Media, Arts and Design

As a former student of the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design you join over 17,000 fellow alumni based in over 120 countries around the world.

Many graduates from the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design have gone on to work in senior positions in the creative industries. They include Michael Jackson (one time Chief Executive of Channel 4); the fashion designer Marcus Lupfer, chart diva Karen Ramirez, Academy Award winner Asif Kapadia (Director of Amy, Senna and The Warrior), John Woodward (former Chief Executive of the Film Council) and Christopher Bailey (Creative Design Director at Burberry).

The Faculty's graduates go directly into employment in arts or media-related jobs with organisations as diverse as Sony UK, the BBC, Sky, independent production companies and a range of magazines, newspapers and websites. Others graduates are working freelance or on short-term contracts in the worlds of film, photography, fashion, multimedia, graphic design, journalism, broadcasting, fine art and animation.

View a selection of alumni profiles below and see where your Media, Arts and Design qualification could take you.

Professor Aaqil AhmedAaqil Ahmed

Subject of study: Film, Video and Photographic Arts BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 1992
Current position: BBC Head of Commissioning and Head of Religion and Ethics




Bibiana Farenzena Bibiana Farenzena

Subject of study: Design for Communication MA
Year of graduation: 2014
Current position: Digital Designer, Marks and Spencer




Christopher Bailey MBEChristopher Bailey

Subject of study: Fashion BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 1993
Current position: Chief Creative Officer and Chief Executive Officer, Burberry




Daniel ScheyDaniel Schey

Subject of study: Commercial Music BA (Honours)
Current position: Producer and DJ, Roots By The Oder (Record Label), Germany




Ella DickinsonElla Dickinson

Subject of study: Photojournalism MA
Year of graduation: 2013
Current position: Freelance Visual Storyteller and Documentary Photographer




Georgia FlynnGeorgia Flynn

Subject of study: Contemporary Media Practice BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 2014
Current position: Creative Consultant, Hi-Impact Consultancy




Ian Barrington BrownIan Barrington Brown

Subject of study: Mixed Media Fine Art BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 2006
Current position: Artist




Joanna OrlandJoanna Orland

Subject of study: Audio Production MA
Year of graduation: 2003
Current position: Supervising Sound Designer, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe




Maggie DoyleMaggie Doyle

Subject of study: Journalism Studies MA
Year of graduation: 2006
Current position: Broadcast Journalist, BBC




Matthew TwyfordMatthew Twyford

Subject of study: Photographic and Electronic Imaging Science
Year of graduation:1990
Current position: Head of 2D London and Visual Effects Artist, Framestore




Michael JacksonMichael Jackson

Subject of study: Media Studies BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 1979
Current position: Television Producer and Executive




Rachel JamesRachel James

Subject of study: Fashion Design BA (Honours)
Year of graduation:2014
Current position: Creative Director and Co-Founder, Rachel JAMES Ltd




Rebecca LammersRebecca Lammers

Subject of study: Music Business Management MA
Year of graduation: 2008
Current position: CEO and Co-Founder, Laika Network




Richard HolmesRichard Holmes

Subject of study: Journalism BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 2015
Current position: Investigations Reporter, Buzzfeed News




Rikesh ChauhanRikesh Chauhan

Subject of study: Commercial Music BA (Honours)
Year of graduation: 2011
Current position: Senior Creative and Musician, BORN SOCIAL




Rohit PradhanRohit Phadran

Subject of study: Audio Production MA
Year of graduation: 2006
Current position: Sound Designer, Mixbox Studios, India




Steve SabellaSteve Sabella

Subject of study: Photographic Studies MA
Year of graduation: 2008
Current position: Artist




Yula Rocha de CastroYula Rocha de Castro

Subject of study: International Journalism (Broadcast) MA
Year of graduation: 2005
Current position: US Correspondent, SBT Brazilian TV Network




Zhenzhen Liang

Subject of study: Media Management MA
Year of graduation: 2014
Current position: Director of International Affairs, China Film Producers’ Association