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Statement about civil disorder

9 September 2011

The University of Westminster is aware that some students and their parents may have concerns about the recent civil disorder incidents that have occurred in London. The University and its property have not been affected by the recent unrest and activities in the University are continuing as normal.

Kirsty McPhee, international adviser, and her team are available for international students with any concerns on +44 (0)20 7911 5000 ext. 66081.

Students can also email [email protected] or visit the counselling services on campus in Harrow and Marylebone for comfort and advice. The counselling service can be reached on [email protected].

The University is closely monitoring the situation and will be on hand to offer advice and support.

Students wishing to keep up to date with events should visit the BBC News website.

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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 180-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.

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