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In April 2018, the University of Westminster’s Health Innovation Ecosystem was awarded a grant of £427,347 from the Quintin Hogg Trust, with further funding of almost £850,000 coming from the Higher Education Innovation Fund and University itself.

Dr Mohammed Gulrez Zariwala, Reader in Translational Physiology, has been chosen to lead a first of its kind project that will assess the effectiveness of a nutritional supplement product that combines iron and a phytonutrient for dietary supplementation.

From 2-10 July, the University of Westminster hosted FAB FEST, a week-long celebration of design and making which culminated in a three-day public exhibition presenting a series of live music performances and making events.

As another successful academic year comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the highlights and achievements from some of our students, academics and alumni here at the University of Westminster.

Nick Pollard, former head of Sky News, Ofcom and chair of the Royal Television Society was amongst the invited guests to review Westminster’s Digital and Interactive Storytelling LAB (disLAB) final projects.

Nineteen students from the Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have been attending a two-week London onsite seminar hosted by the University of Westminster.

Tianxing (Star) Tang, currently studying the Multimedia Journalism (Broadcast) MA course at the University of Westminster, has received the award for her entry on childhood obesity in the UK.

The ‘Here East’ project, designed by the architectural practice Hawkins\Brown and led by Architecture alumna Nicola Rutt, has won the AJ100 Building of the Year award.

The exhibition, launched on Thursday 28 June by PhD student Denise Kwan as part of her doctoral research, encouraged over 30 British Chinese women to speak about their story and identity.

Final year students from all five faculties celebrated finishing their degrees in the sun at London’s Festival Hall.

The two joined a cohort of new graduates at the Royal Festival Hall for ceremonies on 10 and 11 July.

Alongside a cohort of new graduates, the University of Westminster recognised the achievements of notable figures in architecture, business and science at the graduation ceremonies, which took place on 9-10 July.

On Tuesday 26 June, The University of Westminster hosted the first Business Psychology Student Conference in collaboration with the Association for Business Psychology (ABP). The conference marked 20 years since the University established the first postgraduate business psychology course in Europe.

Professor Jean Seaton and Professor James Curran launched the eighth edition of their book ‘Power Without Responsibility: Broadcasting, Press and Internet in Britain’ at the University of Westminster on Wednesday 4 July.

The University of Westminster Students’ Union 2016/18 team have won Officer Team of the Year at the annual National Union of Students awards ceremony yesterday.

The winners of the Westminster Alumni Awards 2018 have just been announced for the five categories that aim to recognise and celebrate the achievement and talents of the University of Westminster’s international alumni community.

The event ‘Towards 2018 Zimbabwe Elections: Democratic Challenges and Opportunities’ was held on Friday 15 June at the Regent Street Campus.

FAB FEST is a free week-long celebration of design and making which will open to the public from 7-10 July as a three-day exhibition presenting a series of live music performances and making events.

The 2016/17 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) results show an increase in the proportion of Westminster graduates in professional or managerial employment.

As part of OPEN 2018, the annual exhibition of Architecture student work, the Department of Architecture have awarded 15 students with over £6000 worth of prizes.

The Economic and Social Research Council grant supports research into social mobility and the effects of selective education.

The Windrush Anthem has been composed by Westminster’s award-winning Dr Shirley J. Thompson and was performed at the special Commemoration to Windrush Service.

Following a successful mentoring initiative between the Guild of Entrepreneurs and Westminster’s disLAB course, course leader Dr David Dunkley Gyimah was invited as a keynote speaker at the Guild’s annual summer banquet.

Gina Miller delivered the keynote speech at the award ceremony hosted in the Regent Street Cinema.

The University of Westminster’s China Media Centre hosts two conferences in partnership with China Central Television (CCTV) celebrating successful collaborations between UK and Chinese television teams.