Guildhall School of Business and Law news archive
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.
Celebrating a 20-year partnership with International Students House
Our partnership has supported 116 London Met students with housing, scholarships, bursaries and cultural opportunities since 1999.
What bans of 'overly sexualised' adverts tell us about regulation today
Dr Nicolas Cambridge, Senior Lecturer in Fashion Marketing, comments on the banned Pretty Little Thing advert and the grey areas it reveals in marketing regulations.
London Met and Innovate Nepal Group discuss new developments to advance partnership
Sulav Budhathoki, Founder and Group Chairman of Innovate Nepal Group, visited the University.
London Met secures new partnership to its roster
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Sri Lanka.
Law student wins prestigious legal internship
Himanshu Bajaj will undertake an internship at Clyde and Co, after winning an award at the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators' Mediation Skills Competition.
Compliance in post-Brexit Britain
"The overall impact is that GDPR and ePrivacy regulation are likely to grow rather than diminish after Brexit," says Dr Nirmala Lee, Associate Professor in Banking and Finance
London Met welcomes Law pioneer to the University
Stephanie Boyce, an alumna and the first black woman to hold the position of Deputy Vice President of the Law Society, visited the University.
Students invited to make a difference
On 20 January, speakers from local government, voluntary organisations and employers will come to London Met to discuss how we can tackle poverty and inequality locally.
Vice-Chancellor attends colourful graduation in Nepal
Senior academics also attended to celebrate the graduates of Islington College Nepal, a long-time partner of London Met.
Careers focused courses strengthen London Met’s postgraduate offer
Ten new postgraduate programmes will provide the necessary preparation for a variety of different career paths.
Developing London Met’s future leaders
A successful networking event brought together London Met alumni and final year students to discuss careers in business and management.
London Met adds another exciting partnership to its roster
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Germany
London Met forms partnership with Stanfort Academy in Singapore
Guildhall School of Business and Law has secured a partnership with a school in Singapore
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 glamorous 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.