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Forty students from the Department of Engineering at the University of Westminster visited the BBC as one of a series of industrial visits as part of their course.

Two events, aiming to give current students an insight into what entering into the job market is like and what options are available out there, were organised by the UWSU English Society and the university’s Alumni team.

Regent Street Cinema’s Psychology at the Movies series returns with a screening of Academy Award winning film The Social Network tracing the origins of Facebook and its founder Mark Zuckerberg, followed by an interactive panel discussion at 7pm on Friday 7 April.

Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design Television Production BA graduates Elena Di Maria (producer), Deano Houghton (editor), Dastan Zorab (director), Abdulrahman Salih (camera operator) and Tom Sharp (assistant producer) received a Commendation from the Royal Television Society (RTS) for their 2016 documentary The Plight of Freedom.

Professor Lewis Dartnell, author of The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch completed Space Explorers, a project funded by the UK Space Agency aimed at engaging children in science.

Alumnus Sameer Hakim Pitalwalla has won a coveted British Council Alumni Award – the second win for the University of Westminster this year. Sameer received the Entrepreneurial Award from Sir Dominic Asquith, the British High Commissioner to India, at a prestigious ceremony on Friday 24 March 2017.

Twenty final year students from the Real Estate BSc Honours course, together with University of Westminster staff, completed a five-day trip to Bucharest as part of the International Property and Planning Practice module.

The 2017 Chevening South Asian Journalism Programme launched this week and this year has welcomed participants from Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and the Maldives as well as India and Pakistan.

Westminster’s Centre for Resilience held a successful Business breakfast with CEOs and senior managers from a wide range of renowned companies on 29 March.

Following the triggering of Article 50, which initiates the UK’s exit from the European Union, a panel discussion was held at the University of Westminster to discuss different aspects of the Brexit process, identifying key interests, challenges and potential outcomes.

Professor Michael Neuman, who recently joined the University of Westminster as Professor of Sustainable Urbanism, has given a very successful inaugural lecture – the last Westminster Talk this season - addressing the future of London and its infrastructure after Brexit, on the eve of triggering Article 50 on 29 March.

Westminster final year undergraduate students from the Tourism and Events Management BA Honours course have organised successful live event projects in London, as part of the ‘Staging an Event’ module.

A new portrait of Lady Sorrell was taken by John Swannell at a portrait session attended by photography and photojournalism students.

Dr Mohammed Gulrez Zariwala, a Senior Lecturer in Physiology, and Manal Mohammad, a Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Westminster, were invited to present their Bioscience research projects in Parliament to a range of politicians and a panel of experts, as part of STEM for...

Annie Walker, Director of the Regent Street Association, received an Honorary Doctor of Letters award from the University of Westminster on 25 March.

Matthew Morrison, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, is the scriptwriter behind A Collection of Small Choices, an audio journey commissioned by Hoxton Hall to provide unique experience for its visitors.

Jane Taylor, student at the University of Westminster, has been named as a finalist for Future Legal Mind, a legal award run annually by National Accident Helpline.

Uriel Orlow, Reader for the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) at the University of Westminster, received the Sharjah Biennial Prize 2017 for his work Theatrum Botanicum that is being exhibited in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Yvoni Kyriakidou, Rebeca C Kantorovich, Professor Jimmy Bell and Dr Alberto Dolci from the University of Westminster, together with Dr Stefania Monterisi from the University of Oxford, will be presenting their research on the positive effect of Omega-3 supplementation on human body after exercise.

Professor Michael Neuman, who will be joining the University of Westminster this year from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, is going to be the keynote speaker for the upcoming Westminster Talk, part of the series that covers a wide range of topics by diverse mix of speakers.

In association with the University of Westminster, alumnus Robert Lilly was awarded the Constructor's Prize by the Worshipful Company of Constructors for the excellent performance in his studies.

As part of International Women’s Week between 2-9 March, the University of Westminster’s Alumni Team hosted ‘Break the Glass: Exploring gender equality with Westminster alumni’, an interactive event to help students, staff and graduates explore the role that gender equality can play in modern society and particularly around employment.

Lucy Earl, who graduated from the Marketing Communications BA course in July 2016, has created an English language tutorial YouTube channel, English with Lucy, which has now reached 300,000 subscribers in just one year.

On Tuesday 28 February 2017 Westminster Law School celebrated the launch of a new Law and Religion research group with a panel discussion on The Place of Religion in Secular Society.

Lloyd James Husband, currently studying Fashion Design at the University of Westminster, won the British Fashion Council Coach Design Competition on Thursday 16 March.

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