LRC Digital Library launched on January 19, is an electronic platform for more than 300 e-books, e-journals and final projects and it is not the limit. LRC staff is striving to increase the visibility and opportunities for researchers. From the very beginning, the WIUT LRC has taken an advantage of the latest technology in creating digital catalogues for faster and easier access to its resources.
Updated and high demanded materials are being downloaded on a weekly basis by LRC staff members. Digital library e-book collection contains hundreds of titles covering key subject areas in Business studies and Marketing, Business Information Systems and Technology, Economics and Finance, Law and Commercial Law, Mathematics, English for Academic Purposes and Teaching and even fiction books. Interface is user-friendly and the most informative due to a number of running lines with news and promo photos.
The library of WIUT is similar to the library of Westminster University in London. WIUT does not put any restrictions on usage of library facilities. All visitors have an open access to all available resources. The platform also maintains electronic versions of LRC high demanded printed materials.
On 22nd of January Westminster International University in Tashkent is organizing a unique event: simultaneous chess play by Woman Grandmaster Tokhirjonova Gulrukhbegim, the strongest female chess player in Uzbekistan at the moment. The event is dedicated to the Day of Defenders of Motherland.
The champion will be challenged by 20 students and staff members from our university at a simultaneous game. She is just 20, but already has obtained 3-5th places in the World Chess Championship(U20) among females in 2017, won Central Asian Cup and Asian Championship among females(U20) in 2015 and title of the best female Uzbek player 7 times from 2008 to 2016. The winner will be awarded with a special prize by the University.
Mr. Babur Yusupov was invited to WIUT to conduct a guest lecture on the insights of Investment Banking. Mr. Yusupov has previously worked for 9 years at Deutsche Bank London Capital Markets. He was invited on the behalf of the WIUT Finance Club, which aims to cover the fundamentals of equity valuation, bond pricing and critically analyse the phenomenon of financial decision-making.
The lecture was held on 12th of January at 17:00. The topic was “Debunking Myths of Investment Banking”. The structure of the lecture was the following: a 30-minute presentation by Mr. Yusupov and an interactive 20-minute Q&A session. The audience was fully engaged and asked a range of open-ended questions from the liquidity of European banks to the improving investment climate of Uzbekistan.
Here are some reviews of the event provided by the students:
“It was an unforgettable guest lecture, which was inspiring to most of us. Now I understand, that there are many opportunities to improve ourselves by securing internships. I realized the gains of studying hard at the university, which is hugely important for providing us a theoretical foundation for future work placements” (Aybek Jalelov, CIFS student).
“The lector’s knowledge about economics and finance is on another level. The way how Mr. Yusupov communicated and answered the questions was fascinating. Generally, I found the lecture very useful not only in terms of becoming acquainted with the investment banking but also in terms of public speaking and approach to people” (Shokhjakhon Khudoynazarov, CIFS student).
In honour of the Day of Defenders of the Motherland, which is celebrated on 14th of January, WIUT students organized a concert. Traditionally, all male students and WIUT co-workers are congratulated on January 12th.
The Day of Defenders of the Motherland is a wonderful public holiday. In celebration of this event, WIUT Lyceum has invited the orchestra of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. All the guests were impressed by the orchestra's performance of classic and modern Uzbek music. During the event veterans of the University were awarded with the memorable presents by the WIUT administration.
Students also performed national and contemporary dances. At the end of the event female students prepared some interesting quizzes and contests for male students.
Dear compatriots, dear friends,
On behalf of the Westminster International University in Tashkent we congratulate you with the upcoming Day of Defenders of the Motherland!
We wish you sincere smiles inside your souls, good health, confidence, courageous and well-thought-out decisions, and luck in all your endeavours. Let new, brave ideas lead you to success and brilliant victories!
May the World be in Peace!
On 11th of January Westminster International University in Tashkent welcomed Otabek Mahkamov. Otabek Mahkamov is a well-known lawyer, journalist,actor and blogger,radio announcer. He delivered a speech on theme of "Self Optimism in the Era of collectivistic pessimism".
During his lecture to WIUT students he talked about the role of optimism in everyone's life. He emphasized that the main principle in the way of achieving goals is having positive view about our life.
One of the WIUT students Sarvinozkhon Nematkhonova shared her impressions: "Otabek Mahkamov greatly explained effects of positive worldview and inspired students to achieve their goals with optimistic thinking. He shared with students his life practice and became a model to some of them."
Students enjoyed the lecture and asked many interesting quetions regarding the topic of the lecture and lecturer's life practice.
On 16th of January Westminster International University in Tashkent organized the first "Information session for applicant’s parents". The information session was dedicated to the 16th Anniversary of WIUT.
Parents play a vital role in helping their children to make decisions about their future career. While attending the event parents had an opportunity to get acquainted with the University and better understand the study process. The event consisted of a brief presentation followed by a question and answer session. After this parents had a tour to WIUT Learning and Resource Center.
Westminster International University in Tashkent welcomed the New Year 2018! May the New Year be bright and filled with happiness! We wish you prosperity, success, peace and new heights in your business!
On December 26th the University administration has greeted the children of the University and academic lyceum staff members on upcoming New Year 2018. Kids were taken on a university tour and given New Year presents from Ded Moroz and his granddaughter Snegurochka. Moreover, musical performances were followed by games, which involved every child in WIUT Sport Hall.
Children were very happy and excited to dance, play games and especially to receive presents.
On Monday, December 18, 2017 Westminster International University in Tashkent held the first CPFS Photo Contest. The contest offered the students a chance to visually share their Pre-university learning experiences. A panel of judges chose the top photos and the prizes were awarded to the participants.
Each participant could submit a maximum of 8 photographs. These photographs reflected Students’ Life at CPFS. The photos depicted a cultural event that the students attended with their groupmates, the learning environment, or anything that revealed their everyday life as a student at CPFS.
“I strongly believe that this kind of contest can be rewarding both for tutors and students. All of the participants were satisfied with the outcomes and tutors were proud of them”, says Dilrabo, a CPFS student.
So, the success of the event has resulted in the decision of the Pre-university administration and students to arrange such an event annually.