Latest London Met alumni news
Book Launch: The East End Archive at The Cass
26 March 2020, 6pm to 8.30pm
New Café Royal Box-set features work by renowned photographers Diane Bush, Brian Griffin, Tom Hunter and Mike Seaborne.
Exploring and understanding health and wellbeing
The Centre for Primary Health and Social Care facilitated research sharing on a variety of diverse topics, including bullying in education, the health of carers, and migrant rights.
Celebrating a 20-year partnership with International Students House
Our partnership has supported 116 London Met students with housing, scholarships, bursaries and cultural opportunities since 1999.
Triumph over City, University of London, in national mooting competition
Two Common Professional Exam students have beaten City, University of London in the first round of a national prestigious mooting competition.
Unpacking student peer-mentoring
A chapter by London Met’s Digby Warren and Wilko Luebsen in new Student Engagement handbook explores the benefits and challenges of student partnership schemes.
Opening our doors to children on Family Day
Staff and students brought their children to London Met for games and activities at the annual event, which also provides support for student parents and helps them build connections.
Celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight
From 24 February - 8 March, a range of events and activities will shed light on cocoa, the role of women farmers, and the importance of a living income for everyone.
RE-PRACTICE, RE-VISIT, RE-TURN
21 February - 14 June 2020
Postgraduate Architecture students exhibit in Antwerp as part of international project.
Leading the fight for trans rights
BA Journalism student Ryan Gray reports from Dr Chryssy Hunter’s discussion on transgender and non-binary rights in the UK, an LGBTQIA+ History Month event at London Met.
Billie Eilish and the history of the Bond theme
Stephen Good, Senior Lecturer in Music Production, comments on Billie Eilish’s 'No Time to Die' – the latest theme track in the 007 film series, and those that have come before it.
Life after death?
“Humankind has always utilised available resources to assuage the finality of death.”
Loewe Foundation Craft Prize success
Cass alumna is shortlisted for prestigious international award.
‘Radio meets Google Earth’ project recognised by UNESCO
Radio.garden, an outcome of the Transnational Radio Encounters (TRE) project in which London Met’s Dr Peter Lewis was a partner, is celebrated by UNESCO for World Radio Day.
Things Fall Apart by IYANU
Friday 14 February 2020, at 11pm
Cass alumna debuts new collection at London Fashion Week.
London Met named tenth best university for students to start or manage a business
The results come from a study of 9.5 million former students across UK universities.
What bans of 'overly sexualised' adverts tell us about regulation today
Dr Nicolas Cambridge, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing, comments on the banned Pretty Little Thing advert and the grey areas it reveals in marketing regulations.
London Met lecturer awarded at International Computing Conference
Dr Vaissil Vassiley gave a keynote lecture at the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Applications, where his research also won a prize.
Researching the rainbow
London Met PhD candidate Cinar Aydogan will present his research on LGBT+ identity, social media and coming out online at this year’s Student Pride.
Becoming prouder and prouder
Journalism student Ryan Gray discusses the first event in London Met’s LGBTQIA+ History Month, a screening of the film Pride, along with a talk led by activist Reggie Blennerhassett.
London Met and Innovate Nepal Group discuss new developments to advance partnership
Sulav Budhathoki, Founder and Group Chairman of Innovate Nepal Group, visited the University.
London Met secures new partnership to its roster
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Sri Lanka.
Law student wins prestigious legal internship
Himanshu Bajaj will undertake an internship at Clyde and Co, after winning an award at the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators' Mediation Skills Competition.
London Met to deliver innovative social integration programme
As a result of a grant from the Greater London Authority, the University will deliver the 2020 Social Integration & Regeneration Learning Network.
US politics expert to share insights on the 2020 presidential race
Professor Brian Brox to deliver the lecture as part of a program run by the US Embassy in London.
Architecture grad named ‘emerging star’ with new award nomination
Stefanie Rhodes has been shortlisted for the 2020 Moira Gemhill Prize, a global award for women in architecture.
Computer Science and IT courses receive professional accreditation from British Computer Society
The prestigious accreditation scheme means the qualifications gained by London Met graduates are recognised by the computing industry for their high quality and rigorous standards.
Celebrating the last ten years of the Sir John Cass Foundation
London Met shares a close association with the Foundation which has donated £18 million to 318 beneficiaries over the past decade.
The Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan
There is evidence of human to human transmission by direct contact, but the risk in the UK is low says Dr Gary McLean, Professor in Molecular Immunology.
Fine Art lecturer’s paintings the subject of new exhibition
Michael Stubbs: Small Scale Works will be exhibited at the Glasgow School of Arts from 10 Jan 2020 - 2 Feb 2020.
Caruso St John wins international competition to convert Royale Belge building in Brussels
Award-winning practice led by Professor Peter St John wins £34 million project
Vice-Chancellor welcomes new cohort of inspiring international scholars
London Met welcomes 16 new international scholarship students to the University.
Compliance in post-Brexit Britain
"The overall impact is that GDPR and ePrivacy regulation are likely to grow rather than diminish after Brexit," says Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Banking and Finance
It’s the era of Trump television, but Mad Men was there first
Dr Karen McNally, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, comments on how the award-winning drama predicted the times we live in now.
London Met welcomes Law pioneer to the University
Stephanie Boyce, an alumna and the first black woman to hold the position of Deputy Vice President of the Law Society, visited the University.
Students invited to make a difference
On 20 January, speakers from local government, voluntary organisations and employers will come to London Met to discuss how we can tackle poverty and inequality locally.
Vegan lifestyle: not about being trendy but about our survival
Nikos Papanikolaou, a second-year Journalism BA student, reports on an event which delved into fashion being environmentally sustainable.
Work of Cass lecturer selected for inclusion in prestigious Aesthetica Future Now Anthology
The exhibition, In Limbo, was designed by Jacek Ludwig Scarso and reflected on the meaning of waiting.
London Met hosts social care conference with Hammersmith and Fulham council
The various speakers, who work in social care, discussed adopting a strengths-based approach to their work.
Cultural legacy of Mad Men explored in new book
The book, co-edited by London Met’s Dr Karen MaNally, explores the political and cultural issues raised by the show.
London Met and United Colleges Group agree groundbreaking partnership
Twenty institutions have signed up to the London Met’s Partners in Education scheme, which was launched in June 2019.
Vice-Chancellor attends colourful graduation in Nepal
Senior academics also attended to celebrate the graduates of Islington College Nepal, a long-time partner of London Met.
MBEs awarded to members of London Met community
Wendy Shorter-Blake, Carol Boswarthack and David Michael have been included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Start-up support from London Met named as one of UK’s Best Breakthroughs
The specialist business incubator at London Met – Accelerator – has been highlighted as one of the top 100 ways universities have improved daily life.
Careers focused courses strengthen London Met’s postgraduate offer
Ten new postgraduate programmes will provide the necessary preparation for a variety of different career paths.
Developing London Met’s future leaders
A successful networking event brought together London Met alumni and final year students to discuss careers in business and management.
Dietetics and nutrition grad wins prize at conference
Anna Monen won Best Abstract in the Nutrition Support category for her study exploring malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients.
The Cass hosts Creative Careers Day for schools in Tower Hamlets
GCSE and A level students had the opportunity to hear from practitioners about a career in the Arts and Creative Industries
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science students gain valuable career insight from graduates
The third-year students visited Intertek, where they met with past and current London Met students working full-time there
London Met adds another exciting partnership to its roster
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Germany
London Met forms partnership with Stanfort Academy in Singapore
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Singapore
Computer and electronics courses accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology
After an extensive process, three courses have been awarded Institution of Engineering and Technology accreditation.
Destiny Ekharaga finds success at the end of the f***ing world
Director and Cass alumna directs the second half of series two of the acclaimed drama.
RESEARCH: A more efficient process for creating drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
London Met scientists believe that they have found more efficient means of creating compounds to help with neurodegenerative diseases
Dr McNally's Greatest Shows on Screen
Film and Television Studies lecturer was invited by the British Film Institute to speak at its largest-ever celebration of the film musicals.
Human Sciences lecturer presents at key pharmaceutical sciences conference
Bruno Da Silva Sil Dos Santos presented his innovative research on skin and nails
London Met PhD student named Nutritionist of the Year by the Caroline Walker Trust
Greg Lessons has been named nutritionist of the year by the Caroline Walker Trust for his innovative lifestyle programme for London's firefighters.
Cass tutor publishes book about housing for ‘people out of the picture in the current market’
Pierre d’Avoine, an Architecture tutor, is launching his new book in the Netherlands during Dutch Design Week 2019
Psychoanalysis and social media
London Met panel brings together academics and practitioners to discuss the role social media is playing in shaping society.
Expert Commentary: Boris' Big Gamble
Dr Peter Laugharne, Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Politics, provides his insight on the upcoming General Election.
€5 million cybersecurity project involving London Met researchers receives praise after first year
Professor Kazemian and his team from Intelligent Systems Research Centre are part of an innovative EU-funded Horizon 2020 project, helping law enforcement agencies stop cybercriminals
Richard Ratcliffe holds Prime Minister to account following play about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Mr Ratcliffe made his comments following a special performance of ‘Nazanin’s Story’, a play about the fight to free his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from an Iranian prison
Unique partnership to boost communication skills
Education lecturers have partnered with a specialist to support the communications skills of students
EVENT: Documenting Transforming Structures: Newly Carved Churches of Ethiopia
Cass architecture alumnus Tarn Philipp will be sharing his insights at a special event organised by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society on Tuesday 12 November.
Cass alumna creates new work for publication exploring public life through art
MArch alumna Jess Philips a piece exploring the Becontree Estate for ‘We’ve Got This: ethics, public service and art’
Series of insightful Visual Communications lectures launch this month
Each lecture takes place at lunchtime at The Cass, with a different leading industry creative
London Metropolitan University signs the ‘Fair Chance for Students with Convictions’ pledge
Pledge is the result of a 12-month project conducted by Unlock, a charity for people with convictions, and supported by the UPP Foundation.
Furniture restoration graduate star of BBC’s The Repair Shop
Will Kirk has won the hearts of the nation with his talent for breathing new life into old furniture.
Social work student shortlisted for top national award
Eric Konadu was nominated by Dr Denise Turner, senior lecturer for Social Work at London Met
Vice-Chancellor joins national advisory group tackling harassment and hate crime in higher education
Professor Lynn Dobbs will participate in Universities UK group to develop a best practice guidance for the higher education sector
Equality activist Vice-Chancellor named among London's most influential people by Evening Standard
Professor Lynn Dobbs included in the Progess 1000 list which recognises individuals who have made a significant impact in the capital and beyond.
Vice-Chancellor presides over London Met graduation ceremony in Sri Lanka
More than 700 students from ESOFT, London Met’s partner college in Colombo, received their degrees