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
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
It's exactly 5 weeks and 4 days before classes start again at University of Westminster! We are just a little bit excited to see everyone again and settle back into our central London life. For Humaira, our resident student blogger, this academic year will be her last at the University as she is about to … Continue reading Student’s guide to a productive summer!
This week was graduation week! Huge congratulations to all our students. We are super proud.
By Nicole (3rd Year Language and Literature BA) and Humaira (2nd Year English Literature BA) The end of the semester is never a fun time. With deadlines and exams coming up, this is always one of the most stressful times for students. These are our top ten tips for managing revision and deadlines! Stress: Make … Continue reading 10 tips for dealing with revision and deadlines
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
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