Latest London Met alumni news
London Met artist recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Dr Andrew Hewish has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to the Arts, in recognition of his role as founder and Executive Director of the Centre for Recent Drawing.
Summer in Aldgate exhibition
Art, Architecture and Design students and graduates are creating installations for the community art exhibition.
30 Days Wild
Urban rewilding project run by London Met's Siân Moxon will offer a new tip every weekday to transform cities for the benefit of wildlife.
Start-up success for Accelerator entrepreneurs
Aura Vision, a traffic monitoring and sales support solution for brick-and-mortar stores, is set to sign a multi-million-pound deal.
Operation Trojan Shield: fighting encrypted criminal activities
London Met's Dr Mark Roycroft reports on the operation, which saw over 800 arrested in a huge global crime sting, using an encrypted communications app secretly run by law enforcement.
National Saturday Club’s annual Summer Show
The online exhibition of work goes live Saturday 12 June.
Flipped classrooms and translation technology
Piero Toto, Senior Lecturer in Translation, has a written a chapter in the new book, Empirical Studies of Translation and Interpreting: The Post-Structuralist Approac
Journalism and human rights in Mexico: how to preserve the voices of the killed
The final seminar from the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre this academic year will explore the danger facing Mexico's journalists.
Underwear start-up, created by London Met alumna, smashes crowdfunding target
MERRI Intimates, which took home the top prize at Big Idea Challenge last year, is still raising funds for unique, beautiful underwear which promotes gynaecological health.
25th Anniversary of the Irish Writers in London Summer School
The Ambassador of Ireland, Adrian O’Neill, hosted a virtual celebration at the Irish Embassy to commemorate the occasion.
Join the Centre for Equity and Inclusion's first Annual Special Guest Lecture
Special Guest Angela Saini, author of Superior and Inferior, will unpack the roots and social construction of race in academia.
London Met to commemorate first London Pride March with new plaque
The plaque will commemorate the afterparty of the inaugural 1972 Pride March, which was held in London Met's Holloway Road building.
London Met students redesign early years teaching rooms
As part of a second-year internship, London Met’s Interior Design course students redesigned the rooms to support modern teaching methods.
Designing a data ingestion pipeline to empower London
Data Analytics MSc students Stephanie Healy Fabrega and Indrajitrakuraj Ravi have been employed on a research project.
The Ministry for Common Land
Exhibition co-developed by London Met academic asks whether we could use citizens’ assemblies to develop new strategies for land ownership and use.
Ecology as Public and Mental Health
A discussion as part of London Met’s new interdisciplinary research initiative, Finding Ecologies, explores how we create environments in which we and others can flourish.
"A great opportunity to prepare for similar roles in the future"
Two students have been hired to work alongside London Met lecturer Sandra Fernando on a major data analysis project, giving them real-life work experience alongside their degrees.
The climate crisis and gender inequality: an intimate relationship
'How Women Can Save the Planet', a new book from London Met’s Professor Anne Karpf, will be launched at an event on June 10.
Look Listen Make Things
Major artwork and solo exhibition by London Met Associate Professor Bob and Roberta Smith to be shown in the Harris from 4 June - 2 October 2021.
Using mathematical modelling to predict behaviour among Computing students
A new research project will see a London Met student work with academics on data analysis across the Computing departments of higher education institutions.
Contesting Global Fashion through China
Professor of Transcultural Arts and Design and Director of CREATURE, Wessie Ling, will give keynotes at a major fashion conference and for the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen.
A huge congratulations to the winners of the Big Idea Challenge 2021
Read about the innovative ideas which took home the prizes at London Met’s annual enterprise competition.
Quantum computing with microwaves
A free webinar with Google's Professor Joseph Bardin will explore the fundamentals and future of microwaves in quantum computing, and which challenges still need to be overcome.
Final Cuts 2021
An online festival showcasing outstanding film and media work from students of the School of Computing and Digital Media.
London Met supports #GettingResults campaign
The campaign, run by Universities UK, highlights the role that higher education institutions have played during and beyond the pandemic.
London Met to develop new Digital Forensics Laboratory
Cyber Security student Dipo Dunsin has been hired to advance the project as part of London Met's commitment to providing students with valuable work experience for their future careers.
London Met joins Tower Hamlets' Cultural Consortium
London Met is one member of the new initiative, which will transform the public spaces of Tower Hamlets through community-led initiatives.
How We Live Now: designing feminist cities
A new installation at the Barbican explores a series of important questions about our public spaces and designed environments, and who they serve.
Deej Fabyc has curated and will be performing in ‘Operation Edna’, a live, multimedia art event exploring shelter and ageing proudly.
London Met Theatre grad Simon Phillips is the star and co-screenwriter of major new film.
Enhancing teaching practice in higher education
The second edition of a book co-edited by London Met's Prof Digby Warren, which integrates theory and pedagogical research to enrich teaching in universities, has just been published.
Student success at Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition
Three enterprise projects from the University have made it to the semi-final of this year’s competition, and are in the running for a £20,000 start-up grant.
New research to inform national change in police approach to sexual violence
London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit collaborated with experts around the UK on a project to improve the experiences of victims and tighten the grip on offenders.
Adventures at Holloway Express
Carolina Piras, a third-year Journalism student, explains what it’s been like working on Holloway Express, the London Met Journalism showcase website.
New Turkey's new diasporas
A one-day workshop, open to all, will explore Turkey’s authoritarian turn under the Erdogan regime.
London Met students give back to the city
Clinics offering legal advice, sports injury assessment and rehabilitation, and community art projects are on offer for all Londoners, under the supervision of qualified experts.
London Met Magazine Awards go digital
Gennaro Costanzo, third-year student, BA Journalism, Film and TV Studies on the celebration of the successes students have had in a challenging academic year.
Architecture students place second in national competition
Students Ian Bugarin and Joe Douglas worked on their artwork together during lockdown
Supporting stateless people
London Met interpreting network is expanding access to advocacy and services to stateless people across Europe.
Connecting through care
A new podcast from Youth Studies student Sancia Williams offers a platform for care leavers to challenge stereotypes and share their stories.
"Never test the patience of a fasting student"
Journalism student Alima Bibi gives her Ramadan do’s and don’ts.
Echoes in time
London Met's graduating Theatre Arts students will deliver an online theatre festival on 13, 14 and 15 May 2021, streaming live from Shoreditch Town Hall.
A statement from our Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs regarding Dr Aminul Hoque
Our Vice-Chancellor responds following the decision not to reappoint Dr Aminul Hoque as a trustee for the Royal Museums Greenwich.
Yinka Ilori designs winner's trophies for the Brit Awards 2021
The lockdown during the ongoing pandemic inspired this year’s designs.
Journalism students shortlisted for industry awards
The student-created magazines will find out if they have won on 9 May 2021.
London Met rewilding project wins MIT prize
The project provides a vision of the role London can play as a model for cities worldwide in resetting our relationship with nature.
Becoming a hedgehog friendly campus
This Hedgehog Awareness Week, London Met is seeking Student Hedgehog Ambassadors to help promote a hedgehog friendly habitat at the University.
Empowering firefighters through nutrition
A new project will support beneficiaries of the Fire Fighters Charity to improve and maintain their own health via the development of educational resources and interventions.
Irish Writers in London Summer School returns for 25th year
The Summer School, taking place in June 2021, provides an informal but informed setting for participants to read and discuss contemporary Irish literature.
Film grad showcases work at Film Festival
CUPBOARDS, a poetry film by recent graduate Tamanna Jahan, was shown at the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin.
Bridging the gap between the military and the diplomatic world
Captain John Foreman, UK Defence Attaché in the British Embassy in Moscow, spoke to students in Politics and International Relations about Russian policy and international diplomacy.
Doyenne of Barking: London Met architecture alumna wins Female Frontier Award
The Female Frontier Awards recognise remarkable, talented and visionary women of all ages, at every level across global architecture.
Big Idea Challenge grand champion launches underwear start-up
MERRI Intimates, which took home the top prize at London Met’s enterprise competition last year, is raising funds for unique, beautiful underwear which promotes gynaecological health.
Exploring diversity sensitive parliaments
London Met hosted a research seminar on Diversity Sensitive Parliaments as part of the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre seminar series.
Supporting inclusive recovery in London
Professor Diana Stirbu has won Transformation funding for a new research and knowledge exchange initiative.
LGBTQI+ Lambeth residents invited to take part in COVID research project
The project is looking to learn more about the experiences of LGBTQI+ communities, to influence policies and services that enable LGBTQI+ people in Lambeth to thrive.
Understanding vaccine hesitancy in London
The NHS and London Metropolitan University are launching a joint research project to understand why Londoners are the least likely to take a Covid vaccine.
Designing the Cultural Commons
In early May, students and tutors on London Met's Design for the Cultural Commons courses will be delivering a series of exciting workshops at the Design Museum.
Covid testing at London Met: "Quick, easy and important to keep each other safe"
Student Union President Chrystalle Margallo discusses her experience of being tested for Covid at London Met.
Exploring migrants' experiences of ageing
A new research paper from London Met and the University of Sheffield looks into the challenges that migrants face with regard to ageing.
London Met alum takes lead in Netflix's 'Dead Places'
Performing Arts BA graduate Anthony Oseyemi plays the starring role of Will Stone in the supernatural Netflix series.
Building the case for equitable spaces
London Met's Dr Anna Marazuela Kim joins stalwarts from the world of engineering and design for a Dezeen x Buro Happold virtual event.
London Met statement on anti-Asian racism
We are outraged at the rise in racially motivated attacks targeted at East-Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Island people in the UK and around the world.
Elections 2021: Will the goddess Fortuna smile upon Mr. Johnson again?
Dr Peter Laugharne, Senior Lecturer in Politics & International Relations on the significance of the vote on 6 May, which will be the first public test of Labour leader Keir Starmer.
London Met Journalism Diversity Network: learning on the job
Students Raisy Aquino, Carolina Piras and Paloma Mairone share their experiences of work placements in newsrooms and magazines, organised through the University’s Diversity Network.
How can we respond to the challenges of homelessness?
A recent conference at London Met explored the causes and consequences of homelessness, and how it has been exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Get tested for Covid-19 and you could win a £100 voucher
Students coming to campus should be tested for Covid every time that they come in to keep our community safe - you could win a £100 Amazon voucher.
Is there a populist foreign policy?
A new paper from Dr Angelos Chryssogelos focuses on the broader approaches that populists take to questions of foreign policy beyond Europe and in their attitudes to Atlanticism.
Political violence against women in the northern Mexican border
Dr María López recently presented her research work for her book, addressing how the crisis of violence and security provision impacts migrant women at the US–Mexico border.
Exploring the links between extremism and violence against women
London Met's Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit is undertaking research on religious and racial supremacist movements and how they connect to violence against women and girls.
Ghabrana Nahin Hai: London Met project featured on Platform Asia
A collaborative film made by Digital Media Associate Lecturer Joel Chernin and Fine Arts MFA alumna Shanzay Subzwari highlights the juxtaposing rhetorics of pandemic politics.
Angels of Mercy
Professor Louise Ryan featured on a podcast exploring the story of the women who left Ireland to train and work as nurses in England.
An academic difference: value of London Met Theatre and Performance degrees highlighted by the Stage
A new report looks at how London Met's theatre and performance courses create future leaders, and the value that theatre degrees can offer students over traditional drama schools.
Journalism Fashion Newsweek: Covid and me - do we still care what we wear?
London Met Journalism students report on the latest 'Newsweek', which sees students prepare radio, TV, print and online packages about a specific topic.