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Hussain Manawer has set a new Guinness world record for the world’s largest mental health lesson. Backed by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, he organised the event in conjunction with Dame Til Wykes, Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation at King’s College London and Director of...

Graham Smith, Professor of Politics at the University of Westminster received a Fellowship Award from the Academy of Social Sciences for his excellence and contribution of work in social sciences that had a beneficial impact for the public.

The first Playwriting Competition organised by the University of Westminster was open to current students and alumni from the Creative Writing courses.

The Extras Dept television, film and commercial extras company set up by Carla Stronge who graduated from Film and Television Production BA in 2002 cast background actors for Games of Thrones, Dracula Untold, and BBC Two’s The Fallen.

Fourteen second-year students from the Department of Engineering visited CISCO Meraki, accompanied by Anush Yardim, the Department’s Industrial liaison and placement coordinator who arranged the visit and Chee Yeung, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Engineering.

A group of Westminster students, part of the Westminster Business Consultants (WBC), the junior enterprise consultancy at the University of Westminster, attended the biggest European junior enterprise event, the Junior Association of Development within Europe (Jade) spring event, where they were shortlisted in the most international junior enterprise category.

On 10 March 2017, Marco Roscini, Professor of International Law at Westminster Law School, participated in a workshop as an invited expert at the United Nations (UN) in Geneva.

Students from the Photography Arts MA and Documentary Photography and Photojournalism MA delivered talks on the Roger Mayne exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery on 1 April 2017.

A graduation ceremony for the Introduction to Prison Studies course at HMP Pentonville took place on 29 March, after nine successful sessions of Criminology BA students learning with prisoner students.

Professor Adam Lazowski, Professor of EU Law at Westminster Law School, gave a talk titled: “Non-negotiated Brexit: a realistic scenario or a folly?” on 5 April 2017.

On Saturday 1 April 2017, the Faculty of Science and Technology hosted FMC Europe 2017, the international Fewest Move Count competition to solve a Rubiks cube.

A thirty-minute adaptation of the critically acclaimed comedy show Good Grief written by Journalism BA graduate Jack Rooke was aired on BBC Radio 4 last month.

The University of Westminster has been ranked in the top 200 Young Universities in the world in the Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2017.

A partnership between the University of Westminster and Westminster Children’s University has successfully begun with a programme of taster lectures from university staff and students at primary schools in the local borough and an on-campus visit for the Children’s University students.

Forty students from the Department of Engineering at the University of Westminster visited the BBC as one of a series of industrial visits as part of their course.

Two events, aiming to give current students an insight into what entering into the job market is like and what options are available out there, were organised by the UWSU English Society and the university’s Alumni team.

Regent Street Cinema’s Psychology at the Movies series returns with a screening of Academy Award winning film The Social Network tracing the origins of Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, followed by an interactive panel discussion at 7pm on Friday 7 April.

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design Television Production BA graduates Elena Di Maria (producer), Deano Houghton (editor), Dastan Zorab (director), Abdulrahman Salih (camera operator) and Tom Sharp (assistant producer) received a Commendation from the Royal Television Society (RTS) for their 2016 documentary The Plight of Freedom.

Professor Lewis Dartnell, author of The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch completed Space Explorers, a project funded by the UK Space Agency aimed at engaging children in science.

Alumnus Sameer Hakim Pitalwalla has won a coveted British Council Alumni Award – the second win for the University of Westminster this year. Sameer received the Entrepreneurial Award from Sir Dominic Asquith, the British High Commissioner to India, at a prestigious ceremony on Friday 24 March 2017.

Twenty final year students from the Real Estate BSc Honours course, together with University of Westminster staff, completed a five-day trip to Bucharest as part of the International Property and Planning Practice module.

The 2017 Chevening South Asian Journalism Programme launched this week and this year has welcomed participants from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives as well as India and Pakistan.

Westminster’s Centre for Resilience held a successful Business breakfast with CEOs and senior managers from a wide range of renowned companies on 29 March.

Following the triggering of Article 50, which initiates the UK’s exit from the European Union, a panel discussion was held at the University of Westminster to discuss different aspects of the Brexit process, identifying key interests, challenges and potential outcomes.

Professor Michael Neuman, who recently joined the University of Westminster as Professor of Sustainable Urbanism, has given a very successful inaugural lecture – the last Westminster Talk this season - addressing the future of London and its infrastructure after Brexit, on the eve of triggering Article 50 on 29 March.

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