10 January 2019
Professor Ipsita Roy, Professor in Microbial Biotechnology, organised an international symposium on Friday 14 December where she delivered a keynote speech on Drug-Free Antibacterial Technology for Medical Applications.
09 January 2019
The University of Westminster’s fashion department was ranked in the list of top 10 fashion schools by Fashionista magazine, as part of the top 25 fashion institutions in the world.
08 January 2019
Architecture alumna Maria Vergopoulou’s design was among the 15 shortlisted projects for the Dezeen X MINI Living Future Urban Home competition which called on Dezeen readers to design a home for 100 year in the future.
MSc Architecture Alumna wins Best Research Project Award at Passive Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference in Hong Kong
07 January 2019
Sana Aleem, who graduated from the MSc Architecture and Environmental Design Course last year, had her work recognised in the Student Design Colloquium at the 34th PLEA Conference held in Hong Kong on Tuesday 11 December 2018.
04 January 2019
The University of Westminster are proud to share that one of our academics and two of our alumni have been included in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2019.
University of Westminster’s collaborative research shows that 4.8 per cent of UK Population have elevated liver iron
03 January 2019
Dr Louise Thomas and Professor Jimmy Bell’s new collaborative research with Perspectum Diagnostics reveals a prevalence of iron overload in UK Biobank population.
University of Westminster wins Innovation Award for developing understanding of global complexity through Tourism
02 January 2019
Dr Nancy Stevenson, Visiting Lecturer from the College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries at the University of Westminster, has recently won the Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE) Innovation award for Understanding Global Complexity through Tourism.
21 December 2018
2018 has been yet another exceptional year for the University of Westminster, with countless successes and achievements from our students, staff and alumni community being recognised and celebrated. As the end of the year draws nearer, we take a closer look at the top 10 highlights for our University in no particular order.
20 December 2018
The episode, which is the second match of the series, will feature a team from the University of Westminster who will compete against University of East Anglia (UEA). The final line-up of alumni will be comedian and author Danny Wallace as Team Captain, neuroscientist Sophie Scott, photographer Stuart Roy Clarke and architect Torsten Schmiedeknecht.
19 December 2018
Alumnus Richard Holmes, who graduated from the Journalism BA Honours course in 2015, was named New Journalist of the Year at the Press Gazette British Journalism Awards on Monday 10 December.
University of Westminster hosts the IEEE Christmas ‘Big Bang’ Lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose
18 December 2018
Organised by the IEEE UK and Ireland Section, with Professor Izzet Kale, College and Institute Research Director for the College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries, the IEEE UK and Ireland Section’s Christmas Lecture took place on 10 December with over 100 IEEE and IET members and non-members in attendance.
University of Westminster Criminology students graduate from module in HMP Pentonville with inmate learners
17 December 2018
Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD students in Criminology at the University of Westminster celebrated the end of their British Convict Criminology module with inmate students at HMP Pentonville on 12 December.
14 December 2018
On Monday 10 December, Adrian York, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Music Performance, presented an Interactive Music showcase of his song ‘Deeper Love’ creating a new and innovative model for music performance at Harrow Campus.
Westminster alumni discuss ‘how to successfully launch your own product’ in latest ‘What It Takes’ event series
13 December 2018
On Thursday 6 December, the University’s ‘What it Takes’ event series hosted a panel discussion including Westminster alumni who shared their advice and experience on how they successfully launched their products.
MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Enterprise Development students raise over £6,000 for multiple charities as part of Fundraising Challenge
12 December 2018
MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Enterprise students took part in an intense fundraising challenge as part of the module, ‘Entrepreneurial Mindset and Opportunities Creation’, led by Dr Spinder Dhaliwal from Westminster Business School.
11 December 2018
The University of Westminster’s Human Library Project, which took place on Monday 3 December, enabled staff and students to share experiences of living with a disability while studying and working at the University.
10 December 2018
The University won in the ‘graduation and beyond’ category for its innovative approach in increased support for estranged students, implemented by former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University, Professor Geoffrey Petts.
07 December 2018
Professor Vlatka Hlupic, Professor of Business Management at the University of Westminster, was invited to speak at the renowned international Global Peter Drucker Forum 2018 in Vienna.
06 December 2018
The Westminster Working Cultures programme was nominated for the Highest Impact University Initiative category, which recognises projects that improve less-advantaged students’ future prospects and employability skills.
Westminster Business School and Marylebone Entrepreneurial Club to host ‘How to Build a Tech Startup: From Concept to Market’
05 December 2018
On 8 December, Westminster Business School will host an event entitled, ‘How to build a tech start-up from concept to market’, providing anyone with an interest in entrepreneurship and technology a chance to gain an understanding of how to build a tech-start up from scratch.
Hacked Off’s sixth Annual Leveson Lecture by James O’Brien explores democracy in crisis through Brexit and fake news
04 December 2018
Journalist and broadcaster James O’Brien delivered this year’s Annual Leveson Lecture at the Little Titchfield Street campus on Monday 26 November. It was followed by a panel discussion chaired by Steven Barnett, Professor of Communications at the University of Westminster.
03 December 2018
A celebration of the creative arts, the Westminster POP UP will bring together eight students and graduates and will provide them with the unique opportunity to showcase their talents in the middle of Central London between 9-15 December.
30 November 2018
Priya Ahluwalia, who graduated this year from the Menswear MA course at the University of Westminster, has been awarded the prestigious H&M Design Award 2019 with her sustainable collection.
Professor Vladimir Getov chairs IEEE Computer Society’s Award for Excellence in High Performance Computing at the International Supercomputing Conference 2018
30 November 2018
The International Supercomputing 18 (SC18) conference, taking place in Dallas, Texas, celebrated the 30th Anniversary of World’s Largest Forum and Marketplace for High Performance Computing from 11-16 November.
University of Westminster celebrates alumnus Gerry Stone with Honorary Award at the 2018 autumn Graduation Ceremony
29 November 2018
On 26 November, the University of Westminster named Gerry Stone Honorary Doctor of Letters at this year’s autumn graduation ceremony which took place at London’s Royal Festival Hall.