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Westminster Sociology Anthology 2018

At this year’s graduation ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall, the Sociology team presented graduating students with the fourth edition of the annual Westminster Sociology Dissertation Anthology, which showcases some of the outstanding and innovative research produced by final year … Continue reading

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New online resource for student mental health

The Students Against Depression website is a free resource to help students who may be struggling with depression or anxiety. The site offers advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. Alongside clinically-validated … Continue reading

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Success for Westminster Sociology in the Guardian University Guide 2019

We’re really happy to see another impressive 5 points rise for Westminster University’s Sociology and Sociology and Criminology courses in the Guardian University guide 2019. At 28 out of 91, this puts us comfortably in the top third of UK … Continue reading

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Sociology lecturers win excellence awards!

  Many congratulations to Sociology lecturers Dr Hilde Stephansen and Dr Francis Ray White who were this evening awarded individual Westminster Learning and Teaching Excellence Awards. These are a very prestigious award, with only a small number given out each year … Continue reading

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Embedding mental health and wellbeing

The Westminster Sociology team recently took part in a day-long workshop on embedding mental health and wellbeing in learning and teaching, led by specialists from AdvanceHE. After being given our Team Award for Teaching Excellence in 2017, we decided to … Continue reading

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What are British Values?

Ben had a fun chat this morning with the presenters of Saturday Morning Live on Voice of Islam Radio. His interview starts at 1:21:46. “When politicians worry about British values they’re trying to suggest that some people don’t fit in, … Continue reading

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Third Westminster Sociology Open Talk of 2017/18: Contesting the Boundaries of Ethno-Religious Identities

Westminster Sociology Open Talks in 2017-18 bring together Sociology researchers with external speakers to explore a shared topic of interest. In the third talk of the academic year, Dr Umit Cetin and Dr Celia Jenkins are joined by Professor Mary … Continue reading

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