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Second Westminster Sociology Open Talk of 2017/18: New Directions in Sociology

The second Westminster Sociology Open Talk of 2017-18 showcases the current research projects of our PhD students. Nikhaela Wicks will discuss nighttime policing and ‘race’ in the UK while Elvan Can will explore gentrification and the loss of public space … Continue reading

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Our Fantastic Modules

We often get asked by prospective students about what’s in our BA Sociology modules at Westminster. We’re very proud of  our degree: we have a diverse range of options in contemporary sociology, with lots of teaching that derives from our … Continue reading

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Westminster Sociology Open Talks 2017/18: Changing Bodies: Fatness, Surgery and Choice

Westminster Sociology Open Talks in 2017-18 bring together Sociology staff with external speakers to explore a shared topic of interest. In the first talk of the academic year, Dr Francis Ray White is joined by Dr Samantha Murray from the … Continue reading

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Westminster Sociology Anthology 2017

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

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To our students, on the Teaching Excellence Framework

The most obvious problem with the TEF is that it doesn’t engage with teaching at all. Nobody has observed a single lecture, seminar, or workshop. In the very simplest terms, the TEF is a lie. Continue reading

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Sociology team win teaching excellence award

In a Ceremony at Marylebone on 23 May 2017 the Sociology team at Westminster received a Teaching Excellence Award. Award holders make a significant contribution  to learning and teaching at Westminster through contributing learning resources, promoting learning and teaching development at … Continue reading

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New video about Sociology at Westminster

Take a look at our new video showcasing why students should come to study Sociology at the University of Westminster. Thanks so much to our fabulous students who took part!  

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