What can you do with an English degree?

by Nicole El-Helou and Humaira Iqbal On Tuesday 21st March, the University of Westminster Alumni team organised a panel discussion with past students from our department, focusing on ways in which they have been using their English degree since graduation. It is a big question any English student faces, and Anna Beecher, Dilpreet Walia, and … Continue reading What can you do with an English degree?

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Celebrating World Book Day with our students!

Happy World Book Day! To celebrate, we asked our students to tell us about the best book that they’ve studied so far as part of their degree at the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies. Here’s what they said: Nicole, 3rd year English Language and Literature Book: Irvin Welsh, Trainspotting Module: Introduction to Literary Studies … Continue reading Celebrating World Book Day with our students!

Playwriting Prize

The winners of The Westminster University Playwriting Prize have just been announced! Winning Entry: ‘Collide’ by Lydia Thomson Runners up: ‘Mushrooms and Meditation’ by Mitch Sanderson ‘The Fairy Fort’ by Sophie Bowles The winning entry will receive: £500 in prize money a dedicated mentoring session with a professional dramaturg a reading of their work, performed … Continue reading Playwriting Prize

8 Incredible Reasons to Study English at Westminster (by our students)

Lovely blog post from Elisa Ramirez and Subhashini Robert William, sharing their list of eight favourite things about studying English at Westminster. 1. Being part of a diverse community One of the most exciting things about Westminster is its diverse staff and student body. “Studying English at Westminster has allowed me to meet students from all parts of … Continue reading 8 Incredible Reasons to Study English at Westminster (by our students)