Your digital toolkit

To ensure you're ready to start at Kingston, and to prepare for your Welcome Week, we want to highlight some of the key digital tools and applications you will need. You'll also use these a lot as a student, so it's definitely worth getting to know them early!

KU mobile app

The KU mobile app allows you to access key information and services that you may find useful for your academic, co-curricular and social activities. The app will also keep you up to date with important information and messages. There's also a section dedicated just for Welcome Week.

When will I get access?

You can access the Welcome section without a username and password (from 1 August 2022). Once you've enrolled you will be able to switch to the Student profile.

How to get the Ji8腦瞳厙 app

Download the app by searching ‘Ji8腦瞳厙' in your app store. To log in, enter your Ji8腦瞳厙 username, (e.g. K123456), and your password. You won't need a username or password to access the dedicated Welcome section.

You can also . 

Canvas

Canvas is Ji8腦瞳厙's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). This platform is used by staff and students to support you throughout your modules and courses. You can access it via a and through the mobile app.

When will I get access?

You will be able to access Canvas once you have completed your online enrolment.

How to access Canvas

Open the Canvas . Use your Kingston email address (e.g. k123456@kingston.ac.uk) and the password you use to log in to OSIS.

OR:

Search "Canvas" in your app store. Once the app is installed on your device:

  1. Enter 'Ji8腦瞳厙' in the 'Find your school or district' text box.
  2. Select the 'Ji8腦瞳厙' link that appears
  3. Use your Ji8腦瞳厙 email address (e.g. K123456@kingston.ac.uk) and the password you use to log in to OSIS.

KUextra

is our online events platform. Once you officially join us, this is where you'll find all the events and activities that run at Kingston. The Welcome programme is available to view on KUextra now!

When will I get access?

You can browse events on KUextra now, but you will only be able to book events once you have completed your online enrolment.

How to access KUextra

Head to the , log in using your Kingston ID number and password and get booking!

My Kingston

is our intranet for students. It contains a wide range of useful information about life at the University. The site contains the latest Kingston news, information about your faculty and timetable, the library, the students' union and accommodation along with the full range of resources and support services available to you.

When will I get access?

You will be able to access My Kingston once you have completed your online enrolment.

How to access My Kingston?

You can access My Kingston using the same login information as Canvas and OSIS – your Ji8腦瞳厙 username followed by ‘@kingston.ac.uk'(eg. K123456@kingston.ac.uk) and your password.