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United Nations Women’s Guild Bazaar

Webster students were out in force for a good cause last weekend. A dozen blue-and-yellow clad students volunteered at the annual United Nations Women’s Guild Bazaar to help raise funds for children’s charities around the world. Volunteers helped out selling gift items, tombola tickets, prizes and at the cloakroom – though they were of course free to enjoy the festivities as well! All student volunteer hours were counted as part of the Service Learning component of the Webster LEADS program.

Call for Applications: Merit Award


of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

Thanksgiving 2014

Webster Thanksgiving 2014

Webster students, staff, faculty and family gathered together to celebrate the American holiday with a traditional Thanksgiving feast! Like every year, Director Arthur Hirsh kicked off the event by telling the history of Thanksgiving and its meaning to the American people, reminding us all what we should be thankful for.  In contrast to previous Thanksgivings, the festivities were enjoyed for the first time in Wenkheim's beautiful Atrium, yet another reason to be grateful.


Student Government Library Fundraiser

Members of our Student Government Association got together and provided some quick eats for students writing their mid-terms - for a good cause! All proceeds went towards Webster's library for the purchase of new books. Thanks to all who volunteered and donated.

Roman Banquet

Webster's Roman Banquet

On the 18th of November 2014, history came alive at Webster Vienna. A Roman-style banquet took place in the Atrium, organized by the students and instructors, Dorothy Kopel and Chris Newman, of ILC 2150: European Culinary History from Prehistory to the Renaissance. The Webster community enthusiastically joined the festivity and enjoyed some authentic Roman dishes in a typical Roman atmosphere.The cuisine was prepared by the Dr. Kopel and her students using ancient Roman recipes!


Charity Halloween Party

Since the opening of Residence am Augarten, Webster’s student community has really blossomed. For Halloween 2014, the students hosted a charity Halloween party, featuring face painting, food, games, a costume contest and charity drive. Attended by a significant percentage of the student population, the party was a huge success!

Webster Vienna goes Downtown

Webster Vienna goes Downtown

Spectacular opening of Webster Vienna's new campus Palais Wenkheim

Under the patronage of the President of the Austrian federal republic, Dr. Heinz Fischer, international as well as local leaders from the political and business world celebrated Webster Vienna’s move to Palais Wenkheim on October 29. Many of the Directors from Webster’s worldwide campus network were also present, including Dr. Elizabeth (Beth) Stroble, President of Webster University and Dr. Julian Schuster, Provost and Senior Vice President of Webster University.

President Stroble

Webster President Stroble and Provost Schuster visit Vienna

Today President Stroble and Provost Schuster from Webster St. Louis are in Vienna to celebrate the Grand Opening of our new campus, Palais Wenkheim, and to meet with students, faculty and staff. Together with Arthur Hirsh, Director of Webster Vienna, President Stroble and Provost Schuster have also been interviewed by Austrian media about their vision for Webster University.

Palais Wenkheim

Wenkheim Celebration!

On 1st of October the new home of Webster Vienna Private University was celebrated by students, alumni, faculty and staff. While Director Dr. Arthur Hirsh gave an Opening Speech and pointed out that “this move is a step into the right direction for the years to come”, the astonished faces of the visitors wandered around the new breathtaking facility. A video showed the steps of the refurbishment over the past six months.

Webster's Vienna Night Run team

Vienna Night Run

Our Webster team took up the challenge and 25 students, alumni, faculty and staff ran the 5km race to support the charity Licht Fuer die Welt.. Fun and fitness all round, especially for Webster champ Allison Kincaid who finished in a blistering 21:42!


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