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About us

King’s College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. We are dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in society and realising our vision of making the world a better place. 

Through our commitment to exceptional education, impactful research and genuine service to society, we are creating positive change in our communities, both in London and on the world stage. Our Vision 2029 looks forward to our 200th anniversary in 2029 and sets out our ambitious plans in five key areas: 

  • Educating the next generation of change-makers;
  • Challenging ideas and driving change through research;
  • Giving back to society through meaningful service;
  • Working with our local communities in London;
  • Fostering global citizens with an international perspective.
Vision and strategy

Vision and strategy

Bold ambitions for the future of King's as we look towards our 200th anniversary



King's College London was founded in 1829 but our roots reach back to the 12th century.

Our people

Our people

Meet our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Shitij Kapur, and his senior leadership team.

Work at King's

Work at King’s

We want to make the world a better place through world-leading education, research and service.

Questions we're asking at King's

Do you accept the world as it is? Or ask questions to change it? At King's, we share an inquisitive and exploratory mindset, questioning the world around us to find solutions that can make the world a better place. If you share our ambition for change, you can find the right questions at King’s.

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Climate & sustainability at King’s

We are rapidly scaling our response to the climate emergency by embedding sustainability into our teaching, mobilising cross-faculty expertise to intensify sustainability research and advancing climate action across our operations and decision-making.


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Delivering tangible impact locally, nationally and internationally

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Read about the impact King's has on the world's greatest challenges