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Meet King’s College London

King's graduates are distinguished not just by their knowledge but by their wisdom, character, service ethic and global mindset.

Education Strategy (2017-2022)

Why recruit from King's?

King's international reputation enables us to recruit and train the highest calibre students from around the world who can deliver significant impact.

We partner with corporates, SMEs, business chambers, non-profit organisations, NGOs and government agencies across all sectors on a global scale ensuring your organisation can benefit from the expertise our graduates bring.

King's is preparing students for the global workplace, equipping them with the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience employers inform us are expected - negotiation, self-awareness, resilience, commercial awareness and managing up (ISE, 2018). Through our ambitious project of embedding employability throughout the student lifecycle, we're changing the identity of what a graduate looks like in the 21st century.

Our innovative portfolio of services offers a variety of ways to recruit, engage and raise your profile on campus, or through virtual means whether you're recruiting for graduate, internship, placement, experienced hire or casual work.

We are proud of our relationships with employers and partners and strive to work collaboratively with you - understanding your organisation, providing regular intelligence and feedback on what's happening at King's and building a bespoke strategy for you.

Specialist teams in employer relations, events, experiential learning, global placements and internships will help your organisation reach exceptional talent from across our faculties and programmes - to discuss how we might work with you, please get in touch.

ACW Signature     Andrew Wright, Head of Employer Engagement

Key Statistics

  • King's has 35,756 students and 186,000 alumni drawn from more than 160 countries, making it the second largest university in London and 11th most international globally (Times Higher, 2020).
  • 77.7% of our UK-domicilied full-time undergraduate students are drawn from state schools or colleges (HESA, 2018).
  • Ranked 3rd in the Russell Group for social inclusion (The Times University Guide, 2019) with the Group's largest percentage increase in entrants from lower socio-economic groups since 2010.

Recent Accolades

  • 31st Globally for Employability & 4th in the UK (Times Higher, 2019)
  • 5th Globally for University Impact (Times Higher, 2019)
  • 33rd ranked university in the World University Rankings (QS, 2020)
  • 16th most targeted university by employers in the UK (High Fliers, 2020)
  • Shortlisted - NUE Awards for Best University Careers / Employability Service (2020)
  • Shortlisted - AGCAS Awards for Excellence for Supporting Student & Graduate Employability (2019)

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Our Location

King's is London's most central university, with four Thames-side campuses within a single square mile. Being located at the heart of one of the world's global cities provides a distinct platform for employers to engage with our students and alumni. Our location means our students are able to easily visit your offices or attend events at other locations across the capital.

King's & London

King’s & London

Information on King's relationships with London and our #KingsLocal boroughs.