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Supporting Vulnerable Students

Following requests from academic staff, the Counselling Service is running the following workshops for Tutors: Supporting Vulnerable Students in Your Role Workshops will cover: • Students’ emotional and mental health needs • The emotional experience of learning • Information about support services and how to refer • Managing difficult/complex situations Dates: •

By | 2018-11-05T11:21:13+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events|0 Comments

Mental Health Awareness

For students in distress, the first point of contact is often with non-specialist university staff.  The first conversation students have with a member of staff like this can be vital – in ensuring they receive a warm, empathic and understanding response to help them immediately, and that they are then signposted, if necessary, to

By | 2018-10-31T10:27:39+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, News|0 Comments

THRIVE success

THRIVE success at the International Conference on Inclusive Universities In March this year, Daniela de Silva, THRIVE Community Lead, successfully submitted an abstract and was subsequently invited to present a talk on Embedding Inclusive Course Design at the International Conference on Inclusive Universities at the University of Education Salzburg, Stefan Zweig. The conference took

By | 2018-10-29T09:40:19+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

SEDA conference

Supporting staff to meet increasing challenges in Higher and Further Education Early bird bookings for the 23rd SEDA Annual Conference close 5pm Thursday, 18 October 2018. If you would like more details please go to the conference website where you will find the booking form. Dates: 15 – 16 November 2018 Venue: Macdonald Burlington

By | 2018-10-16T08:48:01+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Building Resilience & Well-being for Academic Writing

30th October 2018, 4-7pm Regent Street, Room TBC Come and work on your academic writing resilience and developing a writing plan. The aim of this experiential evening is to help you develop self-insight on your own resilience blockages, and raise awareness of what you need to do to build resilience and enhance well-being in

By | 2018-09-24T12:30:32+00:00 September 24th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events|0 Comments

Westminster Pedagogy: Making a Difference

This year’s Westminster Learning and Teaching Symposium takes place on 26th June 2018, at Marylebone, and the theme is Westminster Pedagogy: Making a Difference If you haven’t already booked your place at this year’s Symposium then please complete the Annual Westminster Learning and Teaching Symposium Booking Form. Over the past year, since the launch

By | 2018-10-17T13:39:37+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events|0 Comments

Research and Visibility

The Second University of Westminster Research Conference, organised by the Researcher Network will take place on 20th June 2017, at Little Titchfield Street in 2.05A. Key Note Speakers: We are delighted to announce the three Key Note Speakers at this year’s conference are: Professor Sian Harding, Acting Head of the National Heart and Lung

By | 2018-06-01T08:42:25+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News|0 Comments

Children, Young People and Media

Children, Young People and Media: Book Launch The Youth Justice Network at the University of Westminster is pleased to host the first launch of Dr. Faith Gordon's monograph - 'Children, Young People and the Press in a Transitioning Society: Representations, Reactions and Criminalisation'. There will be keynote speakers and a panel discussion, the formal

By | 2018-04-11T07:24:11+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Announcements, Events, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New to Teaching Workshops for Historians

New to Teaching Workshops for Historians on 11th September, 10.00am – 4.30pm Location: Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, University of London In the past 4 years, the IHR, History UK and the RHS have been staging events to support early career historians.  Participants at this one-day event will develop their understanding of innovations

By | 2018-04-06T14:09:51+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments

Not the Age of STEM:

Not the Age of STEM: What Students’ Subject Choices Tell Us About British Education since 1945 18th April, 5.30pm, Location Leeds Beckett University, Rose Bowl 437 (Lecture Theatre B) Public Lecture by Peter Mandler The history team at Leeds Beckett University are delighted to be hosting a public lecture from Professor Peter Mandler.  The

By | 2018-04-05T11:14:47+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|0 Comments