University News



“Art is Great” in Samarkand

25/5/2016

“Art is Great in Samarkand” is the continuation of the exhibition “Art is Great”, which was held in the framework of WIUT Culture Week in April 2016.  More than 60 artworks were presented in exhibition, held in Samarkand.

Westminster International University in Tashkent is well-known in the country not only by the academic talents of its students, but also by the their talent and passion in arts.  WIUT has organized its own Art Club, where students can learn the basics of graphic design and painting.  The Art Club has been found in 2014 in order to develop knowledge and skills of WIUT students in the field of design and art. Initially the Club had only four members, nowadays more than 20 students spend their leisure time in the studio.

During the exhibition in Samarkand the presented pictures had free expressions of painter’s feelings and emotions, despite the fact that all  art works were made in different styles and technics. Artists tried to express their feelings in order to show their emotions in specific period of their life. They used various types of art technics with the aim to give the opportunity to feel the same emotions. The "Art is Great"  contest is held annualy in WIUT and directed to the fine arts, design and photo art, it also includes master-sessions with the participation of famous national artists of Uzbekistan and creative people.

  

 

   

 


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Call for papers for annual conference

17/5/2016

                             

“Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth: Current Issues

 

Westminster International University in Tashkent and the Central Bank of the Republic of Uzbekistan are pleased to announce joint annual conference “Inclusive and Sustainable Economic Growth: Current Issues” to be held on June 10, 2016.

This one-day conference will bring together national and international experts from government and development agencies, non-governmental organizations, academia and research institutions to share knowledge and experience on issues pertaining to inclusive and sustainable growth.

Creating decent jobs requires solutions from range of disciplines. We therefore invite papers from disciplines such as banking, finance, entrepreneurship, economics, law and higher education. To contribute to the conference, we invite the submission of individual research papers studying various aspects of socio-economic development of Uzbekistan and Central Asia. We encourage Masters, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and practitioners to apply and use this opportunity to receive constructive feedback.

Conference includes the following sessions:

  1. Banking, finance and microfinance;
  2. Corporate governance and corporate finance;
  3. Innovation economy, e-government and e-commerce;
  4. Trade, entrepreneurship and employment;
  5. Demography and higher education;

 

Those interested in submitting papers to the conference are welcome to submit their applications by May 10, 2016. All submissions should be in English, Russian or Uzbek. Papers will be judged based on originality, substance, analytical nature, and clarity of writing. Shortlisted applicants will be notified by May 23, 2016. There is no conference fee. Please note that travel and accommodation funds cannot be provided. Registration for participation in the conference will be closed on June 3, 2016. Presented papers will be published in conference proceedings. The best papers will be considered for publication in the local journal “Market, Money and Credit”.

 

Submission requirements for papers:

  • Title of the paper;
  • Author’s last name, first name, academic title, position, workplace, phone number and email;
  • Text font: Times New Roman, size 12;
  • Text line spacing: 1,5;
  • Page margin: 2cm each;
  • Page number: bottom right corner;
  • References: all works cited should be listed alphabetically by author;
  • Manuscript should not exceed 5,000 words (or 10 pages) including tables, figures and footnotes;
  • Conference language: Uzbek, Russian and English;
  • All papers should be submitted electronically in Word document to the Organizing committee (email: research@wiut.uz) no later than May 10, 2016;

 

The call is available in Uzbek and Russian and could be downloaded here

 

For further contact:

Bakhrom Mirkasimov

Email: bmirkasimov@wiut.uz

Phone: (99871) 2387415

Fax: (99871) 2363599

University address: 12, Istiqbol street, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 100047

 

 

 


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BestSoft Challenge – 2016 has launched

16/5/2016

In order to promote and motivate young software developers, Ministry of Development of Information Technologies and Communications of the Republic of  Uzbekistan together with the Tashkent University of Information Technologies, UZINFOCOM Centre and the Centre of young programmers organize a contest on software development "Best Soft Challenge 2016" for students and specialized colleges starting from May 18 till August 26, 2016.

      

You can register by the following link: http://software.uz/ru/bestsoft/bsuser/create

 

 

 

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Welcome to “Master’s Day” on June 14th!

16/5/2016

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) cordially invites you to the annual “Master’s Day” on June 14, 2016 at 18:30 where you can learn more about the University of Westminster (London) accredited programmes MA International Business & ManagementLLM 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 June 11, 2016. After successful registration you will receive a confirmation email.

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


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InnoWIUT Startup Pitch Day

11/5/2016

On May 5th, 2016 Westminster International University in Tashkent hosted a very first start-up event organized by Innowiut Center for Entrepreneurship. InnoWIUT is developed in close collaboration with WIUT students and staff members. Innowiut is a platform where people can seek for support while developing their business ideas.

The first part of the startup event was dedicated to startup presentations. Five teams pitched their ideas in front of the jury of experienced business people. Some of the teams have already started implementing their business ideas. The first project was dedicated to the importance of studying mobile application development on Android platforms. Second team pitched the prospects of game development in Uzbekistan. Third project was dedicated to education in IT field of housewives and further employment opportunities from the comfort of their homes. Forth one was about a platform for exchange of services which could potentially lead to economic development of the country as a whole. And finally, the last team pitched their idea about importance of promo video development and possible ways to enhance the public image of Uzbekistan in the global arena. Every team received a valuable feedback from business experts at the end of each presentation.

Second part of the event was dedicated to round table discussion with leading business experts in Uzbekistan about the prospects of future collaboration with Innowiut Center for Entreprneurship.


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