Latest London Met alumni news
Alumnus appointed as new Somalian Ambassador to the United States
Ali Sharif Ahmed presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump at the White House
Criminology lecturers team up with Evening Standard for cannabis project
Dr James Morgan and James Alexander spoke to six cannabis dealers about decriminalisation
Social Work academics and students launch innovative new mobile app
App is designed to equip the next generation of social workers.
Graduate Stories | Angelika Napierała
Angelika Napierala, a Sports and Dance Therapy graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met
Expert Commentary: Prorogation of Parliament
Dr Peter Laugharne, Senior Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, on the prime minister's attempt to prorogue Parliament.
Social Work Lecturer appointed as Associate Editor for internationally recognised journal
Dr Denise Turner, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, will take up the position for the next three years
New Head of Graduate School appointed
Professor Klaus Fischer, Head of Professional Courses for GSBL, will take up the role
#Phoney launch event
30th August 2019
Cass Visual Communications Graduate Roseanna Ware presents solo exhibition exploring ‘selfie culture’
What’s Clearing actually like?
A first-hand account of a student going through the Clearing process, and how it changed their life
Projects led by Cass tutors shortlisted for inaugural RIBA award for housing
The Neave Brown Award recognises the best new example of affordable housing in the UK.
Graduate Stories | Messay Shiferaw
From Ethiopia to a first class degree in Computer Networking, Messay Shiferaw takes us through his journey
Rewild My Street releases wildlife guide for National Park City
The free 'Wild Makeover Guide', with five beautifully illustrated activities, helps you to start greening your home
A national first for London Met's Social Work BSc
Course becomes first in the UK to be validated by the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Graduate Stories | Marvin Fishley
Marvin Fishley gives us a personal look into his journey from working as a carer to becoming a Criminology and Law graduate
Graduate stories | Dimitar Gotsev
Dimitar Gotsev, an Electronics and Communications Engineering graduate, shares his story and reflects upon his time at London Met
Graduate Stories | Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa
From working in a factory in Stratford to graduating with a first class honours degree, Gilbert Aboagye Ankomaa tells us his story of studying at London Met
Graduate Stories | Laura Barrington
English Literature graduate Laura Barrington walks us through her journey at London Met as a mature student, and her plans to undertake a Masters at King's College London
Alumni recognised in Queen’s birthday honours list
Yasemin Allsop, Christopher Ramsey, and Melanie Walker recognised for services to their respective fields.
Cass lecturer to teach at prestigious Summer School in Portugal
The school aims to instil the idea of using nature as a main resource for sustainable design
Public policy and health lecturer runs research seminar at the University of Queensland
Anastasiya Kichigina presented workshops and seminars on acquiring and managing collaborative research projects.
Festival: Watch out for Nocturnal Creatures at The Cass
Saturday 20 July 2019
Artist Abigail Reynolds to create a multimedia installation in The Wash Houses for the Whitechapel Gallery’s Nocturnal Creatures festival.
Expert comment: The next Prime Minister must take action on social mobility
Patrick Mulrenan, course leader for Community Development and Leadership BSc, calls on the new PM to take real action on social mobility.
Dr Chahid Fourali appointed as lead editor for new, ground-breaking encyclopaedia
Dr Fourali, senior lecturer for Business Management and Marketing BA, discusses working on the very first international encyclopaedia for the developing discipline of social marketing
Learning and Teaching conference 2019
A full day of insightful educational workshops and presentations, including a keynote address, about working with and inspiring students
Architecture graduate wins prestigious scholarship
Merethe Granhus named among 2019 Jonathan Speirs Scholarship Fund winners.
Cass alumna presents new exhibition at The Scottish Gallery
Juliette Bigley uses base and precious metals to explore how we experience our emotional and physical place in the world
Life after London Met: My journey from poverty to success via London Met
A keen interest and passion for youth and social development for those from disadvantaged backgrounds helped alumnus Maxton Scotland forge a career in the UN and as an entrepreneur.
Guardian select work by Cass student among exhibition favourites
Angela Blažanović’s, which piece reimagines the lost stories of discarded objects found along the River Thames, is part of Free Range 2019.
Streaming, innovation and the future of music
London Met hosted a special all-day creative business event with guest speakers from a wide range of creative industries
Architects, designers, artisans and artists - Belmonte Calabro needs you!
Applications open for a unique international summer workshop in Italy, co-organised by lecturers from The Cass.
Yinka Ilori unveils stunning new Dulwich Pavilion design
Cass alumnus worked with architects Pricegore to create the Colour Palace on the lawns of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Health and Social Care lecturer presents case-study at international conference in Canada
Natasha Choudary’s presentation investigated the experience of front-line employees within non-profit health organisations
Peregrine Falcon chicks spotted on London Met’s Holloway Road building
Three baby Peregrine Falcons have been spotted living up in the heights of the Tower Building.
Cass lecturer delivers TEDx talk
Torange Khonsari explores the power of civic commons from the TEDx stage in Tottenham.
Guardian University Guide success for London Met subjects
Art retains its place in top ten and courses rise in the 2020 Guardian University Guide rankings. A number of London Met courses also receive top marks for adding value to students.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Cass graduate creates official memorial for D-Day heroes
David William-Ellis's sculpture took five years of planning and two years to create.
Dr Denise Turner joins national digital development of social care advisory group
New group will explore how data, information, knowledge and technology can transform the way health and care services are managed and run.
Expert Comment: Raids on ABC News
Wendy Sloane, senior lecturer in Journalism, comments on the recent police raids on ABC News Headquarters in Australia, and what it means to press freedom.
Venice Biennale Arte Success
Cass postgraduate alumna is Assistant Curator on Golden Lion winning Lithuanian Pavilion.
Expert Comment: Donald Trump state visit
Dr Andrew Moran, Acting Head of International Relations and Politics, offers his insight into President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, on 3 June 2019.
Architecture studios with links to The Cass claim awards at RIBA London Awards
Mæ Architects, HASA Architects and Gatti Routh Rhodes Architects were named winners for their work in the past year
Cass Furniture and Product Design graduate crowdfunds to support creative classes for vulnerable adults with their Haus Of business.
Rewild My Street shortlisted for Sustainable City Awards
Siân Moxon, senior lecturer and sustainability coordinator at The Cass, garners another big achievement for her campaign
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
1-30 June 2019
Solo exhibition of new printmaking work by postgraduate Fine Art alumnus of The Cass.
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.