Serving London Stories
CICELY SAUNDERS INSTITUTE OF PALLIATIVE CARE, POLICY AND REHABILITATION
The Institute is the first purpose-built centre for research into palliative care, offering palliative care courses and other relevant resources.
CLEANING UP THE THAMES
Plastic pollution in our rivers, seas and oceans is one of our most urgent global environmental problems. Just one glance at the River Thames reveals this to be a an issue that is right on the university’s doorstep.
The Dentistry Outreach Team at King's provides free services for London state school students who are interested in pursuing a career in Dentistry.
A unique student-run organisation, Enactus KCL believes in the power of commercial and social projects to transform the lives of people in need in local and international communities.
IMMIGRANTS OF SPITALFIELDS
Swadhinata Trust, Sandys Row Synagogue and Huguenots of Spitalfields, with the support of the City of London Corporation and King's College London, celebrated Spitalfields' rich history.
King's College London supports two IntoUniversity centres, in Brixton and Lambeth, to carry out programmes that provide young people with opportunities
to develop their potential and take responsibility for their future goals.
What will university life be like? What is the best course to apply for? Deciding whether to go to university can be a daunting decision, especially for students with no history of higher education in their family. K+ aims to help.
KING'S LEGAL CLINIC
Law students at King’s College London are making the leap from knowing the law to practising the law in a ground-breaking move that enables them to serve the university’s wider communities.
KING'S MATHS SCHOOL
King’s Maths School is a place where mathematics is brought to life for young people. Opened in 2014 and located in the heart of London, this state-funded school is run in partnership with King’s.
King's Scholars works with under-represented pupils, and their parents, from years 7-9 in Lambeth, Southwark and Westminster, aiming to see them go onto highly selective universities.
KING'S SOMALILAND PARTNERSHIP
King’s Somaliland Partnership builds healthcare capacity by maximising the collaboration between health professionals and institutions in the UK and Somaliland.
OUTREACH FOR MEDICINE
Outreach for Medicine works with students from over 500 non-selective state schools in London, encouraging them to pursue careers in medicine and healthcare.
SCHOOL GOVERNOR NETWORK
The Governor Network forms part of the university's widening participation strategy, looking to increase the numbers of university staff serving as governors in local schools and provide training to enhance their skills for the role.
Shakespeare400 created a season of events during 2016 to celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare, demonstrating Shakespeare’s creative influence in national and global culture.
SHINE runs mentoring programmes in primary schools in the London Borough ~
of Southwark, enhancing the learning and development of children through proactive support and positive role models.
King’s College London's SMILE Society educate local children about keeping their teeth clean – and explain why dentists are nothing to be afraid of.
Strandlines Digital Community explores one of London’s most famous streets, the Strand. It combines materials from archives with writings by people with an interest in or association with the area.
TOOTING COMMON HERITAGE PROJECT
The project works in partnership with local community groups to monitor and improve biodiversity and habitats, conserve and restore heritage landscape and architecture, and uncover the hidden history of Tooting Bec Common.
UNIVERSITY SCHOOLS TRUST
King's College London is a trustee of the University Schools Trust, currently comprising two member schools located in two London boroughs, St Paul's Way Trust School in Tower Hamlets and Royal Greenwich Trust School.
VIRTUAL ST PAUL'S
The Virtual St Paul’s Cathedral Project enables us to experience worship and preaching at St Paul’s Cathedral and in Paul’s Churchyard as events that unfold over time and on particular occasions in the early seventeenth century.
This Arts in Health design initiative, co-created by artists working with South London's stroke communities, develops voice and movement practices that reduce the anxiety and depression of those living with an altered image of themselves.
THE BRILLIANT CLUB
This initiative delivers programmes of university-style tutorials to small groups of high performing pupils from schools in low-participation communities by recruiting, training and placing doctoral and post-doctoral researchers.
SOUTH LONDON CITIZENS
King's is working with South London Citizens, part of CitizensUK, to develop an after-school literacy programme with a primary school in Southwark.