University news archive
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 academic publishes new research article on influenza reactions to antibodies
Professor of Biomedical Science, Professor Lijun Shang recently published a new paper in the Journal of Medical Virology.
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 unveils its 2024 National Student Survey campaign
MA Graduate Arpita Hajare describes how she created a 'simple, crisp yet meaningful piece of design' for London Met's NSS campaign.
Dirty London: How we can make the capital cleaner?
Two journalism students, David Pasia and Gabriela Yorgova, cover a panel discussion during the Journalism Newsweek Debate.
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 academics and partners win major grant for Afghan resettlement project
£268,792 award from the Nuffield Foundation will support the crucial work of Professors Louise Ryan and María López, and their partners, into the Afghan resettlement scheme.
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 professor awarded Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship
Dr Karen McNally, Professor of American Film, Television and Cultural History, has been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship commencing in 2024.
CREATURE partners The Liliesleaf Trust UK secure £1.2 million for anti-apartheid legacy project
London Met's Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement (CREATURE) will collaborate with the Trust on a rolling programme of art based heritage projects.
We did it! Reflecting on our graduation and learning journeys
Fiona Akello, MSc Addiction and Mental Health student, and Dom Conroy, Psychology lecturer at London Met, share a moment of reflection following their recent graduation.
Zephaniah and Rosen - a tale of two poets at London Met's Graduation Ceremony
A special moment between two iconic poets at the University’s 1998 graduation ceremony is remembered following Dr Zephaniah's death on 7 December 2023.
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.
"Singling out the women" - why the Kremlin is targeting female journalists in Russia
Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism discusses why Russia is looking at women journalists in a more serious light in a new article published in the British Journalism Review.
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 celebrates Social Justice in Learning and Teaching Forum
The University recently hosted a forum focuses on Student Success and Social Justice, for academics and staff members across the institution.
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.
London Met celebrates success of social work teaching partnership
The North East London Teaching Partnership recently celebrated the achievements of social workers who completed a short professional course at the University.
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.
London Met celebrates diversity with vibrant float at the Lord Mayor's Show
The University's float featured images of staff, students, and alumni from its The Real London brand campaign
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 staff and archives feature in Hackney Museum exhibition
Co-curated by Emeritus Reader Susan Andrews, ‘At Home in Hackney’ features photography lecturers from the University, alongside images from the Special Collections.
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 teams up with Queen Mary University and UCL to launch social venture fund
The London Social Venture Fund will provide funding for early-stage London startups
Recycling Myths, Busted
Jessica Bellehewe, Sustainability Manager at London Met, clears up some common misconceptions when it comes to our recycling habits.
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.
The Africa Centre and London Met collaborate on Afropolitan culture series
London Afropolitan, an event held in September, adopted the African diaspora experience as a starting point for exploring the future of London’s culture of architecture and design.
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.
Sean Flynn appointed interim Dean of London Met's Guildhall School of Business and Law
Sean will retain strategic leadership of the School of the Built Environment as he takes on new role.
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.
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's Head of Nursing Studies hosts panel discussion on migrant nurses in the NHS
Dr Julie MacLaren was joined by esteemed panellists from the NHS and academia as part of the ‘Migrant Nurses in the NHS’ Conference.
Biological Security Research Centre at London Met awarded charity funds
A grant received by Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust aims to help prevent misuse of biological developments and to enhance biosecurity education
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.
London Met’s marketing team wins gold at the Heist Awards
The Real London brand campaign also received a silver award at the highest profile awards ceremony for marketing teams in the United Kingdom higher education sector.
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.
Beloved member of staff Athena Barrett retires after 35 Years at London Met
Much-loved colleague leaves a legacy of dedication and compassion that will continue to inspire staff and students alike.
London Metropolitan University launches first People Strategy
Strategy will ensure that London Met staff can thrive to enable them to develop in their own careers and provide the best possible experience for the University’s students.
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)