University News

WIUT welcomes a new Rector

2Yesterday on the 3rd of March WIUT welcomed the new Rector Komiljon Khamidovich Karimov.
Komiljon Karimov has experience in a range of educational policy areas, both internationally and locally, through his work with UNESCO. He has joined WIUT, from his last position as Associate Professor at the Academy of State Governance, to spearhead the university’s next stage of development and to further strengthen its image as a strong and dynamic international university.
Former WIUT Rector Abdumalik Djumanov has been appointed as Rector of the University of World Economy and Diplomacy. During his tenure at WIUT from 2011 to 2015, Abdumalik Djumanov made critical and significant contributions to the development of the university, not only through the physical expansion of the university’s campus, but also in the strategic push to develop the academic profile, increase the student population and improve the quality of the educational experience.

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“Zakovat” at WIUT dedicated its games to the great national poets!


DSC_0172+The intellectual club “Zakovat” of Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) officially opened on 25th of February, during which the presentation of the club and a preliminary mini-game was held. Two days later on 27th of February the actual games were held at the library of WIUT Academic Lyceum featuring 25 teams of university and lyceum students.

The games were dedicated to the great national poets – Alisher Navoi, Bobur and Zulfiya. Umid Yorqulov, Level 6 Economics student and a “Zakovat” player with 10 years experience, acting as the project manager of “Zakovat” club at WIUT said the following: “The games were held in Uzbek language and aimed at broadening participants’ intellectual, as well as creative horizon through questions and answers related to the national authors. The long-run objective of the games and the club itself is to create a team of the bests to participate in the republican festival of “Zakovat” held each year”.   

After an interesting brain battle, the winners were as follows:

  1. “Absolut” (WIUT students)
  2. “Erudit” (WIUT students)
  3. “Jamoa” (WIUT Academic Lyceum students)

As one of the main organizers of the event, Social Department leading specialist Guzal Sultanova commented the following: “I was very much surprised with the outcome of the games. I am happy with our university students, with their vigor, coordinated actions and such awareness of Uzbek literature”.


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Career Week 2015: Pre-event Round Table


IMG_4880On 24th of February Career Centre of Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) held a round table meeting dedicated to the upcoming “Career Week 2015” featuring the representatives of companies Nestle, KDBank, Agromir, Datasite Technologies, Lukoil, ATM Partners, and SAIPRO.

The main objectives of the meeting were to inform the companies’ representatives about the organizational plans for the “Career Week 2015”, to present the new website of the Career Centre and to find new ways of cooperation between companies and WIUT.

Career Centre officer Timur Begulov said about the meeting: “The future website of Career Centre is now being developed by WIUT student Aziz Achilov (BIS Level 6), which is his diploma project. We presented this website to our partners and discussed what we’d like and they’d like to see in this website, what features this website should have and how to make it more suitable for both companies and for jobseekers. As it is, we plan to launch the website during the “Career Week 2015”. Therefore, one of the days of the week will be dedicated to the website, to its presentation, to the start of the project. It will be the final presentation which will include the suggestions that we received during the round table of 24th February”.

This year WIUT Career Centre promises a totally different, unique event. “Career Week 2015” will be held between 20-24 April and is planned to include workshops from HR managers of international companies, two days of job fair, one day marathon of business training sessions, the new website presentation and more.

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Football: WIUT beats MDIST


Along with cultural and social activities, sports is one of the priorities of student learning at Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT). Each month the newly built Sports Hall of the university hosts different sports tournaments featuring students and staff.

The university also welcomes sports teams or sportsmen from other institutions and organizations to engage in sports together. Yesterday on 25th of February, WIUT Football Team played an inter-institutional match against the football team of the Management Development Institute of Singapore in Tashkent (MDIST).

With both teams showing almost equal vigor and enthusiasm, the match full of interesting attacks, goals and missed opportunities ended 5:3 in favor of the hosts. The fans of WIUT Football Team were very much delighted with this long-awaited victory and look forward to future sports achievements of their peer students.

Source: West Avenue


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In honor of “International Mother Language Day”


DSC_0036In honor of “International Mother Language Day” Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) donated to the National Library of Uzbekistan 3 multimedia CD products dedicated to the works of great national poets – Alisher Navoi, Muhammad Yusuf and Ikbol Mirzo.

Prepared by the Multimedia Center of WIUT, the CDs contain video, audio, photo and text materials about the life and works of poets, including their major literary efforts. These CDs will be available in the National Library for free use.

It should be noted that on 20 February the National Library will host a book fair and cultural festivities celebrating “International Mother Language Day”. Proclaimed in November 1999 by the General Conference of UNESCO, it is celebrated annually in order to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

See past projects by WIUT Multimedia Center.

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