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New interview with VC in Times Higher Education

1 May 2014

Professor Geoff Petts, Vice Chancellor of the University of Westminster, has spoken about the University’s heritage and its future in an interview with The Times Higher Education.

Professor Petts discusses how the University has inherited a strong set of values and the factors which make it distinctive.

He also talks about the University's Learning Futures programme, which is looking at how the learning experience will change to meet the challenges of the future. The Act of Killing and the Regent Street Cinema are also covered, along with the advantages and challenges of the University’s central London location.

Read the full interview.

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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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