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.
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:
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... View details ⇨
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
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.
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:
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.
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... View details ⇨
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