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Leading the fight for trans rights
BA Journalism student Ryan Gray reports from Dr Chryssy Hunter’s discussion on transgender and non-binary rights in the UK, an LGBTQIA+ History Month event at London Met.
Coronavirus: guidance for staff and students
This page will be regularly updated as the latest advice becomes available. The most up to date information can be found on the Public Health England website.
London Met named tenth best university for students to start or manage a business
The results come from a study of 9.5 million former students across UK universities.
Researching the rainbow
London Met PhD candidate Cinar Aydogan will present his research on LGBT+ identity, social media and coming out online at this year’s Student Pride.
Becoming prouder and prouder
Journalism student Ryan Gray discusses the first event in London Met’s LGBTQIA+ History Month, a screening of the film Pride, along with a talk led by activist Reggie Blennerhassett.
London Met and Innovate Nepal Group discuss new developments to advance partnership
Sulav Budhathoki, Founder and Group Chairman of Innovate Nepal Group, visited the University.
Celebrating the last ten years of the Sir John Cass Foundation
London Met shares a close association with the Foundation which has donated £18 million to 318 beneficiaries over the past decade.
Vice-Chancellor welcomes new cohort of inspiring international scholars
London Met welcomes 16 new international scholarship students to the University.
London Met welcomes Law pioneer to the University
Stephanie Boyce, an alumna and the first black woman to hold the position of Deputy Vice President of the Law Society, visited the University.
London Met and United Colleges Group agree groundbreaking partnership
Twenty institutions have signed up to the London Met’s Partners in Education scheme, which was launched in June 2019.
Vice-Chancellor attends colourful graduation in Nepal
Senior academics also attended to celebrate the graduates of Islington College Nepal, a long-time partner of London Met.
MBEs awarded to members of London Met community
Wendy Shorter-Blake, Carol Boswarthack and David Michael have been included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Start-up support from London Met named as one of UK’s Best Breakthroughs
The specialist business incubator at London Met – Accelerator – has been highlighted as one of the top 100 ways universities have improved daily life.
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Billie Eilish and the history of the Bond theme
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Life after death?
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What bans of 'overly sexualised' adverts tell us about regulation today
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The Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan
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Compliance in post-Brexit Britain
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It’s the era of Trump television, but Mad Men was there first
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Expert Comment: Donald Trump state visit
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Expert comment: WhatsApp hacking
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