University news archive
EXPERT COMMENT: Seven MPs resign from the Labour Party
Dr Peter Laugharne, an expert in Politics and International Relations at London Metropolitan University, offers his insight into the resignation of seven Labour MPs on 18 February 2019.
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
Introducing the Jolly Green Giants to Green Impact
From taking part in the pedometer challenge to cutting down on plastic consumption, the Jolly Green Giants have thrown their all into the 2019 Green Impact programme.
EVENT: Brexit: Have we shrunk your world?
A topical and timely debate held at London Met will explore what Brexit means for young people, two weeks before the UK will withdraw from the European Union.
About Practice and Teaching
21 February 6.30pm
Cass Architecture Professor Peter St John to deliver his inaugural professorial lecture during School's Celebration Week
Accelerator announced as finalist for three HOFFA business awards
Accelerator, London’s longest running tech incubator in Tech City, has been named as a finalist in three categories of the Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
London Met graduates win Royal Television Society Award
The filmmaking team, comprised of four graduates, won the Factual category.
Two graduates win Student Start-Up of the Year award
Two London Met graduates have been awarded the Student Start-Up of the Year award thanks to their hard work and perseverance as part of the Accelerator’s Launchpad programme.
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.
Get ready for...Creative Spark
London Metropolitan University has launched Creative Spark, a five-year initiative to develop the creative economy and enterprise skills in young people across seven countries.
Cass Theatre students razzle dazzle at the Posh Club
Students put on unique performance at Hackney's social club for the over 60s
Student vs Google
Cass Foundation students test their creativity against search engine giant's algorithms
Colour Palace gets go ahead
Planning permission granted for Dulwich Pavilion designed by Cass alumnus Yinka Ilori with Pricegore for LFA competition.
Solo exhibition by Cass Furniture alumnus Ray Brown commissioned by Disegno
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.
Cass student works with lecturer at British Council festival of science and creativity in Hong Kong.
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 Alumna Gets Top Job at Architects Journal
An Architecture graduate from London Met has been appointed the new technical editor of professional regular journal.
The Big Issue Changemakers
Cass alumnus included in magazine's list of 100 people expected to make a difference in 2019
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
Third place for London Met cyber students at national conference
A team of London Met students won third place in a national cyber hacking competition.
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.
Senior London Met academic named as one of the world's top CSR Leaders
Dr Samuel O Idowu has been named on the '101 Most Impactful Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders' list.
11-16 December 2018
Cass lecturer Jacek Ludwig Scarso leads participatory experience at Tate Modern reflecting on the meaning of waiting.
World Architecture Festival Success
Studio leads David Leech Architects win prestigious international prize.
Graduate stories: Natalie Simon
Natalie Simon, an Addiction and Mental Health graduate, shares her story and reflects upon her time at London Met.
Musarc Christmas Konsert
12th December 2018
Annual performance by architectural choir/ research group based at The Cass will form part of the London Contemporary Music Festival
Simone Ten Hompel wins Glenmorangie Commission
Cass Reader in Metal to create major new piece of contemporary silverwork for National Museum of Scotland
London Met lecturer discusses Donald Trump's foreign policy approach at the British Library
Dr Andrew Moran delivered a session to sixth form students discussing President Trump as part of the British Library's Congress to Campus programme.
The Cass Cracker 2018
13th December, 5pm-8pm
Festive fine art open studio at Aldgate Bauhaus promises a feast of student creativity
Cyber Security Research Centre attends Lloyds Banking Group's Innovation Community event
London Metropolitan University attended Lloyds Banking Group's inaugural Innovation Community event, a day-long session to bring together stories, collaboration and knowledge.
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.
Tests find traces of faeces on popular restaurant touchscreens
Tests conducted by Dr Paul Matewele, a microbiologist at London Metropolitan University, have found that touchscreens in McDonald’s restaurants carry faeces.
RIBA House of the Year 2018
Cass architecture tutor Takero Shimazaki chairs jury for prestigious annual award featured on Channel 4's Grand Designs
The Waiting Room
4 and 5 December 2018
Exhibition of live art and digital installations will see twelve young artists reimagine The Cass Atrium as a metaphorical waiting room.
Wheels4Wings – a new record
Yosef Taylor, an Airline, Airport and Aviation Management student at London Met, writes about witnessing wheelchair users attempt to create a world record for pulling a plane.
Bringing teeth to life through film
Run by lecturer Suzanne Cohen, the museum animation project at Camden Summer University provides opportunities for young people on the autistic spectrum to make and develop films.
2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners announced
Congratulations to our 2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners. We are proud of your achievements and wish you all the best for the future.
London Met founder member of innovative crime research network
Professor John Grieve CBE QPM is part of the newly launched London Policing Research Network, a policing network which focuses exclusively on modern crime in London.
27 November 6pm
Public panel event as part of Making a Living Week explores what – and how – we create for children.
Frame Awards 2019
A project by Aberrant Architecture, a practice co-led by Cass interiors lecturer Kevin Haley, is on the longlist for two categories of the international Interior design awards
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.
EXHIBITION: Women in Focus
Associate Lecturer, Sara Hannant, will have her work featured in an exhibition in Cardiff.
Reforming UK drug policies
Dr James Morgan recently attended an All-Party Parliamentary Group session to discuss and engage with contemporary drug policies.
Associate Lecturer nominated for British Photography Award
Sara Hannant, Associate Lecturer in Photojournalism at London Met, has been shortlisted for the 2019 British Photography Award.
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.
Thursday 13 December at 6.30pm
Special Cass Research Seminar with Peter St John, Marcus Taylor, Venice Fellows and the British Council reflects on Island, the British Pavilion at this year's La Biennale De Venezia.
Event: Louise Jeffreys: Making art in the 21st century
28th November 6pm
In conversation event with the Artistic Director of the Barbican, as part of Making a Living Week at The Cass
Make Art Not War
November 2018 to March 2019
Artist and Cass Professor Bob and Roberta Smith encourages young people to be creative about peace as part national 1418 NOW Project.
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