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Articles tagged with Social responsibility

At Kings we encourage students and staff to play an active role within their wider communities at the local and global level. We are dedicated to making a positive difference in each of the communities to which we belong and to help fund charitable projects in less advantaged parts of the world.

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Volunteering in LA to help my English and the community

5 Jun, 2017

Since Tatsuyoshi (Tatsu) Akita joined the Kings Undergraduate Preparation Program at MCU, he has been taking part in volunteer work — for more than one great reason!

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Fundraising for the American Cancer Society at the Relay for Life

12 Apr, 2017

On March 25, 2017 Rider University hosted the annual Relay for Life fundraising activity for the American Cancer Society.

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Raising money for Comic Relief at Kings London

3 Apr, 2017

Friday 24th March saw Kings London celebrate 'Red Nose Day'. Staff and students were encouraged to show their support by wearing red and donating to Comic Relief, a charity dedicated to alleviating poverty in the UK and around the world.

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An update from Cambodia

15 Feb, 2017

Through our partnership with United World Schools, we have now been able to help fund the construction of two new schools in Cambodia. Located in rural parts of the country, they have proved to be of huge benefit to the local communities that they serve.

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Santa Run for a local charity in Oxford

16 Dec, 2016

On Sunday 11th December 2016, 12 staff from Kings Oxford donned their Santa suits and ran the 3.5 km around the streets and parks of Oxford in aid of their local charity, Helen & Douglas House Children’s Hospice.

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Taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning for charity

3 Oct, 2016

On Friday 30th September, Kings London held a cake sale as part of the 'World's Biggest Coffee Morning', organised by the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. 

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My experience volunteering at the Woods Mullen Shelter in Boston

24 Jun, 2016

Juan Carlos, a current Kings Boston student from Colombia, discusses his experience volunteering for the Woods Mullen Homeless shelter. Giving back to the community is an important American value, and Kings Boston encourages all students to get involved in different volunteering events. 

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A skydiving challenge to raise money for UWS

22 Jun, 2016

In early June Kings Bournemouth’s Hannah Farmer and Alison West took on the brave challenge of a charity sky dive.

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A busy month for UWS fundraising at Kings

20 Apr, 2016

It’s been a very fruitful few weeks at our UK and US colleges, with a varied and extensive range of activities and events taking place to raise money for UWS.

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Official opening of our latest school in Cambodia

20 Apr, 2016

As part of the 300km cycle ride undertaken by some of the Kings team, they had the privilege and honour of attending the opening ceremony of our latest school in Kapin, Cambodia – funded through the hard work and generosity of Kings staff and students.

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