Westminster students receive Latif Family Bursary

Nine students from the University of Westminster have received the Latif Family Bursary to help support them throughout their studies and relieve financial pressures. Read more

The Ignite Fund awards nearly £70,000 to over 100 Westminster students

The Ignite Fund grant has awarded almost £70,000 to 122 students studying at the University of Westminster to support their personal and professional development and help bring their ideas and projects to life. Read more

Westminster alumna becomes UN consultant thanks to University partnership with UN Migration Agency

A partnership between the University of Westminster and the International Organization for Migration (IOM), also known as the UN Migration Agency, has led to an International Relations and Development alumna to be offered a full-time consultancy position at the organisation after successfully completing an internship. Read more

Westminster receives generous support from Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation for Matinée Classics at Regent Street Cinema

The Ernest Hecht Charitable Foundation recently awarded a grant of £12,300 towards Westminster’s weekly Monday Classic Matinée event, helping to further secure the programme’s running costs for this year. Read more

Westminster students take their research projects to the Next Level

Thanks to headline sponsorship by PA Consulting Ltd of Westminster's Next Level programme, between 26 February and 1 March Westminster students took part in a series of on-campus workshops that helped them develop primary research skills and understand how their projects can benefit a selected consumer, customer or audience. Read more

Westminster relaunches Self-Leadership Programme for student entrepreneurs with training on mental health

The University of Westminster welcomed this year’s Self-Leadership Programme participants to an informative event on how the initiative will help grow their businesses and guide them on how to build a productive work life balance to enhance their wellbeing and achieve their goals. Read more

Westminster celebrates wide range of scholarships available to tackle inequalities

On 22 February, the University of Westminster hosted an in-person Scholarship Celebration Event that honoured and recognised the achievements of the University’s scholars and the generosity of their dedicated funders. Read more

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

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