University news archive
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.
London Met presents pioneering HBCU strategy with PIE News
London Met’s partnership strategy with Historically Black Colleges and Universities presented by Project lead Ella Deadman to the online education forum, PIE News.
London Met Professor publishes pioneering new book on social networks and migration
In a new book Professor Louise Ryan, Director of the Global Diversities and Inequalities Research Centre, breaks new ground in understanding social networks in contexts of migration.
Keisha Da Sket author delivers powerful annual lecture.
Jade LB discussed language, black womanhood, black British culture and disrupting the canon as a teenager at the University's Centre for Equity and Inclusion's annual lecture.
Help to Grow: a new management toolkit
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 academic awarded prestigious digital storytelling fellowship
Dr Eleni Meletiadou, Senior Lecturer and Course Director at GSBL was awarded a UKRI-funded Digital Storytelling Fellowship.
Inaugural Teaching and Learning Forum Success
Academics share best practice at event focusing on key NSS themes, including guest speaker from Kings College London.
Top tier ranking for London Met in latest Uswitch Green University Report
The University has ranked as a top tier university in Uswitch’s third annual study, highlighting UK universities' commitment to sustainability.
Life on the Andover Estate: an Oral History Project
The project will shine a light on previously unheard narratives and perspectives of the Estate in Islington.
Teacher apprenticeships continue to open doors for new teachers
Almost 80 teachers have been trained through the scheme since it was launched in 2018.
Dr Torange Khonsari features on Design Council's podcast
Dr Khonsari one of the first guests on the Design for Planet Fellowship podcast.
Where Russians get their news
Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism at London Met, discusses where Russians get their news in a new article published in the British Journalism Review.
Putin's fantasy world won't last
Professor Svetlana Stephenson explores how the Russian people are seeing through Putin's heroic propaganda.
Professor Bal Virdee shares expertise at the House of Lords
Annual parliamentary event thanks leading academics, policymakers and tech giants for their work to promote the UK as a major digital economy
London Met awarded £5.8 million to support creation of nursing courses
University given maximum award from the Office for Students to create courses that address critical nursing shortages in London.
The Ronson Masterclass: Investigating the culture wars
Third-year Journalism BA student Rose Blanchard on 'The Ronson Masterclass: Investigating the Culture Wars'
London Met and Filisia awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership
Innovative project will harness the power of machine learning and artificial intelligence to help develop bespoke interventions for people with additional needs.
London Met welcomes Ian Dickens as new ITS Director
Ian will lead the Information and Technology Services team, covering the infrastructure and all IT operations across the University.
London Met announces ambitious Digital First Strategy
The strategy will see investment across London Met's digital landscape.
From Institutional Racism and Transcultural Psychiatry to Decolonisation
Honorary Professor Emeritus Suman Fernando led an event discussing his work around mental health and wellbeing.
Thinking about a career in magazines?
Oliver Morgan, third-year BA Journalism student, discusses recent visit from magazine writer and London Met alum Gennaro Costanzo.
Cost of living crisis: how will we survive?
A London Met Journalism debate will be held on the current economic turmoil.
London Met students visit the British Museum
International Events, Leisure and Tourism Management Course Leader, Ioannis Soilemetzidis, led a group of masters students on a trip to the renowned British Museum.
London Met academics invited to present their report on Afghan Migrants to the Home Office
Prof Louise Ryan and Dr Maria Lopez held a seminar presenting their findings directly to government departments.
London Met and Claflin agree new long-term partnership
Claflin University are the latest US institution to sign a partnership with London Met.
London Met Course Leader lends a hand to Newham Primary School and their Living Wage Week song
Music Technology and Production Course Leader Steve Good helped St Antony’s Catholic Primary School to record a song about the cost of living crisis.
London Met launches a new degree in partnership with the United Nations focused on Climate Security
Course leaders for International Relations announce new degree that gives students an opportunity to explore links between climate change, peace and security.
Let's Talk Islington: dismantling inequality in Islington
Donna Jones will explore the experiences of inequality among Islington's LGBTQIA+ communities, and elder communities, in two projects with the borough's council.
London Met Reader Featured in Politico
Dr Karen McNally was interviewed for political journalism website Politico about Joe Biden’s approach to television appearances.
London Met lecturer delivers keynote at Nobel Peace Center
Dr Anna Marazuela Kim addresses the theme of Culture as a Human Right to open Oslo World 2022, an international festival dedicated to showcasing global artistic and cultural expressions
Anti-Apartheid Legacy: Material Culture, Heritage and Now
London Met alumna Dr Ekua McMorris will develop a project focusing on material culture derived from the Anti-Apartheid Movement, in collaboration with CREATURE and the Liliesleaf Trust.
London Met Professor takes over the Tate Modern shop for winter
Associate Professor Patrick Brill, who goes by the pseudonym Bob and Roberta Smith, has curated the Tate Edit shop space until 2023.
London Met team published in distinguished chemistry journal
A research collaboration between the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Science group and a group of students was published in the European Journal of Organic Chemistry.
London Met graduate awarded Royal Photographic Society Women in Photography Bursary
Mina Boromond was awarded the £3,500 prize to support her work which explores her experience of aphastasia, memory and displacement.
Cybersecurity Awareness Week: What are the threats, and what can be done?
Researchers from the Cyber Security Research Centre provide expert advice for staff and students around cybersecurity.
The career-enhancing power of London Met
London Met was the perfect match for me, says Human Resources Management alumna Jessica, who has secured a promotion since her graduation.
London Met welcomes Dukus for Engagement Week
The platinum-selling, genre-fluid Colombian/British producer spoke to Music Technology and Production BSc students about his work.
London Met listed as finalist in the London Venue Awards
London Metropolitan’s catering team was nominated in the Covid-19 Bounceback category.
Journalism students pay visit to the Guardian
Journalism student Omotunde Sotuminu reports on London Met's first trip to the newspaper since the pandemic, where they heard from journalists from the Scott Trust Bursary scheme.
The contradictions at the heart of post-Brexit immigration policy
A new blog by Professor Louise Ryan and Dr Jon Mulholland delivers a searing critique of post-Brexit immigration policy in the UK.
London Met Professor awarded UKRI Storytelling Fellowship
Professor Nigel Caldwell's Fellowship project will focus on overhauling the reputation of logistics in the UK, to promote inclusive recruitment in the sector.
Course leader joins student band for Notting Hill performance
Senior Lecturer in Music Production, Steve Good, and final year students Tom Caro and Edson Neto played with pop artist Tara Carosille as the support act for ART Boyz.
Life of a freelancer: blogging, sex workers and celebs
Simon Cadman, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, reports on a guest lecture from freelancer Emma Garland, which was held as part of London Met's Engagement Week.
London Met hosts international seminar on women in militant movements worldwide
The event drew together personal narratives, fieldwork, and literary and popular narratives, and focussed on experiences of women in the Global South.
London Met academic joins major journal as Associate Editor
Dr Anil Kumar joins the prestigious journal Heliyon Information Science, which publishes research in the fields of archival science, museology, library science and information science.
Remembering Chris Jennings
The former Senior Lecturer at London Met Chris Jennings is remembered for his teaching, friendship, humour and inspirational ways.
London Met welcomes Chris Lord as Head of Enterprise
Newly created role will help the University to increase the visibility of its research and make an even greater contribution to London and beyond.
Enhancing diverse student experiences in London
London Met alumni and students will feature in a webinar with partner organisation Diversity Abroad, discussing what it’s like to live and study in London with diverse identities.
London Met lecturer featured in Venice Design Week
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso delivered a speech on his recent work and collaborations in the famous City of Bridges.
London Met joins Islington Anchor Institution Network as founding member
The network of employers and key organisations will work together to reduce inequalities and help build a thriving local economy in the Borough.
Preparing for global biological security education
London Met Professor addressed an exciting new education initiative at an international conference.
London Met students to plant over 400 trees
Each tree planted by students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design could offset one tonne of carbon over its lifetime.
Who will be the next safe pair of hands?
Andrew Moran, Head of Criminology, Sociology, Politics and International Relations, looks back on the recent political upheaval in the UK.
“As African women, we are brought up to be strong; there's that expectation"
Published research by London Met PhD student explores postnatal depression among first-generation Nigerian mothers in the UK, an under-researched section of health studies.
Nourishing disruptions: new mural on London Met's Aldgate campus
The artwork on Pomell Way is part of the upcoming Petticoat Lane Art Trail.
Africa Fashion: shifting the geography of global fashion
London Met's Professor Wessie Ling will take part in a conference at the Victoria & Albert Museum, in conjunction with their Africa Fashion exhibition.
London Met academics attend graduation ceremonies of Sri Lankan partner institution
Hazel Messenger, Paul Bullock and Bal Virdee visited ESoft, Sri Lanka to celebrate the graduations of over 800 students.
London Met staff visit partner institution in Sri Lanka
Hazel Messenger and Paul Bullock visited NEXT in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to discuss how the thriving partnership will develop.