Kingston Polytechnic and Kingston University Degree Ceremony Programmes

Scope and Content

Degree Ceremony Programmes for Kingston Polytechnic and Kingston University dating from 1970 to 2014. These are organised by Faculty and year of ceremony.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kingston Polytechnic was founded in 1970 by the merger of Kingston College of Art and Kingston College of Technology. Gipsy Hill Teacher Training College also became part of the Polytechnic in 1975. In 1992 the polytechnic was granted university status to become Kingston University,


Box files have been arranged in order of start date, within box files programmes are in their original order.

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Custodial History

Transferred from the Student Services department.