Latest London Met alumni news
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.
Graham Foundation Success
Cass alumnus and former Chevening Scholar awarded grant to develop book project.
DRAF Curators success
Cass foundation alumni selected for edition 12 of the prestigious Curators’ series.
Holocaust survivor and London Met alumna shares deeply moving story with London Met students
Hana Kleiner spoke to International Relations students about her experiences of life during and after The Holocaust
London Met Diversity network kicks off second year
The network, spearheaded by Wendy Sloane, actively seeks to change the level of diversity within the journalism industry
Cass Summer Shows 2019 – dates announced
Students from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.
BAFTA winning director delivers dramatic workshop
Geoff Posner, producer of British TV shows such as Little Britain, teaches students at London Met the practice of dramatic blocking
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Double success at AJ Small Projects Awards 2019
Architecture studio lead David Leech wins prestigious annual prize and alumnus led practice Teatum + Teatum named People’s Choice.
In conversation with... Jillian Edelstein and Clare Park
29 April 2019, 6pm
Cass hosts in conversation event for Association of Photographers (AOP).
Cass graduate releases debut feature film
19 April 2019
Nationwide release for movie directed by Film and Television Production alumnus Munsur Ali.
PERFORMANCE: Don't You Dare!
8th-13th April 2019
Cass PhD student Chiara D'Anna presents one woman show at Tristan Bates Theatre.
Young entrepreneurs tackle London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp challenge
Hundreds of young entrepreneurs took part in London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp day ahead of the grand finale on Thursday 7 May.
EXHIBITION: Cass lecturer explores the mysteries of time
In her new show Acts of Resistance, Marianne Forrest explores themes of time to encompass research themes based on the idea of time.
London Met and the Royal Institution inspire young students
Mathematics, Computing and Engineering academics offer Ri Masterclasses to local STEM pupils at London Met
Chief Social Worker for Children and Families visits London Met
By Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Journalism BA student
Isabelle Trowler spoke to students about her vision for Social Work for the forthcoming years.
Craig Sharpe of Darlington Solicitors: Inspiring the Future
Pavan Trivedi, an LLB Law student at London Met, gives an insight into a guest lecture delivered by Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager at Darlingtons Solicitors.
Brexit: Have we shrunk your world
Written by Rhanie Al-Alas
Journalists and a Haringey Councillor come together to discuss what will happen after Brexit.
Best in their field
Architecture students explore materials and technology at Mudchute Farm workshop sponsored by Södra Wood
Simon Norfolk in Conversation
25 March, 6pm-8pm
Cass partners Association of Photographers (AOP) for an event as part of their 50th Birthday celebrations.
London Metropolitan University pledges commitment to the local community
London Met among 40 universities to sign new “Civic University Agreement” to reaffirm local role
Love your Family, Love London Met
Annual Family Day invites London Met’s students to bring their children onto campus for to show them what university life is all about.
Dietetics Postgrads tackle unhealthy public advertising
Two London Met Postgrads found almost 70% of advertisements in Tower Hamlets promoting an unhealthy lifestyle
Vice-Chancellor given Freedom of the City of London
Professor Lynn Dobbs recognised as one of the capital’s 100 leading women
Look to the future with 5G technology
Professor Bal Virdee organised a high-profile conference to discuss plans for the rollout of 5G mobile internet
Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle
Destiny Ekaragha, a renowned British film director and London Met graduate, has recently directed part of a BBC series looking at previous social issues in the UK.
Cass alumnus collaborates with Universal Music for Brit Awards
Yinka Ilori designs vibrant print to be gifted to Brit Award nominees
London Met graduates win Royal Television Society Award
The filmmaking team, comprised of four graduates, won the Factual category.
Leading Designers and Lego Education Promote Creativity in Education
The third event in a series of lectures on issues in contemporary design at the Cass.
Cass Theatre students razzle dazzle at the Posh Club
Students put on unique performance at Hackney's social club for the over 60s
Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation?
Three Journalism BA students report on the special event organised by the School of Computing and Digital Media and The Cass.
Gifts produce the same chemical reaction as being in love, tests show
Tests conducted by Bioscientists at London Metropolitan University have found that gifting someone produces the same chemical reaction as being in love.
Education at London Met cited as 'an example of good practice' by the European Commission
London Metropolitan University has been named as "an example of good practice" and a "source of inspiration for others" by the European Commission, an executive body of the EU.
Film Production alumni nominated for Royal Television Society Awards
Rachel Kaden and six other Film graduates had two films nominated in the Drama and Factual categories
New employment platform brings University students even closer to employers
London Met implements sector leading student careers software in record-breaking time, with two Postgraduate students having an integral role in the installation process
London Met alumni recognised in New Year’s Honours list
George Brownlie Prentice and Sandra Olunbunkunola Popoolahave been recognised for services to their communities.
London Met graduate flying high
Max Von Der Hagen graduated six years ago. Experience of living abroad encouraged Max to study in London and he is now embarking on a fulfilling career at IAG Cargo.
PROJECT RED 2019
Preparations begin for first year fashion students for annual fashion show PROJECT RED
New Creative Writing Short Courses Starting at The Cass
Creative Writing courses lead by published authors to prepare budding writers for a career in writing.
Cass architecture student receives RIBA president’s commendation for dissertation
Marie Henriette's dissertation ‘The Whole-body Seer: Blindness as Narrative, Subject and a Way of Seeing’ challenges the industry to think about things from a new perspective.
London Met graduate flying up career ladder
Ben Harrison, an Airline, Airport and Aviation Management BSc graduate, has recently been promoted to Head of Airside Planning and Development at London City airport.
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 Depani, 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.