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Co-organised by the Centre of Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) and the Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design held a conference called Trans TV between 13-15 September, exploring the multiple transformations of contemporary television industries, technologies, consumption and content.

Daniel Anon, Building Surveying BSc Honours alumnus, has been named as the 2017 LABC Trainee of the Year.

Ulugh Beg: The Man Who Unlocked the Universe had its UK premiere on 11 October at Regent Street Cinema to celebrate 15 years of partnership between the University of Westminster and Westminster International University of Tashkent.

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter, on 3 October Bloomsbury released the third book from J.K Rowling’s classic book series in a full-colour edition with Jim Kay’s illustrations conjuring the wizarding world in a way never seen before.

The University of Westminster’s Breast Cancer Research Unit has contributed to a major study on the genetics of breast cancer providing clues to the mechanisms behind the disease.

Aimee Determann, who graduated from the Fashion Design BA Honours course at Westminster in June this year, has been selected to show her collection as part of Modebelofte during the Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven this month.

The University of Westminster’s Human Library Project, which took place on Wednesday 18 October, has enabled staff and students to take part in debates tackling prejudice as part of Black History Month.

Presented by WESTPHOTO in collaboration with students and the mental health charity Mind, the ‘Stepping Stones’ exhibition will take place on Harrow Campus in the London Gallery West between 19-30 October.

Dr Shirley J. Thompson, Reader and Head of Composition and Performance in the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, has been named as one of the most inspirational women of colour you should know about by the newspaper Metro UK.

Four Fashion Design BA Honours graduates have been selected by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) as the next generation of fashion designers globally.

Media students from Uxbridge College visited the University of Westminster’s Harrow Campus for a taster session.

Westminster Business School Lecturer David Coker has introduced and distributed bitcoins to his students in order to introduce them to the cryptocurrency and keep them up to date with new financial technologies (Fintech).

Smoke Radio, the University of Westminster Students’ Union’s radio station, has been nominated for six ‘Student Radio Awards’, including Best Station for the third consecutive year.

Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course and founder of innovative social enterprise Socialbox.Biz, has officially been named Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the Social Impact Awards for 2017, hosted by New York’s SocialMe University.

The University of Westminster’s Centre for the Study of Democracy was involved in organising a Citizens’ Assembly on Brexit which concluded that people in the UK want a ‘soft’ Brexit.

A selection of artworks, including photography, sculptures and paintings, from final-year students at the University’s Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design (WSMAD) has gone on display across meeting rooms, client dining spaces and other communal areas of the international law firm Travers Smith’s office in London.

Mykaell Riley, Director of the Black Music Research Unit partnered with Ticketmaster and Disrupt to deliver the pioneering ‘State of Play: Grime Report’.

The University of Westminster’s LGBTI Society held a ‘Coming Out’ seminar on Wednesday 11 October allowing staff and students to discuss their coming out experiences and celebrate tolerance and diversity.

Professor Vlatka Hlupic has been voted one of the world’s Most Influential International HR Thinkers in 2017 for the third consecutive year by HR magazine.

The University of Westminster’s Applied DSP and VLSI Research Group (ADVRG) have developed an innovative firefighting technology to tackle forest fires.

In the first in the series of the 2017/18 Westminster Talks, Baroness Doreen Lawrence, OBE discussed the importance of education, widening participation, policing, policy and politics with Professor Steven Barnett in front of over 150 people.

The event ‘What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur’ has kickstarted the new ‘What it takes’ event series which will feature successful Westminster alumni speakers each month to inspire students and recent graduates and give them the opportunity to network with each other.

With the upcoming volunteering and work placement fair on 11 October, alumna Najma Hassan who spent ten weeks in Nicaragua talks about her life-changing role as a volunteer.

Westminster’s Development and Alumni Relations Team recently funded and hosted a free screening of Billy Wilder's timeless classic, The Apartment, at the Regent Street Cinema.

On Thursday 5 October the University hosted the London Schools Excellence Legacy Fund Project celebration event to mark the success of the work accomplished by the University’s Professional Language Networks Hub.

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