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27 June: TEDx Houses of Parliament and University of Westminster

21 May 2014

Join us for an exciting day of talks, career workshops and debates on creativity, strategy, entrepreneurship, leadership, professional confidence, marketing, mindfulness and much more.

Venue: Marylebone Campus

This year, we've partnered with TEDxHousesofParliament to deliver one of the most exciting events on "Democracy and Representation".

Please note that tickets to watch the live conference at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre are now sold out.

However, we're also preparing a fun day for you filled with live streamed TEDx talks, master classes on leadership, mindfulness sessions and workshops on topics such as entrepreneurship, digital identity and professional confidence.

For the grand finale, we'll be screening the BAFTA winning documentary The Act of Killing.

About TEDx

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a not-for-profit organisation that started as a four-day conference in California 25 years ago, to support world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. TED has created a programme called TEDx, designed to help organisations and individuals to share ideas in communities around the world.

At the TEDxHousesofParliament, ideas on Representation and Democracy are discussed in TEDTalks videos and live presentations.

If you're new to TED, visit their website or YouTube channel to watch their videos and check the 20 most watched TEDTalks:


On-Campus activities

To see the full list of activities planned and speakers' bios, visit the event's page at

Stay in touch

To keep updated about all activities and talks that will be live-streamed in our Central London Campuses, register your interest, follow us @uniwestminster and @TEDx on Twitter.

Register your interest for on-campus activities  

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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