News and events

News

Journalism students make Royal Wedding news

Journalism and Mass Communication 6 May 2011

Westminster postgraduate journalism students got to put their skills into practice on the biggest story of the year – the Royal Wedding.

Anna Zhikhareva and Marie Chaudet (seen here far left and far right) filmed two reports which went out on Sky News.  The first involved following Prince William and Kate Middleton lookalikes, and the other was joining locals in Shoreditch for a traditional street party.

The pair are studying the broadcast pathway on the MA (International) in journalism at Harrow campus which encourages students to work on real stories.  The course maintains close links with industry with regular guest speakers and guest editors coming in to critique students’ work.

For the pair it was a chance to prove themselves at the highest level amongst the professionals and have their work aired to a national and international audience. 

Anna Zhikhareva far left and Marie Chaudet far right

 

 


About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 175-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.


For the media


For the media

Here we hope you find everything you will need to research, write and publish your story or blog post.

Press office

Please contact our press agency for any media enquiries regarding University of Westminster on

T: +44 (0)20 3697 4200
E: universityofwestminster@fourbroadgate.com