Great Expectations, Renewed

  Transferring to the University of Westminster September 2016: So there I was, alone, ruminating in the Midlands, ready to kick-start my academic career. I was ready to learn how to (with sheer pride and a bit of arrogance) quote feminist and postcolonial philosophy, Byron and, of course, Shakespeare in everyday conversation to enhance the … Continue reading Great Expectations, Renewed

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Applying to Westminster through clearing

In June, I officially finished my second year as an English Literature undergraduate at the University of Westminster. Of course, on results day, I was nervously refreshing the page, waiting for my results to come out as quickly as possible. And that’s not the first time I did that. Two years ago, I was doing … Continue reading Applying to Westminster through clearing

What is it really like: studying Literature at Westminster

By Humaira Iqbal Me: “I’m studying English Literature.” Queue response: “You must read a lot of Shakespeare.” When someone hears that I’m studying English Literature, their automatic response is that I study Shakespeare, read a lot of books and that is it. And I won’t lie to you, I have studied Shakespeare and of course … Continue reading What is it really like: studying Literature at Westminster

Why study Theatre at Westminster? The Course Leader’s view

The two exiting new degrees courses we’re offering here in the English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies Department at Westminster University – BA Theatre Studies & English Literature and BA Theatre Studies & Creative Writing – offer students the chance to study theatre right in the heart of London, only short distances from some of the … Continue reading Why study Theatre at Westminster? The Course Leader’s view