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Over forty Westminster Computer Games Development students had the chance to attend a huge three-day gaming event hosted by the gaming events company WeGeek, called Gaming Utopia 2017.

2017 has proved to be another remarkable year at the University of Westminster. We are extremely proud of our hugely successful student, staff and alumni communities whose creations and contributions are making a difference here at Westminster and across the world. We are looking forward to seeing what 2018 will...

Westminster graduates from the Fashion Design BA Honours course will show their graduate collections at the world renowned London Fashion Week in February 2018.

Emmanuel Nwamadi, Commercial Music Performance graduate at the University of Westminster, has released a new single “Watching You” following his success on BBC’s The Voice 2015.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) welcomed almost a hundred members and guests at its first Christmas Lecture, hosted at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema.

On 6 December, the Westminster Outreach team co-hosted with the London South Bank University (LSBU) Criminology Society a panel discussion entitled ‘Is a Criminal Record a Life Sentence?’ exploring barriers that those with convictions face in the community.

Super Mario Kart Tournament, inviting students to play games and contribute to a good cause at the same time, was organised in collaboration between the Marrow and the Games & Creative student societies.

Sir John Cass’s Foundation is to generously fund a series of ‘Completion Bursaries’ for care experienced students - those who have spent time in care under the age of 18 - in their final year of study at the University of Westminster. A grant of £30,000 will be distributed over...

Westminster Master of Architecture student Duncan Catterall has recently won ‘The Imminent Diorama’ Designs competition run by the National Trust in collaboration with Bompas & Parr and the Horniman Museum and Gardens.

Sarah Betts and Jeffrey Howard, who both graduated from the Transport Planning and Management MSc course, have recently won the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) Foundation dissertation prizes.

Students from the Sociology and Criminology BA Honours and the Criminology BA Honours courses at the University of Westminster, who have had an outstanding opportunity to learn with inmate students at HMP Pentonville, have celebrated the end of the 10-week module on 13 December.

An exhibition to launch the first ‘TVC Leaders’ List 2017’ which celebrates the contribution and talent of Black Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people to British television was unveiled at the London Gallery West at the University of Westminster’s Harrow Campus on 7 December 2017.

Music Minds Matter, a 24/7 mental health support line from Help Musicians UK, has launched in the UK with the aim of supporting people who work within the music industry who are suffering stress, anxiety and other mental health issues.

Westminster researchers from the Applied Biotechnology Research Group are contributing to a major European research project called ‘PolyBioSkin’ aiming to broaden the use of biopolymers in biomedical, cosmetic and sanitary skin-contact applications.

On 6 December, the University of Westminster hosted an event celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the award-winning venue exhibition venue, Ambika P3.

On Wednesday 6 December, the ‘What it takes’ series invited MBA alumnus and CEO of The Scout Association Matt Hyde to feature in the ‘What it takes to be an effective leader’ event.

Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy and Head of Innovation and Impact at the University of Westminster has been awarded the John Urry Fellowship.

On Tuesday 5 December, Westminster Master of Architecture (MArch) student Rhiain Bower won the RIBA President’s Dissertation Medal 2017.

Fifty-three students from the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities recently visited Paris as part of a field trip, funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust.

MusicTank, the independent music think tank at the University of Westminster, partnered with Record-Play to publish its seventh music industry publication entitled “Unlocking the Sync”.

The Ultimate Seminar, in its eighth year, was hosted at the University of Westminster, and was attended by over 40 leading music industry leaders who offered their expert insights to Westminster students and the public.

Journalism lecturer and researcher in viral cultures Anastasia Denisova was announced as one of ten social media superstars of 2017 in a competition by Jisc, which celebrates the innovative ways in which social media is being used in Higher Education to add value to sector practice.

The Professional Practice in Entrepreneurship (PPE) team has secured a £45,200 British Council grant for its international social innovation research project.

131 students from the Fine Art Mixed Media BA Honours course had the chance to visit the 57th International Art Exhibition at the renowned Venice Biennale.

On 17 November, the Queer London Research Forum, based at the University of Westminster, hosted a successful ‘Coming Out In/To Poetry’ event including a talk from renowned Professor Stephen Guy-Bray.