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The event ‘What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur’ has kickstarted the new ‘What it takes’ event series which will feature successful Westminster alumni speakers each month to inspire students and recent graduates and give them the opportunity to network with each other.

With the upcoming volunteering and work placement fair on 11 October, alumna Najma Hassan who spent ten weeks in Nicaragua talks about her life-changing role as a volunteer.

Westminster’s Development and Alumni Relations Team recently funded and hosted a free screening of Billy Wilder's timeless classic, The Apartment, at the Regent Street Cinema.

On Thursday 5 October the University hosted the London Schools Excellence Legacy Fund Project celebration event to mark the success of the work accomplished by the University’s Professional Language Networks Hub.

BBC Radio 4's Today presenter Nick Robinson was speaking at the first annual Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture at the University of Westminster on Thursday 28 September.

Joshua Masih, a recent graduate from the BSc Computer Games Development course has been awarded first place in the undergraduate British Computer Society (BCS) open competition on Animation and Game Development Specialist group for his final year project about “Shadow Asylum 2”.

Barbara Forrai, who studied Russian Studies at the University of Westminster, has been awarded a British Empire Medal for her ‘services to charity in the UK and Russia’ in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017.

Alumna Katie Boden, who graduated from the Radio and Digital Production BA Honours course, has recently been named as Rising Industry Star by Radio Academy.

#WeAreInternational, the social media campaign which highlights the importance of international students to the UK is supported by the University of Westminster along with 160 other universities and organisations across the UK, was awarded Marketing Campaign of the Year at inaugural PIEoneer Awards 2017.

A group of Westminster students had the chance to visit Jordan through the AlSadi Changing Lives Programme, providing them with life altering volunteer opportunities and an insight into Middle Eastern culture and learning.

Dr Anastassia Angelopoulou, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Westminster, has been appointed for 2 years as STEM committee member by the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to support the growing activities, services and outward engagement in the UK and Ireland...

The University of Westminster hosted the launch of the preliminary results of a world-leading research project into the experience of LGBT+ Barristers on Monday 25 September.

Photography and Film BA graduate Hans Neleman is exhibiting his work at the prestigious Anita Rogers Gallery in New York from 6 September-7 October.

Garments designed by Andrew Groves, Course Director of the Fashion Design BA are on show alongside other big names from the fashion industry in The Overworked Body: An Anthology of 2000s Dress exhibition at Ludlow 38.

Eleven scientists from the Faculty of Science and Technology will take part in the New Scientist Live event from 28 September to 1 October at London’s ExCeL Centre.

The Hubb, which derives from the Arabic word for love, is the first project of AWMA Design Studio, established by four creatives from diverse backgrounds and fields.

Dominic Huckbody, a second year student on the BA Fashion Design course in the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design has been announced as the winner of the 2017 #DRAWFASHION illustration prize.

The BBC has announced it will be making a new documentary series about the murder of Stephen Lawrence, which will be produced by Oscar award-winning director and University of Westminster graduate Asif Kapadia.

Professor Kerstin Mey, Dean of the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design is one of the signatories of the manifesto which takes a proactive response to the challenges, and opportunities, Brexit will offer creative education.

On 19 September Santander Universities signed a donation agreement of £40,000 in order to help contribute to the University of Westminster’s scholarships, awards, schemes and students’ trips abroad.

A group of Westminster students had the chance to visit Hong Kong through the Westminster Working Culture programme, providing them with the opportunity to experience working life in the fast-paced city.

The Centre for Parallel Computing (CPC), in collaboration with the Cyber Security Research Group from the Faculty of Science and Technology, will conduct a new European project entitled ‘Cloudifacturing’.

Dr Rachel Aldred, Reader in Transport at the University of Westminster, has recently published a research calling for more cycle tracks to combat London bus delays.

The world's first menswear archive, containing garments ranging from WWI clothing to statement pieces from the likes of Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexander McQueen and Burberry, opened doors at the University of Westminster under the initiative of Andrew Groves.

Former South Africa President, Sir Kgalema Motlanthe, graced the book launch event of his fellow compatriot Dr Khulu Mbatha, hosted by the University of Westminster’s Africa Media Centre on Monday 11 September.

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