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Vice-Chancellor joins national advisory group tackling harassment and hate crime in higher education
Professor Lynn Dobbs will participate in Universities UK group to develop a best practice guidance for the higher education sector
Project led by London Met alumna wins RIBA Stirling Award
Annalie Riches, who studied on the RIBA Part 2 and Part 3 at The Cass, and practice partner David Mikhail claim RIBA's building of the year award for the Goldsmith Street project.
Enough - The Architecture of De-growth
Until 24 November 2019
Cass Architecture alumni are co-curators Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019.
Symposium: The Animal Gaze Constructed
Call for papers: Open until 14 October 2019
International symposium and exhibition announced at The Cass for March 2020.
Equality activist Vice-Chancellor named among London's most influential people by Evening Standard
Professor Lynn Dobbs included in the Progess 1000 list which recognises individuals who have made a significant impact in the capital and beyond.
Vice-Chancellor presides over London Met graduation ceremony in Sri Lanka
More than 700 students from ESOFT, London Met’s partner college in Colombo, received their degrees
Loss of community a main factor in youth violence, says criminology lecturer
“Trauma is worse when you are living in poverty”, said Dr James Alexander at a conference on how County Lines and CSE operates and affects young people
New state-of-the-art interpreting suite opened
Michalina Ageros Interpreting Suite named in honour of influential London Met lecturer. Students provided with the most cutting edge tech available.
Cass lecturer voice coach for unique production of acclaimed play
Christopher Holt to work on a new production of Charlotte Keatley’s My Mother Said I Never which features profoundly deaf cast and is 100% British Sign Language accessible.
Vice-Chancellor calls for return of maintenance grants at Labour Party conference
Professor Lynn Dobbs made her remarks during an event organised by MillionPlus and NUS at the Labour Party conference in Brighton.
London Met now sector leading for parental leave entitlements
Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs champions new initiative which puts University in the top five per cent of higher education employers in the country
Not enough women in STEM? It might be down to the parents, a new study suggests.
Parents who only have female children are less likely to pick technical toys for their kids, even if they score highly on the autism-spectrum quotient.
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
EVENT: Silversmiths 'scaling up' at The Goldsmiths' Centre
Cass lecturer Marianne Forrest joins a panel of experts to advise how the work of silversmiths, jewellers and creative practitioners can be adapted for larger work.
Lumen and Rapoport Award success
Cass Fine Art alumna Nye Thompson is a finalist for international award and shortlisted for additional prize
Big Idea Challenge goes global
London Met’s Accelerator partners with the British Council to create international competition as part of the Creative Spark: Higher Education Enterprise initiative
Criminology lecturers team up with Evening Standard for cannabis project
Dr James Morgan and James Alexander spoke to six cannabis dealers about decriminalisation
Alumni show: On Growth and Form
14-22 September 2019
Cass Furniture and Product design alumni present group show as part of London Design Festival
Cass alumnus included in Design Fresh new talent showcase.
Furniture and Product Design graduate Anton Mikkonen features in high profile showcase curated by design editor of Evening Standard.
Lecturer and alumna among Portrait of Britain 2019 award winners
Heather McDonough and Fiona Yaron-Field's work selected as part of an exhibition that celebrates diversity in Great Britain.
EXHIBITION: Material Movements
13 September - 20 October
Cass Fine Art alumnus exhibits new as part of group show launching during London Festival of Design
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.
Exhibition: Impressions at Espacio
27 Aug-1 Sep
Postgraduate student exhibits at new group show in the East End
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
Glenmorangie Annual Lecture
Cass Reader Simone Ten Hompel to deliver high profile talk at National Museums Scotland
#Phoney launch event
30th August 2019
Cass Visual Communications Graduate Roseanna Ware presents solo exhibition exploring ‘selfie culture’
Practice co-founded by Cass architecture alumnus wins annual Architecture Foundation brief
The Cass Session 5 is published
Latest yearbook celebrates student work and achievements in 2018-19 academic year.
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.
National Student Survey success for London Met courses
High scores for overall satisfaction and quality of teaching on a number of London Met courses.
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.
London Met student recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Dimitar Gotsev claims the prestigious Institution of Engineering and Technology award for London Met
More Than Matter - David Skingle
16-20 July 2019
Exhibition of work by the late David Skingle, artist and former Head of Printmaking at The Cass, opens in Gloucestershire
London Met signs pledge to support LGBT rights
Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme is the UK’s leading employers’ programme for ensuring all LGBT staff are accepted without exception.
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
The Cass at the Interior Educators Summer Show
11 to 13 July 2019
Cass Interiors students exhibit as part of the Interior Educators (IE) Summer Show at the Old Truman Brewery.
Student architects showcase work at Blueprint for the Future
9-11 July 2019
Annual public event showcases the most exciting and innovative work from students at the UK’s leading architecture schools.
Learning and Teaching conference 2019
A full day of insightful educational workshops and presentations, including a keynote address, about working with and inspiring students
Acclaimed choir formed at The Cass presents: Le marteau sans maître
Saturday 6 July from 6.30pm
Musarc, the choir established at The Cass, present Le marteau sans maître their third ‘folk meet on a midsummer day until dusk‘ at the former Whitechapel Bell Foundry.
Cass tutor named overall winner at World Illustration Awards
Anna Mill claims top prize at the prestigious annual event for her work on the graphic novel Square Eyes.
Architecture graduate wins prestigious scholarship
Merethe Granhus named among 2019 Jonathan Speirs Scholarship Fund winners.
Cass group wins top prize at UK's leading student photography showcase
As well as claiming the prize as part of The Cass collective student Angela Blažanović claims top individual prize.
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
Exhibition: Shifting Stances
1 July - 2 December 2019
Cass lecturer curates exhibition in Italy exploring themes of identity and social change, and featuring work by several photographers who teach at The Cass.
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
Exhibition: The Photographic Dog Show
20-23 June 2019
Cass tutors among exhibiting artists at Battersea Dog fundraising exhibition.
Hip Hip I'm Gay! Cass alumna's new show to start national tour
Theatre and Performance graduate Ashleigh Owen's comedy cabaret 'Hip Hip I'm Gay!' opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 21 June before embarking on a national tour.
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.
Operation Herbody: Cass lecturer stages ambitious live art experience
Events 22 June and 4 July 2019
Cass Fine Art tutor Deej Fabyc performs 'Operation Herbody' which explores the medicalisation of the female body, as part of the FBI+ collective.
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
London Met and Waltham Forest College agree ‘game-changing’ partnership
New scheme designed to boost numbers of students from underrepresented groups in higher education.
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.