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Priya Ahluwalia, who graduated this year from the Menswear MA course at the University of Westminster, has been awarded the prestigious H&M Design Award 2019 with her sustainable collection.

The International Supercomputing 18 (SC18) conference, taking place in Dallas, Texas, celebrated the 30th Anniversary of World’s Largest Forum and Marketplace for High Performance Computing from 11-16 November.

On 26 November, the University of Westminster named Gerry Stone Honorary Doctor of Letters at this year’s autumn graduation ceremony which took place at London’s Royal Festival Hall.

The event, organised by Cre8ing Vision in association with the University of Westminster, took place on Saturday 24 November in the Little Titchfield Campus and invited several experts to share their insights in all aspects of the music business.

The University of Westminster has recently conducted collaborative research supporting the idea that taking on the real-life experiences of a patient provides an effective way to understand the disease.

The presentation comes after four students won in a two-day industry hackathon event in April, where they worked as a team in developing Rich Communication Service (RCS) in partnership with Orange and Oracle.

Dr Yara Sharif, from the School of Architecture and Cities, recently delivered a lecture on the potential of architecture in Palestine at Harvard University, entitled ‘The Not So Ordinary: Capturing Possibilities through the Gaps’.

The Centre for Parallel Computing at the University of Westminster has been awarded a significant grant to study the implications of cloud computing solutions in healthcare, especially in hospitals.

On 27 October, five second-year Architecture BA and Architecture and Environmental Design BSc students won the one-day student design competition for their ‘Squares of Light’ project.

The Menswear MA graduate has been selected to show in Men’s London Fashion Week in January 2019 by Fashion East, a menswear incubator and showcase scheme that nurtures designers launched in 2005.

Dr Birgul Yilmaz received funding from the British Academy to carry out a cutting-edge research project entitled ‘Translanguaging as a means of survival in refugee contexts: The case of asylum seekers in Greece’.

On 8 November, Tony Lloyd-Jones, Reader in International Planning and Sustainable Development, was asked by the Royal Town Planning Institute to give a keynote talk on “Global Challenges for Planning”.

On 8 November, a group of final year BSc Building Surveying students had the opportunity to visit Buckingham Palace to gain an understanding of their 10-year Reservicing Programme.

Professor of Photography David Bate will be presented with the annual Education Award at the Royal Photographic Society award ceremony on 29 November at the Royal Society in London, celebrating a range of exceptional figures for their contribution to photography.

From 12-16 November, students had the opportunity to attend activities and events to learn about including global experiences in their studies to enhance their employability and student experience.

The University of Westminster has launched its first Student Business Idea Competition, titled ‘The Big Idea’, an all-new contest to showcase the student community’s entrepreneurial spirit and potential.

Priya Ahluwalia, who graduated from the MA Menswear course in June, has been named as one of the ten shortlisted finalists in H&M’s global design competition.

Dr Louise Thomas and Professor Jimmy Bell from the University of Westminster’s Research Centre of Optimal Health collaborated with a consortium of scientists from the UK including Universities of Exeter and Brunel as well as scientists across Europe.

Priyadharshini Mani, PhD student at the Westminster School of Life Sciences, was part of the Team JSP, runner up at the ClimateLaunchpad competition held in Edinburgh between 1 and 2 November. The team was representing India in the global competition, having been national winners previously.

On 12 November, the University of Westminster recognised the achievements of highly respected figures in Politics, Health and Media, by awarding Honorary Doctorates at the November graduation ceremonies at London’s Royal Festival Hall.

To celebrate the achievements of the Social Enterprise Rwanda programme, funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust, participating students and supporters were invited to attend a celebratory reception on Wednesday 7 November at Marylebone Campus.

Westminster Media Studies graduate Michelle De Leon, now ITV Television Producer and Co-Chair of ‘ITV Embrace’ the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Network was recently invited to the United Nations to speak about World Afro Day and raise awareness on the topic of hair discrimination.

The exhibition will take place in 2027 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Werkbund exhibition at Stuttgart’s Weissenhof, which saw a housing estate built for the international exhibition, showcasing what was later known as the International style of modern architecture and is now a UNESCO world heritage site.

The series of over 50 events, started on 8 October with the launch of the Westminster Employability Award and ran until 9 November. It aimed to support the future employability and career opportunities of our students.

On Thursday 1 November, eighteen final year BSc Psychology students visited Broadmoor Hospital on a unique fieldtrip to learn about patient life and treatments in an out-of-classroom environment.

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