable to continue on the course, so please do not delay in completing the required police and health forms.

Please return the completed occupational health forms in sealed envelope to:

Health & Social Care Admissions Team
Room FL1017
Sir Frank Lampl Building
Kingston Hill Campus
Kingston upon Thames
KT2 7LB

Clearly write your name (as it appears on your UCAS application) and the full title of your course on the back of the envelope.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Best wishes

The Health & Social Care Admissions Team

OH Blood Test Instructions for Midwifery students

Blood Test Instructions for Midwifery Students

The occupational health team will be running an open clinic for blood tests on Tuesday 7 August 2018 between 10.30 and 15.00 hrs at the Occupational Health Unit 1, (above The Robert Lowe Sports Centre, on the Perimeter Road within the St George’s Hospital grounds ) St George’s University Hospitals NHS Trust, Blackshaw Road, London SW17 0QT.

You will need valid photographic identification (passport or drivers licence) and ideally bring along your completed personal health questionnaire and GP form. You do not need to book an appointment, you can just turn up between 10.30 and 15.00 hrs on the 7 August.

Even if you do not have the completed health questionnaire and GP form please bring your immunisation history in respect of MMR & Hepatitis B, Chickenpox & BCG.  You should be able to get your immunisation history from your Red Book, your GP records or your Occupational Health Department (for those who have worked or are working in a health care setting already).

If you are not available to attend the blood tests on 7 August please contact Occupational Health to arrange an alternative appointment either by phone on 020 8725 1661 or email at ohadmin@stgeorges.nhs.uk.

When contacting the Occupational Health team by phone or email you will need to provide:

First Name
Surname
Date of Birth
Current Address
Mobile number
Email
Details of Course applied for

Instructions for Completion of Occupational Health Forms

Instructions on Completion of Occupational Health Forms and Vaccinations

If you have already accepted, or are intending to accept, the offer at Kingston University you should complete and return both health forms to the Health & Social Care Admissions Team, FL1017, Kingston University, Kingston Hill Campus, Kingston Hill, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 7LB in a sealed envelope, as soon as possible and ideally no later than 01 September 2018 

You need to complete the Occupational Health Questionnaire yourself and you need to give the General Practitioner (GP) Report to the GP who you are registered with, to complete.

Please note that both the GP form and the Occupational Health form should be returned together, if you return any form separately the occupational health team will not act upon the information but will return the submitted form back to you until both forms are available.

Before sending in your health forms to the Admissions Office we request that you take copies of all documents for your records.  Lost GP reports can be costly to replace.

Occupational Health Questionnaire (Pre-employment Health Declaration)

All questions MUST be answered (3 pages) or your application will NOT be processed.

Health clearance must be achieved before you can go onto placement.

Please ensure that you enter the surname and first name that you used to make your application, in order that your health forms can be matched to your academic application.

Please ensure that your course title is entered on both forms.

Please print details and complete health forms in black

Once you have completed the Occupational Health form, and have obtained the completed GP form you need to send BOTH forms to the Admissions Team in a sealed envelope with your full name and course that you will be studying on the back of the envelope. Ensure that you pay sufficient postage for the weight and size of the envelope.

General Practitioner (GP) Report form

Please print out the General Practitioner Report form.  You should complete the top section of the form to include your name, address, date of birth and, importantly, the course you have applied for.  Take the form and the covering letter to your doctor to complete.

All GP’s have their own policies on charging fees for completion of reports.  The covering letter from Dr Sam Thayalan, Consultant Occupational Physician, asks the GP to consider only charging the minimum fee recommended by the BMA which is £25.15.  Some GP’s will not  charge you for completion of the form but some GP surgeries are unable to make exceptions and will charge you the standard rate for their practice (in some cases this can be £50 or more). The form must be completed by the GP and be stamped with the practice stamp. Forms completed by a Practice Nurse will be returned

Neither the Faculty nor Occupational Health will be able to reimburse students for fees charged by GP’s.  As it is a condition of your place you need to get the GP form completed before you can be occupationally health cleared,  it is important that you anticipate sourcing money for the GP report, as failure to get this completed may jeopardise your place on the course.

We advise you to collect the completed form from your GP, take a photocopy of it and then post it together with your completed personal Occupational Health Questionnaire.  Some GP’s may suggest that they send the form directly to the Occupational Health Department, we strongly advise against this and advise that it is preferable for you to arrange to collect the completed form from the GP Practice, in person. However if they insist please ask them to keep a copy in your medical records

Vaccination Update

You should read the information on vaccinations sent separately.

We would like to remind you that all offers are conditional upon satisfactory occupational health clearance and police check.  Please note that you will be able to start the programme if the results of your occupational health clearance and police clearance have not come through before the start date; however, in order to go out on your first placement you must have achieved both clearances.   (There have been occasional instances of students having to step off the course due to excluding health conditions that were not identified prior to the course commencement date) Failure to have clearance prior to your placements will mean that you may be unable to continue on the course, so please do not delay in completing the attached forms.

Address to return forms in sealed envelope:

Health & Social Care Admissions Team
Room FL1017
Sir Frank Lampl Building
Kingston Hill Campus
Kingston Hill
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT2 7LB

Clearly write your name (as it appears on your UCAS application) and the full title of your course on the back of the envelope.

If you have any queries regarding the above, please email preregadmissions@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Best wishes

The Health & Social Care Admissions Team

Occupational Health Personal Health Questionnaire
GP Report Form
Consent Form for GP
Vaccination Information

Vaccination and Health requirements

Occupational health questionnaire

Like all other healthcare institutions, we have a duty to check the fitness to study and practise of all potential students for the protection of both patients and candidates.

Once you have been assessed as fit, our Occupational Health department (OH) will inform the Admissions department that you have been “passed fit”.

Applicants are advised to take photocopies of the completed occupational health forms before returning the originals. If you have not been cleared before enrolment your registration will be provisional.

There are a number of additional requirements you may need to be aware of and act upon:

Hepatitis B immunisation (Nursing and Midwifery)

All students who will be in contact with patients (excluding Social Work students) are required to be immunised against Hepatitis B before the start of the course. Please contact your GP to arrange immunisation as soon as possible. The process of immunisation requires 3 injections over 3 months followed by a blood test then a 4th injection at 12 months, unless the blood test result indicates that the 4th injection should be administered immediately

Please try to ensure that you have the full or initial course of Hepatitis B immunisations before enrolling in September. Your GP may suggest that you are vaccinated once you are at University, in this case you should try to have at least the 1st vaccination before starting the course. Further vaccinations will then be offered by our OH department once you have started your studies. Your GP might also charge you for vaccinations and this cost cannot be met by either the Faculty or Occupational Health.

Hepatitis B, C & HIV screening (Midwifery only)

All students undertaking a Midwifery course must be tested for HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C on entry to their course. This will be carried out by our OH department.

If you are/were unable to attend the screening following any welcome event offered then please ring the Occupational Health Department on 020 8725 1661, or email ohadmin@stgeorges.nhs.uk  to arrange an appointment, ideally before 01 September. Please ensure that you bring photographic ID to the blood test appointment

You will be able to discuss any concerns you have with the OH department before testing, and the tests will only be carried out with your consent. If you are positive for one of the  viruses it is still possible to complete your course successfully and practise as a professional in many specialties. However, you should be aware that if you are tested positive or you choose not to be tested, then you will not be able to take part in invasive procedures which are referred to as Exposure Prone Procedures.

All information regarding these tests will be retained by the OH department and treated confidentially, although some staff may need to be informed in order to make the necessary adjustments for you to complete your training safely.

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR), Chickenpox (VZV) and Meningitis C containing vaccine (Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Working with Children and Young People Students)

New students are particularly at risk from contracting Meningitis, especially in the early weeks of their programme and so you should contact your GP before attending your course to arrange a Meningitis C containing vaccination

It is also recommended that all new students starting on healthcare related courses at university are protected against Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) and Chickenpox (VZV). In the event that you are unable to prove immunity to MMR by providing accurate vaccine/ date information or serological evidence of immunity then your GP should administer a course of 2 x MMR vaccines 1 month apart

In the event that you are not able to confirm immunity to Chickenpox by either a positive history of disease or serological evidence of immunity to the disease then the GP should administer a course of 2 x VZV vaccines 1 month apart. It is a mandatory requirement, for optimal protection, to be immunised before you commence your study. Our OH department will be able to provide immunisations in the event of your immunisation history being incomplete.

Tuberculosis/ TB

Please try to elicit information from your GP, school or family about any BCG (TB) vaccination/s, Mantoux / Heaf skin tests results, Quantiferon blood tests results, Chest X-ray results.

On commencement of your course you will be seen in Occupational Health and a history will be taken to establish TB immunity

Information about student funding can be found on the Kingston University website or by contacting Student Funding on 020 8417 7315

If you are a UK student or a European Union national, you may be eligible for help with your tuition fees. Information is available on this website. Contact number of Student Finance England is 0300 100 0607.

If you have a disability or dyslexia and require support while you are at University, you must contact the University Disability and Mental Health Support Service.

The contact details are:

Disability and Mental Health Support
020 8417 7314
Email: disability@kingston.ac.uk

Full details of the support services and facilities are also available here

In addition, you are strongly encouraged to contact the Faculty of Health & Social Care also before you start the programme. We are committed to providing you support during your studies and if we are aware of your specific needs in advance, we can make provisions and have these in place for your course start.

University Departments

Telephone number Email address
Health & Social Care Admissions
Main Switchboard 020 8417 9000
Accommodation Services 020 8417 7311 accommodation@kingston.ac.uk
Fees and Funding (undergraduate) 020 8417 7312 studentfunding@kingston.ac.uk
Fees and Funding (postgraduate) 020 8417 7312 studentfunding@kingston.ac.uk
Student Life Advisory 020 8417 7312
Disability and Mental Health Support 020 8417 7314 disability@kingston.ac.uk

 

Contact details for external organisations

Telephone number Email address
Student Finance England 0300 100 0607
DBS helpline 0300 0200 191
GBG Online Disclosures 0845 251 5000 onlinedisclosures@gbgplc.com