Guildhall School of Business and Law news archive
Supporting sexual health through translation
Students on London Met's Translation BA programme have translated a Preptrack sexual health app into five new languages.
London Met graduate's business venture reaches 100,000th customer
Graduate from the Guildhall School of Business and Law, Alex Adamo's business 'IHateIroning' has just hit a major milestone of 100,000 customers served.
London Met academic receives prestigious British Academy of Management Education Practice Award
The prize was awarded to Dr Eleni Meletiadou for her Digital Storytelling, Translanguaging, and Inclusive Collaborative Group Assessment project.
Supporting the multicultural, multilingual classroom
London Met’s Dr Eleni Meletiadou has received a significant grant to explore inclusive formative assessment literacy in higher education, in an increasingly internationalised context.
The Cost-of-Living Crisis: what, why, and what next
Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor and Head of Subject for Accounting, Banking and Finance, comments on the current cost of living crisis.
The exceptional career opportunities in London
Sarah Fasoli on the opportunities and experiences she gained on her London Met course, including an internship at a world-leading company.
London Met is where your dreams can become reality, says new graduate
51-year-old Isaac graduates this week with an LLM/LPC degree and has just landed a legal training contract, showing it’s never too late to follow your dreams.
Hard work pays off for mature London Met graduate
Chinedu Chukwuemeka, who graduates this week with a first-class Business Management BA discusses coming back to university as a mature student.
London Met graduate: "Don’t follow the herd"
Victor Goncalves Maldonado offers his advice to new students, as he graduates with a first-class Economics and Finance BSc.
Let young researchers' voices be heard
Dr Eleni Meletiadou participated in an initiative that aimed to promote a sustainable dialogue between young researchers, innovators and stakeholders in the research ecosystem.
How London Met is working to support refugees
Vice Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs discusses a new initiative that sees London Met twinned with a Ukrainian university, and our other impactful work to support refugee communities.
How can an entrepreneurial culture be developed by higher education institutes?
Dr Abu Naser appeared on an expert panel discussing entrepreneurship at the Global Education Forum from a South Asian perspective.
Interprenet and London Met celebrate new partnership
The first cohort of students have completed practice program shadowing professional interpreters, while graduates participate in dummy interpreting booths set up for real events.
President of the UK Supreme Court to host Lady Oliver Mooting Cup
Four law students will compete in the annual internal mooting competition, which will be judged by the Rt Hon Lord Reed, the most senior judge in the UK and Commonwealth.
London Met scores highly in latest National Student Survey
The high quality of London Met's teaching, student community and student voice was showcased in the 2022 NSS.
London Met comes out for Pride
London Met joined the London Pride Parade for the first time in its 50-year history this weekend. Wendy Sloane, Associate Professor of Journalism reports from the celebrations.
Better supporting students and their families in the post-Covid era
London Met participated in the EU-funded Eurofam Network to discuss goals for social justice, sustainable development, and multilingualism among European students and their families.
Guildhall School of Business and Law scores highly for student satisfaction
The latest Complete University Guide saw Business and Management courses rank 3rd for student satisfaction in the UK, Economics 7th, Accounting and Finance 12th and Law 19th.
Help to Grow: a new management toolkit
The training programme will help take entrepreneurs and executives working in London's SMEs to the next level.
High levels of student satisfaction showcased in Complete University Guide
London Met ranked 5th for student satisfaction nationally in the newly released rankings.
London Met student nominated for European award
Law student Sean Binder has been nominated for a 2022 European Citizen award.
"Iron fists in velvet gloves"
New research from Dr Eleni Meletiadou explores the experiences of female leaders in higher education throughout the covid-19 pandemic.
Understanding and improving the student experience
The new book, co-written by London Met Professor Jan Bamford, will be published in late May 2022 by Routledge.
London Met academic joins EALTA as expert member
Dr Eleni Meletiadou has been awarded the role with the European Association for Language Testing and Assessment in recognition of her contribution to the field.
London Met's international excellence highlighted in REF 2021
The impact of London Met's maths research was joint top in the UK, while overall 86% of our research is internationally recognised and 60% is world-leading or internationally excellent.
Rollin' with the punches: Lenny Henry visits boxing-for-mental-health initiative
Lenny paid a visit in his capacity as Honorary Life President of Comic Relief, who have provided funding for the innovative scheme.
Celebrating London Met's Big Ideas
Entrepreneurs and social innovators from across the University were highlighted at the Big Idea Challenge awards ceremony.
Strategies to support diversity management in higher education
A new handbook of research edited by Dr Eleni Meletiadou explores the challenges Higher Education Institutions face in diversity management of both their students and staff.
Case studies on sustainability in the food industry
A new book co-edited by London Met academic Dr Samuel Idowu has been published by Springer.
Trends in the legal market: what aspiring lawyers need to know
London Met LLB Law student Florin Badulescu reports on a guest lecture delivered by Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager at Axiom DWFM.
Promoting inclusive assessment and teaching globally
A new book edited by Dr Eleni Meletiadou explores how educational institutions are improving the student experience and promoting lifelong learning and social justice in education.
Law students reach quarter-final of major mooting competition
Sean Binder and George Glen are now in the final eight teams of the ESU Essex Court Chambers Mooting Competition, from an original field of 57.
London Met appoints Chloe Milano as first Executive Director of People
Newly created role will lead on the recruitment, development and retention of academic and professional staff.
Leadership and communication
Doris Schedlitzki, Professor of Organisational Leadership, features in a new BBC learning resource exploring the communication styles of Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
Congratulations to our new graduates
We caught up with a few of our newest alumni following their graduation ceremonies at the Barbican last week.
London Met welcomes Vice Chancellor's PhD scholars
These scholarships form part of London Met's commitment to improving the experiences, opportunities and outcomes of students and colleagues from black and minority ethnic backgrounds.
London Met ranks ninth for social mobility
New research found the University to be one of the best in England for social mobility.
Applications open for Eva Colorni Bursary
The funding, which is open to applications from London Met's undergraduate Economics students until 8 December, is made in memory of the late Italian economist Eva Colorni.
London Met lecturer made President of international conference
Dr Samuel O Idowu takes over the presidency at this year’s Global Corporate Governance Institute annual conference.
London Met to host international conference on governance fraud ethics and women in business
The theme of this year’s conference explore information systems and the experiences of women working in technology and business.
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.
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.
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 recognised for gender equality work
Bronze Athena Swan award a significant landmark as work begins on Silver accreditation.
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.
"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 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.
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.
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.
Student success at Mayor’s Entrepreneur competition
Three enterprise projects from the University have made it to the semi-final of this year’s competition, and are in the running for a £20,000 start-up grant.
London Met students give back to the city
Clinics offering legal advice, sports injury assessment and rehabilitation, and community art projects are on offer for all Londoners, under the supervision of qualified experts.
Understanding vaccine hesitancy in London
The NHS and London Metropolitan University are launching a joint research project to understand why Londoners are the least likely to take a Covid vaccine.
Celebrating the success of our partners
London Met partner institution, Esoft Metro Campus, celebrated seven graduation ceremonies over two days.
Social Responsibility and Inclusivity in Leadership Learning, Development and Education
The 11th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference will be held on 13 July by the Guildhall School of Business and Law.
Guildhall School of Business and Law secure partnership with school in Barcelona
The partnership will see Sant Cugat Escola Superior de Negocis deliver the Business Management BA course to London Met students in Spain.
Studying at sea
London Met was only ever "a phone call or an email away" for Captain Michael MacLeod, who completed his Maritime Law LLM from onboard his vessel and at home in the Outer Hebrides.
Empowering the next generation of compliance talent
London Met lecturer Mario Menz spoke at the International Compliance Association's recent Festival, advising on how to build and support teams and empower those new to the profession.
Virtual research conferences brings international scholars together
Academics from 16 countries joined the conference to share their expertise on governance, fraud, ethics, as well as women and sustainability in business.
Welcome to our new students
Congratulations to all new students joining London Met this year. We are still accepting applications through clearing - give us a call today on 0800 032 4441.
London Met offers support to SMEs recovering from COVID-19
The University's enterprise experts will deliver the Small Business Leadership Programme to support the recovery and growth of small businesses following the pandemic.
'I turned my biggest weakness into my greatest strength'
After a rough start with public speaking, Michael Mprah learnt the importance of practice, diligence and being prepared.
'We are the owners of our time and priorities'
Having grown up in a small Brazilian town with parents who hadn’t finished high school, Camila has achieved the remarkable feat of graduating with a first-class law degree.
London Met ranks highly for student satisfaction
Our careers-focused University placed in the top ten for student satisfaction for Music, Mathematics and Economics.
Long Time No Syphilis: students undertake translation project for sexual health campaign
London Met Translation students have translated a sexual health campaigning website into eight languages, to ensure equal access to key information and basic health rights.
Drug proves 'life-saving' in COVID-19 clinical trials
London Met academics have contributed to the clinical trial process, which has found that common drug dexamethasone significantly reduces mortality in coronavirus patients.
Student voice: All lives cannot matter if Black lives do not matter
This is not Black people's fight alone, writes Adebukola Fadipe (Journalism, Film and Television Studies BA). It's a fight for all of us.
The importance of practical wisdom and thoughtful action
Dr Nirmala Lee’s entry on phronesis and its application in everyday life has been published in the Springer Encyclopedia.
Credit after coronavirus
Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Banking and Finance, comments on the likely impacts of COVID-19 on credit lending and availability.
London Met Staff translate crucial documents for COVID-19 trials
Making translations of Participant Information Sheets available for the RECOVERY trial means patients from different backgrounds can take part, enhancing its overall rigour.
Has COVID-19 set back diversity and inclusion in the workplace?
Dr Jo Cartwright, lecturer in HR Management, writes that the COVID-19 lockdown exacerbates the juggling act facing working parents and carers, and exposes the undervaluing of care work.
Triumph over University College London in national mooting competition
Two Common Professional Exam students have beaten University College London in the second round of a national prestigious mooting competition.
The economic impact of coronavirus
“The relatively new and unknown coronavirus may present investors with an investment opportunity,” says Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Banking and Finance.