Cass designers mean business
Students from courses in our School of Design have recently benefited from activities in collaboration with the London Metropolitan University Accelerator and Enterprise areas.
Eerika Leino, on a joint Textiles and Fashion Marketing course, is working towards the launch of her own brand, Vélorous (a mix of words "vélo", a bicycle in french, and valorous, a synonym for bold, adventurous, fearless). Eerika, a passionate cyclist, is creating her new brand which will target female cyclists and provide new trendy clothing specifically made for cycling.
Jewellery designers Tania Bryson, Sophie Todd, Lucy Campen and Caroline Jackson tested their plans for new company Flock Jewellery in December. They took the opportunity to set up a stall at the Christmas Market run by the London Metropolitan Entrepreneurs Society. These four friends will launch Flock Jewellery as a full-time business after graduating from The Cass. As well as continuing to do markets across London, they are in the process of opening an etsy shop selling a selection of our Jewellery and on the 27th of February are holding an exhibition which will take place in Jaguar Shoes, Shoreditch
Finally, Sandra Suchocka E Silva, a Graphic Design student, participated in a 2 week placement with the Enterprise Team for module credit. In her short time there she was able to reinvent the brand package, events, and marketing materials as well as creating a logo that wasn’t part of our branding at Accelerator but was for the new student led enterprise group for Cass Students OurCASS. Much of her work will be appearing on the walls around campus and across our social media channels very soon
You can read interviews with all of these students at The Accelerator Blog.
Accelerator blog: accelerator-london.com
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The acclaimed actor and writer, Richard Katz, visits Cass Theatre Arts students to discuss his experience of working in the performing arts industry.
Thursday, 14 December, 3-8pm
The twelfth annual open studios at Calcutta House features exhibition by Fine Art BA and Photography BA students and a pop up exhibition by first year architects.
Musarc, the architectural choir/research project based at The Cass, has announced details of their 2017 Christmas Concert.
Students from The Cass recently participated in Window Wanderland, an international festive initiative developed by a Cass alumna.
Foundation students at The Cass exhibit over 2000 sculptures in pop-up plasticine exhibition
The Winter Graduation ceremony saw hundreds of London Met graduands celebrate their academic achievements at London’s Barbican Centre.
Sarah Jane Wilson, who studied Creative Writing at London Met, will have her debut novel published in 2018.
Denise Lewis, a recent Textile Design BA graduate, has won a competition to design curtain fabric for the anti-poverty and social action centre, Toynbee Hall.
Richard Wilson OBE, aka Victor Meldrew, was awarded an honorary degree by London Metropolitan University at the 2017 Winter Graduation ceremony.
London Met raises awareness of homelessness in London with a Textile Design project.
An evening of celebration was held in order to launch Just Met 2017, an anthology featuring creative writing work from students at the University.