Students from the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology explore Paris in a Quintin Hogg Trust-funded trip
06 December 2017
Fifty-three students from the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities recently visited Paris as part of a field trip, funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust.
04 December 2017
On 17 November, the Queer London Research Forum, based at the University of Westminster, hosted a successful ‘Coming Out In/To Poetry’ event including a talk from renowned Professor Stephen Guy-Bray.
WestMUN Society and Department of Politics and International Relations host film screening and Q&A session with former New Zealand Prime Minister
30 November 2017
On 27 November, the WestMUN Society and the Department of Politics and International Relations hosted a film screening of ‘My Year With Helen’ followed by a Q&A session with former New Zealand Prime Minister and Head of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, and award-winning Director, Gaylene Preston.
24 November 2017
The University of Westminster hosted the ‘Georgian Studies Day’ conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the day which this year centred on the topic of ‘Georgia in Europe’.
Students attend mock interviews with real employers in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
22 November 2017
Employers from 16 organisations, including the London Assembly and the Royal Air Force, took part in the Speed Interview and Networking Careers event, organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities to help students prepare for the interview process.
02 November 2017
The British Journal of Sociology Early Career Prize, given to authors who are in the first five years of their career after obtaining their PhD, was awarded to Dr Umit Cetin for his research paper which looks at suicide amongst Alevi-Kurd youth.
17 October 2017
The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy was involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit which concluded that people in the UK want a ‘soft’ Brexit.
Russian Studies alumna awarded British Empire Medal for ‘services to charity in the UK and Russia’ in Queen’s Birthday Honours Lists 2017
03 October 2017
Barbara Forrai, who studied Russian Studies at the University of Westminster, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for her ‘services to charity in the UK and Russia’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017.
15 September 2017
Former South Africa President, Sir Kgalema Motlanthe, graced the book launch event of his fellow compatriot Dr Khulu Mbatha, hosted by the University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre on Monday 11 September.
University of Westminster co-launches #HealingWords poetry competition for people with mental health problems
06 September 2017
The University of Westminster has partnered with London charity Advocacy Project and the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to launch #HealingWords, a poetry competition for people and their families experiencing or who have experienced mental health problems. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 11 September.
22 August 2017
Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer at the Westminster Professional Language Centre, has recently been involved in a national campaign to raise awareness of a phenomenon known as ‘vishing’, which refers to phishing scams enacted over the phone, with fraudsters masquerading as a trusted authority.
17 August 2017
‘Clearing’ and ‘stress’. Two words that, for most people, go hand-in-hand - but they don’t have to. In addition to the University of Westminster’s free Clearing Toolkit to help you organise your thoughts, here are some bits of advice from across the University to help to beat those Clearing blues.
The Democratic Education Network organized first study trip to Vietnam for Politics and International Relations students
10 July 2017
DEN, the Democratic Education Network, is a Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) initiative, supported by Quintin Hogg Trust which aims to develop Westminster students’ international experience.
04 July 2017
The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy is involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit that will take place over two weekends in September. Led by the Constitution Unit at University College London, the project team also includes the University of Southampton and the civil society organisations the Electoral Reform Society and Involve.
29 June 2017
The Youth Justice Network held its first conference entitled ‘Turning Research into Action: Knowledge Exchange between Young People, Academic Researchers & Practitioners’ which was held at the University of Westminster on 15 June.
University of Westminster offers two programmes for Westminster students to travel to Jordan and Hong Kong this September
22 June 2017
Two international programmes, the AlSadi Changing Lives Programme and Westminster Working Cultures have been organised by the University of Westminster to increase Westminster students’ employability by equipping them with key skills and international experience.
19 June 2017
In his recently published book, Energy Security, Professor Roland Dannreuther offers a new and comprehensive approach to understanding energy security.
Dr Faith Gordon presents plenary paper at British and Irish Law Education and Technology Association event
16 June 2017
Dr Faith Gordon, Lecturer in Criminology and Director of the Youth Justice Network presented a plenary entitled: ‘Children’s rights and their digital identity: balancing best interests, autonomy and consent’, on 7 June at the “Have ‘Generation Tagged’ lost their privacy?” event.
Two Westminster Politics and International Relations BA Honours students interviewed by Swedish National Radio
15 June 2017
Two Westminster students from the Politics and International Relations BA Honours course have been interviewed at the University of Westminster by Sveriges, one of the main Swedish national radio channels, regarding the General Election.
08 June 2017
On 15 June the University of Westminster will host ‘Turning Research into Action: Knowledge Exchange between Young People, Academic Researchers and Practitioners’ the first seminar from the newly established Youth and Justice Network in the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology.
24 May 2017
On 20-21 May, the University of Westminster hosted the 6th ICTs and Society conference 'Digital Objects, Digital Subjects: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on Activism, Research and Critique in the Age of Big Data Capitalism'.
19 May 2017
On 5-6 May the Democratic Education Network (DEN) delivered the first International Students Conference, titled ‘The End of Global?’.
19 May 2017
Launching the new Crime and Injustice series, the BAFTA-winning documentary Hillsborough (2014) will return to the big screen at Regent Street Cinema on 24 May at 7:30pm.
Students from Westminster International University of Tashkent attended 2017 Westminster Summer School Programme
18 May 2017
18 students from Westminster International University of Tashkent (WIUT) took part in the University of Westminster Summer School Programme from 2-15 May, run by the Department of Politics and International Relations.
12 May 2017
The University of Westminster’s Chantal Mouffe will be chairing the event held from 2:30pm on Friday 19 May that will explore left-wing and right-wing populism in Europe with prominent speakers such as Owen Jones, columnist for The Guardian and political activist.