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The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has awarded Andreas Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Professor of Law and Theory in the Westminster Law School and Director of The Westminster Law and Theory Lab, the prestigious Senior Distinguished Environmental Law Education Award 2016.

80 first-year undergraduate students from Westminster Law School attended a matriculation ceremony on 12 October 2016, marking their formal admission into the University and the start of their undergraduate studies.

Dr Ioannis Glinavos, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog for The Huffington Post on what to expect from the financial services industry in the aftermath of Trump’s victory.

Last Wednesday, 16 November 2016, marked the 50th anniversary of the first screening of Cathy Come Home, a television drama which is considered to have had major contribution to British culture. Exactly 50 years on from its premiere in the Wednesday Play series, the University of Westminster hosted a screening...

On 16 November we screened the seminal Cathy Come Home, exactly 50 years on from its premiere in the Wednesday Play series.

Professor Hélène Lambert is to speak at a seminar hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law on ‘The “refugee crisis”: Challenges and implications for international and EU law’.

One of Britain’s most distinguished lawyers, Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, will deliver the inaugural Woodsford Litigation Funding Lecture at the University of Westminster. The flagship lecture will be attended by as many as 300 barristers, solicitors, judges, academics, students, legal journalists, policymakers, and others with an interest in the law...

On 21 September 1966, a young Jimi Hendrix landed in London for the first time.

The Centre for Law, Society and Popular Culture is delighted to announce the first semester events in this series.

Following on from its successful inaugural symposium during the last academic year on 12 September 2016, the Westminster interdisciplinary research group, Translaborate, held its first Translab workshop for a small number of academics focusing on themes arising from translation and collaboration.

Shaheen Mamun who graduated from University of Westminster with an LLB Honours Solicitors Exempting degree (now MLaw - Integrated Master’s in Law) has been shortlisted for the Junior Lawyer of the Year Award 2016 as part of The Law Society Excellence Awards.

In the new academic year, University of Westminster academics from the Department of Computer Science and Westminster Law School (WLS) hope to pilot, with the help of WLS students, a high-tech and innovative computer game using virtual reality that they have been developing in partnership.

Senior lecturer in Law Dr Ioannis Glinavos recently wrote a piece about Brexit and its effect on the wider economic and socio-political landscape for The Conversation and contributed to an interview for Raconteur Magazine.

When Jim Hirschmann didn’t get the grades he wanted at A Level, he didn’t give up on his university dream. Instead, he saw clearing as an opportunity, and came to the University of Westminster. He then graduated from the Westminster Law School, and became SU President.

Four Westminster Law School students were chosen to attend a European Union-funded international human rights summer school in Vilnius, Lithuania, which took place between 19–27 July 2016.

The International Centre for Family Law Policy and Practice, in association with The Westminster Law School, together with the Rt Hon Sir Mathew Thorpe, hosted the 2016 International Family Law Lecture at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street campus on Monday 4 July.

The online Entertainment and Sports Law Journal (ESLJ) has moved to its new home and will be published by the University of Westminster Press.

On 5 July we screened the film The Battle of the Somme to mark the battle's centenary.

David Manlow, Principal Lecturer on the Criminology BA Honours course, has won the British Society of Criminology award for Excellence in Teaching Criminology.

Professor Lisa Webley of the University of Westminster has been named Law Teacher of the Year 2016.

Professor Hélène Lambert participated in an expert meeting organised by the International Rescue Committee, with support from TrustLaw and Latham and Watkins, on accelerating legal pathways of refugees from Greece on Wednesday 25 May.

Professor Marco Roscini, from the Westminster Law School, has been awarded a €53,900 grant to fund a research project into foreign intervention in civil wars.

Professor Hélène Lambert spoke on the theme of Temporary Refuge Towards War Refugees in the Context of Syria at a recent symposium in All Souls College, Oxford.

The final two events in what has been a very full Theory Meets Practice series took place in March.

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