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Life after London Met: My journey from poverty to success via London Met
A keen interest and passion for youth and social development for those from disadvantaged backgrounds helped alumnus Maxton Scotland forge a career in the UN and as an entrepreneur.
Guardian select work by Cass student among exhibition favourites
Angela Blažanović’s, which piece reimagines the lost stories of discarded objects found along the River Thames, is part of Free Range 2019.
Streaming, innovation and the future of music
London Met hosted a special all-day creative business event with guest speakers from a wide range of creative industries
Exhibition: The Photographic Dog Show
20-23 June 2019
Cass tutors among exhibiting artists at Battersea Dog fundraising exhibition.
Hip Hip I'm Gay! Cass alumna's new show to start national tour
Theatre and Performance graduate Ashleigh Owen's comedy cabaret 'Hip Hip I'm Gay!' opens at the New Wimbledon Theatre on 21 June before embarking on a national tour.
Architects, designers, artisans and artists - Belmonte Calabro needs you!
Applications open for a unique international summer workshop in Italy, co-organised by lecturers from The Cass.
Operation Herbody: Cass lecturer stages ambitious live art experience
Events 22 June and 4 July 2019
Cass Fine Art tutor Deej Fabyc performs 'Operation Herbody' which explores the medicalisation of the female body, as part of the FBI+ collective.
Yinka Ilori unveils stunning new Dulwich Pavilion design
Cass alumnus worked with architects Pricegore to create the Colour Palace on the lawns of the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
Health and Social Care lecturer presents case-study at international conference in Canada
Natasha Choudary’s presentation investigated the experience of front-line employees within non-profit health organisations
London Met and Waltham Forest College agree ‘game-changing’ partnership
New scheme designed to boost numbers of students from underrepresented groups in higher education.
Peregrine Falcon chicks spotted on London Met’s Holloway Road building
Three baby Peregrine Falcons have been spotted living up in the heights of the Tower Building.
Cass lecturer delivers TEDx talk
Torange Khonsari explores the power of civic commons from the TEDx stage in Tottenham.
Guardian University Guide success for London Met subjects
Art retains its place in top ten and courses rise in the 2020 Guardian University Guide rankings. A number of London Met courses also receive top marks for adding value to students.
School of Computing and Digital Media end of year show 2019
Students, staff and external guests attended three of the School’s biggest annual events - SEND 2019, the School Summer Show 2019, and Final Cuts.
School of Human Sciences organises inaugural research conference
Event supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry welcomed undergraduates from a number of leading universities
Industry experts share secrets of the graduate job market
London Met’s Way to Win 2019 event had guest speakers from the Civil Service, Eventbrite and Girls on Tour, giving careers advice to students about to graduate
Cass graduate creates official memorial for D-Day heroes
David William-Ellis's sculpture took five years of planning and two years to create.
Dr Denise Turner joins national digital development of social care advisory group
New group will explore how data, information, knowledge and technology can transform the way health and care services are managed and run.
Expert Comment: Raids on ABC News
Wendy Sloane, senior lecturer in Journalism, comments on the recent police raids on ABC News Headquarters in Australia, and what it means to press freedom.
Translation MA receives prestigious European accreditation
European Master’s in Translation membership will provide more training opportunities for students in the European Commission Directorate.
Final Cuts 2019
Students from Film and Broadcast production screen their work at London’s BFI Southbank each year just before graduating. This year’s screening will be held on Friday 14 June.
Venice Biennale Arte Success
Cass postgraduate alumna is Assistant Curator on Golden Lion winning Lithuanian Pavilion.
Expert Comment: Donald Trump state visit
Dr Andrew Moran, Acting Head of International Relations and Politics, offers his insight into President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom, on 3 June 2019.
Architecture studios with links to The Cass claim awards at RIBA London Awards
Mæ Architects, HASA Architects and Gatti Routh Rhodes Architects were named winners for their work in the past year
RSA Success in Interiors
MA Students win Highly Commended and Commended in prestigious national design competition.
Cass Furniture and Product Design graduate crowdfunds to support creative classes for vulnerable adults with their Haus Of business.
30 under 30: class of 2019
Cass graduate Megan Chandler included in Mix magazine's annual roundup of rising stars in Interior Design
Expert comment: Sequels and remakes
Karen McNally comments on why remakes are hugely popular after Disney announced the remake of Aladdin.
Cass Foundation Show 2019
24-31 May 2019
Annual exhibition of student work promises to surprise, delight and break new ground and includes roof top structures.
Rewild My Street shortlisted for Sustainable City Awards
Siân Moxon, senior lecturer and sustainability coordinator at The Cass, garners another big achievement for her campaign
Sports therapists embark on humanitarian mission in Greece
Sports Science Therapy graduates have launched a fundraising page to help achieve their goal of volunteering to help refugees in Lesvos, Greece.
Life after London Met: Diversity and flexibility paves the way to legal career success
In our Life after London Met series we talk to our graduates about their studies and how their degree helped transform their lives and set them on the path to career success.
Meet the Board: Mark Anderson, Chair
"I wanted to work with an institution with a strong purpose and mission, somewhere that was making a real difference to people’s lives."
Innovate UK fund London Met cyber security
London Metropolitan University’s cyber-security team recently won funding from Innovate UK to develop products which will enhance UK security.
Journalism students score big at annual Magazine Awards
Journalism BA students came together at their end of year awards ceremony to celebrate the best student magazines as part of their Creating Packages module.
Big Idea Challenge Success
Awards for Cass student and alumna in annual entrepreneurial competition- including overall winner.
1-30 June 2019
Solo exhibition of new printmaking work by postgraduate Fine Art alumnus of The Cass.
23 May 2019
Cass Fine Art tutor co-curates avant garde alternative to Eurovision Song Contest.
Cass student selected as Venice 2019 Fellow
Fine Art student awarded a fellowship and will be spending a month in Venice conducting research.
Public health lecturer launches latest book at 45th International Book Fair
Hormonal Bodies, which was co-edited by Dr Yolanda Eraso, explores themes including hormonal therapies for breast cancer and hormonal therapies during puberty.
London Met signs exclusive training contract with world-leading cybersecurity provider
London Metropolitan University will work with with Palo Alto Networks to deliver staff training on their behalf.
London Met Professor asked to sit on top engineering judging panel
Professor Bal Virdee has been selected to sit on a panel of judges for the 2019 Institution of Engineering and Technology Awards.
London Met hosts one of the world’s largest psychology conferences
London Metropolitan University hosted the 60th annual TEAP conference which brought together world-leading psychology researchers.
Expert comment: The Jeremy Kyle Show axed
Wendy Sloane, Journalism BA senior lecturer, comments on the axing of the Jeremy Kyle Show and the impact this has on young people and the media.
London Met experts explore the challenge of gender in the translation classroom
Two London Met translation experts have released new academic work which investigates how to better embed gender equality into translation studies and translator training programmes.
London Metropolitan University appoints Professor Donna Whitehead as Deputy Vice-Chancellor
A passionate advocate for diversity and for improving outcomes for students, Professor Whitehead will lead the University’s academic activities.
London Met supports the #ThinkModern campaign
Campaign launched to highlight the contributions modern universities and their students make to the country
Expert comment: WhatsApp hacking
Professor Karim Ouazzane, Professor of Computing and Knowledge Exchange, offers his insight into the recent WhatsApp hacking.
BOXED at BDP
21-23 May 2019
Cass Furniture and Product Students exhibit project with leading designers SCP as part of Clerkenwell Design week 2019
Art and Design Foundation students produce men’s mental health documentary
The documentary will be released to mark Mental Health Awareness Week
Wild Souls: The Cass Fashion Salon 2019
6 June 2019
Annual showcase of work by graduating students from the BA (Hons) Fashion course at The Cass promises untamed imagination.
Architecture and Optimism
1 June 2019
Cass hosts event for London Festival of Architecture in collaboration with Lithuanian Art and Culture
Three dimensional success!
Record nominations for 3D design area in annual Student Union Awards as Simone Ten Hompel wins staff prize
2019 Students’ Union winners announced
The 2019 Students’ Union (SU) winners were announced in a glamourous awards ceremony in the Great Hall.
EXHIBITION: Neither Here Nor There - Isha Bøhling
15 - 17 May 2019, 3-6pm
Open Field Artist in Residence Programme. Private View: 9 May, 5-8pm.
Graham Foundation Success
Cass alumnus and former Chevening Scholar awarded grant to develop book project.
Alumnus in Makers Showcase
8-12 May 2019
Furniture and Product Design graduate Ray G Brown exhibits product as part of London Craft Week.
Imprecision: The Aesthetics of Failure
10-30 May 2019
Postgraduate Fine Art alumna Claire Zakiewicz announces solo exhibition during Venice Biennale.
DRAF Curators success
Cass foundation alumni selected for edition 12 of the prestigious Curators’ series.
Young Architect of the Year Award 2019
Gatti Routh Rhodes, a practice established by Cass graduate, wins a prestigious prize from Building Design.
2019 Big Idea Challenge winners announced
The winners of London Metropolitan University’s Big Idea Challenge 2019 were announced in a prestigious ceremony held at the Royal Institution on Thursday 2 May.
School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show dates announced
The School of Computing and Digital Media's Summer Show will be held on 6 - 7 June in the world famous Graduate Centre. Events to celebrate the School will take place from 6 - 14 June.
Holocaust survivor and London Met alumna shares deeply moving story with London Met students
Hana Kleiner spoke to International Relations students about her experiences of life during and after The Holocaust
His Royal Highness The Duke of York returns to London Met
London Met’s Royal Patron met with students and staff on the University’s Holloway campus.
Music Business at London Met receives industry insight from the experts
London Met hosted a 'Live and Touring' event in conjunction with the Music Managers Forum to offer real-time insight into the music industry.
London Met Diversity network kicks off second year
The network, spearheaded by Wendy Sloane, actively seeks to change the level of diversity within the journalism industry
Professor Christian Frost to be new Head of Architecture at The Cass
Professor Frost will take up his post at the University on 1 July.
London Met’s Paul Hill letters spark inspiration for a new film
The letters are held in the Archive of the Irish in Britain which is held at London Met. ‘Fifteen’ tells the story of Paul Hill imprisoned for 15 years for a crime he didn't commit.
London Met courses accredited by the Royal Society of Chemistry
London Met’s Chemistry degree has been accredited for its fantastic delivery of education.
Land of Fibs
15-18 May 2019
A feast of Theatre and Performance graduation work at the CassTheatre Arts Festival 2019
The Creativity of Difference
Wednesday 1 May 2019, 6pm
Inaugural professorial lecture by Dr. Jos Boys.
Cass Summer Shows 2019 – dates announced
Students from The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design showcase their talent with a season of summer events.
A message of solidarity and support following the bombings in Sri Lanka
A message of solidarity and support for the people of Sri Lanka on behalf of London Met.