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Founded by Fraser Matcham, a Westminster Law School alumnus, Legal Utopia has successfully joined Barclays’ new law and technology incubator, Eagle Lab, in partnership with The Law Society of England and Wales.

Arthur Mamou-Mani, Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Westminster, has designed and built Galaxia, a wooden pavilion that will be sent up in flames in the Nevada desert at the end of this year’s nine-day festival.

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Professor Geoffrey Petts, former Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Westminster, who passed away peacefully at The Royal Marsden Hospital in London on Saturday, 11 August 2018.

Velislava Hillman, a CAMRI PhD graduate from the University of Westminster, has been announced as a fellow by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University as part of the Center’s networked community for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The University of Westminster is offering 60 scholarships to successful students who have come through Clearing to start their studies with us in September 2018.

The students from the School of Architecture have been announced as two of the nominees running in the Architect’s Journal Student Prize Competition.

Research published by UCAS earlier this month revealed a number of admission trends in mature students’ applications to universities and Higher Education colleges.

The conference ‘Belt and Road Initiative: New insights from the perspective of transnational Chinese migration’ discussed the role played by Chinese diasporic communities in the making of ‘connected societies’.

Professor David Peters, Clinical Director of the Westminster Centre for Resilience, co-wrote the paper talking about the importance of ensuring future doctors resilience from their formation in medical school.

The study, carried out by Professor Jimmy Bell and Dr Louise Thomas, from the School of Life Sciences, found that an MRI-based measure could be used as a potential biomarker for liver health.

Westminster Economics graduate Alumnus Yusuf-Datti Baba-Ahmed has been announced as one of the few candidates running for Nigerian Presidency 2019.

Over the last 15 years, Professor Andrew Groves has led a radical rethink of how fashion education is delivered and has transformed fashion education both at the University of Westminster and globally.

In April 2018, the University of Westminster’s Health Innovation Ecosystem was awarded a grant of £427,347 from the Quintin Hogg Trust, with further funding of almost £850,000 coming from the Higher Education Innovation Fund and University itself.

Dr Mohammed Gulrez Zariwala, Reader in Translational Physiology, has been chosen to lead a first of its kind project that will assess the effectiveness of a nutritional supplement product that combines iron and a phytonutrient for dietary supplementation.

From 2-10 July, the University of Westminster hosted FAB FEST, a week-long celebration of design and making which culminated in a three-day public exhibition presenting a series of live music performances and making events.

As another successful academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the highlights and achievements from some of our students, academics and alumni here at the University of Westminster.

Nick Pollard, former head of Sky News, Ofcom and chair of the Royal Television Society was amongst the invited guests to review Westminster’s Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB (disLAB) final projects.

Nineteen students from the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have been attending a two-week London onsite seminar hosted by the University of Westminster.

Tianxing (Star) Tang, currently studying the Multimedia Journalism (Broadcast) MA course at the University of Westminster, has received the award for her entry on childhood obesity in the UK.

The ‘Here East’ project, designed by the architectural practice Hawkins\Brown and led by Architecture alumna Nicola Rutt, has won the AJ100 Building of the Year award.

The exhibition, launched on Thursday 28 June by PhD student Denise Kwan as part of her doctoral research, encouraged over 30 British Chinese women to speak about their story and identity.

Final year students from all five faculties celebrated finishing their degrees in the sun at London’s Festival Hall.

The two joined a cohort of new graduates at the Royal Festival Hall for ceremonies on 10 and 11 July.

Alongside a cohort of new graduates, the University of Westminster recognised the achievements of notable figures in architecture, business and science at the graduation ceremonies, which took place on 9-10 July.

On Tuesday 26 June, The University of Westminster hosted the first Business Psychology Student Conference in collaboration with the Association for Business Psychology (ABP). The conference marked 20 years since the University established the first postgraduate business psychology course in Europe.