University news archive
The Forest is the Museum
25 January to 30 March 2020
Arts organisation run by Cass foundation lecturer presents new exhibition by Abigail Lane and Lala Meredith-Vula.
Celebrating the last ten years of the Sir John Cass Foundation
London Met shares a close association with the Foundation which has donated £18 million to 318 beneficiaries over the past decade.
Expert Comment: Coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan
There is evidence of human to human transmission by direct contact, but the risk in the UK is low says Dr Gary McLean, Professor in Molecular Immunology.
Fine Art lecturer’s paintings the subject of new exhibition
Michael Stubbs: Small Scale Works will be exhibited at the Glasgow School of Arts from 10 Jan 2020 - 2 Feb 2020.
EVENT: Dafna Talmor and Lucy Levene
Thursday 23 January 2020 at 6.30pm
Latest lecture in series organised by London Independent Photography in partnership with The Cass.
Caruso St John wins international competition to convert Royale Belge building in Brussels
Award-winning practice led by Professor Peter St John wins £34 million project
Double success for photography Alumna
Two exhibitions in the capital for recent Photography graduate Angela Blažanović.
Vice-Chancellor welcomes new cohort of inspiring international scholars
London Met welcomes 16 new international scholarship students to the University.
Symposium: The Animal Gaze Constructed
Call for papers: Open until 14 October 2019
International symposium and exhibition announced at The Cass for March 2020.
Compliance in post-Brexit Britain
"The overall impact is that GDPR and ePrivacy regulation are likely to grow rather than diminish after Brexit," says Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Banking and Finance
It’s the era of Trump television, but Mad Men was there first
Dr Karen McNally, Senior Lecturer in Film and Television Studies, comments on how the award-winning drama predicted the times we live in now.
London Met welcomes Law pioneer to the University
Stephanie Boyce, an alumna and the first black woman to hold the position of Deputy Vice President of the Law Society, visited the University.
Students invited to make a difference
On 20 January, speakers from local government, voluntary organisations and employers will come to London Met to discuss how we can tackle poverty and inequality locally.
Vegan lifestyle: not about being trendy but about our survival
Nikos Papanikolaou, a second-year Journalism BA student, reports on an event which delved into fashion being environmentally sustainable.
Work of Cass lecturer selected for inclusion in prestigious Aesthetica Future Now Anthology
The exhibition, In Limbo, was designed by Jacek Ludwig Scarso and reflected on the meaning of waiting.
London Met hosts social care conference with Hammersmith and Fulham council
The various speakers, who work in social care, discussed adopting a strengths-based approach to their work.
Cultural legacy of Mad Men explored in new book
The book, co-edited by London Met’s Dr Karen MaNally, explores the political and cultural issues raised by the show.
London Met and United Colleges Group agree groundbreaking partnership
Twenty institutions have signed up to the London Met’s Partners in Education scheme, which was launched in June 2019.
Vice-Chancellor attends colourful graduation in Nepal
Senior academics also attended to celebrate the graduates of Islington College Nepal, a long-time partner of London Met.
MBEs awarded to members of London Met community
Wendy Shorter-Blake, Carol Boswarthack and David Michael have been included in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.
Start-up support from London Met named as one of UK’s Best Breakthroughs
The specialist business incubator at London Met – Accelerator – has been highlighted as one of the top 100 ways universities have improved daily life.
Careers focused courses strengthen London Met’s postgraduate offer
Ten new postgraduate programmes will provide the necessary preparation for a variety of different career paths.
Developing London Met’s future leaders
A successful networking event brought together London Met alumni and final year students to discuss careers in business and management.
Dietetics and nutrition grad wins prize at conference
Anna Monen won Best Abstract in the Nutrition Support category for her study exploring malnutrition in head and neck cancer patients.
Aldgate Winter Fair and Lantern Parade
Cass Students and Staff celebrated at the annual Aldgate Winter Parade.
Cass staff and students continue collaboration in Calabria
Staff and students return from latest trip to Calabria.
The Cass hosts Creative Careers Day for schools in Tower Hamlets
GCSE and A level students had the opportunity to hear from practitioners about a career in the Arts and Creative Industries
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science students gain valuable career insight from graduates
The third-year students visited Intertek, where they met with past and current London Met students working full-time there
London Met adds another exciting partnership to its roster
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Germany
London Met forms partnership with Stanfort Academy in Singapore
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Singapore
Journalism students gunning for success
Visit to London Met's neighbours Arsenal Football Club helps trainee journalists develop their skills and create stories for hyerlocal news blog.
Work of London Met 'prime example' of the outstanding contribution universities make in London
London Higher's London Impact Catalogue brings together best practice case studies from higher education institutions across the capital.
London Met Students' Union hosts husting event in Bethnal Green and Bow
The election event at The Cass covered a wide range of issues including Brexit, social mobility, student mental health, climate change and the obesity crisis.
EVENT: The Cass Cracker 2019
Thursday 12 December 2019, 5pm to 8pm
Festive fine art open studio at Aldgate Bauhaus promises a feast of student creativity- and charity fundraiser auction.
EVENT: White, Reveal the Colour
Friday 13 December 2019
Student-led winter fashion event at The Cass.
EVENT: Aldgate Winter Fair and Lantern Parade
Friday 6 December 2019
Cass design students sell their work at annual winter fair.
Cass lecturer stages a performative intervention at the Tate Modern
Jacek Scarso's new multimedia installation 'The Pecking Order' is a ‘playful and absurdist’ multimedia experience.
Dr Noel-Ann Bradshaw joins as Head of the School of Computing and Digital Media.
Dr Bradshaw has had an extensive career in management and teaching in UK higher education and in the private sector
EVENT: The Orrery - Musarc Winter Konsert at LCMF
Saturday 7 December 2019
Annual performance by architectural choir/ research group based at The Cass will form part of the London Contemporary Music Festival.
Architects with Cass connections wins competition to remasterplan one of Russia’s oldest cities.
The Novaya Zemlya consortium saw off competition from around the globe thanks to their ‘human-centred’ plans to create a compact city.
EVENT: Making a Living Week returns to the Cass
25-29 November 2019
Festival of employment brings students and creative industry professionals together.
Destiny Ekharaga finds success at the end of the f***ing world
Director and Cass alumna directs the second half of series two of the acclaimed drama.
RESEARCH: A more efficient process for creating drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
London Met scientists believe that they have found more efficient means of creating compounds to help with neurodegenerative diseases
BA Journalism students get down with Boogaloo
Fast-growing 'Global local' radio station provides exciting opportunity for students.
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 skilled 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