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BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet received the Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism at a much-anticipated ceremony in the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema on 27 June.

University of Westminster received first prize in the Broadcast Industry Innovation Awards, held in Shanghai at Shanghai Media Group Headquarters on 6 June 2017.

Katie Ann McGuigan, Fashion Design BA Honours alumna, received the Absolute Prize For The Most Creative Collection at MittelModa competition on 20 June in Italy.

A University of Westminster alumnus, Sebastian Marcu, is pioneering the making of crumb-free bread, which may revolutionise food choices in space. This could have a major positive impact on the well-being of astronauts.

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.

Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster, wrote a blog post for HuffPost discussing the power of British media on elections.

A student from the Interactive Media Practice MA course at the University of Westminster worked as an audio lead on developing new game ‘Shiness’ released by well-known gaming companies including PlayStation 4, Xbox, One and PC.

11 students from the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster took part in a two-week programme, called Visit China – Experience Living in Beijing. The programme was facilitated by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), an international partner of the University of Westminster.

Dr Anastasia Denisova, Lecturer in Journalism at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) at the University of Westminster, has published a blog for the Huffington Post regarding President Trump’s mysterious tweet including the word ‘covfefe’ and the reactions it received across the world.

Nigeria’s highest-grossing film, The Wedding Party, will be shooting scenes for a sequel in Dubai, one of the world’s most dynamic and exciting destinations.

Dr Diana Garrisi, Research Associate at the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) of the University of Westminster, has co-written a blog for the Huffington Post, with Jacob Johanssen, Senior Lecturer in the Communication and Media Research Institute, about the first Face Equality Day raising awareness on facial diversity.

Third year Commercial Music Performance BMUS Honours students performed their final show at the industry like venue Area 51 at Harrow campus over five days from 12-18 May.

On 26 May the University of Westminster joined hundreds of institutions across the country to celebrate the first Face Equality Day, a national event created to raise awareness of face equality and stand up against discrimination of people living with a facial disfigurement.

The University of Westminster’s annual fashion show heralded the start of the graduate fashion season.

Kristin Ulseth, a Film and Photography BA course graduate from the University of Westminster, recently won the Best Animated Short Award at the 16th Tribeca Film Festival taking place in New York.

Designs from alumni Roger Waters and Nick Mason, the founding band members of iconic rock group Pink Floyd, are currently being exposed at a V&A Pink Floyd exhibition entitled “Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains”.

Senior lecturer in videojournalism Dr David Dunkley Gyimah urged a public gathering in Moscow to look to their cinema techniques for developments in news storytelling innovation.

On May 20-21, the Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies (WIAS) will house some of the world’s leading scholars to discuss research, critique and activism in the age of big data capitalism.

The Fashion Design BA Honours course at the University of Westminster scooped both of the top awards at the British Fashion Council’s Graduate Preview Day last Friday.

Travers Smith LLP announced Harry Martin as one of the winners of its 2017 CSR Art Programme for his artwork Zkrys. The competition featured artwork by students from the University of Westminster and Royal College of Art (RCA).

Second year Graphic Communication Design BA students Xuan Phan and Hyun You won two awards at the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) competition and became ISTD members.

Professor Sarah Niblock, Associate Dean of Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster, published an article in the i newspaper about Prince Philip and the global media’s fascination with him.

University of Westminster Graphic Communication Design BA students participated in the D&AD Global Creative and Advertising Festival over the three days from 25-27 April and were offered opportunities by industry creatives.

Producer Naughty Boy visited the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design to audition Commercial Music BA and Audio Production MA students in search of a production assistant on Wednesday 12 April.

Zoltan Juhasz, a Film and Television Production graduate (now Film BA Honours) from the University of Westminster, has won the prestigious Motion Picture Sound Editors Award, often called the ‘Sound Oscar’, with his animated short film FishWitch.

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