Latest London Met alumni news
Cass lecturer part of a group named among ‘people of the year’ by Architects Journal
The Public Practice scheme, which gives local authorities access to the expertise of architects like Cass Architecture (BA) lecturer Alpa Desani, recognised by ‘industry bible’.
An Audience with Sam Gyimah MP
The Conservative MP and former Universities Minister visited London Metropolitan University the day before the vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Graduate’s career taking off at one of London’s busiest airports
London Met aviation graduate, Layla Cardoso, is currently working at one of London’s busiest and most dynamic airports, 18 months after graduating.
New residency pilot launches with London Met Music department
A new Sonic Arts Residency, an artist in residence pilot, has just begun at London Metropolitan University.
Film and Television lecturer speaks at exhibition in Paris
Dr Karen McNally recently travelled to Paris to speak at Film Musicals: A Glorious Feeling, a major new exhibition on the musical film genre.
London Met graduate flying high as a First Officer
Josh Walker-Savings has gone on to successful career in aviation after graduating from London Met.
Graduate stories: Natalie Simon
Natalie Simon, an Addiction and Mental Health graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met.
EXHIBITION: 'The Waiting Room', a collaboration between The Cass and Tate Modern
The exhibition, made up of live art and multimedia installations, takes place at the Atrium Gallery in Goulston Street
Jamie Oliver Ltd joins leading organisations at London Metropolitan University’s careers festival
London Metropolitan University hosted its annual Fast Forward Festival, organising careers and employability events to support students in developing a broader range of skills
Cass workshop sponsored by sustainable timber organisations
Architecture students at The Cass get the opportunity to build and learn more about working with natural construction materials.
Private viewing of acclaimed play at London Metropolitan University
Theatre Arts students were treated to a private viewing of 'Games', the latest play by Henry Naylor
Vice-Chancellor meets new band of international scholars
London Met welcomes ten new international scholarship students to the University.
Experienced professionals mentor eager students
Each academic year, students have the chance to be matched with experienced professionals from a variety of sectors, becoming their mentor.
Reforming UK drug policies
Dr James Morgan recently attended an All-Party Parliamentary Group session to discuss and engage with contemporary drug policies.
Former Cass student stages immersive opera based on his experiences with homelessness
Immersive opera to be performed at the Mayfield Depot at 3pm on 18 November
London Met wins Green Apple for Environmental Improvement
The University has received a prestigious environmental award for significantly reducing waste across its three campuses.
Lost trades of Islington Exhibition
An exhibition remembering the forgotten trades of Islington's past takes place this week at London Metropolitan University.
Cass to host prestigious Interior Educators’ conference
Keynote speakers include Marcus Engman, former Head of Design at IKEA
Don't You Dare!
15 and 17 November
Cass PhD student Chiara D'Anna presents one woman show at Cockpit Theatre.
EVENT: Ways to Wander the Gallery
Cass lecturer launches latest book with sold out performative talk event at Tate Modern
Cass alumnus named one of London’s most influential people
Alumnus Yinka Ilori named London's most influential visual designer.
Sustainability Week at London Met
Week-long series of events starts with an award for our Highbury Canteen and ends with plastic free day.
London Met hosts Innovative Drugs Policy conference
London Met brings together world-renowned experts for one day event.
Cass lecturer starts a nature revolution upon the streets of London
Siân Moxon encourages Londoners to adapt their gardens to encourage wildlife.
Cass alumnus wins London Festival of Architecture award
Cass alumnus Yinka Illori wins second London Festival of Architecture award.
Fresh Perspectives: Graduate Internship Scheme 2018/19
New intake of graduate interns begin work at London Met
World Mental Health Awareness Day 2018
London Met staff raise awareness of key issues and support services available for students and staff.
Cass graduate designs first ever Starbucks in Italy
Cass Alumna co-lead of the design team behind Starbucks's most ambitious project.
A greeting from our new Vice-Chancellor
Professor Lynn Dobbs began work today as Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University promising to be a tireless ambassador for students.
"Art saved my life" former Cass student to appear on BBC Radio 4
David Tovey to appear in a documentary called Outsiders.
Furniture graduate achieves triple success
Furniture and Product Design BA alumnus Moe Redish continues to build a reputation as one of the UK's most exciting young furniture designers.
London Met Summer School 2018
Two-week programme allows young people from underrepresented groups a taste of University life.
Signy Svalastoga | 1957-2018
Beloved and inspiring Head of Architecture at The Cass has passed away following a short illness
Graduate stories: Sarai Bibby
Sarai joined London Met as a mature student to study textiles and found herself along the way.
Work of Cass student chosen for front cover of Architects’ Journal
Industry bible select work of Ross Kirker for their students' special edition
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Architecture student work showcased at Blueprint for the Future public exhibition
The Cass architecture students showcase their work at Blueprint for the Future event
Graduate stories: Mignon Cristofoli
South African national Mignon worked in finance and as an entrepreneur before London Met helped her pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
Cass alumnus wins prestigious Dulwich Pavilion competition
Yinka Ilori wins the Dulwich Pavilion competition organised by the London Festival of Architecture.
Graduate stories: Klara Orackova
2018 Graduand Klara Orackova shares her memories of three eventful years at London Met
Graduate stories: Hind Sara Bechari Martin
BSc Psychology graduand Hind Sara Bechari Martin shares her graduate story
REPORT: Breaking down the barriers to higher education
New report highlights the outreach work being powered by the Sir John Cass's Foundation's generous support of London Met.
Another record breaking year for career prospects at London Met
Newly released figures show that a record 96.7% of all London Met students are in employment or further study six months after graduating
Cass graduate wins prestigious international Young Talent Architecture Award
Matthew Gregorowski named as one for four winners of Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA)
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Lynn Dobbs as its next Vice-Chancellor
Professor Dobbs will join the University in October 2018.
Cass alumna wins New Designers Top Prize and features in Crafts Magazine's Top Alumni.
Majeda Clarke wins prestigious award at leading industry event
School of Computing and Digital Media summer show 2018
The School of Computing and Digital Media hosted two of their biggest annual events last week; SEND 2018 and the School Summer Show 2018.
Cass Summer Shows 2018 – dates announced
Students from London Met’s Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
EVENT: Weird Garden
First Thursday evening of experimental sound and vision curated by Fine Art student Raisa Watkiss returns to The Cass.
EVENT: It’s Going to be Good
19 April 2018
Cass to host International event for young change makers to coincide with Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting – and you can help.
Roding’s innovative world-leading classroom technology
By Nicole Mitchell, Project Communications Officer
Suzanne Cohen named as Film Educator of the Year
Suzanne Cohen, who teaches Film at London Metropolitan University, has won the Educator of the Year Award at the 2018 Into Film Awards.
Roding Building to open in March
London Metropolitan University is opening three floors of teaching and learning spaces in its brand new Roding building opening in March 2018.
Is it fair to pay less than minimum wage?
A recent investigation by Dispatches exposed how room cleaners at Premier Inn were being paid less than the National Living Wage, at £7.50 per hour.
London Met alumna gives TEDx talk
Yelena Novikova discusses how she’s implemented Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria within the businesses practices of her country.
Tales from the Toolbox
Work by Cass postgraduate jewellery student Lieta Marziali features in new international publication.
The forgotten suffragettes: a Cass talk
The Cass are hosting a talk discussing women's rights and class struggle, including activists of today who wish to learn from our sisters of the past.
Sociology Reader named as Sociologist of the Month
Dr Svetlana Stephenson has been named Sociologist of the Month by a prestigious peer-reviewed academic journal.
Contributing knowledge to sports therapists
A Sports Therapy professional has contributed to a leading trade publication, drawing on his personal experience with a debilitating sporting injury.
Colour-In Fashion: How should fashion embrace diversity?
The University hosted a panel of fashion industry experts to discuss how diversity should be embraced within the industry.
Upholstery staff and alumni feature in national exhibition
The National Centre for Craft and Design is host to a new exhibition entitled Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution.
London Met alumnus is artist in residence at Grow Pod
Gareth Jones, an alumnus of The Cass, has become the first artist in residence at Grow Pod, Hackney’s new community venue.
The Seeker – Travelling the world virtually
New Work by Cass MA Fine Art alumna Nye Thompson to be presented at the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Cass Photography lecturer is part of high profile London exhibition
The work of Paola Leonardi focuses on the people and places at the edges of Europe.
London Met alumna to host Eurovision 2018
Daniela Ruah is a well-known actress in NCIS: Los Angeles.
Students’ Union celebrates the opening of its brand new home
London Met Students' Union celebrates the opening of its new £1.2 million home.
London Met students hear about life as a Social Worker
London Metropolitan University recently hosted Karen Goodman of the British Association of Social Workers.
Student’s client liaison idea is runner-up in national law competition
A Legal Practice Course student has won runner up in a national competition. She was shortlisted against students from other universities as well as established legal companies.
In the Dust of Things Unsettled
The Cass students think outside the box at iconic London art venues.