Latest London Met alumni news
London Met students visit the British Museum
International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management Course Leader, Ioannis Soilemetzidis, led a group of masters students on a trip to the renowned British Museum.
London Met academics invited to present their report on Afghan Migrants to the Home Office
Prof Louise Ryan and Dr Maria Lopez held a seminar presenting their findings directly to government departments.
London Met students return to Calabria
Innovative project bridges the gap between academic education and real-life issues.
London Met Course Leader lends a hand to Newham Primary School and their Living Wage Week song
Music Technology and Production Course Leader Steve Good helped St Antony’s Catholic Primary School to record a song about the cost of living crisis.
London Met launches a new degree in partnership with the United Nations focused on Climate Security
Course leaders for International Relations announce new degree that gives students an opportunity to explore links between climate change, peace and security.
Let's Talk Islington: dismantling inequality in Islington
Donna Jones will explore the experiences of inequality among Islington's LGBTQIA+ communities, and elder communities, in two projects with the borough's council.
London Met Reader Featured in Politico
Dr Karen McNally was interviewed for political journalism website Politico about Joe Biden’s approach to television appearances.
London Met lecturer delivers keynote at Nobel Peace Center
Dr Anna Marazuela Kim addresses the theme of Culture as a Human Right to open Oslo World 2022, an international festival dedicated to showcasing global artistic and cultural expressions
Anti-Apartheid Legacy: Material Culture, Heritage and Now
London Met alumna Dr Ekua McMorris will develop a project focusing on material culture derived from the Anti-Apartheid Movement, in collaboration with CREATURE and the Liliesleaf Trust.
London Met Professor takes over the Tate Modern shop for winter
Associate Professor Patrick Brill, who goes by the pseudonym Bob and Roberta Smith, has curated the Tate Edit shop space until 2023.
London Met team published in distinguished chemistry journal
A research collaboration between the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science group and a group of students was published in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry.
London Met graduate awarded Royal Photographic Society Women in Photography Bursary
Mina Boromond was awarded the £3,500 prize to support her work which explores her experience of aphastasia, memory and displacement.
Cybersecurity Awareness Week: What are the threats, and what can be done?
Researchers from the Cyber Security Research Centre provide expert advice for staff and students around cybersecurity.
The career-enhancing power of London Met
London Met was the perfect match for me, says Human Resources Management alumna Jessica, who has secured a promotion since her graduation.
London Met welcomes Dukus for Engagement Week
The platinum-selling, genre-fluid Colombian/British producer spoke to Music Technology and Production BSc students about his work.
London Met listed as finalist in the London Venue Awards
London Metropolitan’s catering team was nominated in the Covid-19 Bounceback category.
Journalism students pay visit to the Guardian
Journalism student Omotunde Sotuminu reports on London Met's first trip to the newspaper since the pandemic, where they heard from journalists from the Scott Trust Bursary scheme.
The contradictions at the heart of post-Brexit immigration policy
A new blog by Professor Louise Ryan and Dr Jon Mulholland delivers a searing critique of post-Brexit immigration policy in the UK.
London Met Professor awarded UKRI Storytelling Fellowship
Professor Nigel Caldwell's Fellowship project will focus on overhauling the reputation of logistics in the UK, to promote inclusive recruitment in the sector.
Course leader joins student band for Notting Hill performance
Senior Lecturer in Music Production, Steve Good, and final year students Tom Caro and Edson Neto played with pop artist Tara Carosille as the support act for ART Boyz.
Life of a freelancer: blogging, sex workers and celebs
Simon Cadman, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, reports on a guest lecture from freelancer Emma Garland, which was held as part of London Met's Engagement Week.
London Met hosts international seminar on women in militant movements worldwide
The event drew together personal narratives, fieldwork, and literary and popular narratives, and focussed on experiences of women in the Global South.
London Met academic joins major journal as Associate Editor
Dr Anil Kumar joins the prestigious journal Heliyon Information Science, which publishes research in the fields of archival science, museology, library science and information science.
Remembering Chris Jennings
The former Senior Lecturer at London Met Chris Jennings is remembered for his teaching, friendship, humour and inspirational ways.
London Met welcomes Chris Lord as Head of Enterprise
Newly created role will help the University to increase the visibility of its research and make an even greater contribution to London and beyond.
Enhancing diverse student experiences in London
London Met alumni and students will feature in a webinar with partner organisation Diversity Abroad, discussing what it’s like to live and study in London with diverse identities.
London Met lecturer featured in Venice Design Week
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso delivered a speech on his recent work and collaborations in the famous City of Bridges.
London Met joins Islington Anchor Institution Network as founding member
The network of employers and key organisations will work together to reduce inequalities and help build a thriving local economy in the Borough.
Preparing for global biological security education
London Met Professor addressed an exciting new education initiative at an international conference.
London Met students to plant over 400 trees
Each tree planted by students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design could offset one tonne of carbon over its lifetime.
Who will be the next safe pair of hands?
Andrew Moran, Head of Criminology, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, looks back on the recent political upheaval in the UK.
“As African women, we are brought up to be strong; there's that expectation"
Published research by London Met PhD student explores postnatal depression among first-generation Nigerian mothers in the UK, an under-researched section of health studies.
Nourishing disruptions: new mural on London Met's Aldgate campus
The artwork on Pomell Way is part of the upcoming Petticoat Lane Art Trail.
Africa Fashion: shifting the geography of global fashion
London Met's Professor Wessie Ling will take part in a conference at the Victoria & Albert Museum, in conjunction with their Africa Fashion exhibition.
London Met academics attend graduation ceremonies of Sri Lankan partner institution
Hazel Messenger, Paul Bullock and Bal Virdee visited ESoft, Sri Lanka to celebrate the graduations of over 800 students.
London Met staff visit partner institution in Sri Lanka
Hazel Messenger and Paul Bullock visited NEXT in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to discuss how the thriving partnership will develop.
London Met tutor meets Bulgarian officials and students at partner visit
Paul Bullock met the Bulgarian Ambassador to Macedonia, a Foreign Ministry Official and former Prime Minister Vlado Buckovski at a visit to Euro College, plus the College's students.
London Met announces major new partnerships with USA Historically Black Colleges and Universities
The initiative will focus on knowledge exchange with HBCUs to improve student and graduate outcomes on both sides of the Atlantic.
Major grant for London Met rewilding research
The research project, which seeks to increase urban biodiversity through transformative design for streets, has been granted over £58,000 by the Kusuma Trust.
London Met sociologist curates highly successful lecture series with the London Irish Centre
The series marked the centenary of the years of revolution in Ireland.
London Met games students take part in innovative fire drill video game project
Games students in the School of Computing and Digital Media designed and developed a health and safety video game for MeiraGTx, a gene-therapy company based in London.
London Met academics among the most cited in the world
Five researchers from the University feature in the top 2% most impactful academics globally, according to data from Elsevier and Stanford University.
London Met wins silver at UK Social Mobility Awards
London Met was a finalist and took home a Silver Award in the 'University of the Year' award at the sixth annual UK Social Mobility Awards.
London Met academic working with London local authorities to enhance social work methods
Kevin Brazant’s social work research and fatherhood training model picked up by local council authority after being presented at London Met Conference.
London Met and partners win £5m research boost to address health inequalities in Tower Hamlets
The award will support collaboration between the organisations taking a lead in delivering innovative research on the wider causes of health inequalities.
London Met alumni celebrated at prestigious Black British Business Awards
Graduates Jessica Elliott and Yinka Ilori were nominated at the awards, with Ilori winning in his category.
The importance of 'dual use' research for international biosecurity
Lijun Shang and his colleagues advocate for increased biosecurity education and awareness of the importance of training personnel in ethical reviewing in a letter published in Nature.
London Met team hosts workshop at the acclaimed Design Museum
Thomas Aquilina and Beatrice De Carli led a workshop, ‘Silent and Speaking: A Workshop on Environmental Justice’ at the Design Museum last month.
Irish Nurses in the NHS: the oral history project team meet the Irish Ambassador
Professor Louise Ryan and Grainne McPolin were invited to speak about their research with Irish nurses who had been recruited to train and work in the NHS from the 1940s onwards.
Guardian League Tables 2023: London Met interior design courses rank third in UK
London Met’s Interiors courses cover an exciting range of future-thinking projects, with a particular emphasis on sustainable and environmental design.
London Met course leader to host a roundtable discussion in partnership with The Line and Mind
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, Deputy Director of CREATURE and Course Leader on the Public Art & Performance MA set to host Inside Out Public Art, Nature and Mental Wellbeing discussion.
London Met named UK Student Favourite among prospective students
The Student Favourite award is given to recognise the institution rated most favourably by mystery shoppers in each region of the world.
Generosity and architecture
London Met academics Sian Moxon and Jane Clossick publish chapters in a new book exploring how generosity in architecture operates in, and questions, socioeconomic and political systems
Joining the Dots: International Conversations on Violence Against Women
A series of seminars from London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit will bring together international activists, survivors and practitioners working to end violence against women.
London Met hosts panel discussion on racial equity and career progression in social work
Last September saw social work professionals from across London boroughs and London Met come together to share lessons on creating a more inclusive workplace.
Autocracy as a curse
London Met sociologist Svetlana Stephenson discusses how Putin, once an inconspicuous St. Petersburg official, turned into Shakespeare's Richard III in 20 years.
London Met supports British Neuroscience Association’s scholars programme
The programme will create fairness and opportunity for neuroscience students of all backgrounds.
Accessing support in hostile times
A London Met research team launched a new report on Afghan Migrants in London.
Fostering social justice through intercultural and multilingual communication
A new book of research edited by Dr Eleni Meletiadou, explores innovative teaching, learning, and assessment practices.
The Disappearing Nuclear Taboo
Dr Shahin Malik, course leader for the International Relations MA, explores the potential nuclear threat in the ongoing war in Ukraine.
London Met launches Personal Academic Tutor scheme
Personal Academic Tutor (PAT) scheme will provide personalised support for students.
Putin pulls the plug
Associate Professor of Journalism at London Met, Wendy Sloane details further escalation of censorship within Russia for the British Journalism Review.
Knowledge Exchange Framework highlights London Met's support for student entrepreneurs
London Met in the top 20% for supporting student entrepreneurs and for its work delivering CPD courses.
Furniture and Product Design students collaborate with Brompton for London Design Festival
The students created innovative and truly unique pieces, ranging from whimsical games to household items, made of old Brompton parts.
Supporting sexual health through translation
Students on London Met's Translation BA programme have translated a Preptrack sexual health app into five new languages.
London Met alumnus exhibits innovative design at Green Grads
Callum Pincombe showcases his slice table at Green Grads, a platform for emerging designers who are working sustainably and tackling eco-issues. The exhibition takes place 24-25 Sept.
London Met Product Design alums named Stars of Tomorrow
Amechi Mandi and Chelsea Vivash, both graduates of Furniture and Product Design, were featured in the special issue.
The enigma of nature in the age of proto-globalisation
Professor Nicholas Temple will present his research at the next Art, Architecture and Design (AAD) Sessions event on 28 September.
"Major improvement" needed in biosecurity education of life scientists, say experts
The research identified key deficiencies in security education in bioscience, including a lack of people with expertise in humanities and ethics, and a lack of translated material.
London Met develops careers toolkit for virtual careers fairs
The toolkit aims to support students from underrepresented backgrounds to build confidence when communicating with employers in virtual settings.
The Chosen Haram: major success for Edinburgh fringe circus show from London Met academic
The show saw widespread four and five-star ratings from critics, a Lustrom award win, and played to sold-out houses throughout its Edinburgh run.
Material Matters: the relationship between craft, industry and passion
London Met lecturer and esteemed product designer Simon Hasan features on major design podcast.
London Met graduate appointed curator of diaspora jewellery at V&A
Emefa Cole will be the first person to hold the position at the esteemed Victoria & Albert Museum.