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Explore other services across King's which help to develop your skills and enhance your employability.

Many students at King's will get involved with clubs, societies and opportunities that draw out their hobbies, sports, passions, talents and other interests.  You will connect with a wide range of new people across the institution - and beyond, broadening your network of people who have made their own career choices.

You will not only get the opportunity to follow your interests in depth, but also develop a wide range of communication, problem-solving, organisation, creative and leadership skills.

Below are some of the options you may wish to explore:

King's College London Students' Union (KCLSU)

Every student at King's is automatically a member of KCLSU. Together with their members, they are a union of students where individuals connect, have fun, build communities, share experiences, and make change. 

They exist to make sure every King's student has the best student experience possible.

Associateship of King's College

The Associateship of King’s College (AKC) is the original award of the university, dating back to its foundation in 1829 and reflecting its first motto: ‘sancte et sapienter’ (with holiness and wisdom). AKC lectures enrich and broaden the academic curriculum at King’s in a unique way, encouraging students to learn about multicultural London, the UK, and the world.

King's Entrepreneurship Institute

The King's Entrepreneurship Institute exists to support entrepreneurial thinking, skills and experiences amongst King’s students, staff and alumni. No matter what career you have ahead of you, skills to innovate and to be entrepreneurial will be valuable.

They support people to have careers as entrepreneurs and start up innovative new businesses and social enterprises, but also to be innovative in their chosen career. They create agile corporate employees, entrepreneurial public sector staff and innovative medics.

King's Sport

King's Sport deliver a range of opportunities for students to get involved in sport and physical activity.

They run the recreational sessions through their BeActive programme, all the way to supporting top performing athletes through University Sports Scholarships.

They also operate a number of Gyms, located at our Guy's, Strand and Waterloo Campuses and across selected Halls of Residence.

King's Cultural Challenge

The King’s Cultural Challenge summons the collective and individual creative-brain power of King’s students, inspiring you to debate, reflect and generate original ideas for how art and culture can positively transform the world that we live in.

Each year they bring together a diverse range of students from across the Faculties at King's with directors from some of the UK’s most prestigious and innovative arts & cultural organisations to create a student-led conversation about the future of those organisations: what is their core purpose? How will they need to evolve to be relevant to future generations, beginning with your own? How can they contribute to a better world?

Through a series of themed events and workshops you will have the opportunity to meet new people, develop your professsional skills, come up with ideas for projects, connect with leading cultural partners and win prizes. 

King's Policy Idol

Policy Idol is an annual competition open to all current students and staff at King’s, in which participants pitch their policy ideas to an elite panel of leading figures from the worlds of politics, academia and industry.

You can enter by yourself or as part of a team, and on the day you will have just three minutes to present your idea to the judges, who will assess your pitch on the quality of delivery and the evidence and analysis underpinning it.

Organised by the Policy Institute at King’s, the competition sees the best ideas selected in a series of heats, with standout pitches from each heat put through to the final. All finalists receive bespoke training in policy analysis and communications, as well as an opportunity to improve their pitch.

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