On November 11th, in the Palace of Railway workers Westminster International University in Tashkent conducted 12th graduation ceremony and as all previous ones this one was special and not like any other. More than 400 students acquired their diplomas from hands of WIUT and UoW officials.
The Graduation Ceremony was held in the spacious Palace of Railway workers in two slots. As is well known, every British university has its own academic clothes featuring its special colours. Dressed in robes bordered in blue and green, the graduates were presented to the WIUT Rector Komiljon Karimov and the official representative of the University of Westminster (London) Deputy Rector on Global Engagement professor Alexandra Hughes.
Westminster International University in Tashkent was established by the initiative of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2002 and became the country’s pioneer institution in the sphere of international education. Nowadays, as one of the seven international higher education institutions of the country, WIUT provides study programs in English language in such areas as management, economics, information technology and commercial law. This year the university admitted more than 800 new students, the total number of enrolled students reaching over 2 000. The university is unique in that it pays great attention to all-round development of students by actively engaging them in various cultural and social events, sports tournaments, which often attract public attention outside the walls of the institution.