Latest London Met alumni news
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.
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.
London Met PhD student shortlisted for Nutritionist of the Year
Greg Lessons has been nominated by the Caroline Walker Trust for his innovative lifestyle programme for London's firefighters
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
Loss of community a main factor in youth violence, says criminology lecturer
“Trauma is worse when you are living in poverty”, said Dr James Alexander at a conference on how County Lines and CSE operates and affects young people
New state-of-the-art interpreting suite opened
Michalina Ageros Interpreting Suite named in honour of influential London Met lecturer. Students provided with the most cutting edge tech available.
Vice-Chancellor calls for return of maintenance grants at Labour Party conference
Professor Lynn Dobbs made her remarks during an event organised by MillionPlus and NUS at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.
London Met now sector leading for parental leave entitlements
Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs champions new initiative which puts University in the top five per cent of higher education employers in the country
Not enough women in STEM? It might be down to the parents, a new study suggests.
Parents who only have female children are less likely to pick technical toys for their kids, even if they score highly on the autism-spectrum quotient.
Alumnus appointed as new Somalian Ambassador to the United States
Ali Sharif Ahmed presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House
Criminology lecturers team up with Evening Standard for cannabis project
Dr James Morgan and James Alexander spoke to six cannabis dealers about decriminalisation
Social Work academics and students launch innovative new mobile app
App is designed to equip the next generation of social workers.
Graduate Stories | Angelika Napierała
Angelika Napierala, a Sports and Dance Therapy graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met
Expert Commentary: Prorogation of Parliament
Dr Peter Laugharne, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, on the prime minister's attempt to prorogue Parliament.
Social Work Lecturer appointed as Associate Editor for internationally recognised journal
Dr Denise Turner, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, will take up the position for the next three years
New Head of Graduate School appointed
Professor Klaus Fischer, Head of Professional Courses for GSBL, will take up the role
#Phoney launch event
30th August 2019
Cass Visual Communications Graduate Roseanna Ware presents solo exhibition exploring ‘selfie culture’
What’s Clearing actually like?
A first-hand account of a student going through the Clearing process, and how it changed their life
Projects led by Cass tutors shortlisted for inaugural RIBA award for housing
The Neave Brown Award recognises the best new example of affordable housing in the UK.
Graduate Stories | Messay Shiferaw
From Ethiopia to a first class degree in Computer Networking, Messay Shiferaw takes us through his journey
Rewild My Street releases wildlife guide for National Park City
The free 'Wild Makeover Guide', with five beautifully illustrated activities, helps you to start greening your home
A national first for London Met's Social Work BSc
Course becomes first in the UK to be validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Graduate Stories | Marvin Fishley
Marvin Fishley gives us a personal look into his journey from working as a carer to becoming a Criminology and Law graduate
Graduate stories | Dimitar Gotsev
Dimitar Gotsev, an Electronics and Communications Engineering graduate, shares his story and reflects upon his time at London Met
Graduate Stories | Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa
From working in a factory in Stratford to graduating with a first class honours degree, Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa tells us his story of studying at London Met
Graduate Stories | Laura Barrington
English Literature graduate Laura Barrington walks us through her journey at London Met as a mature student, and her plans to undertake a Masters at King's College London
Alumni recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list
Yasemin Allsop, Christopher Ramsey, and Melanie Walker recognised for services to their respective fields.
Cass lecturer to teach at prestigious Summer School in Portugal
The school aims to instil the idea of using nature as a main resource for sustainable design
Public policy and health lecturer runs research seminar at the University of Queensland
Anastasiya Kichigina presented workshops and seminars on acquiring and managing collaborative research projects.
Festival: Watch out for Nocturnal Creatures at The Cass
Saturday 20 July 2019
Artist Abigail Reynolds to create a multimedia installation in The Wash Houses for the Whitechapel Gallery’s Nocturnal Creatures festival.
Expert comment: The next Prime Minister must take action on social mobility
Patrick Mulrenan, course leader for Community Development and Leadership BSc, calls on the new PM to take real action on social mobility.
Dr Chahid Fourali appointed as lead editor for new, ground-breaking encyclopaedia
Dr Fourali, senior lecturer for Business Management and Marketing BA, discusses working on the very first international encyclopaedia for the developing discipline of social marketing
Learning and Teaching conference 2019
A full day of insightful educational workshops and presentations, including a keynote address, about working with and inspiring students
Architecture graduate wins prestigious scholarship
Merethe Granhus named among 2019 Jonathan Speirs Scholarship Fund winners.
Cass alumna presents new exhibition at The Scottish Gallery
Juliette Bigley uses base and precious metals to explore how we experience our emotional and physical place in the world
Life after London Met: My journey from poverty to success via London Met
A keen interest and passion for youth and social development for those from disadvantaged backgrounds helped alumnus Maxton Scotland forge a career in the UN and as an entrepreneur.
Guardian select work by Cass student among exhibition favourites
Angela Blažanović’s, which piece reimagines the lost stories of discarded objects found along the River Thames, is part of Free Range 2019.
Streaming, innovation and the future of music
London Met hosted a special all-day creative business event with guest speakers from a wide range of creative industries
Architects, designers, artisans and artists - Belmonte Calabro needs you!
Applications open for a unique international summer workshop in Italy, co-organised by lecturers from The Cass.
Yinka Ilori unveils stunning new Dulwich Pavilion design
Cass alumnus worked with architects Pricegore to create the Colour Palace on the lawns of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Health and Social Care lecturer presents case-study at international conference in Canada
Natasha Choudary’s presentation investigated the experience of front-line employees within non-profit health organisations
Peregrine Falcon chicks spotted on London Met’s Holloway Road building
Three baby Peregrine Falcons have been spotted living up in the heights of the Tower Building.
Cass lecturer delivers TEDx talk
Torange Khonsari explores the power of civic commons from the TEDx stage in Tottenham.
Guardian University Guide success for London Met subjects
Art retains its place in top ten and courses rise in the 2020 Guardian University Guide rankings. A number of London Met courses also receive top marks for adding value to students.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Cass graduate creates official memorial for D-Day heroes
David William-Ellis's sculpture took five years of planning and two years to create.
Dr Denise Turner joins national digital development of social care advisory group
New group will explore how data, information, knowledge and technology can transform the way health and care services are managed and run.
Expert Comment: Raids on ABC News
Wendy Sloane, senior lecturer in Journalism, comments on the recent police raids on ABC News Headquarters in Australia, and what it means to press freedom.
Venice Biennale Arte Success
Cass postgraduate alumna is Assistant Curator on Golden Lion winning Lithuanian Pavilion.
Expert Comment: Donald Trump state visit
Dr Andrew Moran, Acting Head of International Relations and Politics, offers his insight into President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, on 3 June 2019.
Architecture studios with links to The Cass claim awards at RIBA London Awards
Mæ Architects, HASA Architects and Gatti Routh Rhodes Architects were named winners for their work in the past year
Cass Furniture and Product Design graduate crowdfunds to support creative classes for vulnerable adults with their Haus Of business.
Rewild My Street shortlisted for Sustainable City Awards
Siân Moxon, senior lecturer and sustainability coordinator at The Cass, garners another big achievement for her campaign
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
1-30 June 2019
Solo exhibition of new printmaking work by postgraduate Fine Art alumnus of The Cass.
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Donna Whitehead as Deputy Vice-Chancellor
A passionate advocate for diversity and for improving outcomes for students, Professor Whitehead will lead the University’s academic activities.
London Met supports the #ThinkModern campaign
Campaign launched to highlight the contributions modern universities and their students make to the country
Art and Design Foundation students produce men’s mental health documentary
The documentary will be released to mark Mental Health Awareness Week
Alumnus in Makers Showcase
8-12 May 2019
Furniture and Product Design graduate Ray G Brown exhibits product as part of London Craft Week.
Imprecision: The Aesthetics of Failure
10-30 May 2019
Postgraduate Fine Art alumna Claire Zakiewicz announces solo exhibition during Venice Biennale.