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The Art and Design Saturday Club, part of the National Saturday Club programme which gives 13-16 year olds the opportunity to study their favourite subjects for free at their local university or college, was held at the University of Westminster’s creative campus in Harrow.

Westminster alumna Hilary Carty has been announced as the new Director of Programme for the distinguished Clore Leadership Programme. Hilary will take up the new role in September 2017, replacing Sue Hoyle OBE who is stepping down after nine years in the role.

Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course at the University of Westminster, founded social enterprise SocialBox.Biz to provide homeless people with laptops.

Aysha Choudhury, Illustration and Visual Communication BA Honours student at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has won the Heath Robinson Museum’s Illustration Competition.

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.

BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet received the Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism at a much-anticipated ceremony in the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema on 27 June.

The latest results from Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey show a significant improvement in the level of employment amongst Westminster graduates.

University of Westminster received first prize in the Broadcast Industry Innovation Awards, held in Shanghai at Shanghai Media Group Headquarters on 6 June 2017.

A research project has confirmed the need for interdisciplinary teaching across the fields of architectural design and urban planning, giving a boost to the University of Westminster’s Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course.

Katie Ann McGuigan, Fashion Design BA Honours alumna, received the Absolute Prize For The Most Creative Collection at MittelModa competition on 20 June in Italy.

The Brion Research Institute of Taiwan and Herbprime Co., Ltd. have established a new PhD studentship at the University of Westminster to advance the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr Andrew Cook, Principal Research Fellow in the University of Westminster’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, and leader of air traffic management (ATM) research conducted at the University, has been appointed as member of the SESAR Scientific Committee.

The University of Westminster’s Department of Computer Science has organised its first undergraduate Digital Showreel Event, showcasing VR/interactive applications, mobile and PC games created by Westminster students.

A University of Westminster alumnus, Sebastian Marcu, is pioneering the making of crumb-free bread, which may revolutionise food choices in space. This could have a major positive impact on the well-being of astronauts.

The University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture have awarded 23 students with over £6,000 worth of prizes.

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.

Two Westminster students won the Robot Design Competition taking place on 11 March during the National Saturday Club Trust Masterclass organised at world-renowned designer firm Sebastian Conran Studios.

A Westminster Law School LLB Honours student has been awarded a prestigious Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship, the third time in four years that a University of Westminster student has been selected.

On 12 June the University of Westminster held its fourth annual research event as part of the London Technology Week, celebrating enterprise and partnerships in science and technology, with this year a special theme being health and digital Innovations.

Academics from the Faculty of Science and Technology represented the University at the annual STEM Gender Equality Congress (SGEC) in Berlin in June.

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

Dr Naomi Creutzfeldt (pictured above right), Lecturer in Law in the Westminster Law School, has been awarded £449,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to conduct research into the access to justice available to vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European Energy Market.

The National Property Award, run by the Association of Women in Property (WiP), seeks the most talented young women in the region.

In his recently published book, Energy Security, Professor Roland Dannreuther offers a new and comprehensive approach to understanding energy security.

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.

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