Guildhall School of Business and Law news archive
Celebrating our 2018 summer graduates
Hundreds of graduates celebrated their achievements at the Barbican Centre on what is undoubtedly one of the biggest days of their lives.
Graduate stories: Sahil Vohra
Sahil moved to London from Mumbai to pursue his dream of an aviation career.
Improving social inclusion for London’s young people
London Met’s Widening Participation team work with young people across London and host a range of taster days to give tomorrow’s leaders a taste of university life.
From Guinness Sales Manager to Criminal Investigation Department Officer
Abiodun Ajayi came to London Met to study for his MBA to change his career from sales to criminal investigation.
Taking more responsibility for sustainability
The University hosted an international session to create a discussion about how the world can take more responsibility for sustainability.
London Met recognised for business education excellence
The Guildhall School of Business and Law has been awarded the Small Business Charter award, it has been announced today.
Mooting to success
Lord Robert Reed, the new Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, judges London Met’s annual Lady Oliver Mooting competition.
Peer-reviewing postgraduate research
Postgraduate students from across the University had the opportunity to present their research findings to students from other areas, promoting cross-collaboration and peer-review.
Translating multiple languages for an awareness campaign
Translation students at London Met have translated the web pages of a national HIV awareness campaign to provide information to people whose first language isn’t English.
Young entrepreneurs celebrated at Big Idea Challenge awards
Budding entrepreneurs from across London have been taking part in the annual Big Idea Challenge, one of London’s biggest entrepreneurial competitions for young people.
A celebration of London's entrepreneurs at the Big Idea Challenge awards 2018
With over 10,000 votes cast world-wide, London Met’s Big Idea Challenge really was its biggest yet. Find out who the 2018 winners are.
The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll
Rob Dickens CBE, one of the most influential names in the music industry, will discuss his fascinating career at London Met on Thursday 3 May. Tickets are free.
Senior Lecturer invited to speak to All Party Parliamentary Group
Dr Steve Hills, a sport-for-development expert at London Met, will share his expertise at a boxing focused All Party Parliamentary Group meeting in April.
London Metropolitan University student nominated for national legal award
Rebecca Harrigan, a Legal Practice Course student at the University, has been named as a finalist in one of the country’s top legal competitions.
London Met lecturer appointed external examiner for the London Institute of Banking and Finance
Dr Nirmala Lee has been appointed to regulate external exams for a prestigious financial regulation organisation.
Using real-life insight to propel your career
Henry Heming, a Radio Licensing Specialist, recently visited his alma mater to offer an insight into his career to Aviation Management students.
Rethinking the use of sport to tackle social problems
Dr Stephen Hills has collaborated with academics from around the world in conducting an ethnographic study of a new way sport can be used as a vehicle for social change.
Counteracting misconceptions through poetry
Philippe Nadouce, a French lecturer at London Met, has had his latest book published.
Being recognised as an accredited centre of the Chartered Management Institute
The University has, once again, been recognised as an accredited centre of the Chartered Management Institute.
Is it fair to pay less than minimum wage?
A recent investigation by Dispatches exposed how room cleaners at Premier Inn were being paid less than the National Living Wage, at £7.50 per hour.
Contributing knowledge to the Further and Higher Education conversation
Dr Simon Jones recently delivered a presentation discussing the implications of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and Quality Assurance Mechanisms at an education conference.
Doing our bit for Fairtrade
The University is taking part in Fairtrade Fortnight and all students and staff are invited to take part.
London Met triumphs over SOAS in national mooting competition
Two Law students have beaten SOAS in the first round of a national prestigious mooting competition.
Even more quality teaching at London Metropolitan University
The University is committed to delivering education to the highest standard. A focus is placed on supporting academic staff to become Fellows of the Higher Education Academy.
Chair of the Office for Students visits London Met
University welcomed Sir Michael Barber to its Holloway campus.
It’s the Tort that counts
Two Law students at London Met have beaten several other universities to be awarded second place in a national mooting competition.
Discussing ethical issues in interpreting in the community
A senior lecturer in Translation delivered a talk to The Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, discussing ethical issues.
London Met is named as UK's first educational member of a global events management network
The University has been named as the UK's first educational member of a global membership, allowing the School's staff and students to enhance their own learning and research.
Student’s client liaison idea is runner-up in national law competition
A Legal Practice Course student has won runner up in a national competition. She was shortlisted against students from other universities as well as established legal companies.
London Met staff honoured at 2017 Annual Awards
Staff members recognised for outstanding contribution within the University.
Why is there a gender pay gap between male and female pilots, and what can we do to address it?
‘EasyJet recently revealed a 45% gender pay gap, which they link to a shortage of female pilots despite their attempts to recruit more in,” says Human Resource Management expert.
Making marketing research more accessible
Dr Chahid Fourali has collaborated with marketing research practitioners from around the world to bring together a publication which investigates how to make marketing more successful.
London Met’s graduates celebrated at the Barbican
The Winter Graduation ceremony saw hundreds of London Met graduands celebrate their academic achievements at London’s Barbican Centre.
Students ‘don’t believe’ they graduated with Richard Wilson
Richard Wilson OBE, aka Victor Meldrew, was awarded an honorary degree by London Metropolitan University at the 2017 Winter Graduation ceremony.
Students participate in international travel trade show
Tourism and Travel Management students participated in this year’s World Travel Market London business fair.
"My experience at London Metropolitan University has been a turning point in my career"
Dr David Rojas Rodríguez, a Visiting Researcher at the University, completed his International PhD in Music Management with the highest qualification in Spain.
Green London Met scores big
The University’s sustainability team has, once again, been announced as a winner of a national energy award.
Hearing from a former football star
Former NFL player, Jason Brisbane, visited the University to deliver a guest lecture to sports business management students.
London Met formalises partnership agreement with Triagon Akademie
London Met has formalised a new partnership agreement with the Triagon Akademie.
Meeting Heathrow Airport’s Financial Manager
MBA students are regularly given the chance to meet with industry experts. Neena Panesar, an MBA student, seized the opportunity to interview Finbarr Roche-Kelly.
“Interpreting is not just a job,” says London Met alumna
Carla De La Vega, a Conference Interpreting MA alumna at London Met, was given the opportunity to interpret for Lord Sebastian Coe at a high profile meeting.
Leading the way sustainably
London Metropolitan University has been nominated for Best Carbon Management and Best Employee Engagement and Behaviour Change.
Translating for a vital new health campaign
Three MA students have translated subtitles for an awareness video for a new HIV prevention campaign.
What are words worth?
Dr Piero Toto was invited to deliver a lecture at UCL’s Global Translation Lectures.
Senior lecturer invited to speak at the University of Craiova, Romania
Samuel Idowu has been invited for the second year running, to make a keynote speech at a conference in Craiova, Romania.
Calling all Future Legal Minds
The annual Future Legal Mind competition launches this week. The winner has a chance to receive £5,000 and a work experience placement.
London Met to open new Highbury Canteen
London Metropolitan University will introduce a new Highbury Canteen to the Holloway campus by March 2018.
London Met Sustainability triumphs again
London Metropolitan University has, once again, been named as a leading sustainable university, it has been announced today.
I fought the Law and...I won!
Terri Brookes, a London Met Law student, recently represented herself in a legal case against the Government Legal Service and won.
A new home for London Met's Students' Union
London Metropolitan University has invested £1.2 million in the creation of a new home for its Students’ Union (SU).
Graduate lands place on top aviation scheme
A London Met graduate has recently gained a position on a graduate scheme with Signature Flight Support, a BBA Aviation company.
London Met named as a finalist for prestigious national award
The University has been shortlisted for the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship.
New Diplomatic Interpreting course a great success
London Met launched a short course on diplomatic interpreting this month.
Senior lecturer to assume role as Editor-In-Chief
Samuel Idowu will take on the role as Editor-In-Chief of the American Journal of Economics and Business Administration this autumn.
Smiles all around as graduates celebrate their achievements
Students celebrate their success at London Met by formally graduating in front of friends and family at the Barbican.
London Met shortlisted for sustainability award
London Met has been shortlisted for Best Energy Efficiency and CSR Programme award due to its impressive carbon reduction work.
London Met graduate and refugee turned solicitor wins prestigious lawyer award
London Met graduate and newly qualified solicitor, Kaweh Beheshtizadeh, won the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year for Immigration award earlier this month.
Success with overseas partners
The University has been delivering a number of courses in conjunction with a partner in Spain.
Green recognition for Students’ Union
London Metropolitan University’s Students’ Union received a ‘Good’ standard of accreditation from the National Union of Students.
London Met breaks another graduate employment record
Official figures reveal that 95% of all graduates are in work or further study six months after leaving London Met.
Translating in the real world
A Translation MA student has had her work published in a renowned French journal.
Launching The Spirituality of Responsibility
A new book, analysing the work of Turkish preacher, Fethullah Gülen, officially launched at the Moorgate campus on 29 June 2017.
Translator Training at the International Criminal Court
Dr Nadia Rahab recently delivered a series of translator training courses at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Social marketing: changing the world for good?
Dr Chahid Fourali was recently asked to present the concept of social marketing alongside leading industry experts.
Third place for mooting students
Two Law students have finished third place in a prestigious national mooting competition.
Delivering masterclasses overseas
Dr Alex Krouglov delivered masterclass sessions at RUDN University, one of London Met’s overseas partners in Moscow.
Transforming Higher Education in Uzbekistan
Dr Alex Krouglov’s latest work has been featured as part of a worldwide publication dissecting Higher Education in Uzbekistan.
The Spirituality of Responsibility
New book will analyse the work of Turkish preacher, Fethullah Gülen.
Helping improve the standard of tourism in Russia
London Metropolitan University is the only UK university to take part in Erasmus+ project, aimed to improve the standard of tourism.
Discussing Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability globally
Samuel Idowu will be attending the fourth international CSR conference, which London Metropolitan University is one of the sponsors.
Law students mooting their way to the top
Two Law students have made it to the semi-finals of a prestigious national mooting competition.
How can Interpreting be furthered into a career?
Three of London Met’s students have started their own company, outside of their studies.
Sarah wins the Lady Oliver Mooting Cup
Four Law students competed in the annual internal mooting competition.