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Graduate employment in the latest Destination of Leavers in HE Survey (DLHE) has increased by 7.5%.

Former South Africa President, Sir Kgalema Motlanthe, graced the book launch event of his fellow compatriot Dr Khulu Mbatha, hosted by the University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre on Monday 11 September.

The University of Westminster has partnered with London charity Advocacy Project and the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to launch #HealingWords, a poetry competition for people and their families experiencing or who have experienced mental health problems. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 11 September.

Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, gave an interview for BBC Business Live, where he emphasised the importance of the invisible border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer at the Westminster Professional Language Centre, has recently been involved in a national campaign to raise awareness of a phenomenon known as ‘vishing’, which refers to phishing scams enacted over the phone, with fraudsters masquerading as a trusted authority.

Dr Lucy Bond, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Westminster, has written an article for The Conversation discussing how the recent Charlottesville’s attack exposes American’s long history of racial violence.

The award-winning Sociology teaching team in the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology have published the third edition of the annual Westminster Sociology Anthology.

‘Clearing’ and ‘stress’. Two words that, for most people, go hand-in-hand - but they don’t have to. In addition to the University of Westminster’s free Clearing Toolkit to help you organise your thoughts, here are some bits of advice from across the University to help to beat those Clearing blues.

Dr Itay Lotem, Postdoctoral Fellow in Modern Languages and Culture, has recently written an article for the Swedish outlet The Local.se explaining why the world should keep a closer eye on the current political crisis in Sweden.

Professor Mark Clapson, Professor of Social and Urban History, was interviewed by Sky News on 14 August and wrote an article for The Conversation discussing the significance of Big Ben falling silent.

Dr Itay Lotem, Postdoctoral Fellow in French Language and Culture, has recently written a blog for the Huffington Post discussing the current divisions among the French government.

Dr Patricia Hogwood, Reader in European Politics, has recently commented on Brexit negotiations. She was invited to use her academic expertise during an interview for the Australian channel ABC News and wrote an article for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

On 14 and 15 July, the University of Westminster hosted an interdisciplinary symposium focused on the relationship between ‘Tourism and the Night’.

Professor Dibyesh Anand, Head of Department of Politics and International Relations, recently gave an interview to Al Jazeera commenting on the Indian Prime Minister’s first historic visit to Israel.

Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer in the Westminster Professional Language Centre at the University of Westminster, has written a blog for the Huffington Post about how the Irish political party Sinn Fein could benefit by taking their seats in the Houses of Parliament.

DEN, the Democratic Education Network, is a Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) initiative, supported by Quintin Hogg Trust which aims to develop Westminster students’s international experience.

Atef Alshaer, Lecturer in Arabic Studies in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities wrote an article describing the historic and current power of poetry in politics.

Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer in the Westminster Professional Language Centre at the University of Westminster, has written an article for Writer’s Digest giving tips about how to write well and even win a literary prize.

As housing, schools and hospitals continue to fail fire safety checks in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster, two Westminster academics analyse how such a situation could have arisen.

The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy is involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit that will take place over two weekends in September. Led by the Constitution Unit at University College London, the project team also includes the University of Southampton and the civil society...

The Youth Justice Network held its first conference entitled ‘Turning Research into Action: Knowledge Exchange between Young People, Academic Researchers & Practitioners’ which was held at the University of Westminster on 15 June.

Dr Itay Lotem, Postdoctoral Fellow in French Language and Culture, has recently written a blog for the Huffington Post discussing the French legislative elections and assessing President Macron’s first weeks in government.

Two international programmes, the AlSadi Changing Lives Programme and Westminster Working Cultures have been organised by the University of Westminster to increase Westminster students’ employability by equipping them with key skills and international experience.

Talita Jenman, a recent graduate of the Art and Visual Culture MA at the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies will be giving a lunchtime talk on memes and classical paintings at the National Gallery on Monday 26 June.

In his recently published book, Energy Security, Professor Roland Dannreuther offers a new and comprehensive approach to understanding energy security.

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