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University of Westminster launches new Internship programme with the Regent Street Association and Santander

18 April 2017

Regent Street

The University of Westminster, in collaboration with the Regent Street Association and Santander Universities has launched a new internship programme linking Westminster Students with local Regent Street Businesses.

The Regent Street Association is made up of 350 members, including 100 retailers, 50 restaurants and bars, 11 hotels and many office based companies who are now able to register with the University to offer internships providing Westminster students with valuable work experience on one of the most famous streets in the world.

All internships will last for a minimum of three months, beginning in early June and will be paid at least the national minimum wage. Companies who are part of the Regent Street Association will be working directly with the Career Development Centre at the University of Westminster who will advertise each vacancy to relevant student groups, receive applications and shortlist candidates.

Santander Universities, part of the Santander Bank, is supporting this partnership by offering participating students a bursary to support their studies after the successful completion of their internship.  Santander believes that university is a vital cornerstone of any community and a mechanism that helps people and businesses prosper, Santander Universities supports universities in more than 20 countries across the world.

To find out more about the programme or to take on a Westminster intern contact our employer liaison team on [email protected].

Please note that student applications are now closed. 

To find out more about the wide variety of support on offer to students and recent graduates please visit our careers pages or call 0207 911 4184.


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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.

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