University news archive
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.
Practitioners with links to The Cass make Stirling Award shortlist
Current and former Cass staff involved in innovative projects have been shortlisted for British architecture's most coveted prize.
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.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Cass graduate creates official memorial for D-Day heroes
David William-Ellis's sculpture took five years of planning and two years to create.
Dr Denise Turner joins national digital development of social care advisory group
New group will explore how data, information, knowledge and technology can transform the way health and care services are managed and run.
Expert Comment: Raids on ABC News
Wendy Sloane, senior lecturer in Journalism, comments on the recent police raids on ABC News Headquarters in Australia, and what it means to press freedom.
Translation MA receives prestigious European accreditation
European Master’s in Translation membership will provide more training opportunities for students in the European Commission Directorate.
Final Cuts 2019
Students from Film and Broadcast production screen their work at London’s BFI Southbank each year just before graduating. This year’s screening will be held on Friday 14 June.
Venice Biennale Arte Success
Cass postgraduate alumna is Assistant Curator on Golden Lion winning Lithuanian Pavilion.
Expert Comment: Donald Trump state visit
Dr Andrew Moran, Acting Head of International Relations and Politics, offers his insight into President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, on 3 June 2019.
Architecture studios with links to The Cass claim awards at RIBA London Awards
Mæ Architects, HASA Architects and Gatti Routh Rhodes Architects were named winners for their work in the past year
RSA Success in Interiors
MA Students win Highly Commended and Commended in prestigious national design competition.
Cass Furniture and Product Design graduate crowdfunds to support creative classes for vulnerable adults with their Haus Of business.
30 under 30: class of 2019
Cass graduate Megan Chandler included in Mix magazine's annual roundup of rising stars in Interior Design
Expert comment: Sequels and remakes
Karen McNally comments on why remakes are hugely popular after Disney announced the remake of Aladdin.
Cass Foundation Show 2019
24-31 May 2019
Annual exhibition of student work promises to surprise, delight and break new ground and includes roof top structures.
Rewild My Street shortlisted for Sustainable City Awards
Siân Moxon, senior lecturer and sustainability coordinator at The Cass, garners another big achievement for her campaign
Sports therapists embark on humanitarian mission in Greece
Sports Science Therapy graduates have launched a fundraising page to help achieve their goal of volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
Innovate UK fund London Met cyber security
London Metropolitan University’s cyber-security team recently won funding from Innovate UK to develop products which will enhance UK security.
Journalism students score big at annual Magazine Awards
Journalism BA students came together at their end of year awards ceremony to celebrate the best student magazines as part of their Creating Packages module.
Big Idea Challenge Success
Awards for Cass student and alumna in annual entrepreneurial competition- including overall winner.
1-30 June 2019
Solo exhibition of new printmaking work by postgraduate Fine Art alumnus of The Cass.
23 May 2019
Cass Fine Art tutor co-curates avant garde alternative to Eurovision Song Contest.