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Studying with us during coronavirus in 2021

Virtual live events and lectures

Live Lecture Hall Series

Want to find out more about university life? You’ll love our series of live virtual lectures.

Discover a range of thought-provoking topics, get a taste of being an MDX student and ask our industry-leading lecturers your questions.

  • TV and Film Lecture

    A Director Prepares


    Film
    David Heinemann

    You’ve just got the job directing a film and you’ve been given the script. What now? In this interactive lecture, Senior Lecturer David Heinemann will explore the director’s journey from script to action, plus he’ll be sharing snippets from MDX students’ films. Bring your questions to our live Q&A.

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  • Self-branding to Stand Out


    Advertising, PR and Branding
    Dr Giannina Warren

    In advertising, it's all about the right message, audience and timing. In this interactive lecture, you'll learn how to apply these basic rules to brand yourself successfully, whether that's to land your first job, launch a business or just get ahead in life. Live Q&A included.

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  • How to make a hit show


    TV
    Deborah Klika

    Got a great idea for a TV show? Senior Lecturer Deborah Klika will help you bring your ideas to life in this lecture. She'll be sharing the secret to success behind her students' award-winning show from the Edinburgh International TV Festival. Plus you'll get a behind-the-scenes peek at a show in production at our TV studio. Live Q&A included.

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  • Creative Writing Masterclass


    English & Creative Writing
    Dr Adam J Dalton

    Inspired by 2020 to write your own science fiction novel? Got a budding idea for a dystopian short story series? Join prize-winning author and lecturer Dr Adam J Dalton for this masterclass in Creative Writing. Suitable for all levels and abilities - bring your creativity and questions!

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  • Music online lecture

    MDX: A Musician's Journey


    Music
    Arthur Keegan-Bole

    Are you interested in studying music? Join our senior lecturers in Music as they take you on the journey of an MDX musician, from offering expert advice to finding your next job as a musician graduate. Got a question? Ask in our live Q&A.

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  • The Secrets of Social Influencers


    Digital Media
    Stefan Lutschinger

    A career in Digital Media is as diverse as the internet itself. In this lecture, Stefan Lutschinger will show you how to meet your client's branding objectives by hiring social influencers. Learn how to create a killer social media campaign and manage influencers. Live Q&A included.

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  • Photography lecture available

    World of Images


    Photography
    Dr Anne Burke & Phil Pleasants

    With the rise of smart phones and social media, we have all become photographers. But what role do our images play in portraying the world? From analysing an image to understanding the importance of context, this lecture offers a snapshot into studying photography at MDX. Live Q&A included.

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  • Visual Effects: An Artist's Toolkit


    Visual Effects
    Sergio Gonzalez

    You've been asked to create some visual effects for a short film - what next? Programme Leader Sergio Gonzalez will discuss what tools and info you need to succeed as a VFX artist. Plus you'll get to watch clips from MDX student film and chat to Sergio in a live Q&A session.

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  • The Art of Music Management


    Music Business and Arts Management
    Mark Vallance

    You've just discovered an amazing music artist you want to work with - what now? Join Mark Vallance, a signed songwriter and international music manager as he shares his insights into artist development and management. Live Q&A included.

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Business

  • Brands online lecture

    Lockdown: Battle of the Brands


    Brands and Marketing
    Dr T C Melewar

    Discover the power of marketing with this live lecture! Led by the Head of Department for Marketing, Branding and Tourism, Dr T C Melewar, this hour-long session will explore the importance of brands across entertainment, leisure, fashion, and more. Live Q&A included.

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  • Entrepreneurship and You


    Business Management
    Dr Sian Stephens & Dr Ignatius Ekanem

    Join Senior Lecturers Dr Sian Stephens and Dr Ignatius Ekanem for an eye-opening exploration of the world of entrepreneurship. Find out how a Middlesex University degree in Business Management can help you to bring your business ideas to life. Got questions? Ask the experts in our live Q&A.

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  • IT Careers in a Digital Revolution


    Business Information Systems
    Professor George Dafoulas

    What does the recent digital revolution mean for businesses who use Information Technology? Join Professor George Dafoulas as he discusses how universities must adapt their courses to keep up with the world's evolving digital demand. Live Q&A included.

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  • Accounting online lecture

    The Joy of Accounting


    Accounting and Finance
    Toby York

    Did you know that Accounting is everywhere? It’s even part of you! Join Senior Lecturer Toby York as he travels back thousands of years to the philosophical foundations of Accounting, and uncovers how it is still vital for today’s society. Live Q&A included.

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Health and education

  • Nutrition online lecture

    Nutrition: The Misunderstood Science


    Nutrition
    Dr Lucia Vazquez Rocha

    What do you eat and how does it affect your body? In this myth-busting lecture, Dr Lucia Vazquez Rocha will discuss how nutritionists play a vital role in informing healthcare advice and policies. Join Dr Rocha to get a taste for studying nutrition at Middlesex and take part in our live Q&A.

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  • Psychology online lecture

    Knowing the Mind


    Psychology
    Dr Alex Jones & Dr Jon Silas

    Discover how we can better understand the mind by examining the brain. Led by two cognitive neuroscientists from the psychology department, Dr Alex Jones and Dr Jon Silas, this compelling lecture will give you an insight into studying neuroscience at Middlesex. Live Q&A included.

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  • Education online lecture

    Education: Be the Change


    Education & Early Childhood Studies
    Dr Mona Sakr

    Discover how social leadership can transform the landscape of Early Years Education. Follow Dr Mona Sakr in this insightful lecture as she explores the new approach of using social leaders to bring about better outcomes for children. Live Q&A included.

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Law

  • Criminology online lecture

    Race, Racism and Whiteness


    Criminology and Sociology
    Dr Rima Saimi & Dr Kasia Narkowicz

    Join Dr Rima Saini and Dr Kasia Narkowicz as they discuss race, racism and whiteness from a sociological and criminological perspective. This lecture will explore what race is and how racism manifests in society, particularly through the control of crime and punishment. Live Q&A included.

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  • Law online lecture

    The Question of Crises


    Politics, Sociology and Law
    Dr Lisa Overton

    What is crisis? Join Dr Lisa Overton as she shares her research on disasters, strike action and gender. From the surprising interviews with disaster survivors, to examining gender identity, this lecture offers a taste of studying Politics at MDX. Live Q&A included.

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  • The Endangering Cost of Development


    Law
    Dr Cathal Doyle

    What are the consequences of development for the Indigenous Peoples of our world? Join Dr Cathal Doyle as he discusses his key findings from his research for the United Nations State, and highlights the challenges Indigenous People face from land rights to resources. Bring your questions to the live Q&A.

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Science and Technology

  • Pitching Your Prototype


    Game Design
    Josh Barton and Penda Tomlinson

    Want to learn how to turn your initial idea into a game worth making? Join Josh Barton and Penda Tomlinson as they share their insights into the game design industry, from prototyping a game to production. Got a question? Ask our lecturers in a live Q&A.

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  • Psychology online lecture

    Knowing the Mind


    Psychology
    Dr Alex Jones & Dr Jon Silas

    Discover how we can better understand the mind by examining the brain. Led by two cognitive neuroscientists from the psychology department, Dr Alex Jones and Dr Jon Silas, this compelling lecture will give you a taste of studying neuroscience at Middlesex. Live Q&A included.

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  • Child Obesity: Who's to Blame?


    Sport
    Dr Lizi Smith

    Childhood obesity is still increasing but who is to blame? Is the parents? School? Government? Media? Join Dr Lizi Smith, Senior Lecturer in Physiology, Physical Activity and Youth as she examines the evidence. Got a question? Ask Dr Smith in the live Q&A.

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  • The Life of a Design Engineer


    Design, Engineering and Maths
    Dr Brendan Walker & Dr Mehmet Karamanoglu

    What do an electric scooter, a hair dryer and a roller coaster all have in common? A Design Engineer played a key role in making each one. Join our lecture to learn more about becoming a design engineer and hat it's like to study at MDX Live Q&A included.

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  • Our YouTube Channel

Videos for students

If you didn't catch our previous live events, don't worry! We record our sessions so you can watch back later at a time that suits you.

Catch up on our YouTube channel, where you'll also find our easy 5-minute workshops on a range of topics, including:

  • How to write a personal statement
  • How to apply through UCAS
  • Tips for studying remotely

Watch on YouTube

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