The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is a joint enterprise of Kingston University and St George's, University of London, established in 1996.
This unique partnership provides a wide range of health, social care and education courses and training opportunities in London. We're proud to be playing a pivotal role in shaping the future workforce.
We offer courses in nursing, midwifery, paramedic science, radiography, rehabilitation sciences, social work, education and research, as well as a range of workforce development, modules and study days. We work with employers to ensure all students get the best possible practical experience in healthcare, social work and teaching, enabling them to prepare effectively for the workplace.
We encourage an interdisciplinary approach to teaching; bringing health, social care and education students together to learn from and with each other. We strive for excellence in education, preparing graduates for leadership roles and team-based and collaborative working.
The vision of Kingston and St George’s Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education is to support a knowledge-based health, social care and education economy and service reconfiguration. We also aim to contribute to making London a ‘healthy city’ through high-quality education, workforce innovation and research excellence.
Our objectives drive how we do business and ensure the future of health, social care and education in the United Kingdom and abroad. They include:
provision of excellent and cost effective education for practice disciplines
proactive engagement with the public and employers to design, deliver and evaluate education, and research to meet changing service needs for health, social care and schools
valuing diversity and inclusivity to develop a workforce that is fit for purpose, and equipped to innovate and deliver evidence-based change
advancing knowledge and achieving a global reputation for research excellence in practice disciplines.
Academic staff profiles
Born out of partnership, collaboration is central to our way of working at Kingston and St George’s. We work with a wide variety of partners to deliver cutting-edge undergraduate, postgraduate and workforce development education and training. We work collaboratively with health, social care and education providers to promote practice development and workplace learning. Our research also brings together partners from many different backgrounds and countries. This, along with regular consultations with health, social care and education service users, underpins the knowledge and skills of all our staff. Our business development office is dedicated to supporting these activities through on-going industry networking and relationship building.
Below are a few examples of the partners we work with:
To view course specific examples of collaborative partners, please see the course pages on healthcare.ac.uk.