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The University of Westminster partners with Booking.com as part of the newly launched 125 Fund

22 December 2016

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The 125 Fund is a flexible fund designed to support student projects and activities to enhance their employability and help them to achieve their full potential.

The fund launched in 2016 in celebration of the 125th Anniversary of the Regent Street Polytechnic, the predecessor institution to the University of Westminster, with a generous matched funding offer from the Quintin Hogg Trust.

This month Booking.com has generously joined the cause, creating a unique URL to support the fund. For all finalised bookings made via Booking.com/UniversityofWestminster, they will donate a considerable part of the total cost directly to The 125 Fund and every pound donated is then matched by the Quintin Hogg Trust.

Those with ties to the University of Westminster already frequently book with Booking.com and now, the University of Westminster is one of the first Higher Education Institutions to directly benefit students through this kind of partnership with Booking.com.

With The 125 Fund all current students are eligible to apply for grants between £150 and £2,000 to help them purchase new equipment, develop a project, or to support their personal and professional development.

If you, your friends or your family are booking holidays using Booking.com please do so via Booking.com/UniversityofWestminster and help support students and the University reach our £10,000 Booking.com support target for 2017.

If you have any questions about the partnership please contact the Development team


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 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.