Aziz Foundation Scholarship at Westminster “opens doors to opportunities,” says recipient

With applications now open to apply for the 2024 Aziz Foundation Scholarship, former Scholarship recipient Jameela Yasmin tells us about her University experience. Read more

Students raise £90,000 for Ignite Fund during annual telephone campaign

University of Westminster’s alumni community has raised £90,000 for the Ignite Fund during annual telephone campaign, doubling the amount raised during last year’s campaign. Read more

Netcompany selects Westminster student as new Postgraduate Scholar for 2023/24 academic year

Danish IT and business consultancy company Netcompany has awarded a scholarship worth £10,000 to Westminster student Marta Unterschute to undertake Software Engineering (Conversion) MSc course as part of its aim to support women in the field of software engineering. Read more

University of Westminster awards scholarships to Landsec Scholars

Westminster has awarded grants totalling £40,000 to two Real Estate students who make up the first cohort of Landsec Scholars at the University. Read more

University of Westminster awards scholarships to Landsec Scholars

Danish IT and business consultancy company Netcompany has awarded a scholarship worth £10,000 to Westminster student Marta Unterschute to undertake Software Engineering (Conversion) MSc course as part of its aim to support women in the field of software engineering. Read more

Whiteley Community Foundation awards second annual scholarship to Laurita Kunickaite

Laurita Kunickaite, a second-year student on the Data Science and Analytics BSc Honours course, is the second recipient of the Whiteley Community Foundation Scholarship. Read more

Supported PhD students share how they benefited from Geoffrey Petts Research Fund at roundtable

Earlier last month, The University of Westminster held another Geoffrey Petts Memorial Research Fund roundtable event, where four recipients were given the opportunity to explain to donor Professor Judith Petts what their PhD research projects sought to uncover, the experiences they had on fieldwork and their outcomes. Read more

Westminster students intern at United Nations Migration Agency offices around the world

A second cohort of Westminster students have undertaken long-term internships at the United Nations Migration Agency offices in Europe, Asia and Africa. Read more

University of Westminster alumnus funds PhD studentship on water bio-desalination

University of Westminster alumnus and long-term benefactor Trevor Yang has funded a PhD studentship in the School of Life Sciences in relation to water bio-desalination. Read more

Santander Universities UK confirms continued support to University of Westminster employability initiatives

During a visit to the University, Santander Universities UK has confirmed a commitment of £150,000 in funding over three years to support Westminster initiatives that are enhancing students’ employability and entrepreneurship. Read more

University of Westminster celebrates inclusion, creativity and community hosting the Soho Poly Summer Festival

Following the restoration of the University’s iconic London Fringe theatre, the Soho Poly has reopened its doors to the public for the Soho Poly Summer Festival which took place between 16-24 June. Read more

Cognizant Outreach invites Westminster students to Silverstone for Aston Martin Formula 1 careers insight day

Cognizant Outreach invited a group of 13 Westminster students and colleagues to the brand new Aston Martin’s F1 campus for the annual Make a Mark Day on 6 July, an inclusive careers insight day, focused on demystifying tech careers and helping break down barriers for students from underrepresented backgrounds. Read more

Westminster Computer Science and Engineering students receive top prizes from industry leaders at project showcase

The School of Computer Science and Engineering held an undergraduate project showcase on 28 June 2023 in collaboration with international IT company Netcompany. During the event, ten students from across the School presented their final year projects to the panel of six IT industry professionals from the company, including technical managers, senior consultants and developers. Read more

Westminster Working Cultures UK supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds as part of their June programme

In June, Westminster Working Cultures (WWC) UK partnered with Santander Universities UK to offer undergraduate students the unique opportunity of hearing from a diverse range of inspiring alumni speakers and partner organisations and being guided by them in their journey to become work-ready, confident and successful graduates. Read more

Almost 100 Westminster students take international trips through Westminster Working Cultures in April and June

This April and June, 92 Westminster undergraduate students across five trips had the chance to explore the professional environment of Singapore and cities in Europe as part of the Westminster Working Cultures (WWC) International programme. Read more

Westminster Working Cultures UK wins Circle of Excellence Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education

In June 2023, Westminster Working Cultures (WWC) UK was awarded the Gold award in the category of Alumni Relations Pivot in this year’s Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE) Circle of Excellence Awards for activity delivered in 2022. Read more

Westminster alumnus Aram Tufan named as one of the UK’s top entrepreneurs

Business Management BA Honours graduate Aram Tufan has been shortlisted for the Early Stage Stand Outs category of the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Read more

University of Westminster launches Self-Leadership Programme for Student Entrepreneurs

Westminster hosted the launch of its new Self-Leadership Programme for Student Entrepreneurs supported by the Graham Shapiro Foundation on 13 June 2023. Read more

University of Westminster Business student opens Oxford Street pop-up shop of TRU SKN cosmetic brand

Elizabeth Ola, student of the Business Management (Entrepreneurship) BA course, and Founder of TRU SKN cosmetic brand, ran her pop-up shop on Oxford Street for two days in May. She was one of ten entrepreneurs chosen through the Small Business Goes Big competition from all over the UK, to feature their businesses on Europe's busiest shopping street. Read more

University of Westminster celebrates launch of The Ignite Fund to unleash students’ potential

For the first time since 2019, students, colleagues, supporters and the wider Westminster community were able to come together and celebrate the launch of The Ignite Fund on 24 May 2023 at Chiltern Hall. Read more

Richard Antwi Scholarship opens for sixth round with additional funding to further support BAME students

The Richard Antwi Scholarship for the University of Westminster’s Music Business Management MA course has opened applications for its sixth round. The Scholarship champions Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) aspiring music business professionals, and includes a new initiative, titled London Living Wage Stipend. Read more

University of Westminster celebrates this academic year’s Quintin Hogg Trust-funded projects as further £5.5m funding announced

The second annual Quintin Hogg Trust (QHT) Celebratory Event was held at the University of Westminster’s Cavendish Campus on 10 May, as further QHT grant worth £5.5m was announced recently for University initiatives for the 2023-24 academic year. Read more

Planning permission granted to University of Westminster to develop the UK’s most inclusive centre for employability and enterprise

Planning permission has now been granted enabling the University of Westminster to refurbish and extend their 29 Marylebone Road site to create a new hub for enterprise and industry in the heart of London. Read more

University’s WeNetwork launch business support programme for Westminster graduate entrepreneurs

WeNetwork, the University of Westminster Enterprise & Entrepreneurship Hub, is launching for the first time Elevate, a business support programme designed to support graduate-founded businesses to be on a pathway to growth. After a rigorous selection process, the new programme is pleased to welcome its inaugural group of ten talented and driven entrepreneurs. Read more