Postgraduate Study Space (ABE)

Posted on: 30 November 2015
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There is a study space available for Postgraduate students to use  in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment in the Marylebone Building.  It is located on the second floor next to lift A (the lift at the end of the Building where the ABE Registry is located on the ground floor)

Distant Horizon Travel Grants Provides Opportunity for UK Student to Travel Abroad

Posted on: 30 November 2015
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Did you know that studying abroad makes you more marketable when applying for jobs? On 25 November at the Go Abroad Fair, Westminster is launching a new round of international travel awards for British students to promote academic development through international experiences.

The Distant Horizons Awards are international travel awards for our UK undergraduate students who wish to take part in academic or career-related events or activities overseas but who may not have the financial capability to do so. Experience abroad promotes learning beyond traditional undergraduate courses, allowing you to gain perspective on other cultures, travel to exciting destinations, and enhance your career perspectives. Now is the time to go global!

The maximum of each award is £1,500. The deadline for applications is Friday 8 April 2016, and decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Travel must take place before 31 August 2017.

To be eligible, you must be:

  • a current University of Westminster student, studying on a full-time undergraduate course
  • classified as a home student from the UK
  • intending to take part in an academic or career-related event overseas

Please note that the Distant Horizons Award cannot be used for everyday travel (eg Oyster travel cards) or for travel that has already occurred.

ERASMUS students are eligible to apply. However, you must provide supporting documents showing that your ERASMUS grant does not cover the type of academic event referenced in this application.

You can see more information, including how to apply, on the Other scholarships page. Or, visit us at the Go Abroad Fair on 25 November.

Employability Resource Competition

Posted on: 26 November 2015
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Employability Resource Competition:

UG & PG roles at ARCADIS (formerly EC Harris/ Hyder) – plus an exciting student competition!

Posted on: 6 November 2015
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ARCADIS (incorporating EC Harris & Hyder) is a leading global natural and built asset design & consultancy firm working in partnership with clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services 

Arcadis actively recruits undergraduates and graduates into the business. Applications for our undergraduate (Summer Placements and Year Out) and graduate roles close on 5th January 2016. Full details on the positions available can be found at arcad.is/UKgrads 

 

Competition:

#ArcadisVISIONSUK

Win an all-expenses paid weekend break and a brand new GoPro to show the world where you’ve been. 

 

What BUILDINGS, INFRASTRUCTURES & WATER DEVELOPMENTS that surround you every day move and motivate you? What makes you want to get out there and create?

 

For our #ArcadisVISIONSUK competition we would like you to share your VISIONS (take on a smart phone, tablet, camera or other device) on Twitter of what inspires you. 

 

Your #ArcadisVISIONSUK don’t necessarily have to be monumental; they can be small, hidden gems – just as long as it sums up what you aspire to. 

 

Find out more at twitter.com/arcadisgrads

 

EC Harris became part of ARCADIS in 2011 and in the UK it is the leading built asset advisory practice, program and cost management consultancy. It has worked on many of the UK’s most important structures including Terminal Five at Heathrow, the Thames Tideway tunnel and the Olympic Park. Founded over 100 years ago it employs the most Chartered Surveyors in the UK. Hyder became part of ARCADIS in 2014 and is a multinational design and engineering consultancy renowned for working on some of the world’s most iconic buildings and structures. In London these include the current London Bridge Station redevelopment, the Cycle Superhighway design and the original design engineering for Tower Bridge in the 1890’s.​

 

 

 

ABE Registry Opening Hours Monday 9th November

Posted on: 6 November 2015
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Please note as staff will be attending the Postgraduate graduation Ceremony on the 9th November the Registry will be open between 10:00am and 14:00pm.  It will re-open at 10:00am on Tuesday 10th November.

 

The coursework and correspondence post boxes remain open as usual.

Marylebone Site Closing Times

Posted on: 4 November 2015
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Please be aware that the Marylebone Site at 35 Marylebone Road closes at 23:30pm daily to staff and students.  This also includes the Learning Platform space.

From the 30th November the only area that can be accessed after this time is the Library which is open 24 hours.