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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 new world-class 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)
Work underway on London Met's new state-of-the-art teaching facility
£10 million project will provide state-of-the-art learning and teaching spaces for the School of Human Sciences and create a vital pipeline of high-skilled nurses for the NHS.
Help to Grow: An innovative toolkit to strength 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's first Dean of Graduate Success starts work
Alexandra Banks will develop and lead a Graduate Success Institutional Plan to ensure students thrive while studying and after they graduate.
Celebrating London Met's student and staff volunteers
London Met’s clinics are helping organisations and people across the capital make a real difference.
London Met professor launches new book at the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre
Professor Louise Ryan’s new book ‘Social Networks and Migration’, published in January by Bristol University Press, was officially launched at the GDIRC
London Met sees Venice Biennale success
Two current students join the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale as Fellows at the British Pavilion 'Dancing Before the Moon', which was curated by a team including London Met alumni
London Met hosts discussion on accessibility and ethics within architecture
AAD staff, industry professionals, and visiting academics held an extensive discussion exploring ‘Architectures of Care’ and the creation of equitable and sustainable communities.
London Met appoints pioneering academics as Pro Vice-Chancellors for Student Experience
Professor Nona McDuff OBE and Professor Marcia Wilson will transform student and academic services to ensure student success.
A change maker with a social conscience
London Met’s Head of Communications Ben Sawtell caught up with Professor Nona McDuff OBE, recently appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience at the University.
London Met signs partnership agreement with music charity Musiko Musika
The partnership, coordinated by the London Met Lab: Empowering London, is part of the University’s commitment to giving back to the city.
London Met researcher helps to launch Taskforce on Inequality in Islington Final Report
Course Leader Torange Khonsari has helped the Islington Inequality Taskforce to launch the Inequality in Islington Final Report.
London Met proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Big Writing Challenge
Students from across London took part in this year’s literary challenge, with the winners announced at a prizegiving ceremony at the prestigious Orion Publishing Group offices.
Dates announced for London Met's 2023 Summer Shows
Students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design will showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
London Met, Lavazza, and Arsenal help Islington residents to Learn To Dream at community event
The ‘Learn To Dream’ event, held in collaboration with the prestigious coffee company and world-renowned football club, was a roaring success.
London Met experts host workshop discussing biological security
The Biological Security Research Centre at London Met recently held a hybrid workshop with scientific experts from across the globe.
Reflecting on the Coronation, tradition, and the Royal institution
Head of Criminology, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, Andrew Moran, asks whether The Royal Family finds itself exposed without a matriarch.
London Met student selected as finalist in National STEM Awards
Nada Abuknesha, a student from the School of Human Sciences, was shortlisted for the STEM for Britain poster competition.
London Met set to host the GL Brown Prize Lecture Series
A series of lectures will be held at London Met in conjunction with the Physiological Society.
London Met undergraduates present research at prestigious international conference
Two students from the School of Human Sciences presented their Chemistry research at the World Congress on Undergraduate Research
London Met student shortlisted for prestigious photography award
Lakruwan Rajapaksha has been shortlisted for the Hahnemühle Student Award for 2023.
In Memoriam: Dr Marko Bojcun
Michael Newman, Emeritus Professor at London Met, pays tribute to Dr Marko Bojcun.
London Met hosts live performances by Mandala Theatre Company
For a week during March, London Met presented six performances of MAD(E), a brilliant new play created by the Mandala Theatre Company.
London Met, Lavazza, and Arsenal team up for a fun-filled community event at the Emirates Stadium
University students, staff, members of the local community, and neighbouring Islington businesses are all invited to come together on Friday 5 May to celebrate a new inspiring mural.
Platinum Jubilee Celebration of Dietetics and Nutrition Teaching at London Met
Wednesday 11 January marked 70 years of dietician training at the university.
London Met Student investment team ranks 11th in prestigious global trading event
A team of students from the Guildhall School of Business and Law ranked highly in the Bloomberg Trading Challenge for 2022.
US-Mexico Border Migrant Crisis: If you don't pay, you don't pass.
Reader in Sociology Dr María López discusses the recent fire in Ciudad Juarez and the added threat of institutional violence facing migrants.
London Met academic awarded prestigious grant for architecture and music project in Coventry
The Arts and Humanities Research Council have granted Professor Christian Frost to research aural histories of Coventry between 1451 and 1642.
Expert comment: Is the 'warm welcome' for Afghan evacuees cooling down?
London Met academics Louise Ryan, Maria Lopez and Alessia Dalceggio react to the government's plan to end hotel accommodation for Aghan refugees.
Paris Fashion Week: Frolicking and fabulous fashion (and a snail or two)
London Met student journalist Rose Blanchard reports on the London Met Journalism Diversity Network's trip to Paris Fashion Week.
London Met proud sponsors of Islington Mayor’s Civic Awards
London Met joins Islington Council partners to celebrate community heroes.
Irish Nurses in the NHS: New photographic exhibition unveiled at London Irish Centre
The new installation documents Irish nurses who worked in the National Health Service, especially through the 1950s and 1960s.
London Met's Big Idea Challenge Bootcamp returns in style
The Bootcamp saw schools from across London come together to take part in the entrepreneurial competition.
Should size matter: Why we need size-inclusivity in fashion
Second-year BA Fashion Marketing and Journalism students Gabriela Yorgova and Seham Al Amshan report from a special Journalism Newsweek debate
Exhibition: People Make Television
Dr Peter Lewis discusses a new exhibition which shows the radical television experiments of the 1970s.
International Women's Day 2023 'There is only so much women can do by themselves'
We spoke to Adwoa Darko, London Met's Inclusive Communities Manager, about intersectionality, championing women’s voices, and the work of our Centre for Equity and Inclusion.
London Met academic recognised for Principal Fellowship of Advance HE
Dr Preeti Patel, Head of Computer Science and Applied Computing, has recently gained the highly coveted recognition from Advance HE, as a Principal Fellow.
New mural unveiled as part of London Met's collaboration with Arsenal FC and Lavazza
Dream team of London Met, Italian coffee brand, Lavazza, and Arsenal FC launched a new mural created to inspire young people in North London to dream big.
EVENT: Should size matter? Why we should work toward inclusivity in fashion
Tuesday 14 March at 5pm on our Holloway Campus
London Met's queer safe space opens its doors
Third-year BA Photojournalism student Bianca Jashnani reports from the opening of London Met's Rainbow Room.
London Met Journalism Diversity Network heads to Paris
Associate Professor in Journalism, Wendy Sloane, discusses student placement scheme.
Time to Rethink Archaic Ideas of Masculinity and Fatherhood
Kevin Brazant, London Met Academic Mentor and University Teaching Fellow discusses his recent work changing mindsets around masculinity, fatherhood, and beyond.
London Met rises up Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
The University has also received a Stonewall Bronze Award as a leading LGBTQIA+ inclusive employer.