Latest London Met alumni news
Art, Architecture and Design Summer Show celebrates work of graduating students
The exhibition runs from 22 June – 2 July.
Connecting with our 'third university spaces'
Dr Domonic Conroy, Head of Collaborative Partnerships for the School of Social Sciences and Professions, on the joy of meeting students from London Met's collaborative partnerships.
London Met's Photography BA named Association of Photographers 'Course of the Year'
Course leader James Cant was also voted AOP Lecturer of the Year, while students Kasia Kowalska and Giulia Ballarin were nominated for their photography.
"Russian will always be the language of occupiers"
Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism, on the dwindling power of the Russian language amongst London's Ukranian diaspora
Islington Education Awards honours local teaching and support staff
London Met was proud to sponsor the 2022 Teacher of the Year category at the Awards.
New £30,000 architecture scholarship made available for disadvantaged students
London Met one of just 10 universities offering scholarship/bursary students from low-income households, with applications closing on 8 July 2022.
London Met hosts Great Science Share with local schools
Six Islington primary schools came to London Met for an annual campaign to inspire young people to share their scientific questions.
Guildhall School of Business and Law scores highly for student satisfaction
The latest Complete University Guide saw Business and Management courses rank 3rd for student satisfaction in the UK, Economics 7th, Accounting 12th and Law 19th.
Help to Grow: a new management toolkit
The training programme will help take entrepreneurs and executives working in London's SMEs to the next level.
Class and Contemporary UK Film and Television
A free online conference on 7 July will explore exploitation and precarity in the film and TV industry, as well as class representation and the inculcation of neoliberal ideology.
Culture and Collaborations on Climate Emergency
London Met researcher, Siân Moxon is set to talk at an online climate event.
"You work your way through the rejects and the great ones remain"
Ryan Evans, BA Journalism student, reports on the Art, Architecture and Design Summer Show, which opens on 22 June 2022.
Architecture graduates premiere new documentary at the Barbican
'Nubia Way: A Story of Black-led Self Building' tells the story of London’s first black-led housing co-operative. The premiere takes place at 7pm on 20 July.
London Met researcher appointed to Expert Panel for Welsh Constitution
Diana Stirbu is set to join the Expert Panel supporting the Independent Commission on the Constitutional Future of Wales.
The Whistleblowers: Inside the UN
Purna Sen, Visiting Professor of London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, features in a new BBC documentary on wrongdoing and abuse in the UN.
Dates announced for London Met’s 2022 Summer Shows
Students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design will showcase their talent with a season of summer events. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Private View moved to 22 June due to RMT Strike
Mayor of London launches new violence against women and girls strategy
The strategy, which takes a public health approach to violence against women and girls, was developed by London Met’s Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit.
Biological Sciences at London Met ranks 9th in UK for graduate prospects
The results were published in the latest Complete University Guide.
Architecture at London Met scores highest for student satisfaction in the capital
The results were published in the latest Complete University Guide.
Information Technology and Computer Science top in the UK for student satisfaction
Information Technology courses overall ranked 22nd in the country for the subject, 17th for graduate outcomes and 24th for research quality.
London Met graduate’s start-up receives £250,000 in funding
The AllotMe project, dubbed the ‘AirBnB of gardens’, has secured investment to expand fledgling business.
Scandals and Stagflation – An uncomfortable mix
Even Karl Marx did not anticipate the divide that exists now between the wealthy elite and the rest, argues Professor Andrew Moran.
High levels of student satisfaction showcased in Complete University Guide
London Met ranked 5th for student satisfaction nationally in the newly released rankings.
Mistrust of national employment services, and structural barriers, fuelling BAME employment gap
Research participants reported feeling pressured into taking on unsuitable work.
Arron Banks losing libel case against Carole Cadwalladr is a win for free press
Associate Professor in Journalism Wendy Sloane on the case of Carole Cadwalladr, who yesterday was cleared of libelling billionaire Arron Banks, and what this means for a free press.
Vote for new mural on London Met building!
We are asking for your opinion on the new mural at the Aldgate Campus.
A cause for celebration - Computing and Digital Media Summer Show 2022
Ryan Evans, Journalism BA student, reports on the School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show
London Met student nominated for European award
Law student Sean Binder has been nominated for a 2022 European Citizen award.
Dr Nicola Sharps-Jeff celebrates OBE at Buckingham Palace
The London Met researcher was awarded an OBE for her services to victims of domestic and economic abuse. She attended the Royal Garden Party with family.
Five reasons (and 10 numbers) why the Right to Buy for housing association tenants is a bad idea
Patrick Mulrenan, Course Leader for Community Development and Leadership BSc, breaks down the flaws behind the Prime Minister's latest housing policy.
Cafe-style thinking for Islington's voluntary sector post-Covid
Ryan Evans, Journalism BA student, reports on the recent Islington Voluntary, Community, Faith, and Social Enterprise Sector conference, which was hosted at London Met.
"Iron fists in velvet gloves"
New research from Dr Eleni Meletiadou explores the experiences of female leaders in higher education throughout the covid-19 pandemic.
London Met project named winner of Norfolk Art Trail
The public artwork, Iron Reef, was developed by Cristina Morbi of Maetherea Studio and her team. It will be installed at the historical site of Reedham Ferry.
How can we end male violence against women?
Professor Liz Kelly joined a BBC Radio panel in sharing stories, tactics, goals, and challenges in the campaign to end male violence against women.
Understanding the urban commons
A two-day workshop will bring together researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences working on urban commons.
June is Pride Month: Are you ready?
Ryan Evans, third-year Journalism BA student, speaks to members of the LGBTQIA+ community at London Met about what Pride means to them.
Petticoat Lane’s fashion history celebrated in new salon
A live exhibition showcasing BA Fashion and Fashion Photography work with materials and inspiration from Petticoat Lane will take place on 9 June, before the Fashion Graduate Show.
London Met’s Dr Craig Lundy is set to talk at a conference on philosophy and its relationship with other disciplines.
Understanding and improving the student experience
The new book, co-written by London Met Professor Jan Bamford, will be published in late May 2022 by Routledge.
Pride Month Event Roundup
Find out about all the exciting and informative events London Met has on offer for Pride Month.
Chaos at Kabul Airport: Lessons must be learned
Professor Louise Ryan, Dr Maria Lopez and Alessia Dalceggio from the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre discuss the failures of the evacuation mission last year.
Final Cuts Festival 2022
Festival of moving image work from the School of Computing and Digital Media returns online and in real life.
Your People, Your Places, Your Things 2022 - the winners
Winners have been announced for London Met's national photography competition for school and college students.
Filth and Finery
The 2022 Graduate Fashion Showcase from The School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University will take place on 9 June, 5.30pm.
"We are tired of being told it is not a big deal": Institutional Machismo in Mexico
A new paper from London Met’s Dr María E. López argues women suffer from a dominant male chauvinist ideology that is exacerbated by President López Obrador’s administration.
London Met academic joins EALTA as expert member
Dr Eleni Meletiadou has been awarded the role with the European Association for Language Testing and Assessment in recognition of her contribution to the field.
Dr Shefaly Yogendra named Interim Chair of London Met's Board
An internationally experienced strategist, Shefaly has served on London Met's Board for just under five years.
Diversity and inclusion in tech
Professor Bal Virdee addressed the Houses of Parliament as part of a discussion on representation in the technology industry.
Farewell and thank you to Mark Anderson
We catch up with London Met's outgoing Chair of the Board of Governors, who leaves the role after almost six years.
Ecological Dialogues: Perspectives on Art, Architecture and Design
London Met’s commitment to sustainability in education was reaffirmed with the relaunch of the Art, Architecture and Design Education Declares initiative.
Common Ground for Urban Inclusion
London Met co-hosted a networking event for academics, students and practitioners with an interest in migration, inclusion, and city-making.
Artwork by Graphic Design student Davide Provasi adorns a major Old Street development. In an interview, he discusses how he developed it and what it means to him.
Sanctuary and freedom for women and girls
A new report co-written by Professor Liz Kelly explores the impact and importance of spaces for women and girls who have experienced violence, abuse and other inequalities.
London Met's international excellence highlighted in REF 2021
The impact of London Met's maths research was joint top in the UK, while overall 86% of our research is internationally recognised and 60% is world-leading or internationally excellent.
American Television during a Television Presidency: virtual book launch
A new book edited by London Met academic Dr Karen McNally, published by Wayne State University Press, will be launched at an online event on 19 May.
Shrine of the Goat: new Live/VR performance work from London Met academic
Running from 10-12 June as part of the London Festival of Architecture, this integrated VR performance asks what would happen if goats were to outlive - or replace - humans.
School of Computing and Digital Media Summer Show – save the dates!
The dates for the School of Computing and Digital Media’s Summer Show have been announced as Tuesday 7 June - Friday 17 June 2022.
Essential Study Skills: fifth edition of London Met textbook released
This essential guide to university from London Met lecturers Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield offers step-by-step guidance for new students.
Rollin' with the punches: Lenny Henry visits boxing-for-mental-health initiative
Lenny paid a visit in his capacity as Honorary Life President of Comic Relief, who have provided funding for the innovative scheme.
Experiential learning for interpreting and international business students
A mock conference brought together students from London Met's Conference Interpreting and International Business programmes to apply their skills in a practical environment.
London Met graduates win prestigious TV Award
A film made by Film and Television Production alums Sam Harrop and Jordan Duff won the Royal Television Society Student London Award for editing.
A Festival of Cause and Effect
26 - 28 May 2022
Final year Theatre Arts students will explore human behaviours and belief systems through a world of different landscapes.
Diversity and difference in everyday life
Dr Julius Elster discusses his research into the experiences of young people in Tottenham, finding ‘super-diversity’ to be integral to the area’s cultural identity.
London Met alumna recognised at Venice Biennale
The Golden Lion Award was awarded to British artist Sonia Boyce MBE for exhibition Feeling Her Way, which features a series of films directed and edited by alumna Michelle Tofi.
National Youth Theatre and London Met bring new creative possibilities to young people
The two organisations will work together to develop programmes which empower local communities and address social issues in a new partnership.
Conversations 4 Citizenship: New podcast co-launched by London Met lecturer
The podcast explores past conceptions of citizenship and human rights and what needs to be changed.
Mental health and procrastination
For Mental Health Awareness Week, Journalism, Film and Television graduate Bernardo Almeida writes about how to manage procrastination and its relationship with mental health.
Celebrating London Met's Big Ideas
Entrepreneurs and social innovators from across the University were highlighted at the Big Idea Challenge awards ceremony.
Strategies to support diversity management in higher education
A new handbook of research edited by Dr Eleni Meletiadou explores the challenges Higher Education Institutions face in diversity management of both their students and staff.
Joining the dots
The Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit are set to host international webinar series on violence against women.
Case studies on sustainability in the food industry
A new book co-edited by London Met academic Dr Samuel Idowu has been published by Springer.
London Met graduate named one of House and Garden magazine's Rising Stars
Amechi Mandi, who studied Furniture and Product Design at London Met, is known for his contemporary interpretations of traditional African designs.
Journalism students celebrated at the London Met Magazine Awards
Five magazines competed for 15 awards, including Best Use of Multimedia, Best Profile Piece and Best News Feature.
How can mental health services better support Black men?
London Met's Kevin Brazant on the issues that impact Black men's mental health, following an expert panel discussion he took part in at the Men and Boy's Coalition.