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The University of Westminster’s Gospel Choir reached the finals in annual University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) competition.

Dr Kathlyn Wilson, Professor Peter Urwin and Dr Angela Wright have been awarded a research contract from Imperial College London.

Manal Mohammed, a Researcher and Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, was shortlisted from hundreds of applicants to appear in Parliament and present her Bioscience research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

Ten students from Electronic Engineering BEng Honours and Computer Network Security BSc Honours courses visited Leonardo, a leading defence company that is one of the biggest suppliers of defence equipment to the UK Ministry of Defence and which runs graduate and apprenticeship schemes, both highly relevant to Westminster students. The...

Hannah Gelbart, BBC Social Video Producer, presented a talk at the University of Westminster organised by the Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB MA (disLAB) and shared the best practices of being a professional social media producer today.

The University of Westminster was awarded £50,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) Catalyst Fund to develop a bystander intervention programme to improve safeguarding in UK universities.

The University of Westminster’s Fyvie Hall hosted the inaugural Republic of Consciousness Awards Ceremony for Small Presses on 9 March.

Petros Karatsareas, Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Westminster, has been awarded the Rising Star Engagement Award by the British Academy (BARSEA), designed to enable early career academics enhance their skills and career development through events, training, and mentoring activities.

University of Westminster alumna Sarah Grill has been named as a key influencer in the music scene by The BRIT School.

Dr Maria Christina Georgiadou, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Property and Construction, together with Dr Isis Nunez Ferrera and Ben Fagan Watson from the University’s Policy Studies Institute, will be part of an international team flying to South Africa for a project funded by the Economic and Social Research...

The exchange programme of the Tourism and Events Management BA Honours course, offered to students to experience life abroad and broaden careers horizons, has developed new partnerships with universities abroad and increased the number of Westminster students involved in the programme.

A new illustrated book cover for J. K. Rowling’s book Harry Potter Prisoner of Azkaban, illustrated by the University of Westminster Illustration BA Honours (now Illustration and Visual Communication BA) alumnus Jim Kay, was unveiled this month.

Dr Edward Wright, Senior Lecturer in Medical Microbiology at the University of Westminster, has successfully secured external funding for two research projects to tackle emerging viruses. This further cements the reputation of Dr Wright’s research group at the University as a leader in the field of emerging virus research. The...

In a special event, opened by Professor Geoffrey Petts, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Westminster, 92 students were awarded grants, ranging from £150 to £2000, which will support them in their personal and professional development.

Dr Colin Gleeson, Reader in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Westminster Business School Research Associate Melahat Sahin-Dikmen and Professor Linda Clarke from the Westminster Business School have been appointed for a two-year, ten-country research project on Vocational Education and Training for Low Energy Construction (VET4LEC).

Twenty Tourism and Event Management BA students from the University of Westminster visited the event agency Event Concept, based in London, to gain insight into the work of event agencies and the production of events.

The Westminster Institute for Advanced Studies (WIAS) hosted on Friday 3 March a discussion between Indian politician Shashi Tharoor and Professor Daya Thussu, Co-Director of the India Media Centre at the University of Westminster.

Social Media: A Critical Introduction (2017) is a critical guide for all students and scholars of media studies and sociology. This new edition published by Sage includes timely new chapters on China and the digital ‘sharing economy’.

Westminster’s Career Development Centre was nominated for the Best University Careers Service in the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2017, which benchmark success across organisations, universities and students in the undergraduate employability market.

Hundreds of students from the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster were given the chance to travel across the globe gaining practical experience by exploring different countries’ architectural landmarks.

Dr Shirley Thompson, Composer and Reader at the University of Westminster, is part of a project led by BBC Radio 3, in collaboration with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), to celebrate five forgotten female composers in honour of International Women’s Day.

On Sunday 5 March, the University of Westminster hosted the Nisa Nashim Inaugural Conference ‘Challenging the Narrative’ which aims to change negative stereotypes about Jewish and Muslim faiths and create connections between female representatives of both communities.

The University of Westminster’s Career Development Centre together with a wide range of teams across the University organised a series of successful events to give a boost to Westminster students’ employability during a dedicated Employability Month held between 16 January and 2 March 2017.

Józefa Fawcett, Senior Lecturer at Westminster Business School and an international speaker and trainer, was recognised by the World HRD Congress, a platform celebrating excellence among HR leaders on a global level, for the second time.

Around 20 per cent of adults have fatty liver disease, putting them at increased risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer, Oxford and University of Westminster researchers revealed.

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