Guildhall School of Business and Law news archive
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 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)
New state-of-the-art interpreting suite opened
Michalina Ageros Interpreting Suite named in honour of influential London Met lecturer. Students provided with the most cutting edge tech available.
National Student Survey success for London Met courses
High scores for overall satisfaction and quality of teaching on a number of London Met courses.
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
Translation MA receives prestigious European accreditation
European Master’s in Translation membership will provide more training opportunities for students in the European Commission Directorate.
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.
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.
2019 Students’ Union winners announced
The 2019 Students’ Union (SU) winners were announced in a glamourous awards ceremony in the Great Hall.
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.
Professor Christos Kalantaridis appointed as Dean of the Guildhall School of Business and Law
Professor Kalantaridis will join London Met on 1 June 2019.
Craig Sharpe of Darlington Solicitors: Inspiring the Future
Pavan Trivedi, an LLB Law student at London Met, gives an insight into a guest lecture delivered by Craig Sharpe, Marketing Manager at Darlingtons Solicitors.
Dr Sam Idowu announced as Editor-In-Chief for leading academic research publication
Published by Springer Palgrave Macmillan, the six-volume encyclopaedia will bring together leading global academic research addressing Sustainable Management.
Two graduates win Student Start-Up of the Year award
Two London Met graduates have been awarded the Student Start-Up of the Year award thanks to their hard work and perseverance as part of the Accelerator’s Launchpad programme.
Education at London Met cited as 'an example of good practice' by the European Commission
London Metropolitan University has been named as "an example of good practice" and a "source of inspiration for others" by the European Commission, an executive body of the EU.
London Met graduate flying high
Max Von Der Hagen graduated six years ago. Experience of living abroad encouraged Max to study in London and he is now embarking on a fulfilling career at IAG Cargo.
London Met graduate flying up career ladder
Ben Harrison, an Airline, Airport and Aviation Management BSc graduate, has recently been promoted to Head of Airside Planning and Development at London City airport.
Graduate’s career taking off at one of London’s busiest airports
London Met aviation graduate, Layla Cardoso, is currently working at one of London’s busiest and most dynamic airports, 18 months after graduating.
London Met graduate flying high as a First Officer
Josh Walker-Savings has gone on to successful career in aviation after graduating from London Met.
Senior London Met academic named as one of the world's top CSR Leaders
Dr Samuel O Idowu has been named on the '101 Most Impactful Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders' list.
Wheels4Wings – a new record
Yosef Taylor, an Airline, Airport and Aviation Management student at London Met, writes about witnessing wheelchair users attempt to create a world record for pulling a plane.
2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners announced
Congratulations to our 2017/18 Academic Excellence Award winners. We are proud of your achievements and wish you all the best for the future.
Experienced professionals mentor eager students
Each academic year, students have the chance to be matched with experienced professionals from a variety of sectors, becoming their mentor.
Health campaign named Highly Commended
Students’ translation work contributes to national campaign being Highly Commended.
A double celebration for the Accelerator
Hundreds of stakeholders gathered at the Accelerator to celebrate its 15th anniversary and unveil it’s newly refurbished ground floor space.
Bank lending: Principles and practice
A new book written by Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor of Banking and Finance, will discuss the challenges and future of bank lending.
Celebrating the Accelerator
To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Accelerator are hosting a launch party to mark the occasion and unveil its new and improved spaces.
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.