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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.

Hayley Grace, a Westminster MA Architecture student, recently attended an event organised by the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) where she had the chance to take part in debates and discussions regarding future housing and infrastructure development in London.

Students from the DS12 studio of Westminster's MA Architecture course have set up an exhibition of their coursework at Crossness pumping station for the Crossness Engines Trust foundation.

FAB FEST is a week-long celebration of design and making culminating in a public festival from 8-9 July presenting live music, entertainment and sustainable design to the public.

From 11-14 July, Westminster Film and Television MA students will be showcasing their final curatorial projects, including a series of exhibitions and film screenings exploring moving image and their approach to reality.

A collaborative research project between the Research Centre for Optimal Health at the University of Westminster, the University of Exeter and Brunel University has been awarded £234, 607 by the British Heart Foundation.

Two students from the University of Westminster qualified for the UK and Ireland regional final at this year’s Adobe Certified Associate World Championship, with one of them achieving second place in the competition.

The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy is involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit that will take place over two weekends in September. Led by the Constitution Unit at University College London, the project team also includes the University of Southampton and the civil society...

Seven students from the Public Relations & Advertising BA Honours course were invited to attend the 19th edition of the FAB Awards, an international awards programme which celebrates excellence in advertising for food and beverage brands.

The Light and Flight Installation built for the London Festival of Architecture 2017 is on display until 15 July 2017 at the University of Westminster’s Marylebone Campus.

The Art and Design Saturday Club, part of the National Saturday Club programme which gives 13-16 year olds the opportunity to study their favourite subjects for free at their local university or college, was held at the University of Westminster’s creative campus in Harrow.

Westminster alumna Hilary Carty has been announced as the new Director of Programme for the distinguished Clore Leadership Programme. Hilary will take up the new role in September 2017, replacing Sue Hoyle OBE who is stepping down after nine years in the role.

Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course at the University of Westminster, founded social enterprise SocialBox.Biz to provide homeless people with laptops.

Aysha Choudhury, Illustration and Visual Communication BA Honours student at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has won the Heath Robinson Museum’s Illustration Competition.

The Youth Justice Network held its first conference entitled ‘Turning Research into Action: Knowledge Exchange between Young People, Academic Researchers & Practitioners’ which was held at the University of Westminster on 15 June.

BBC Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet received the Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism at a much-anticipated ceremony in the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema on 27 June.

The latest results from Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey show a significant improvement in the level of employment amongst Westminster graduates.

University of Westminster received first prize in the Broadcast Industry Innovation Awards, held in Shanghai at Shanghai Media Group Headquarters on 6 June 2017.

A research project has confirmed the need for interdisciplinary teaching across the fields of architectural design and urban planning, giving a boost to the University of Westminster’s Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course.

Katie Ann McGuigan, Fashion Design BA Honours alumna, received the Absolute Prize For The Most Creative Collection at MittelModa competition on 20 June in Italy.

The Brion Research Institute of Taiwan and Herbprime Co., Ltd. have established a new PhD studentship at the University of Westminster to advance the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr Andrew Cook, Principal Research Fellow in the University of Westminster’s Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, and leader of air traffic management (ATM) research conducted at the University, has been appointed as member of the SESAR Scientific Committee.

The University of Westminster’s Department of Computer Science has organised its first undergraduate Digital Showreel Event, showcasing VR/interactive applications, mobile and PC games created by Westminster students.

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