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The University of Westminster, in partnership with The Sir Simon Milton Foundation, has helped open the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College in September 2017.

Former Music Week Deputy Editor and Westminster student Murray Stassen was appointed as the Editor of Audio Media International, succeeding Adam Savage.

The University of Westminster hosted the third Innovation In Music (InMusic) conference at Regent Street Campus on 6-8 September, which included contributions from some of the biggest names from music related industries.

The Department of Psychology within the Faculty of Science and Technology marked World Suicide Prevention Day on 5 September by hosting an event aimed at raising awareness about suicide and self-harm in probation settings.

Five projects by Westminster Transport Planning and Management MSc students, graduates and staff have been showcased at the 14th annual Cycling and Society symposium, held on 7 and 8 September.

On Friday 8 September the University of Westminster hosted a celebratory dinner at the Langham Hotel, welcoming supporters, donors, students and alumni to celebrate the huge difference philanthropic donations can make.

Thirty successful projects enhancing student experience at the University of Westminster were funded by £3.2 million worth of grants from the Quintin Hogg Trust (QHT) in the 2016-17 academic year.

Two drawings by former students John Cook and Ben Pollock from Design Studio 18 will feature at international conferences and exhibitions in Michigan, USA and Toronto, Canada in September and October.

Dr Samuel Evans, Lecturer in Psychology, has worked on a successful collaborative research project, which raised awareness of non-clinical voice hearing and recently gained high profile media attention.

The University of Westminster’s Postgraduate Architecture exhibition, PG 2017, will launch on Friday 15 September (18:00 – 21:00), as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2017.

Emma Watson, a graduate from the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Westminster, was appointed by architectural practice Hodder+Partners as it continues to strengthen its design and commercial capabilities.

The University of Westminster has partnered with London charity Advocacy Project and the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) to launch #HealingWords, a poetry competition for people and their families experiencing or who have experienced mental health problems. The deadline is 5pm on Monday 11 September.

Westminster Film and Photography BA course graduate Kristin Ulseth’s film ‘Odd is an egg’ has been selected for this year’s London Film Festival and will be screened at BFI Southbank on 8 October.

The University of Westminster, together with the BCS ISSG Group, are pleased to announce the second Cyber Security Women’s Day at its Regent Campus on the 16 September 2017. The event will offer training to women who want to start a career in cyber security.

Professor of Psychology Coral Dando took part in a live debate entitled ‘Who can rebuild our faith in the truth?’ organised by the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 23 August.

The University of Westminster’s Research Centre for Optimal Health is organising a Public Lecture titled ‘Cannabis and Epilepsy: Past, Present and Future’ on 18 October, with Professor Geoffrey Guy from GW Pharma as keynote speaker.

The University of Westminster International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team, taking part in the 2017 competition, has hosted the annual iGEM pre-competition UK team meetup on 18 August for the second year running.

Matej Dimlic, Principal Lecturer in Music and Film and Course Leader of Audio Production MA, worked in collaboration with award winning filmmaker Marc Isaacs, as sound designer, composer and film editor on the cinematographer’s new project ‘Out of Time’.

Dr Shirley Thompson, English composer and Reader at the University of Westminster’s School of Media, Arts and Design, has recently been named as ‘one of the most inspirational black British women’ by the national newspaper Metro.

Four Westminster students studying on the Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture BA Honours course, had the opportunity to take part in an international workshop on ‘Creative Towns’ taking place in Calabria, in the South of Italy. Organised by Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Giulio Verdini, the international study trip was...

A ceramics factory by Westminster Reader Clare Twomey where the public can mould or cast jugs, teapots and flowers will open at Tate Modern on 28 September. The installation, FACTORY: the seen and the unseen, will launch the second year of Tate Exchange which, over 2017 and 2018, will focus...

Dr Paul Breen, Senior Lecturer at the Westminster Professional Language Centre, has recently been involved in a national campaign to raise awareness of a phenomenon known as ‘vishing’, which refers to phishing scams enacted over the phone, with fraudsters masquerading as a trusted authority.

The University Records and Archives (URA) team, who manages the University’s current and historic records, has been awarded a £20,000 grant by Jisc as part of a project to advance research data management.

Ibrahim Eren, a Media Management MA graduate, has recently been appointed Director General of Turkey’s public broadcaster Turkish Radio and Television (TRT).

‘Clearing’ and ‘stress’. Two words that, for most people, go hand-in-hand - but they don’t have to. In addition to the University of Westminster’s free Clearing Toolkit to help you organise your thoughts, here are some bits of advice from across the University to help to beat those Clearing blues.

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