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Westminster Film and Photography BA course graduate Kristin Ulseth’s film ‘Odd is an egg’ has been selected for this year’s London Film Festival and will be screened at BFI Southbank on 8 October.

The University of Westminster, together with the BCS ISSG Group, are pleased to announce the second Cyber Security Women’s Day at its Regent Campus on the 16 September 2017. The event will offer training to women who want to start a career in cyber security.

Professor of Psychology Coral Dando took part in a live debate entitled ‘Who can rebuild our faith in the truth?’ organised by the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 23 August.

The University of Westminster’s Research Centre for Optimal Health is organising a Public Lecture titled ‘Cannabis and Epilepsy: Past, Present and Future’ on 18 October, with Professor Geoffrey Guy from GW Pharma as keynote speaker.

The University of Westminster International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team, taking part in the 2017 competition, has hosted the annual iGEM pre-competition UK team meetup on 18 August for the second year running.

Matej Dimlic, Principal Lecturer in Music and Film and Course Leader of Audio Production MA, worked in collaboration with award winning filmmaker Marc Isaacs, as sound designer, composer and film editor on the cinematographer’s new project ‘Out of Time’.

Dr Shirley Thompson, English composer and Reader at the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design, has recently been named as ‘one of the most inspirational black British women’ by the national newspaper Metro.

Four Westminster students studying on the Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course, had the opportunity to take part in an international workshop on ‘Creative Towns’ taking place in Calabria, in the South of Italy. Organised by Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Giulio Verdini, the international study trip was...

A ceramics factory by Westminster Reader Clare Twomey where the public can mould or cast jugs, teapots and flowers will open at Tate Modern on 28 September. The installation, FACTORY: the seen and the unseen, will launch the second year of Tate Exchange which, over 2017 and 2018, will focus...

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.

The University Records and Archives (URA) team, who manages the University’s current and historic records, has been awarded a £20,000 grant by Jisc as part of a project to advance research data management.

Ibrahim Eren, a Media Management MA graduate, has recently been appointed Director General of Turkey’s public broadcaster Turkish Radio and Television (TRT).

‘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.

We have collected eight fun facts about the University of Westminster that may surprise you.

Leaving the end-of-the-year exam period behind, the University of Westminster is proud to look back on the 2016/17 academic year which was yet again full of successes and surprises. Enjoy a selection of our highlights in no particular order.

The Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme for 2018-2019 at the University of Westminster, designed for promising journalists from South Asia, is now opening the application window until 27 September for a March 2018 start.

Professor Adam Lazowski, teaching at Westminster Law School, attended two international conferences where he delivered presentations discussing trading options between the UK and the EU after Brexit as well as the rule of law challenges in Central and Eastern Europe.

Claire Tranter, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Westminster, who was announced recipient of the highly competitive BPS POST Postgraduate Award last year, has now successfully finished her Fellowship by publishing a briefing note on migration.

Students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment have drawn the 2016/17 academic year to a successful close earning recognition in a wide range of external awards.

Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course and founder of innovative social enterprise Socialbox.Biz, has recently been nominated as the Tech CEO of the Year at the forthcoming 2017 UK Tech Awards.

Professor Michael Neuman, teaching Sustainable Urbanism in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, has co-developed the organisation of a two-week sustainable urban design workshop in Florence in June. He was joined by Westminster students who presented their ideas to local authorities in connection with sustainable urban developments for...

Pamela Jankowska, who graduated from the Interior Architecture BA Honours course this year, received two awards in the Architects for Health Student Design Competition, while a fellow alumna, Christina Matay, had her project Highly Commended in the London Design Award category.

Westminster Skills Club has introduced its first Film Summer School workshop for budding filmmakers aged 16-17 years old.

Westminster alumnus Gautom Menon is among the 50 most influential Indians on GQ’s list of young innovators, who have challenged the status quo and led change in their country.

The University of Westminster and the University of Rwanda signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 24 July 2017.

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