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Emmy the Great, who studied Contemporary Music at the University of Westminster, spoke to the Guardian about breaking into the music industry and her time at Westminster.

The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer, Reader in the School of Media, Arts and Design, topped the IndieWire, followed by his documentary The Look of Silence and Asif Kapadia’s Oscar-winning Amy.

Sara Shiku, a student on the Finance and Accounting MSc course at the University of Westminster, travelled to Hong Kong to present her project at an international youth leader conference.

Professor Richard Dorsett, Professor of Economic Evaluation in Westminster Business School reported on the success of the world’s first Social Impact Bond, and the issues for impact evaluation.

World renowned composer Shirley J. Thompson, Reader in Music at the University of Westminster, presents her new one act opera for female singer, speaker, dancer and instrumental ensemble as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival.

700 attendees, including students and alumni, benefited from 42 sessions, organised by the University of Westminster’s Career Development Centre, which took place as part of the annual Summer Skills Academy.

The ‘Westminster Working Cultures’ programme held their first trip to Hong Kong, providing students with the opportunity to visit and experience working life in the fast-paced city.

Dr Andrew Smith, Reader in Tourism and Events at the University of Westminster, presented his research on commercialisation at a conference organised to discuss the crisis facing public parks.

Westminster was proud to host the Go4SET finale at the Westminster Business School on Friday 14 July for the third year running. GO4SET aims to inspire young people to pursue careers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

An exhibition which attempts to offer a realistic and humane perspective of the people affected by the refugee crisis was co-organised by alumni Miholyn Soon and Sassan Salamian, both recent graduates from the Film and Television Production BA Honours course (now Film BA Honours and Television Production BA Honours courses),...

Along with partner Valerio De Santis, Architecture BA Honours graduate Andrea Cappiello has been awarded first prize for their pavilion, which will debut at an upcoming music festival in Budapest, Hungary to an audience of thousands.

Students delivered arts and crafts workshops for patients at the CNWL Mental Health Centre and worked together to recreate old garden spaces at Northwick Park hospital.

Students and staff from the MSc Architecture and Environmental Design (AED) programme recently attended the PLEA (Passive Low Energy Architecture) conference in Edinburgh.

World-renowed Architect and alumni of the Regent Street Polytechnic Richard Gilbert Scott passed away on 1 July 2017.

As part of the MBA, students at the University of Westminster take part in international study trips to see different cultural approaches to business and leadership.

Westminster Graphic Communication Design BA Honours graduate Evelina Sara Stasyte won the ‘One to Watch’ award during the D&AD New Blood Festival which took place on 4-6 July at the Truman Brewery in Shoreditch.

Westminster Professor Sadie Morgan and alumnus, renowned architect, Chris Wilkinson, have won the prestigious Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 2017 national award recognising the best buildings created in the last twelve months.

Second year Graphic Communication Design BA students Xuan Phan and Hyun You won two awards at the International Society of Typographic Designers (ISTD) competition and became ISTD members.

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

On 12 July 2017, alongside a cohort of new graduates, The University of Westminster recognised Sir Richard Arnold for his services to Law and for his contribution to Westminster Law School.

The Centre for the Study of the Production of the Built Environment (ProBE), has published their updated business plan for 2017.

The University of Westminster has launched a clearing toolkit, designed to help applicants through the clearing process to enable them to make those crucial decisions on 17 August 2017.

On 10 July 2017 alongside a cohort of new graduates, the University of Westminster recognised Dame Liz Forgan for her services to journalism and the arts.

The University of Westminster was among the 25 top London universities to join an event at the House of Commons, which aimed to highlight the positive contribution that international students make to the London economy. The event was chaired by University of Westminster Vice Chancellor and President Geoffrey Petts.

DEN, the Democratic Education Network, is a Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) initiative, supported by Quintin Hogg Trust which aims to develop Westminster students’s international experience.