University news archive
STATEMENT: London Met to review the position of Duke of York as Patron
University Board of Governors to review the position of the Duke of York as Patron on 26 November
EVENT: Cass to host Janet Hall Memorial Lecture
Thursday 21 November 6.30pm
Leading photographer Laura Pannack will speak about her personal projects at an event organised with London Independent Photographers.
Dr McNally's Greatest Shows on Screen
Film and Television Studies lecturer was invited by the British Film Institute to speak at its largest-ever celebration of the film musicals.
Human Sciences lecturer presents at key pharmaceutical sciences conference
Bruno Da Silva Sil Dos Santos presented his innovative research on skin and nails
Dr Tunde Okewale MBE opens London Met's new mock courtroom
New facility offers students the chance to practise in an authentic courtroom setting.
Business management alumni return to the classroom to inspire students
Entrepreneur Lilo Ask-Henriksen and management consultant Jimmy Asuni return to the classroom to inspire current students to achieve their potential.
London Met PhD student named Nutritionist of the Year by the Caroline Walker Trust
Greg Lessons has been named nutritionist of the year by the Caroline Walker Trust for his innovative lifestyle programme for London's firefighters.
Groundbreaking European cybersecurity project celebrates its first anniversary
Professor Kazemian and the Intelligent Systems Research Centre are part of a €5 million EU-funded Horizon 2020 project which is helping law enforcement agencies stop cybercriminals.
New MSc launched to place graduates at the forefront of a technological revolution
Innovative Masters in Artificial Intelligence introduced in response to the growing demand for skills graduates
London Met awarded government funding to help microbusinesses use tech to grow
London Met is the only London university to receive funding from the Leading to Grow Programme which is supported by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
Cass tutor publishes book about housing for ‘people out of the picture in the current market’
Pierre d’Avoine, an Architecture tutor, is launching his new book in the Netherlands during Dutch Design Week 2019
Psychoanalysis and social media
London Met panel brings together academics and practitioners to discuss the role social media is playing in shaping society.
London Metropolitan University launches new six-year strategy focused on student success
Our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Lynn Dobbs, introduces London Met's 2019/20 - 2024/5 Strategy
Richard Ratcliffe holds Prime Minister to account following play about Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe
Mr Ratcliffe made his comments following a special performance of ‘Nazanin’s Story’, a play about the fight to free his wife, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, from an Iranian prison
Unique partnership to boost communication skills
Education lecturers have partnered with a specialist to support the communications skills of students
EVENT: Documenting Transforming Structures: Newly Carved Churches of Ethiopia
Cass architecture alumnus Tarn Philipp will be sharing his insights at a special event organised by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society on Tuesday 12 November.
Cass alumna creates new work for publication exploring public life through art
MArch alumna Jess Philips a piece exploring the Becontree Estate for ‘We’ve Got This: ethics, public service and art’
Visiting lecturer’s environmental project features in British Design Council video.
Josie Tucker's work with Richard Ashton produced design-focused work about environmental issues.
A New Life Awaits Hitchcock Academic
Cass lecturer Nick Haeffner retires from University to resume life as a cult recording artist over 30 years since his acclaimed debut album.
New Play by Cass Creative Writing Alumna to open at Bunker Theatre
3 to 21 December 2019
Creative Writing and English Literature graduate Matilda Ibini's play 'Little Miss Burden' is a coming-of-age story with a difference.
Series of insightful Visual Communications lectures launch this month
Each lecture takes place at lunchtime at The Cass, with a different leading industry creative
London Metropolitan University signs the ‘Fair Chance for Students with Convictions’ pledge
Pledge is the result of a 12-month project conducted by Unlock, a charity for people with convictions, and supported by the UPP Foundation.
seedS pod returns home
Innovative therapy space designed by Cass alumnus to stay at The Cass until autumn 2020
London Met alumnus shortlisted for RIBA President’s research award
Dr Paulo Moreira has been shortlisted for his study on urban development in Angola and how architects can work in complex urban environments
Furniture restoration graduate star of BBC’s The Repair Shop
Will Kirk has won the hearts of the nation with his talent for breathing new life into old furniture.
London Met lecturers help teaching staff in North Macedonia
Guildhall School of Business and Law lecturers visited the Euro College to give staff their expertise
Social work student shortlisted for top national award
Eric Konadu was nominated by Dr Denise Turner, senior lecturer for Social Work at London Met
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.
Professor Peter St John and Moe Reddish named among London's most influential people
Cass lecturer and rising star alumnus join London Met Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs on the Progress 1000 list.
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.