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An exhibition by Westminster lecturer David Moore, which recreates a 30-year-old photography project, is now on at London Gallery West and will culminate in a theatre piece to be performed on 20 April.

A consortium led by Harrow Council and Westminster's Creative Enterprise Centre won one of 10 grants to begin research on developing a Creative Enterprise Zone in the Wealdstone area of Harrow.

Dr Andreas Aresti, Senior Lecturer in Criminology delivered his speech at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday 14 March, in the presence of Her Royal Highness Princess Anne.

The University of Westminster, together with the University of Southampton, University College London and the University of Lancaster are delivering a trial to investigate whether a workforce of ‘parcel porters’ could help to reduce the current demand for kerbside space by delivery vans, in a research collaboration.

Students and supporters of The 125 Fund gathered to celebrate its achievements in a special event, which showcased the impact that the Fund is having on the lives of students through a series of interactive projects and inspiring speeches.

On 14 March, the University of Westminster joined the second annual London Venture Crawl which focused upon entrepreneurial success, visiting innovation centres throughout London.

Dr Andrew Smith, Reader in Tourism and Events at the University of Westminster, will be spending the whole of April at the University of Queensland in Brisbane as part of the W. James Whyte Visiting Research Fellowship.

On Wednesday 7 March 2018, staff and students gathered to celebrate Westminster Working Cultures, which provides students with experience of professional life and culture in international contexts.

Twelve postgraduate students and two staff from the Architecture and Environmental Design MSc course travelled to Sao Paulo, Brazil for a seven-day study trip and exchange with students from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Sao Paulo (FAUUSP).

On 6 March, Westminster Law School hosted a debate with Michael Butterworth, a technology, lawyer at Fieldfisher LLP, to discuss the possibility of robots acquiring legal rights in the future.

Dr Nelson Chong, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and expert on circadian and cardiac biology, explained the science behind a ‘broken heart’ at the Love Hurts edition of the Nerd Nite London monthly event.

Dr Peter Bonfield OBE FREng, currently Chief Executive of the BRE Group, has been announced as the next Vice-Chancellor and President of the University.

On 27 February 2018 Joanna Lumley introduced her latest film, Finding Your Feet, to an audience of over 150 Westminster Alumni and Westminster City residents hosted with the Sir Simon Milton Foundation.

Two groups of graduates from the Film and Television BA Production course (now Film BA Honours and Television Production BA Honours) were recognised at the Royal Television Society Student Awards for the work on their major final projects.

The British Council have announced this year’s high profile British Council Study UK Alumni Awards which include five outstanding University of Westminster alumni.

On Tuesday 27 February, the Department of Psychology, at Westminster’s Cavendish Campus, hosted the successful taster event, Psych4Schools, to help school children engage with psychology, helping them to consider it as a future course or career path.

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Brontë Parsonage Museum, where she contributed to the newly created manuscript of the novel Wuthering Heights by re-writing the last sentence. She also met with Research Fellow Clare Twomey, who initiated the project.

Eighteen students and two staff from the University of Westminster travelled to Indonesia for a nine-day field trip to study community tourism with local students from the University of Pancasila.

Professor Malcolm Kirkup, Dean of Westminster Business School delivered his inaugural professorial talk for the University of Westminster's flagship event series Westminster Talks.

Trance trio Above & Beyond, set up by two Westminster alumni in 1999, debuted at a career-high number three on the Billboard 200 chart with their fourth studio album Common Ground.

University of Westminster alumnus Christopher Bailey showed his final collection for Burberry celebrating LGBTQ+ communities at London Fashion Week 2018.

On Monday 12 February, the ‘What it takes’ series invited Business Administration BA alumna and Executive Coach, Author Jenny Garrett to feature in the ‘What it takes to be a confident public speaker’ event.

A newly established mentorship programme will involve leading professionals from the Guild of Entrepreneurs to provide guidance and mentorship to six students from the Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB MA (disLAB) course, leading up to the production of a short film with the mentor as a subject.

Emeritus Professor Peter White has contributed to new guidelines for making new urban developments bus-friendly.

Asia Muci, who graduated from the Media Management MA course at the University of Westminster with Distinction, was appointed to the role of Sales Executive at the Independent Film Company.

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