News archive 2005
Neetu Jain19 Jul 2005, PR 51/05
The College community is very shocked and saddened to learn of the death of our alumna Neetu Jain (BSc Biochemistry, 1988) in the Tavistock Square bus bombing on 7 July .
Neetu Jain was an IT manager at TXT4 Marketing in Hoxton Square and lived in Hendon with her parents. She was educated at Hendon School before studying at King's College London and later University College. She was an energetic person, who enjoyed swimming, cycling, squash and badminton.
The Principal of King's College London, Professor Rick Trainor, commented - 'On behalf of the entire College community I would like to express a deep sense of loss and to extend our sincere condolences to Neetu's family and friends.
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King's College London is the fourth oldest university in England with more than 13,700 undergraduates and nearly 5,600 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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