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On Wednesday 7 March 2018, staff and students gathered to celebrate Westminster Working Cultures, which provides students with experience of professional life and culture in international contexts.

Twelve postgraduate students and two staff from the Architecture and Environmental Design MSc course travelled to Sao Paulo, Brazil for a seven-day study trip and exchange with students from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Sao Paulo (FAUUSP).

On 6 March, Westminster Law School hosted a debate with Michael Butterworth, a technology, lawyer at Fieldfisher LLP, to discuss the possibility of robots acquiring legal rights in the future.

Dr Nelson Chong, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and expert on circadian and cardiac biology, explained the science behind a ‘broken heart’ at the Love Hurts edition of the Nerd Nite London monthly event.

Dr Peter Bonfield OBE FREng, currently Chief Executive of the BRE Group, has been announced as the next Vice-Chancellor and President of the University.

On 27 February 2018 Joanna Lumley introduced her latest film, Finding Your Feet, to an audience of over 150 Westminster Alumni and Westminster City residents hosted with the Sir Simon Milton Foundation.

Two groups of graduates from the Film and Television BA Production course (now Film BA Honours and Television Production BA Honours) were recognised at the Royal Television Society Student Awards for the work on their major final projects.

The British Council have announced this year’s high profile British Council Study UK Alumni Awards which include five outstanding University of Westminster alumni.

On Tuesday 27 February, the Department of Psychology, at Westminster’s Cavendish Campus, hosted the successful taster event, Psych4Schools, to help school children engage with psychology, helping them to consider it as a future course or career path.

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Brontë Parsonage Museum, where she contributed to the newly created manuscript of the novel Wuthering Heights by re-writing the last sentence. She also met with Research Fellow Clare Twomey, who initiated the project.

Eighteen students and two staff from the University of Westminster travelled to Indonesia for a nine-day field trip to study community tourism with local students from the University of Pancasila.

Professor Malcolm Kirkup, Dean of Westminster Business School delivered his inaugural professorial talk for the University of Westminster's flagship event series Westminster Talks.

Trance trio Above & Beyond, set up by two Westminster alumni in 1999, debuted at a career-high number three on the Billboard 200 chart with their fourth studio album Common Ground.

University of Westminster alumnus Christopher Bailey showed his final collection for Burberry celebrating LGBTQ+ communities at London Fashion Week 2018.

On Monday 12 February, the ‘What it takes’ series invited Business Administration BA alumna and Executive Coach, Author Jenny Garrett to feature in the ‘What it takes to be a confident public speaker’ event.

A newly established mentorship programme will involve leading professionals from the Guild of Entrepreneurs to provide guidance and mentorship to six students from the Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB MA (disLAB) course, leading up to the production of a short film with the mentor as a subject.

Emeritus Professor Peter White has contributed to new guidelines for making new urban developments bus-friendly.

Asia Muci, who graduated from the Media Management MA course at the University of Westminster with Distinction, was appointed to the role of Sales Executive at the Independent Film Company.

Over 9000 hours of extra-curricular activities completed by children at the Westminster Children’s University were celebrated at their graduation event, held at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema, with special guest Michael Rosen.

Today's University of Westminster BA show marks the first time that an undergraduate course has been invited to show on the official London Fashion Week schedule.

On 9-11 February, the University of Westminster hosted for the fourth year running the National Student Pride 2018 event which this year focused on homeless LGBTQ+ youth.

Following the Richard Antwi Scholarship’s launch in November 2017, the Friends Of Richard Antwi and University of Westminster have announced that applications are now open for the 2018/19 academic year, while also confirming that the scholarship will be available annually until at least 2023.

A collaboration project between the University of Westminster and charitable organisation Friends of St Mark’s Hospital culminated in an exhibition to brighten up hospital spaces.

Dr Daphne Economou, Mobile User Experience module leader, is working in partnership with digital industries providing students with an insight into the professional world, enhancing their employability skills.

In collaboration with National Student Pride, and to mark the beginning of LGBT History Month, the ‘What it Takes’ event series discussed ‘What it Takes to be LGBTI and Proud with a panel of alumni speakers from a diverse range of LGBTI backgrounds.

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