University news archive
A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.
Signy Memorial Exhibition
In memory of our friend, teacher and colleague Signy Svalastoga, 1957-2018.
Bafta winning director delivers dramatic workshop
Geoff Posner, producer of British TV shows such as Little Britain, teaches students at London Met the practice of dramatic blocking
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Early Childhood graduates to receive new practitioner status
Graduates from Early Childhood Studies at London Metropolitan University are set to receive Graduate Practitioner status for the first time.
Project Red 2019
Project Red catwalk show at The Cass
The first year Fashion BA students honoured our founder with the RED Show.
Holocaust survivor to give testimony to London Met students
Hana Kleiner, a Holocaust survivor, to speak about her experience to students and staff. Places are still available but limited, book your free ticket now.
Double success at AJ Small Projects Awards 2019
Architecture studio lead David Leech wins prestigious annual prize and alumnus led practice Teatum + Teatum named People’s Choice.
The Creativity of Difference
Wednesday 1 May 2019, 6pm
Inaugural professorial lecture by Dr. Jos Boys.
In conversation with... Jillian Edelstein and Clare Park
29 April 2019, 6pm
Cass hosts in conversation event for Association of Photographers (AOP).
Cass graduate releases debut feature film
19 April 2019
Nationwide release for movie directed by Film and Television Production alumnus Munsur Ali.
Dimensions of Wellbeing
8 April 2019
Cass lecturer to deliver paper at University of Glasgow Conference.
Students investigate healthcare issues in Islington
Three students volunteered with Healthwatch Islington to explore local residents’ experiences of healthcare in North London.
PERFORMANCE: Don't You Dare!
8th-13th April 2019
Cass PhD student Chiara D'Anna presents one woman show at Tristan Bates Theatre.
The Salters’ Festival of Chemistry comes to London Met
London Metropolitan University hosted the Salters’ Festival of Chemistry on Tuesday 2 April giving Year 8 and 9 students across London a taste of Chemistry and university life.
London Metropolitan University trains Lewisham residents to boost employment in the area
London Met staff work with Lewisham Homes each year to equip members of the community with skills to improve their employability and to give them a voice in improving housing services.
Accelerator win Community Focus Award
London Met’s specialist business incubator wins Community Focus category at the inaugural Hubble Office of the Future Awards.
"Progress on Stephen Lawrence improvements to community policing not sustained," Dr Neville Lawrence
The father of Stephen Lawrence, the London teenager who was stabbed to death in 1993, was joined by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, to speak at a London Met symposium.
EVENT: Behind these walls
London Met’s first artist-in-residence in Music will exhibit her work at The Wash House, at the Cass, from Friday 5 April.
Model Housing - Housing Models
Thursday 4 April 1pm-6pm
Cass Architecture students host 'megacrit' event around the theme of housing
EXHIBITION: Fine Art Year 1 Pop-Up series
Various dates and locations in East London
A series of pop-up exhibitions curated by first year Fine Art students.
London Met appoints Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange
Professor Don MacRaild has been appointed Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange. He will join London Met in June 2019.
The Cass to stay in Aldgate
The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design at London Metropolitan University will remain in its present location at Aldgate, the University confirmed today.
EVENT: Rogelio Salmona - Bricks & Poetry
Tuesday 9 April 2019, 7.00pm
'Bricks & Poetry', a talk by Rogelio Salmona.
Young entrepreneurs tackle London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp challege
Hundreds of young entrepreneurs took part in London Met’s Big Idea bootcamp day ahead of the grand finale on Thursday 7 May.
EXHIBITION: Cass lecturer explores the mysteries of time
In her new show Acts of Resistance, Marianne Forrest explores themes of time to encompass research themes based on the idea of time.
London Met and the Royal Institution inspire young students
Mathematics, Computing and Engineering academics offer Ri Masterclasses to local STEM pupils at London Met
Alumna explores the machine gaze
Work by Cass Fine Art graduate Nye Thompson exhibited at The Barbican Centre and Waterman's Arts
Brexit in the media and gender equality: a journey in Spain
Two London Met lecturers flew out to Spain last week to lecture on Brexit and careers coaching - and take a stand in favour of gender equality.
Chief Social Worker for Children and Families visits London Met
By Nikolaos Papanikolaou, Journalism BA student
Isabelle Trowler spoke to students about her vision for Social Work for the forthcoming years.
Craig Sharpe of Darlington Solicitors: Inspiring the Future
Pavan Trivedi, an LLB Law student at London Met, gives an insight into a guest lecture delivered by Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager at Darlingtons Solicitors.
Games Modelling Student Part of Oscar-Winning Film Team
Second-year student Ahmed Walid helped on the new Spiderman film
Brexit: Have we shrunk your world
Written by Rhanie Al-Alas
Journalists and a Haringey Councillor come together to discuss what will happen after Brexit.
Former members of the US Congress visit London Met
London Metropolitan University welcomed two former US Congresspeople to speak about their first-hand experience of working in Congress under President Trump’s leadership.
Developing the Move More programme
Justin Webb, course leader for Public Health MSc, presented his information pack encouraging cancer survivors to Move More at leading Patients’ forum.
Dr Sam Idowu announced as Editor-In-Chief for leading academic research publication
Published by Springer Palgrave Macmillan, the six-volume encyclopaedia will bring together leading global academic research addressing Sustainable Management.
Assemble Wellcome Collection success
Practice who co-lead Architecture Unit 15 at The Cass to design new gallery for world famous museum
Best in their field
Architecture students explore materials and technology at Mudchute Farm workshop sponsored by Södra Wood
Simon Norfolk in Conversation
25 March, 6pm-8pm
Cass partners Association of Photographers (AOP) for an event as part of their 50th Birthday celebrations.
International Woolmark Prize Success
Cass lecturer celebrates success for award winning luxury label Edward Crutchley
London Metropolitan University pledges commitment to the local community
London Met among 40 universities to sign new “Civic University Agreement” to reaffirm local role
Love your Family, Love London Met
Annual Family Day invites London Met’s students to bring their children onto campus for to show them what university life is all about.
Painting at The Cass
1-21 March 2019
Exhibition by eight artists who also teach at The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design
London Met graduates revolutionise early years care job market
"Getting to the end of a degree is an amazing achievement. If you can do that, you can do anything," says London Met graduate Eamon Aaron.
Dietetics Postgrads tackle unhealthy public advertising
Two London Met Postgrads found almost 70% of advertisements in Tower Hamlets promoting an unhealthy lifestyle
Vice-Chancellor given Freedom of the City of London
Professor Lynn Dobbs recognised as one of the capital’s 100 leading women
Look to the future with 5G technology
Professor Bal Virdee organised a high-profile conference to discuss plans for the rollout of 5G mobile internet
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.