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From 5-7 September, the University of Westminster hosted an International Conference organised by the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), titled, ‘Participatory Spaces in Perspective’.

On Friday 7 September the University of Westminster hosted a celebratory dinner at The Langham Hotel welcoming supporters, donors, students and alumni to celebrate the huge difference that philanthropic donations make to the University.

University of Westminster Fashion Design graduate Paolo Carzana has been nominated for the first edition of Challenge The Fabric (CTF) award, a prestigious award that seeks to raise awareness of alternative fibres and innovation within the fashion industry.

Dr Rachel Aldred, Reader in Transport at the University of Westminster, has received a £130,000 grant from the Road Safety Trust to carry out research on cycling injuries.

Dr Samuel Evans, Lecturer in Psychology, worked on a successful collaborative research project, finding out that beatboxers’ and guitarists’ brains react differently to hearing music.

Professor David Peters, Director of the Westminster Centre for Resilience, took part in major collaborative research revealing that the burnout in doctors has devastating consequences on the quality of care they deliver to patients.

The National Teaching Fellowships award celebrates and recognises individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student outcomes and the teaching profession in Higher Education.

Five graduates from the Fashion Design BA will show their collections on the 2018 Transatlantic Fashion Week taking place from September 2-9 on board Cunard’s luxury liner Queen Mary 2 leaving Southampton and arriving into New York City during the New York Fashion Week.

Applications are now open for the Westminster Pop Up Project – a new opportunity for creative students and graduates to showcase and retail their work and products.

The University of Westminster’s College of Design, Creative and Digital Industries was invited to take part in Alexandra Palace summer festival ‘The Great Fete’ on Saturday 18 August to publicly showcase their collaborative pilot digital transformation projects.

Following the Latitudes Global Studio (LGS) Students Summit that happened from 21-29 July 2018 in Ahmedabad, India, three Architecture and Environmental Design MSc students were given awards at the LGS Digital Competition.

The Polylang Plus Scholarship Scheme (PPSS) pilot programme provided students with the opportunity to complete an additional language module on top of their level five degree course and undertake a two-to-three week language course in a country where their taught language is spoken.

The University of Westminster’s Creative Enterprise Centre announced the launch of the Creative Talent Festival which will take place on Thursday 11 October.

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.