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‘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.

Sara Shiku, a student on the Finance and Accounting MSc course at the University of Westminster, travelled to Hong Kong to present her project at an international youth leader conference.

Professor Richard Dorsett, Professor of Economic Evaluation in Westminster Business School reported on the success of the world’s first Social Impact Bond, and the issues for impact evaluation.

As part of the MBA, students at the University of Westminster take part in international study trips to see different cultural approaches to business and leadership.

The Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (ProBE), has published their updated business plan for 2017.

The University of Westminster has honoured Dame Heather Rabbatts, whose stellar career covers law, politics, media and sport, at the graduation ceremony for Westminster Business School on 11 July 2017.

Westminster alumna Hilary Carty has been announced as the new Director of Programme for the distinguished Clore Leadership Programme. Hilary will take up the new role in September 2017, replacing Sue Hoyle OBE who is stepping down after nine years in the role.

Westminster Business School academics travel to Malaysia to collaborate with University of Malaysia Sabah (UMS).

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.

Westminster Business School is launching a brand new MBA course this September and to celebrate, we're running a Twitter giveaway throughout June.​

The University of Westminster hosted Debate Mate, a national competition that encourages young people to become powerful thinkers and speakers.

Miranda Brawn, Founder/CEO of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation and Westminster Business School MBA alumna, made it to the 30th position on the Financial Times Global Powerlist for the most influential leaders from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background.

Academics from the ProBE research group to present research on post-war building workers at the Scottish Oral History Centre.

Dr Pauline Armsby and Dr Steven Cranfield, academics at Westminster Business School have published an article on the development and delivery of professional doctorates in 3* journal, Studies in Higher Education.

A group of Westminster students, part of the Westminster Business Consultants (WBC), the junior enterprise consultancy at the University of Westminster, attended the biggest European junior enterprise event, the Junior Association of Development within Europe (Jade) spring event, where they were shortlisted in the most international junior enterprise category.

Lucy Earl, who graduated from the Marketing Communications BA course in July 2016, has created an English language tutorial YouTube channel, English with Lucy, which has now reached 300,000 subscribers in just one year.

Dr Kathlyn Wilson, Professor Peter Urwin and Dr Angela Wright have been awarded a research contract from Imperial College London.

We are delighted to congratulate Roisin Curran on achieving her Doctorate in Professional Studies (Higher Education Practice) degree at Westminster Business School. She achieved her doctorate on 23 February 2017 for her work on ‘A Framework for Student Staff Partnership in Higher Education’.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Reader in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Westminster Business School Research Associate Melahat Sahin-Dikmen and Professor Linda Clarke from the Westminster Business School have been appointed for a two-year, ten-country research project on Vocational Education and Training for Low Energy Construction (VET4LEC).

Józefa Fawcett, Senior Lecturer at Westminster Business School and an international speaker and trainer, was recognised by the World HRD Congress, a platform celebrating excellence among HR leaders on a global level, for the second time.

University of Westminster alumnus Faisal Abbas was announced as the winner of the Social Impact Award for Saudi Arabia at the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards on Wednesday 1 March 2017.

The Westminster Business School’s Project Management MSc course is now accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM), the UK’s only Project Management chartered professional body.

HRH Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall showed their appreciation to Westminster Business School graduate Miranda Brawn for her tireless work in supporting race diversity, when they paid a royal visit to the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) in Brixton.

A research paper by Westminster academics Moustafa Haj Youssef and Ioannis Christodoulou, titled 'Managerial Discretion in Emerging Markets: What's New', received the Best Paper Award at the GSOM Emerging Markets Conference, which was held in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Alumni from the Accounting, Finance and Governance department visited Marylebone Campus on Wednesday 8 February to share their employment experiences with final year Finance and Accounting undergraduate students.

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