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Social Sciences and Humanities students celebrate achievement awards

16 January 2015

Student awards 2015

77 students from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, who are currently in their second and third year of studies, have been awarded a University of Westminster Achievement Award in recognition of their success in coming top of their undergraduate degree course studies last session.

The Faculty held a ceremony on 14 January 2015 to mark the occasion. Students and their guests were welcomed by the Dean of Faculty, Professor Roland Dannreuther and by Steven Anderson, Student Funding and Scholarships Manager. The students were then each presented with a certificate and a cheque for £1,000 by their Head of Department and the Dean.

Students’ family and friends attended, some flying in from abroad for the event, and academic staff were also present to share in their students’ success. This occasion was much enjoyed by all and was followed by a celebratory drinks reception. The University of Westminster offers the largest scholarship programme of any UK university – more than £4m last year – to UK, EU and international students.

Further details of our scholarships scheme can be found on our scholarships pages.


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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 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.


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