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'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

'Grit' adds little to prediction of academic achievement

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Personality characteristics – especially conscientiousness - have previously been shown to have a significant but moderate influence on academic achievement. However, a new study from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London, suggests that 'grit', defined as perseverance and passion for long-term goals, adds little to the prediction of school achievement.
BME attainment – university statement

BME attainment – university statement

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King's takes issues of race equality very seriously. Our most up to date analysis shows that the attainment gap at King's between home undergraduate BME students and White students achieving first class or upper second class degrees on standard degree programmes* in 2014/15 is 12%.
Mayor of London visits King's exhibition

Mayor of London visits King's exhibition

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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP, visited King's newly opened exhibition, By me William Shakespeare, a life in writing, on Friday 5 February.
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Current Maughan Library exhibition

Date
25 Jan/7 May 2016
Description
Current Maughan Library exhibition
By me William Shakespeare

By me William Shakespeare

Date
3 Feb/29 May 2016
Location
Inigo Rooms - Somerset House East Wing. King's College London. London WC2R 2LS GB
Description
'By me William Shakespeare: A life in writing' is a unique exhibition that will showcase a collection of the most important documents relating to Shakespeare, including his will.
Persona Non Data

Persona Non Data

Date
4 Feb/20 Mar 2016
Location
Embankment Galleries, Somerset House
Description
A new installation by Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico in collaboration with Dr Mark Coté, was commissioned by King's College London for the Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House.
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