News archive 2002
The future of Block 903 Oct 2002, PR 43/02
The future of Block 9 will be decided by the Council of King’s College at its meeting on the evening of 8 October.
The College has been in discussion with the NHS to develop joint plans for Block 9 since April 2001. Since August 2002 the College has been negotiating exclusively with the Guy’s and St.Thomas’ NHS Trust over the sale of the site.
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King's College London
King's College London is the fourth oldest university in England with more than 13,700 undergraduates and nearly 6,200 graduate students in nine schools of study based at five London campuses. It is a member of the Russell Group: a coalition of the UK's major research-based universities. The College has had 24 of its subject-areas awarded the highest rating of 5* and 5 for research quality, demonstrating excellence at an international level, and it has recently received an excellent result in its audit by the Quality Assurance Agency.
King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, international relations, medicine, nursing and the sciences, and has played major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA. It is the largest centre for the education of health care professionals in Europe and is home to five Medical Research Council Centres – more than any other university.
King's is in the top group of UK universities for research earnings, with income from grants and contracts of more than £114 million, and has anannual income of more than £369 million.
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