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Carolina Alvares, Commercial Music BA Honours student, is through to the Judges’ House with her group Four of Diamonds on ITV’s talent show X Factor.

The University of Westminster’s AlSadi Changing Lives Programme, which gives students the opportunity to volunteer in Jordan, had an impressive inaugural trip last week with the first cohort of students embarking on the life-changing opportunity. The Westminster students made a difference to the lives of children and refugees living in...

Natalie Reynolds, CEO of advantageSpring and author of We Have a Deal delivered the first Westminster Business School Masterclass on Thursday 15 September.

A selection of artworks, including photography, sculptures and paintings, from 13 final-year students at the University’s Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design (WSMAD) will go on display across meeting rooms, client dining spaces and other communal areas of the international law firm Travers Smith’s office in London.

Dimitris Parapadakis and Ashif Tejani, Principal Lecturers in Computer Science in the Faculty of Science and Technology have been awarded a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Grant with London-based web analytics consultancy Mezzo Labs.

Rob Toulson, Professor of Creative Industries (Commercial Music) at the University of Westminster, showcased his robotic talents at the Victoria and Albert Museum during Digital Design Weekend as part of London Design Week taking place between 17-25 September.

Named the most internationally diverse university in the UK in the Hotcourses Diversity Index (HDI) earlier this year, the University of Westminster has been ranked at 118 for International Outlook across all universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.  

Throughout this week, the University of Westminster’s Student Union (UWSU) has been welcoming newly enrolled students to the University with fun packed Freshers’ Fairs held at all four campuses.

Carolina Alvares (second from left), Commercial Music BA Honours student, has been selected with her group Four of Diamonds to go through to the Six-Chair Challenge on ITV’s talent show X Factor.

Westminster Business School alumnus Rory Sadler’s BuzzDose app is the first patient enrollment, engagement and management app for the Clinical Trial industry.

An array of Westminster fashion design alumni including Ashley Williams, Christopher Bailey, Markus Lupfer, David Ferreira, Jack Byne, Amanda Svart, Emma Charles and Roberta Einer who all studied at the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design, showcased their new collections at London Fashion Week.

An investigation into the history of Jamaican music’s contribution to the culture and heritage of Britain is to be launched at the University of Westminster.

This year, the University of Westminster is helping London join people across the globe in New York, Betlehem, Haifa, Jerusalem, Beirut and Amman to inaugurate a unique event series called Qalandiya International (QI) where 100 international artists, architects, filmmakers and spatial designers will simultaneously and collaboratively explore the subject of...

Westminster Business School has appointed Professor Malcolm Kirkup as its new Dean.

Lewis Dartnell, astrobiology researcher and Professor of Science Communication at University of Westminster, gave a keynote lecture at the Jijki Festival’s Golden Seed Live Show in South Korea about Jikji, the first printed book in the world. Professor Dartnell was invited as the highlight of the show given the enormous...

Diana Forescu, a marketing graduate from the University of Westminster has developed a new food app called TakeMeOut.

Oscar award winning director and University of Westminster graduate Asif Kapadia has made the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000: London’s most influential people 2016 – Film list. The Progress 1000 list features leading figures in science, technology, business, politics and arts, including notable figures such as Prince Charles and Mayor of...

Faculty Research Director and Professor of Psychology, Tom Buchanan, was asked by BBC iWonder to provide his academic expertise for a guide entitled ‘Why does social media seem ‘fake’ to some people?’,presented by writer and broadcaster Konnie Huq.

Following its opening last year, the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema has been attracting visitors and film lovers from all over the city. Mark Field, who has been serving as MP to the Cities of London and Westminster since 2001, was invited to Regent Street to view the refurbished...

Senior Lecturer in Transport Dr Rachel Aldred has made the Evening Standard’s Progress 1000: London’s most influential people 2016 – Transport list. The Progress 1000 list features leading figures in science technology, business, politics and arts, including notable figures such as Prince Charles and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

A paper on coaching culture development written by Nick Kapoutzis, Head of Leadership and Organisational Development at the University of Westminster, was released by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE) as a best practice case study.

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.

Dr James Morgan CSEP, Senior Lecturer in Events, has been selected as one of the most influential event professionals on Twitter in 2016.

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.

Sarah-Jane Harrison and Aidan McCarthy from the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design were part of the Olympic Broadcast Service at the Rio Olympic Games.

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