We're overwhelmed by the generosity of our alumni community, who raised over £60,000 to help current students achieve personal and professional goals using #The125Fund.

Thank you for your support and for creating life-changing opportunities for students!

Alumni raise £60,000 for life-changing opportunities for students

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This week on Twitter we'll be joining Universities UK in celebrating the value and impact of universities on the UK economy, society, and to people’s everyday lives.

Follow us at twitter.com/uniwestminster to see how universities provide the building blocks to a successful society. #UniversityImpact
First day of the new semester... who's ready? #MondayMotivation
Well done to everyone participating in #DryJanuary. It's the second-to-last weekend — you're nearly there. Here are some tips to help you through, if you need them:

Don't Quit! 5 Tips To Help You With Dry January

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The Canary Wharf Winter Lights Festival is still on this weekend if you're looking for something free and fun to do. #LondonIsOurCampus

Winter Lights - Canary Wharf

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Congratulations to everyone who made it through the last two weeks of exams. Enjoy the weekend and your well-deserved break.

(Thanks to Darcy / ddimo123 on Instagram for sharing this photo of her view from Marylebone Hall. #LondonIsOurCampus)
With the global population expected to exceed nine billion by 2050, and the increase in food demand taking its toll on the planet, researchers are looking for ways to achieve necessary global food security.

Dr Stuart Thompson, Senior Lecturer in Plant Biochemistry, explores the use of genetically modified crops as a way to tackle major agricultural problems.

The European Financial Review: Can Genetically Modified Crops Improve Global Food Security?

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We're working to improve your student experience at Westminster in many ways, thanks to the feedback we received from you in the last National Student Survey. Find out what changes are happening in your faculty:

Improving Your Experience at the University of Westminster

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Are you considering becoming a teacher? Get classroom experience and boost your CV – and gain a better understanding of a teaching career – with our Associates in Schools Scheme.

This opportunity is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students! Placements are during the school term, and once you're finished, you receive a certificate and a reference. More information and...
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The University of Westminster Associates in Schools Scheme

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Huge congratulations to alumnus Babak Anvari, a Film and Television Production BA graduate, whose film 'Under the Shadow' is up for Outstanding British Film at the 2017 BAFTA Awards. #WestminsterSuccess

Westminster alumnus’ film Under the Shadow up for Outstanding British Film BAFTA 2017

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Is the response of European leaders to Theresa May's #Brexit speech deceptively mild? Patricia Hogwood, Reader in European Politics, discusses Europe's reaction to May's abrasive message.

Theresa May’s Brexit: how Europe reacted

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London has been exceptionally sunny the last few days, but here's a throwback to Regent Street last week in the quintessential drizzly city. #LondonIsOurCampus
(Thanks to usthechronicles on Instagram for sharing!)
This past summer we opened the Westminster Design Competition for another year, inviting architecture students in South Asia to improve their communities by developing an idea to transform a public space in their neighbourhood. The projects are all in and now it's time to vote! The winning team will receive a trip to London to present their project at a special exhibition.

At the following...
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Vote in the Westminster Design Competition

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Students residing in Marylebone Hall and Urbanest Tower Bridge (or anywhere else in the City of Westminster), you're eligible for a bike loan scheme! Save money, stay active and have fun with your own bicycle. Check it out:

City of Westminster Bike Loan Scheme Registration

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You're invited to join the university's Secular Adviser Isabel Millar for the first Let's Get Critical workshop. Human rights activist and writer Gita Sahgal, along with journalist and writer Caroline Fourest will hold a discussion on the deceptively complex concept of 'Free Speech'. Add your voice to the conversation this Friday at 6pm.

Freedom of Speech: For Whom to Say What?

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Do you have the ideas and drive to improve the student experience at Westminster? Make your ideas happen and positively affect the university and its student body by nominating yourself to be a UWSU Sabbatical officer. Nominations are OPEN!
We're excited to announce our new Master of Business Administration programme as part of the Westminster Business School - University of Westminster.

The MBA has been designed for professionals to experience first-hand the role of board directors by working as part of shadow advisory boards, within entrepreneurial, corporate, international and not-for-profit organisations. The course will...
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New Westminster Business School MBA shapes future board directors

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If you find yourself near Southwark Underground station, keep a look out for Professor Mitra Tabrizian's large-scale photography, now on display as part of TFL's Art on the Underground.

Professor Tabrizian's project ‘you don’t know what nights are like?’ explores 24-hour London through the perspectives and experiences of night-time workers. The project will be up until 2018.

Westminster Professor’s photographic work about Night Tube services displayed outside Southwark Underground station

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Employability Month is back! Get tips to improve your CV, brush up on your interview skills, attend networking events, hear from alumni working in your industry, and more. Improve your career prospects now by signing up

Employability Month 2017 at the University of Westminster

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Good morning! To everyone still tackling exams this week... You're nearly there! Good luck. #MondayMotivation