Welcome events at London Met

These University-wide events are in addition to the induction and welcome events organised by your Faculty, which you must attend. Details of these are available from your personalised welcome programme.

Before you set off, please check this page for any updates and changes.

Find your feet at London Met

Information about welcome events

Moving UP is a fun and interactive day of activities giving you an opportunity to meet course mates, enrol early and learn a little about university life in a fun and entertaining way.

The day is designed to ease you in to university life whether you are coming straight from college or returning after a break from education.

Using a range of challenges​ and tasks the event will explore areas of time and resource management, research, communication team work and university ​life.

To book your place for your Faculty please visit the pages below:

​Monday 15 September 2014:

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities  >

Tuesday 16 September 2014:

Faculty of Life Sciences and Computing  >

Wednesday 17 September 2014:

The Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design  >

Thursday 18 September 2014:

Faculty of Business & Law  >

London Met's Centre for the Enhancement of Learning & Teaching (CELT) offers a free short course (four sessions) to help you prepare for university study.

The Preparing for Study course will help you to develop skills and successful strategies for learning - eg: finding and analysing sources, note-making and academic writing, effective presentations and group-based work.

Although this course is free for new students, you need to book in advance. Please follow the links below for more details and to find out how to book your place:

15, 16, 17 & 18 September 2014  10am to 1pm CELT Preparing for Study course Learning Centre - LCM-19
15, 16, 17 & 18 September 2014 2pm to 5pm CELT Preparing for Study course Learning Centre - LCM-19
15, 22 & 29 September 
6 October 2014
6pm to 9pm  CELT Preparing for Study course Tower Building - TM1-44 with last session in GC1-08
17 & 24 September 
1 & 8 October 2014
6pm to 9pm CELT Preparing for Study course Tower Building - TMG-58 with last session in GC1-08

All events within freshers' fortnight are free for freshers - with your complimentary wristband. You can get this from the Rocket venue at Holloway, or from the events team visiting enrolment areas and your Faculty welcome events.

For the most up-to-date information on freshers' fortnight events, go to:

Facebook: /londonmetevents

Twitter: @londonmetevents


Wednesday 24 September 2014 9pm to 3am Full Moon Party The Rocket & courtyard
Thursday 25 September 2014 7pm to 10pm Comedy Night and DJs The Rocket
Friday 26 September 2014 9pm to 3am Bak 2 Skool Disco The Rocket & courtyard
Tuesday 30 September 2014 11am to 3pm Freshers' fair - Aldgate and Moorgate Blue Met Lounge, Calcutta House
Thursday 2 October 2014 11am to 4pm Freshers' fair - Holloway Sports Hall, Science Centre
Friday 3 October 2014 9pm to 3am BOUNCE - urban club night 
(with cocktails and DJs pre-party - 5pm to 9pm)
The Rocket & courtyard
Friday 10 October 2014 8pm to 2am Freshers' welcome party The Rocket & courtyard