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Photo exhibition on Lambeth’s LGBTQIA+ community during the pandemic
The exhibition is a result of research carried out by different departments across London Met.
Conference on American narratives in entertainment to be held at London Met
The virtual conference will see a host of keynote speakers explore what these films and TV shows tell us about what defines American entertainment and why.
Architecture lecturer creates immersive pavilion at V&A museum
Brando Posocco, co-founder of Nebbia Works, has created an installation as part of the London Design Festival.
The Public Art Experiment
London Met collaborates with British Council Hong Kong for Spark Festival 2021.
Ecological Dialogues: Sustainable Communities and the Question of Nature
New talks series from the London Met Lab explores some of the biggest environmental challenges facing the world today.
HomeGrownHouse: London Met housing project to be highlighted at COP26
A research project led by London Met’s George Fereday which offers sustainable, low-cost solutions to UK construction, will be showcased at the major climate conference COP26.
The Invisible Mind
For World Mental Health Day, a group of recent London Met film graduates explore workplace stress and anxiety in a new documentary.
London Met’s Pharmaceutical Science courses accredited by Academy of Pharmaceutical Science
London Met is one of only four universities in the UK and Ireland to receive accreditation, which highlights that its courses meet the high standards of the APS.
London Met places third in HE Innovate Awards 2021
The University was awarded for its work in the Creative Spark Big Idea Challenge, delivered on behalf of the British Council.
London Met partners with The Big House
This exciting new partnership will see collaborative work on future projects, focusing on themes that affect The Big House members.
BMA Book Award win for London Met academic
'Young Adult Drinking Styles', a title lead edited by London Met’s Dr Dom Conroy won in the Awards' Psychiatry category.
London Met shortlisted for staff support during Covid-19 award
The University is a finalist in this year’s London Venue & Catering Awards 2021.
Unity and celebration through colour
London Met grad Yinka Illori served as headline speaker for Design London, and transforms the city’s pedestrian crossings for the London Design Festival.
London Design Festival: London Met students and alumni contribute new street sculptures
The ‘designpost’ sculptures aim to capture the spirit of one of the festival’s dedicated design districts.
Tackling the 'tax gap'
Sabiha Chakera, Course Leader for Accounting and Finance, discusses the difference between the amount of tax that should be paid to HMRC, and what is actually paid.
Campaign launched to encourage 'bio-blitz'
The campaign encourages citizens to find as many species of animals, plants and fungi in their outdoor space as they can in one day.
London Met ranks sixth in UK for teaching quality in new Good Uni Guide
Overall, the University climbed 25 places in the Times and Sunday Times league table, with teaching quality and student experience shown to be of a particularly high standard.
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition Success
Jilly Topping, undergraduate Fine Arts BA student, has had her work included in this year’s show.
Pop-up Covid vaccine clinics come to London Met
The clinics will run from 27-28 September at our Holloway Road campus, and 4-5 October at our Aldgate campus.
The Lady with the Maths
Dr Noel-Ann Bradshaw gave her presidential address at this year’s British Science Festival, exploring the data, maths and statistics work of Florence Nightingale.
Students offer free support to small businesses, social enterprises and charities in London
Small businesses, social enterprises and charities can receive bespoke, free support from London Met, with entrepreneurial students offering their skills in a wide range of areas.
London Met surges in Guardian league tables
High scores in student satisfaction, value added and spend-per-student contributed to London Met rising 31 places in the league table.
London Met academic named Charity Times Rising Star of the Year
Dr Nicola Sharps-Jeff, emeritus fellow of CWASU and CEO of Surviving Economic Abuse, was recognised for her impact in raising awareness and transforming responses to economic abuse.
Undergraduate student presents final year project at two conferences
Monika Rabka, a Computer Systems Engineering student, presented at international conference, as well as London Met’s Student and Staff Research Conference.
London Met shortlisted for ‘higher education Oscar’
University nominated in the Outstanding Contribution to the Local Community category of this year’s THE awards
London Met recognised for gender equality work
Bronze Athena Swan award a significant landmark as work begins on Silver accreditation.
The Master's Show
13 -18 September 2021
The dates have been announced for the School of Art, Architecture and Design's first on-site and in-person graduation exhibition since 2019.
'Enough Already' - Unit 08 Masters of Architecture students exhibit research on the nature of reuse
Christopher Smith, recent MArch graduate and Unit 08 alumnus, explores the recent exhibition and the process of building it.
Exploring Swiss design classics
London Met academics will take part in a fringe event for the Design History Society annual conference.
How your travel inspires the next generation
Jadon Joyner, International Officer at London Met, discusses representation in study abroad experiences, a topic he'll explore at this year's Diversity Abroad Annual Conference.
Computer Systems Engineering grad recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Computer Systems Engineering graduate Geza Tankovics has been awarded a prize by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Interior design alumni makes the finals of national competition
David Haziz, the founder of arbor + co, was named in the Workplace Interiors category.
"Greater sense of confidence in my abilities"
Single father of five Stavros Giannoulatos, who just graduated in English Literature and Creative Writing with first class honours, talks us through his past three years at London Met.
BBC wildfire coverage for recent journalism graduate
Recent graduate Nikos Papanikolaou has been reporting on the Greek wildfires for BBC Newsnight.
The ecological benefits of green walls
Architect, designer and founder of urban rewilding campaign Rewild My Street Sian Moxon explains why green walls are one way to mitigate environmental problems and improve biodiversity.
East End Archive exhibition
30 September 2021- January 2022
An exhibition of photography of London's East End in the 1970s and 1980s will be held at Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives.
Music lecturer joins up with film director alumni
Stephen Good, Course leader for Music Technology BSc, will lead on sound design and audio mixing.
Above and beyond: Delivering support services remotely
Professor Liz Kelly, Director of the Child and Woman Abuse Studies Unit, and MA student Selma Taha, comment on the challenges faced by support services during the pandemic.
Join London's careers-focused university this autumn
There's still time to get your place at London Met through Clearing. Hear from our students about what we have to offer. and call our dedicated Clearing hotline on 0800 032 4441.
The future is flexible: student services and wellbeing beyond Covid
London Met's Mark Ellul spoke at a recent panel discussion hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education, exploring student wellbeing.
International opportunities for tomorrow's leaders
London Met and the EU Business School launch new partnership.
Circular Economy practices in Indian manufacturing: roadblocks and solutions
A workshop co-organised by London Met’s Dr Anil Kumar investigated the major challenges to delivering a Circular Economy (CE) practices adoption in the Indian manufacturing industry.
Exploring cross-cultural diversity in leadership styles
Professor of Organisational Leadership, Doris Schedlitzski, was part of an expert panel exploring diversity of leadership styles in an increasingly connected world.
"I got huge support from day one"
Habiba Elbeh credits the support she got from her professors in pushing her forward to graduate with a first-class Pharmaceutical Science degree.
"Studying alongside people from different cultures gives you different perspectives"
Completing a degree amid the pandemic was a challenge for new Psychology grad Alice, but her experiences of it provided an important component for her first-class dissertation.
"The greatest accomplishment of my life"
The opportunity to study in a city overflowing with culture drew Erandi to London Met, who this week graduates with a Business Administration BA.
"London Met was one of the best choices of my life"
Graduating in London was a long-held dream of Veronica Bucciacchio's, who this week is achieving just that as she collects a Sports and Exercise Science BSc.
Expanding the role of pharmacists in general practice
A new editorial co-authored by London Met Professor of Applied Health Research, Duncan Stewart, explores the potential of Structured Medication Reviews (SMR).
Remembering Robert (Bob) Harbison
The former Professor of Architecture at London Met is remembered for the innovative approach he took to to his subject, and for the sense of wonder with which he approached the world.
The first five years after graduation
Theodora Alfredsdottir, Associate Lecturer in Interior Design, will be giving a talk in collaboration with Creative Skills Network.
London Met student in the final for national comedy award
Digital Media student Omar Badawy is a finalist in the Chortle Student Comedy Awards 2021.
Student and Staff Research Conference 2021: Negotiating a Changed World
London Met PhD student Amy Chave reflects on the University’s recent student and staff research conference.
Art workshop with students from Tower Hamlets
The School of Art, Architecture and Design organised a workshop for students from Stepney All Saints.
London Met partners with The Liliesleaf Trust UK
Among other initiatives, this partnership will create a PhD opportunity with the Centre of Memory and Learning to develop a community-focused engagement programme.
London Met photography student selected as Carte Blanche student laureate
Mina Boromond, who is in her final year of London Met’s Photography BA, was one of only four students in Europe whose work will be shown at a major Paris exhibition.
Celebrating innovation and excellence in Islington education
The University was proud to sponsor the Teacher of the Year category at the third annual Islington Education Awards.
Economy for Common Good
The Centre for Creative Arts, Cultures and Engagement is running a series of events on research around cultural commons.
Injury and rehab clinic organises pop-up at local 5k run
The clinic’s sports therapists will be providing the runners with expert injury advice.
London Met shines in National Student Survey
London Met’s student satisfaction scores well above the average for the UK, with the University placing higher than almost all Russell Group institutions in this year's NSS.
London Met photography students shortlisted for industry award
The work of Photography BA students Mina Boromand and Kasia Kowalska were recognised in the Association of Photographers Student Awards.
London Met Professor invited to chair at prestigious E&T Innovation Awards 2021
Professor Bal Virdee will chair the Communications & IT awards category.
Joint Degrees and International Transitions in Higher Education
A new book from Professor of International Higher Education, Jan Bamford explores students' experience of internationalisation on joint double degree programmes.
London Met highlighted in COP26 Universities Network
The University has been recognised for the role of its academic research and sustainability strategy in driving a zero-carbon future.
The London Met Lab announces new partnership with Living Under One Sun
The two organisations will work together to promote civic engagement and community connection in Tottenham.
London Met shortlisted for prestigious national graduate recruitment award
The University has been included in the ‘Best university employability strategy’ award category.
Debut poetry collection to be published from celebrated alumna
Warsan Shire’s new work, Bless the Daughter Raised by a Voice in Her Head, will be published 3 March 2022.
London Met supports Islington Living Wage campaign
The University, which has been committed to paying the London Living Wage since 2014, joins the campaign to make Islington North London’s first Living Wage Borough.
Learning from Nubia Way
A creative team from The Architecture Foundation is crowdfunding to deliver a short documentary about the Black-led self-build housing scheme.
Dr Noel-Ann Bradshaw selected as General Scientific Section President at British Science Festival
Dr Bradshaw’s Presidential address, The Lady with the Maths, will explore Florence Nightingale’s work within statistics and data visualisation techniques.
Marcus Rashford collaborates with Free Books Campaign
The Free Books Campaign, founded by London Met’s Sofia Akel, will distribute 400 books in collaboration with Marcus Rashford’s Book Club and Macmillan Kids.
Do Black Lives still Matter in higher education?
Staff from London Met’s Centre for Equity and Inclusion discussed the University’s Race Equity Strategy at an HE sector event.
Made in China: What could be more of a cliché?
Professor Wessie Ling will give a keynote to inform curatorial work for the Nationaal Museum van Wereldculturen in the Netherlands.
Milling industry support for sustainable housing research project
Wood-Mizer has partnered with the School of Architecture on HomeGrownHouse.
The economic impact of Covid: a bounce back after recession?
Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Accounting, Banking and Finance, expects to see an increase in both supply and demand, leading to more jobs becoming available post-pandemic.