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Calling all Polytechnic Alumni

26 February 2013

In celebration of the 175th anniversary of the founding of what is now the University of Westminster we are inviting Polytechnic alumni to tell us about their student days.

Help us compile an oral history of what it was like to be a student at the Regent Street Polytechnic or the Polytechnic of Central London (PCL).

The oral history will be published alongside a book The History of the University of Westminster 1882-1992 on the anniversary in 2013. We would love to hear your stories and experiences of your time here. Similarly if you have any photographs or ephemera that you would be willing to donate to the archive (we are happy to take copies of photos), please get in touch.

If you want to take part or need more information please contact us at
T: +44 (0)20 7911 5167
E: [email protected]

For more information about the University Archive please see our web pages at:

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 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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