Latest London Met alumni news
Entangled Threads: Revisiting the Clothes, Cloth & Culture Group
CREATURE research centre director, Professor Wessie Ling has co-organised an event exploring cross-cultural entanglements and intersectional identities through clothes and cloth.
London Met alumni Antonio Capelao launches Architecture for Kids podcast series
A new podcast that aims to engage children and young people in discussions about the built environment has been launched by London Metropolitan University alum, Antonio Capelao.
London Met researchers to present Irish Nurses project for IWD at the London Irish Centre
Irish Nurses navigating British Society: Essential Carers and Unwanted Migrants is an online symposium celebrating International Women’s Day.
London Met speaks to Lady Phyll ahead of the CEI Annual Lecture
Inclusive Communities Manager Mia Nembhard sat down with Phyll Opoku-Gyimah, this year's Centre for Equity and Inclusion Annual Lecture guest speaker, to discuss current EDI challenges.
Help to Grow: An innovative toolkit to strengthen your business position
Help to Grow Management is an innovative training programme designed to help entrepreneurs and executives working in London's SMEs to the next level.
London Met academics awarded grant to develop VR technology for Parkinson's patients
The charity Parkinson’s UK have awarded the grant to academics to use the new technology to help rehabilitate facial muscles.
London Met unveils new state-of-art health facilities at official launch event
New state-of-the-art facilities for the School of Human Sciences have been officially unveiled.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs to retire
London Metropolitan University’s Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lynn Dobbs announced her plan to retire at the end of the year.
London Met social work students lead live podcast event at the Great Hall
Hosts of the popular podcast the Social Worker and The Mentor received an invitation to participate in a networking and idea-sharing event with social work students and professionals.
Renowned British playwright Patricia Cumper visits London Met for guest talk
The award winning playwright visited London Met as part of the ‘In Conversation With’ series, created to engage with local college students.
London Met announces full year of paid parental leave for staff
Doubling of maternity, adoption, and paternity leave entitlements marks a significant improvement in staff benefits.
London Met and Mobilise awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership
The University is pairing with innovative caregiving organisation Mobilise, using cutting-edge technology such as AI to improve support options for carers.
London Met's Biological Security Research Centre awarded new grant from Marmot Trust
The research centre has been awarded a new grant from the Marmot Trust to monitor Chemical Weapons Convention State Parties meetings for the next three years.
London Met are planting for the future
Staff and student project from the School of Art, Architecture and Design to plant 420 saplings as part of Woodland Trust scheme.
London Met Hosts Awards Celebrating Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Enterprises
The University's Work Based Learning Team organised the Online Business Start-Up Hub Black History Month Awards on 26 October.
London Met launches new Gender and Sexual Diversity Research Group
The new research group was announced at an informal gathering in the Rainbow Room on 16 November 2023.
Government's new laughing gas ban attracts controversy
Dr James Morgan, course leader for Criminology and Psychopathology MSc, discusses the efficacy of the Home Office’s new laws on nitrous oxide.
London Met and Islington Council launch disability and health conditions employment report
Report identifies employment barriers for people with disability and long-term health conditions, including key recommendations to address them.
Acclaimed poet opens new series of educational talks at London Met
Anthony Anaxagorou, a British born Cypriot poet and writer spoke to a group of Level 3 students, teachers, and staff members at inaugural ‘In Conversation With’ event.
London Met partners with Liliesleaf Trust UK for an exhibition celebrating Leah Tutu's 90th birthday
Students and staff from the University contributed to an exhibition in Cape Town dedicated to the famous South African activist.
London Met Professor recognised for outstanding contribution to radio and sound studies
Dr Peter Lewis's exceptional achievements were acknowledged at the 2023 ECREA conference.
We all struggle, so don't keep things bottled up
We spoke to Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Dr Faisal Satti on World Mental Health Day.
London Met to host new exhibition on East London's Brady Girls' Club
'We are the Brady Girls' will be exhibited at the Aldgate campus through October and November.
Hollywood's Striking Writers: Why Wouldn't They?
Professor in American Film, Television and Cultural History, Dr Karen McNally comments on the recent strike action that has brought Hollywood to a standstill.
London Met student hosts Schopenhauer workshop at prestigious congress in Romania
First-year PhD student, Oliver Brown, successfully convened a workshop at the fourth World Congress on Logic and Religion, held in Sinaia, Romania, between 3 and 8 September.
New book edited by London Met scholar published by Edinburgh University Press
London Met’s Ahmet Erdi Ozturk co-edited the largest English-language volume covering a wide array of perspectives on contemporary Turkey.
London Met achieves Silver in Teaching Excellence Framework
The university demonstrates impressive progress through robust student experience and outcome strategy.
London Met rises in Times University rankings for Social Inclusion and Teaching Quality
London Met ranked within top 50% of universities for social inclusion, and among top 10 for teaching quality and student experience.
London Met MA art students deliver impactful performances and workshops at new installation
The ambitious project was commissioned to celebrate local community history in collaboration with the London Festival of Architecture and Aldgate BID.
Nursing with social justice at its heart: building the London Met nurse of the future
As London Met prepares to welcome the first cohort of nursing students we spoke to Dr Julie MacLaren, Head of Nursing, about training nurses and the challenges they are facing.
Daily Mail University Guide: London Met excels in teaching, support and student experience
London Met featured in the top 50 institutions in the country for graduate salaries (46), and for the number of first generation university students.
London Met academic shines at Edinburgh Fringe once again
Rishi Trikha’s show Stuntman received widespread acclaim at the world renowned arts and culture festival.
London Met rises 19 places in 2024 Guardian University Rankings
London Met has risen to 85th place in The Guardian's 2024 University Rankings.
George Fereday shortlisted for prestigious Wood Award
London Met lecturer's Mixed-Deciduous Beam project highlights the untapped potential of hardwood for the UK construction sector.
State of the art facilities for the School of Human Sciences: delivering the vision
We caught up with the team leading the ambitious project infrastructure project, due to launch later this year.
London Met confirms fossil fuel divestment
In April 2021, the University announced that it would no longer be investing endowments and excess funds in companies involved in the extraction of fossil fuel or related industries.
London Met hosts second annual Stalking and Harassment Knowledge Exchange
The conference brought together academics, police and third sector organisations that support victims of stalking and harassment.
International Data Conference held at London Met
The fourth International Conference on Data Analytics and Management was held for the first time in the UK at London Met on 23 and 24 June.
London Met partners with acclaimed new catering company
The university has partnered with hospitality business BaxterStorey to develop a nutritious and sustainable offering for students and staff.
London Met welcomes local schools to annual Great Science Share event
Local Islington primary schools exhibited their science projects as part of the campaign aiming to improve STEM subject uptake, hosted at the London Met campus.
Navigating Clearing: 5 Top Tips for University Applications
The university application process can be an exciting but nerve-wracking experience. Here are five top tips to help you successfully navigate the Clearing process.
London Met shines once again in the National Student Survey
Results of national student survey show final-year students especially satisfied with assessment and feedback, student voice, and organisation and management.
London Met student film festival held at BFI
Graduates from the Film and Television Production course premiered their final year films at the prestigious British Film Institute.
London Met hosts Staff and Student Research Conference
‘Small Steps Matter: Research Towards a Better World’ conference held earlier this year in July.
London Met staff awarded National Teaching Fellowships
Dr Danielle D'Hayer and Neelam Thapar receive prestigious award from AdvanceHE for exceptional contributions to higher education.
London Met student wins Gold Award at the 2023 Association of Photographer's Student Awards
London Met's BA Photography was also voted 'Course of the Year' and course leader James Cant was also voted 'Lecturer of the Year'.
London Met students and staff collaborate with Youth Beyond Borders for the King's Coronation
Staff and students from the School of Art, Architecture, and Design worked with the youth focused agency to create artwork displayed at the King’s Coronation.
London Met hosts community event for oral history project on the Andover Estate
Professor John Gabriel and Dr Alya Khan with Gulser Rose Kaya presented findings from their ongoing community research project ‘Life on the Andover Estate’ at The Great Hall.
London Met hosts research conference celebrating migrant nurses in the NHS
The conference provided an in depth look into current challenges and historical legacies of nurses who have migrated to the UK to work in the National Health Service.
International Non-Binary People's Day 2023
Dr Sebastian Cordoba, Senior Lecturer in Psychology discusses the awareness day and his ongoing gender studies research.
London Met academic appointed editor at prestigious politics magazine
Diana Stirbu, Professor of Public Policy and Governance, has joined the new Editorial Board of Political Insight magazine.
London Met donates laptops for students in Ukraine
Empowering learning and resilience: London Met continues to supply vital technical and wellbeing support services to its twinned university partnership.
London Met lecturer to deliver keynote speech at prestigious psychology conference
Dr Sebastian Cordoba will explore non-binary gender identities at the conference hosted by University College London (UCL)
Celebrating London Met's student and staff volunteers
London Met’s clinics are helping organisations and people across the capital make a real difference.
London Met professor launches new book at the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre
Professor Louise Ryan’s new book ‘Social Networks and Migration’, published in January by Bristol University Press, was officially launched at the GDIRC
London Met sees Venice Biennale success
Two current students join the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale as Fellows at the British Pavilion 'Dancing Before the Moon', which was curated by a team including London Met alumni
London Met hosts discussion on accessibility and ethics within architecture
AAD staff, industry professionals, and visiting academics held an extensive discussion exploring ‘Architectures of Care’ and the creation of equitable and sustainable communities.
London Met signs partnership agreement with music charity Musiko Musika
The partnership, coordinated by the London Met Lab: Empowering London, is part of the University’s commitment to giving back to the city.
London Met researcher helps to launch Taskforce on Inequality in Islington Final Report
Course Leader Torange Khonsari has helped the Islington Inequality Taskforce to launch the Inequality in Islington Final Report.
London Met proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Big Writing Challenge
Students from across London took part in this year’s literary challenge, with the winners announced at a prizegiving ceremony at the prestigious Orion Publishing Group offices.
Dates announced for London Met's 2023 Summer Shows
Students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design will showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
London Met, Lavazza, and Arsenal help Islington residents to Learn To Dream at community event
The ‘Learn To Dream’ event, held in collaboration with the prestigious coffee company and world-renowned football club, was a roaring success.
London Met experts host workshop discussing biological security
The Biological Security Research Centre at London Met recently held a hybrid workshop with scientific experts from across the globe.
Reflecting on the Coronation, tradition, and the Royal institution
Head of Criminology, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, Andrew Moran, asks whether The Royal Family finds itself exposed without a matriarch.
London Met student selected as finalist in National STEM Awards
Nada Abuknesha, a student from the School of Human Sciences, was shortlisted for the STEM for Britain poster competition.
London Met set to host the GL Brown Prize Lecture Series
A series of lectures will be held at London Met in conjunction with the Physiological Society.
London Met undergraduates present research at prestigious international conference
Two students from the School of Human Sciences presented their Chemistry research at the World Congress on Undergraduate Research
In Memoriam: Dr Marko Bojcun
Michael Newman, Emeritus Professor at London Met, pays tribute to Dr Marko Bojcun.
London Met hosts live performances by Mandala Theatre Company
For a week during March, London Met presented six performances of MAD(E), a brilliant new play created by the Mandala Theatre Company.
London Met, Lavazza, and Arsenal team up for a fun-filled community event at the Emirates Stadium
University students, staff, members of the local community, and neighbouring Islington businesses are all invited to come together on Friday 5 May to celebrate a new inspiring mural.
Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Dietetics and Nutrition Teaching at London Met
Wednesday 11 January marked 70 years of dietician training at the university.
London Met Student investment team ranks 11th in prestigious global trading event
A team of students from the Guildhall School of Business and Law ranked highly in the Bloomberg Trading Challenge for 2022.
US-Mexico Border Migrant Crisis: If you don't pay, you don't pass.
Reader in Sociology Dr María López discusses the recent fire in Ciudad Juarez and the added threat of institutional violence facing migrants.