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Senior Lecturer in Transport Dr Rachel Aldred has been shortlisted for the Economic and Social Research Council’s (ESRC) 2016 Celebrating Impact Prize.

Senior Lecturer in Planning, Dr Giulio Verdini, has been appointed Course Leader for University of Westminster’s new Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours degree. The course will be running for the first time from September 2016.

The University of Westminster has announced the winners of the first Latitudes International Design Challenge, a competition set up to connect architecture students across the globe to learn about climate change in different geographical regions and co-produce solutions through environmental design.

Dr James Morgan, who is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events, has given a presentation at the Embassy Magazine Event Expo 2016.

Members of staff from the Centre for Urban Infrastructures in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment organised a three-day seminar as part of a collaborative agreement with the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University, Shanghai.

Head of the Department of Property and Construction, Jane Wright, has been elected as the new Chair of the prestigious Council of the Heads of the Built Environment (CHOBE).

A large group of postgraduate architecture students travelled to India together with their tutors to learn about Indian urbanism and architecture.

Students from the Department of Architecture have been awarded scholarships of £1,000 per project by architectural practice Robin Partington and Partners (RPP) as part of their second annual awards.

The University of Westminster hosted the fifth annual Women in Property (WiP) speed interviewing and networking event attended by Property and Construction students.

The winners of the University of Westminster’s International Design Competition, jointly run with the National Association of Students of Architecture (NASA) India and Massive Small have been announced.

Students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment have publicly exhibited their work relating to migration in the Design Museum.

The Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment is delighted to announce that long term partners VOLA UK have renewed and increased their awards given annually to Interior Architecture students in recognition of their talent and excellence.

This year’s Tourism and Events Careers Panel, organised by third year BA Tourism and Events Management students in conjunction with Tourism lecturers from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, took place at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus.

Susannah Hagan has been appointed as a new Professor of Architecture in the University’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

Economist Noble Francis joined the University of Westminster as a Visiting Professor bringing his expertise in economics and construction to the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment.

A student from the Department of Property and Construction was recently the 500,000th visitor to the Supreme Court since it opened its doors to public visits.

Westminster academics from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment have been awarded a major £500k grant to develop and test an environmental and construction management toolkit, helping local communities in South Africa.

Toby Burgess and Arthur Mamou-Mani, who are both lecturers in the University’s Department of Architecture, teamed up with scientists to develop The SmartThings Future Living Report which looks at the way we will live in the future.

Tourism Management MA alumna Desislava Davidova has won the inaugural Tourism Management Institute (TMI) Postgraduate Prize.

The University of Westminster, in partnership with Santander Bank PLC, is holding a competition to develop a new online resource to support students in building the skills and competencies they need to prepare them for life after their studies.

Starting in September 2016, the University of Westminster’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment will launch a new Architecture and Environmental Design BSc Honours degree.

At the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Achievement Award Presentation on Thursday 21 January 2016, prize-winning students for 2014-15 were presented with a certificate and a cheque for £1,000 by Professor Harry Charrington, Interim Dean of the Faculty.

On Wednesday 6 January, the launch of the 2016 GO4SET Programme took place at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus, home to the world-leading Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. The programme, which is supported by the University for the 2nd year, aims to inspire secondary school pupils to...

Through generosity of the Wates Family Enterprise Trust’s Wates Giving programme, the University of Westminster is delighted to announce ten new scholarships for students embarking on their undergraduate studies across Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE).

24-year-old Hussain Manawer, who graduated with a Quantity Surveying BSc Honours degree from the University of Westminster in 2012, will make history as the first British Muslim to go into space after winning the Kruger Cowne Rising Star Programme. Following news of British astronaut Tim Peake blasting off into space...

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