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Dr Jay-Marie Mackenzie, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, is part of a team of academics appealing to the public to take part in a study aiming to develop a better understanding of how best to support people in crisis to reduce and prevent suicide attempts on the railways.

Mozes Salvatore, a first-year M-Law (Integrated Masters of Law) student was nominated for the Best contribution by an individual student, for his Project Empower (PE) and its legal services provided in the North Kensington area of London.

Specialised Translation MA students, Sandra Thiel and Tianna Woolf, have been awarded the ‘Pamela Mayorcas Award for Scientific and Technical Translation’.

Hosted on Thursday 11 April in the Little Titchfield Street campus, it was an inspiring evening, discussing female leadership and gender equality in the workplace with a panel of leading Westminster alumnae.

Westminster’s Democratic Education Network won second place in the Student Experience category of the Guardian University Awards, which recognise projects and initiatives in Higher Education that have positively impacted on the academic and personal experiences of students.

On Tuesday 2 April, Westminster hosted a grand opening event to mark the start of the VIDAK (Visual Information Design Association of Korea) exhibition, running until 15 April. The exhibition displays the unique visual language of Korean graphic design and aims to expand the design thinking through international exchange.

This year’s fortunate recipients of The 125 Fund had the opportunity to showcase their projects and meet the supporters who, through their generous donations, have made the fund possible for a third year.

Rebeca Barcenilla Garcia, first year PhD Astrobiology student at the University of Westminster, has taken part in the European Space Agency’s (ESA) research initiative to identify signs of life on Mars, which will use a newly-built ExoMars rover to be sent to the Red Planet.

On Wednesday 27 March, the University of Westminster took part in the University Mental Health Charter Road Trip, organised by the UK’s student mental health charity, Student Minds.

The event, hosted at the University’s Little Titchfield Street campus on Tuesday 2 April, covered the idea that pitching yourself and your ideas is essential, and was part of the ‘What it Takes’ event series.

Over 40 women from varying careers and walks of life attended the She is Sustainable (SIS) annual women’s conference. The event, titled ‘She is Still Sustainable 2019’, was held at the Regent Street campus on 1 and 2 April.

On Wednesday 20 March, the University of Westminster teamed up with Brunel University London to invite 20 students, from both institutes, on an exciting entrepreneurial journey to visit some of London’s vibrant and must-see innovation hubs.

On Tuesday 26 March, around 40 of our dedicated mentors, guests and staff gathered for the first official mentor to mentor networking event, sponsored by digital products company Tigerspike and hosted at their office in central London.

On Wednesday 24 April, the University of Westminster will host the 16th annual Schools Science Conference at the Cavendish campus, with ‘Science4Sustainability’ as this year’s theme.

The Westminster Big Idea competition concluded on Tuesday 26 March at the Regent Street Campus, with an exciting final with guest speakers, live pitches and the audience voting for Westminster’s Big Idea Grand Prize winner.

On Thursday 21 March, the University of Westminster hosted ‘What it takes to cope with stress and mental health’, part of the ‘What it Takes’ Alumni event series.

Ayman El Hajjar, Course Leader for the MSc Cyber Security and Forensics course, was invited to speak in Parliament about the current cyber security threats for UK infrastructures.

Westminster MA Documentary Photography and Photojournalism alumnus Alessandro Rota, who graduated in 2011, has been announced by the British Council as a Global Finalist in the Study UK Alumni Awards 2019.

Westminster’s Democratic Education Network has been shortlisted in the Student Experience category which recognises innovative projects or initiatives that have positively enhanced the academic and/or personal experience of the student body.

On Wednesday 20 March, the University of Westminster’s Green Dot Project were invited to speak at a panel conference held in partnership with GenPol entitled: ‘#MeToo on Campus: Ending Sexual Misconduct in UK Universities’.

The VIDAK (Visual Information Design Association of Korea) exhibition, running from 2-14 April, will display the unique visual language of Korean graphic design and expand the design thinking through international exchange.

Students from the Event Design and Management MA course are working with the University of Westminster’s Students Union and the University of Westminster’s Tourism Society, to host a series of events to celebrate English Tourism Week taking place from 30 March to 7 April.

After successful sessions with therapy dogs last semester, alpacas from the Pennybridge Alpaca farm were brought into Harrow campus on Monday 18 March to help students de-stress and improve their mental health in support of Wellness Week.

The project, the only one in the world partnering students to tackle extremism and challenge hate, was set up by Brazilian journalist and International Relations and Security MA alumna Beatriz Buarque and developed in connection with Westminster’s Democratic Education Network (DEN).

On Thursday 7 March, University of Westminster participated in University Mental Health Day, the annual awareness day which brings together the higher education community to make mental health a national priority.