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Serving the needs and aspirations of society 

The ethos of King’s is to build a better world, going above and beyond what might be expected of a university. That is why we made Service a third and equal part of our academic mission, alongside Education and Research.

Service embodies our commitment to social impact and societal change, at home in London, across the UK and around the world. It builds on our long history of active engagement with the world and its most challenging problems.

We are helping to shape and transform our communities through social reform. We are embedding service to society within the educational experience. We are delivering research focused on meeting societal need. We are supporting volunteering amongst our students, staff and alumni. And we are helping to protect the environment around us. All leading to positive change now and in the future.



Service Time

Service Time

Everyone employed by King's can choose to spend up to three pro-rated days per year doing voluntary…


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3 June 2024

Meet... Frank Heritage

We chatted with 'Star Man' Frank Heritage about how he uses his Service Time to contact the…


Service ambitions

We have four bold ambitions and this is how we will achieve them:

  • Celebrate, Co-ordinate, Curate logo

    Celebrate, Co-ordinate, Curate

  • Idea generation and evaluation logo

    Idea generation and evaluation

  • Education, Research, London, International logo

    Education, Research, London, International

  • Assessment, Governance logo

    Assessment, Governance

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