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29 Marylebone Road

We have been given the rare opportunity to recommit to our founding principle, to provide pioneering education to all, via the transformation of 29 Marylebone Road. The redevelopment is set to be the most ambitious undertaking in the University’s recent history, becoming a place where students, researchers and businesses can co-exist to mutually upskill and develop, invigorating London’s revival from the past 18 months. Read more

Care leavers, estranged students and young carers

Leaving the security of the family home or the familiarity of school can be a daunting time for any student. The financial commitments of a university education are also well documented, but for those who have been through local authority care or have become estranged from their families, the financial and emotional pressures are often greater. Currently, just 13% of students who have left the care system go on to higher education. Read more

Genome Engineering Projects

The Genome Engineering lab, led by Dr Kalpana Surendranath and Dr John Murphy, aims to develop young researchers in the knowledge necessary to investigate molecular basis of human diseases utilizing the recent Nobel prize-winning CRISPR technology Read more

Hackathon

Any problem, only one solution Read more

Hardship Fund

Studying at University places a financial strain on most students but for some this burden can be even greater. The reality of coping with this might mean working long unsociable hours in part time jobs, reducing – or even totally prohibiting – their ability to wholeheartedly commit to their University experience. Read more

Ignite Fund – Enterprise Fund

Impact funding for people and ideas, direct to the source Read more

Inclusive Scholarships

Alleviating financial worries for our most vulnerable students Read more

Incubator Programme

Westminster’s newest high potential, high-growth entrepreneurship programme Read more

Outreach and community engagement activities

Extending our reach beyond University boundaries Read more

Pioneer Programme

The programme to accelerate the most diverse business ideas and founders Read more

Prisons Project

In prison, there is a lack of incentivised options to challenge and change attitudes and beliefs about education. The emphasis on employability skills is at a very basic level, with a focus on minimum wage jobs. Those who are capable of achieving more are not catered for and are discouraged from applying by the barriers to study, lack of study support and digital access to study materials. Read more

Regency Seniors

London is one of the world’s most loved and connected cities. It can also be a very lonely place, especially for vulnerable groups who may not have the social capital or connections to enjoy all the city has to offer. Read more