Lecture series


The University of West London hosts a number of lectures throughout the year, with attendance open to staff, students, alumni and members of the public. Group bookings welcome by arrangement - contact events@uwl.ac.uk.

Next lecture

The Silent Child film screnning. Wednesday 25 April. 5.30pm

Join the University of West London's School of Film, Media and Design for a special screening of 'The Silent Child'.

The short film - produced by UWL Alumna Producer Rebecca Harris - won the Live Action Short Film category at this year's Academy Awards. The film tells the story of a young deaf girl who learns to communicate with help from a social worker.

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See images from previous lectures that have taken place at the University of West London.

  • Claude Littner books

    'In Conversation with Claude Littner' was a public lecture in November 2016 with the Apprentice Star and one of Britain's Business icons. He is also a visiting Professor at The Claude Littner Business School here at the University of West London.

  • Claude Littner and Torin Douglas in conversation.

    Claude was interviewed in front of a packed audience by former BBC Media Correspondent and Director of Chiswick Book Festival, Torin Douglas MBE.

  • Claude Littner addressing the audience.

    Claude Littner discussed his new book, 'Single-Minded - My Life in Business'. He recounts moments on the journey from his childhood all the way to the boardroom, finishing with his experiences of grilling candidates on the BBC’s The Apprentice.

  • students holding copies of Single-minded.

    Claude's single-mindedness has seen him through numerous challenges and his story will inspire anyone starting out and wanting to learn from the good decisions as well as the mistakes.

  • Claude Littner signing one of his books.

    The event ended with a book signing and a chance for fans to meet the man behind the frosty demeanour on The Apprentice.

  • Carloyn Curiel delivering public lecture

    Ambassador Carolyn Curiel, former Senior White House Speechwriter, presented a unique perspective on the 2016 presidential race at our October 2016 public lecture.

  • Woman asking question during public lecture

    The Ambassador considered what role the news media has played in the historic election; as well as what Americans know, engage with and believe, about the state of their nation. After the talk she took questions from the audience.

  • From left to right: VC Peter John, Ambassador Carolyn Curiel, Madam Mayor Patricia Walker and Mayor Consort Lawrence Walker

    From left to right: VC Peter John, Ambassador Carolyn Curiel, Madam Mayor Patricia Walker and Mayor Consort Lawrence Walker

  • audience listening to the lecture

    The UWL public lecture series brings in brilliant minds who deliver thought-provoking talks open to everyone.