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The SGroup Network welcomes the University of Westminster

20 February 2015

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The SGroup European Universities’ Network has welcomed the University of Westminster as its most recent member. The University of Westminster was selected as a member by the SGroup Network in recognition of the institution’s rich history, combined with its fields of expertise and international reputation.

The SGroup Network is a not-for-profit dynamic platform for university collaboration among European and non-EU institutions. Its aim is to develop the internationalisation of its members, to foster university excellence in education and research and to promote continuous adaptation to educational and societal needs in a creative and innovative way. Engagement with the SGroup Network will support the University of Westminster’s strategic activity, in relation both to internationalisation and to innovation.

Through its Global Engagement project, the University of Westminster is further developing and consolidating its portfolio of international activities and partnerships, and is delighted in that context to join the SGroup Network. The University of Westminster’s Global Engagement framework recognises the students, staff and alumni of the University as a global community; attends to the global experience of staff and students; fosters global research themes and connections; and grows global connections of many kinds. The delivery of the framework is entrusted to Professor Alexandra Hughes, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Global Engagement, and it includes in its key priorities outward mobility of students and staff.

The University of Westminster is home to more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and staff from over 80 countries across 139 undergraduate and 167 postgraduate courses.

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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