University news archive
The Joy of Text
Cass Fine Art Professor Bob and Roberta Smith presents BBC Radio 4 programme exploring the relationship between text and art.
Experimental film by Cass photography course leader selected for IWM ( Imperial War Museum) Short Film Festival
September 6-30 2018
Cass lecturer Clare Qualmann's walking and art project takes her to New York for exhibition.
So Fresh + So Clean
Work by Cass MA By Project student is selected for international Ethical Metalsmiths exhibition.
Bank lending: Principles and practice
A new book written by Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor of Banking and Finance, will discuss the challenges and future of bank lending.
Celebrating the Accelerator
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Accelerator are hosting a launch party to mark the occasion and unveil its new and improved spaces.
The Night Exposed: In Conversation
14 September 2018
Cass photography alumnus and lecturer takes part in panel discussion at Museum of London , to coincide with major exhibition featuring his work
La Città è Mobile!
15-23 September 2018
Cass Furniture alumni Matteo Pacella and Philippine Hamen present new furniture collection as part of London Design Festival 2018
Expert comment: Universities need to do more for students from disadvantaged backgrounds
Professor John Raftery comments on the news that the Office for Students (OfS) will expect universities and colleges to set tougher targets for disadvantaged students.
"Art saved my life" former Cass student to appear on BBC Radio 4
David Tovey to appear in a documentary called Outsiders.
Are you what you eat?
A global conference discussing the impact nutrition has on the immune system in health and disease will take place in London Met’s iconic Great Hall.
Principal lecturer from The Cass, Architecture, amongst the best higher education teachers in the UK
Sandra Denicke-Polcher, Acting Head of the School of Architecture, has been made a National Teaching Fellow in honour of her outstanding impact on student outcomes and higher education.
Furniture graduate achieves triple success
Furniture and Product Design BA alumnus Moe Redish continues to build a reputation as one of the UK's most exciting young furniture designers.
The Cass MA Research Show
Exhibition of work by graduating students from the MA By Project course.
London Met to open cyber security centre of excellence
An exciting new Cyber Security Research Centre will launch at London Met with the aim to foster and nurture the University’s strong entrepreneurial culture.
Senior Lecturer creates new work in Japan and Italy
Dr Jacek Scarso creates new work inspired by Ikebana, the ancient Japanese tradition of flower arrangement.
The Secret To A Good Life
4 September 2018- 3 Feb 2019
New project by Cass Professor Bob and Roberta Smith explores story of women artists at the Royal Academy through the lens of his own family history.
Theatre and Performance Senior Lecturer presents international award at Edinburgh Fringe Festival
“I’ve been thrilled to involve students in this important and high-profile work,” says Rishi Trikha, course leader for Theatre and Performance Practice BA.
World Architecture Festival Success
Studio leads David Leech Architects shortlisted for prestigious international prize.
Signy Svalastoga | 1957-2018
Beloved and inspiring Head of Architecture at The Cass has passed away following a short illness
Peter Marigold becomes Visiting Professor
Celebrated designer appointed as Visiting Professor at The Cass.
Lumen Prize Success
Cass Fine Art alumna Nye Thompson longlisted for international award for artists using technology.
Being recognised for exceptional commitment to adult education
Oriana White, a mature student at London Metropolitan University, has been Highly Commended in the Festival of Learning, the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England.
Vice-Chancellor's Graduation Speech 2018
Read Professor John Raftery's, Vice-Chancellor of London Met, speech which was given at the summer 2018 graduation ceremonies.
The Cass Session 4 is published
Latest yearbook celebrates student work and achievements in 2017-18 academic year.
Guest blog: Top five tips on Clearing - a message to students
Subi Darbhanga, Head of Academic Services at London Met, tells us what her top five tips for Clearing are. Why not give us a call today on 0800 032 4441?
Graduate stories: Sarai Bibby
Sarai joined London Met as a mature student to study textiles and found herself along the way.
Work of Cass student chosen for front cover of Architects’ Journal
Industry bible select work of Ross Kirker for their students' special edition
Architects for Health Success
Two students from The Cass have won awards in the Architects for Health Student Design Awards 2018
Portrait of Britain Success
Portrait by Cass Fine Art graduate shortlisted in British Journal of Photography competition to capture the face of a changing nation.
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Graduate stories: Terry Ffrench-Graham
Terry Ffrench-Graham joined London Met as a mature student to pursue his passion for photography.
Architecture student work showcased at Blueprint for the Future public exhibition
The Cass architecture students showcase their work at Blueprint for the Future event
Graduate stories: Sahil Vohra
Sahil moved to London from Mumbai to pursue his dream of an aviation career.
Graduate stories: Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez
Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez was unsure about what she wanted to do after university. Since graduating from London Met, she is the most confident she has ever been.
Brick Lane Girl
Photograph by Cass photography Alumna is a highlight of the 250th Royal Academy Summer Exhibition curated by Grayson Perry
Graduate stories: Mignon Cristofoli
South African national Mignon worked in finance and as an entrepreneur before London Met helped her pursue her dream of becoming a scientist.
Cass alumnus wins prestigious Dulwich Pavilion competition
Yinka Ilori wins the Dulwich Pavilion competition organised by the London Festival of Architecture.
Graduate stories: Klara Orackova
2018 Graduand Klara Orackova shares her memories of three eventful years at London Met
Graduate stories: Hind Sara Bechari Martin
BSc Psychology graduand Hind Sara Bechari Martin shares her graduate story
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
From Guinness Sales Manager to Criminal Investigation Department Officer
Abiodun Ajayi came to London Met to study for his MBA to change his career from sales to criminal investigation.
Graduate recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Luca Bonaschi, an engineering graduate, has been recognised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, one of the world’s leading engineering networks.
Addressing the issue of staff wellbeing in Higher Education
A conference held at London Met welcomed sector-wide colleagues to share thoughts and ideas about how to improve staff wellbeing and attitudes towards mental health in Higher Education.
Taking more responsibility for sustainability
The University hosted an international session to create a discussion about how the world can take more responsibility for sustainability.
REPORT: Breaking down the barriers to higher education
New report highlights the outreach work being powered by the Sir John Cass's Foundation's generous support of London Met.
Another record breaking year for career prospects at London Met
Newly released figures show that a record 96.7% of all London Met students are in employment or further study six months after graduating
London Met alumna among the world's most promising young scientists
Yelena Novikova has been named among the world’s top young scientists for the second year in a row.
Cass graduate wins prestigious international Young Talent Architecture Award
Matthew Gregorowski named as one for four winners of Young Talent Architecture Award (YTAA)
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Lynn Dobbs as its next Vice-Chancellor
Professor Dobbs will join the University in October 2018.
Cass alumna wins New Designers Top Prize and features in Crafts Magazine's Top Alumni.
Majeda Clarke wins prestigious award at leading industry event
Food, glorious food!
The brand new Foodie Founder programme was launched at London Met on Monday 18 June. The one-day workshop is designed to help students with a food or drink business idea.
School of Computing and Digital Media summer show 2018
The School of Computing and Digital Media hosted two of their biggest annual events last week; SEND 2018 and the School Summer Show 2018.
“London Met is right at the top of its game,” says alumnus
London Met alumnus Paul Gerrard returned to visit his alma mater and find out more about his father, who was Head of Chemistry at a predecessor of London Met.
28 Brick Lane - Street art competition opens for student submissions
Entry deadline: Midnight on Monday 2 July 2018
Cass Projects and Tower Hamlets Council are delighted to announce the launch of a artwork competition.
Dulwich Pavilion Finalists
Designs by Cass Alumni Casswell Banks and Yinka Ilori make final of Dulwich Pavilion competition organized by the London Festival of Architecture.
Improving the standard of social work
The University has been commissioned to form part of a social work Teaching Partnership funded by the Department of Education.
Continued success for London Met Social Work
London Met’s Social Work department has been recognised as one of the best in London by the North East London Partnership.
Success for Lewisham tenants
London Met works with Lewisham Homes each year to award tenants qualifications to improve their employability.
Sports Therapy students get a taste of entrepreneurship
“As a sports therapy student I am aware that a major career opportunity for me is starting my own business,” says student Lionel Stone.
Our very own director who made the cut
Nathan Hannawin, an alumnus of the University, has been nominated for ‘Film Director of the Year’ award.
Cass at the London Festival of Architecture 2018
The Cass to exhibit at Europe’s largest annual architecture festival.
Students' business idea wins silver in national competition
The winners of the 2018 Big Idea Challenge creative category win silver in Ecotrophelia UK.
City Bench Success
Cass architecture alumnus is one of ten winners in design competition from London Festival of Architecture
Aardman animator masters his art
Top animator Richard Haynes to exhibit postgraduate project exploring nostalgia at The Cass Summer Show
London Met goes plastic free for World Environment Day
The University went plastic-free on Tuesday 5 June to celebrate World Environment Day and to take part in the Plastic Challenge.
London Met recognised for business education excellence
The Guildhall School of Business and Law has been awarded the Small Business Charter award, it has been announced today.
Lights, camera, action!
Three London Met alumni have returned to the University to use the campus as a set for leading lesbian fiction, ‘But She Is My Student.’