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Westminster International University in Tashkent signs new partnership contract with University of Westminster


University of Westminster Vice Chancellor Geoff Petts and Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) Rector Komiljon Karimov formally signed the new contract for the 2015 – 2020 period at the University’s Regent Campus, reaffirming the progressive partnership between the two institutions.

Founded in collaboration with the University of Westminster and the Foundation of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2002, the aim of the partnership has been to develop an international standard of education in Uzbekistan. The signing of the new contract aims to strengthen the partnership between the WIUT and the University of Westminster.

Professor Alexandra Hughes, Deputy Vice–Chancellor for Global Engagement at the University of Westminster, said: "We are delighted to extend our partnership with the Westminster International University in Tashkent, a model of international university education in Central Asia. Our collaboration has meant that together we have built in Uzbekistan upon the learning and teaching culture of UK Higher Education. This has created and will continue to create evolving opportunities for global learning and international engagement, of benefit to students and staff.”


WIUT’s student intake has grown impressively from 120 to approximately 800 students a year and is now home to nearly 3,000 students. This expansion has been supported by major local investment and development in the campus which offers state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

The signing of the new contract supports the two universities’ plans to extend the collaboration to include both undergraduate and postgraduate progression, research workshops, summer schools and executive education.

Komiljon Karimov, Rector for the Westminster International University in Tashkent, said: "Since its inception in 2002, Westminster International University in Tashkent has developed into a community of 3000 students, a beacon of international education in Uzbekistan, and a dynamic, student-centred environment intended to encourage independent learning. Graduates from the Westminster International University in Tashkent play an important role in the development of Uzbek society and that of the wider Central Asian region. I look forward to a continuing, fruitful partnership that will go from strength to strength."


WIUT is the only internationally validated university in Central Asia, with all courses validated by the University of Westminster. 



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Doctorate Jamboree For Uzbekistan Economists


Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) and Institute of Forecasting and Macroeconomic Research under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan (IFMR) are organizing a Doctorate Jamborée for Uzbekistan Economists on February 8-12, 2016. This event is designed to stimulate cooperation and research collaboration among doctorate students and independent researchers in Economics or related social sciences, to provide a platform for the discussion of their research with experienced scholars and, most importantly, create an opportunity for acquiring and applying modern tools of economic analysis. Deadline for application submission is January 5, 2016. Download the call for proposals to find out more about the event.


Международный Вестминстерский Университете в Ташкенте (МВУТ) и Институт прогнозирования и макроэкономических исследований при Кабинете Министров Республики Узбекистан (IFMR) организует Джамбори докторантов-экономистов Узбекистана в г. Ташкенте с 8 по 12 февраля 2016 г. Это мероприятие предназначено для развития взаимодействия и научного сотрудничества среди докторантов и независимых исследователей по экономике или смежным социальным наукам, чтобы обеспечить платформу для обсуждения своих исследований с опытными исследователями и, самое главное, создать возможность освоения и применения современных методов экономического анализа непосредственно в научных исследованиях. Срок подачи заявлений 5 января 2016 г. Просмотреть информационное сообшение.



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Master’s Day 2015


Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) cordially invites you to the annual “Master’s Day” on November 26, 2015 at 18:30 to learn more about the University of Westminster (London) accredited programmes MA International Business & Management, LLM International Commercial Law and Pg Cert Teaching & Learning delivered at WIUT.

Visit “Master’s Day” by registering in the below Application form. Please register until November 24, 2015. All selected candidates will receive a confirmation e-mail.

For more information please contact us: +998 71 238 74 45

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WIUT regional development programs


On October 20th and 26th WIUT hosted two events for the students and teachers from various regions of Uzbekistan. First, the university welcomed 10 lyceum and college students and teachers from Urgench city, who were able to have enjoyable and valuable discussion with the 1st Deputy Rector Alan France. The event participants were also provided with opportunity to visit a real class with the first year students and afterwards have an exchange of opinions on different issues. At the end, the guests were introduced to the facilities of university and academic lyceum. 

The second event involved a special workshop for the English language teachers from academic lyceums and vocational colleges of Tashkent region. 21 teachers from 16 districts of the region attended this event. It was organised by WIUT Regional Development department in cooperation with the Teachers’ Resource and Development Centre of the Tashkent region.

Topic of the event was “Creative Thinking in Teaching” and WIUT lecturer Sayyora Nurmatova gave a presentation and a workshop to the participants where she shared her knowledge obtained recently during the online course at the University of Oregon, the US. The event was composed of two parts: during the first part participants were introduced to theoretical aspects of critical thinking, whereas in the second part they were given practical tasks on the topic.

A notable fact about the workshop is that it combined instructors with a lengthy teaching experience of about 40 years and those at a very beginning of their career. The event was concluded with a question-answer session and a guided tour to the university and the lyceum under WIUT.

The university plans to continue academic exchange events with the lyceums and colleges in different regions of Uzbekistan.


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State Language Day


The special event named as “Uzbek language festival” in honor of adoption of an act of the state language was conducted in Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) on October 21. WIUT students Sardor Salyamov and Timur Allayarov were hosts of the event.

Right after the national anthem was played, Mr. Alisher Sabirov, the head of the social department of the University gave an opening speech. The great attention was paid to the video prepared by WIUT students about international students demonstrating their great Uzbek language skills.

Participants of the event declared patriotic poems expressing magnificence of Uzbek language.

The most interesting part of the “Uzbek Language” event was the quiz game, prepared using interesting facts about Uzbek 

However, the interesting quiz game, having been prepared using amazing facts about Uzbek language, turned out to be the most attractive part of the event. Students proved again their deepest interest and love to the state language.

Most active students were awarded with memorable gifts.

The song named “Vatanim” in performance of Oydina Alimova closed the event.

The “Uzbek Language” event helped to strengthen love and respect to the state language of the Republic of Uzbekistan.


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