School of Computing and Digital Media 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: Zak Abdi Ali
Zak Abdi Ali joined London Met after devastating personal circumstances meant he had to drop out of his first university. Zak graduated with a 2.1.
Graduate stories: Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez
Ariadna Gonzalez Lopez was unsure about what she wanted to do after university. Since graduating from London Met, she is the most confident she has ever been.
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.
Graduate recognised for outstanding engineering talent
Luca Bonaschi, an engineering graduate, has been recognised by the Institute of Engineering and Technology, one of the world’s leading engineering networks.
School of Computing and Digital Media summer show 2018
The School of Computing and Digital Media hosted two of their biggest annual events last week; SEND 2018 and the School Summer Show 2018.
Our very own director who made the cut
Nathan Hannawin, an alumnus of the University, has been nominated for ‘Film Director of the Year’ award.
Lights, camera, action!
Three London Met alumni have returned to the University to use the campus as a set for leading lesbian fiction, ‘But She Is My Student.’
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.
Journalism students celebrate London Met Magazine Awards 2018
Final year Journalism students came together to celebrate their work and receive awards.
EVENT: Computing and Digital Media Show
The annual Computing and Digital Media Show will be held on Thursday 14 – Saturday 16 June. You are invited to attend this free event.
Final Cuts: screening at BFI Southbank
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 15 June.
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.
London Met lecturer organises insightful 5G conference
A London Met lecturer organised a conference on 5G mobile technology, in conjunction with the Institution of Engineering and Technology.
London Met student performs alongside world-renowned orchestra
Dina Hamad, a student at London Metropolitan University, was invited to perform alongside one of the world’s most prestigious orchestras.
The sky’s the limit
Two students have made a short film to celebrate the opening of the new roof garden which is based at Calcutta House.
Introducing...London Met Journalism Diversity Network
A new scheme at the University offers Journalism students the chance to get exciting real-life work placements, through the well-established lecturers’ networks.
London Met takes part in ‘Lost Trades of Islington’ project with Age UK
Recording the memories of those who worked in industries no longer existing in Islington.
Hearing about the life of a development producer
Caroline Clayton, a development producer who has worked on several high-profile documentaries, came into the University to offer her knowledge to students.
Industry Recognition for BA Journalism students
Two student magazines have been shortlisted for the prestigious Student Publication Association (SPA) Awards
Celebrating International Women’s Day
The University hosted an event in honour of International Women’s Day to celebrate the achievements of women and how they can reach their career goals through higher education.
Suzanne Cohen named as Film Educator of the Year
Suzanne Cohen, who teaches Film at London Metropolitan University, has won the Educator of the Year Award at the 2018 Into Film Awards.
London Met students celebrate International Women’s Day through film
A TV show has been produced by London Met students to commemorate International Women’s Day.
Do human rights conflict with national security?
London Metropolitan University hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday 7 March to investigate and debate whether human rights should be compromised in the interest of national security.
London Met lecturer nominated for national film award
Suzanne Cohen has been nominated for Into Film’s Educator of the Year Award for her work with Camden Summer University.
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.
Playing with Transmission at the Global Game Jam
London Metropolitan University is one of thousands to host the Global Game Jam competition.
Colour-In Fashion: How should fashion embrace diversity?
The University hosted a panel of fashion industry experts to discuss how diversity should be embraced within the industry.
Chair of the Office for Students visits London Met
University welcomed Sir Michael Barber to its Holloway campus.
Calling all 2018 Game Jammers
Taking part in the Game Jam initiative offers an insight into how to create, develop, test and launch your very own game. Register your interest now.
London Met staff honoured at 2017 Annual Awards
Staff members recognised for outstanding contribution within the University.
London Met hosts cyber security event in collaboration with the British Computer Society
London Met hosted a day-long event entitled, “Cyber Prevention through Higher Education Collaboration.”
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.
England is Mine...and Morrissey's
The University hosted an exclusive film screening of England is Mine offering students an insight into the film industry.
Making a real difference after graduating
Journalism graduate Irene Cafagna landed a high profile job opportunity after graduating and credits the experience she received at London Met with helping her achieve her "dream role."
London Met formalises partnership agreement with Triagon Akademie
London Met has formalised a new partnership agreement with the Triagon Akademie.
Creating new partnerships and exchanging knowledge
London Metropolitan University is working with Ask Electronics in a partner knowledge exchange.
London Met to open new Highbury Canteen
London Metropolitan University will introduce a new Highbury Canteen to the Holloway campus by March 2018.
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).
Camden Summer University
Staff and students at London Met collaborated with Camden Summer University on a number of film courses.
Think, make, play with Creative Music Technologies
Creative Music Technologies invites you to experience expert tuition and state of the art equipment at a free taster workshop.
"London Met's approach is vital," says Cisco engineer
Alexander Duncan now works as a Global Systems Engineer at Cisco.
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.
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.
And 'The Graduate Of The Year 2017' is…
Film and Broadcast Production BA graduate named Graduate of the Year by Adzuna.
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.
Digital Toybox 2017
Starting 8 June, the School of Computing and Digital Media present their annual celebration of student work.
Cass leads wave of London Met gains in Guardian University Guide
Art courses ranked second best in London again for student satisfaction, while the School of Computing and Digital Media's Maths course scores 10/10 for ‘Value Added’.
Mad Men: from Madison Avenue to Manchester
Dr Karen McNally joined a Q&A panel to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Mad Men.
St James’s Palace hosts ‘inspiring’ London Met enterprise awards
Big Idea Challenge 2017 showcases London Met’s contribution to innovation and enterprise in the capital.
Capturing the flag for cyber security
Students from the School of Computing and Digital Media competed in a Capture the Flag competition at the National Conference for Learning and Teaching in Cyber Security.
Is Fashion Unfair?
Join our star-studded panel for an evening of debate and discussion as we examine whether fashion is unfair?
The Reality of Infrastructure Security in the Cloud: Tales from Industry Evening Talk
Organised by BCS Student Chapter Computer Society
The BCS Student Chapter Computer Society hosted an amazing event where Thomas Owen gave a talk entitled The Reality of Infrastructure Security in the Cloud: Tales from Industry.
Two lecturers visit London Met partner in Spain
Two London Met lecturers visited Cesine, one of London Met’s partners in Spain.
What is a Londoner?
Knife crime, racism and the use of police force among the hotly debated topics in ‘What is a Londoner’ event, write students Omotolani Shokeye, Rohma Ejaz and Shannon Eades.
Sowing the seeds in the Radio Garden
To coincide with World Radio Day 2017 Dr Peter Lewis, collaborator on the online radio platform Radio.Garden, reflects on its viral success.
Helping to make 5G a reality
London Met Professor organises conference to support the development of 5G mobile technology.
Funding the future of cybersecurity
Muhammad Ali Kazmi, a PhD student in the School of Computing and Digital Media, has been awarded a Cisco scholarship to further his research into cybersecurity.
Students celebrate success at Cisco hackathon
Computer Networking students represented London Met at 24 hour Cisco innovation challenge.
London Met graduate scoops British Computer Society award
The School of Computing and Digital Media was recognised at the BCS Student Awards Ceremony through our student Bradley Murdoch who received the award for Best Student 1st Class.
London Met researcher wins prestigious lectureship
Dr Sohail Mushtaq wins recognition from the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry for early career research.
London Met named best CCNP provider in Europe
The University gains Cisco Academy recognition for providing Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Curriculum Excellence.
London Met BCS Student Chapter co-hosts free event
Bitcoin: Darkside of the Internet
London Met British Computer Society (BCS) Student Chapter will co-host a free event on 26 April with the BCS North London Branch.
London Met researcher produces short film about UK's Polish migrant workers
Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher Karima Aziz has directed and edited a short documentary on female Polish migrant workers in the UK.
New School of Computing Student Society breaks sign up records!
During the Freshers Fair event 200 new students signed up to the (student initiated) Games, Tabletop, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Society
BSc Media and Communications lecturer appointed co-editor of Sage's Business Information Review
London Met course leader appointed co-editor of prestigious journal Business Information Review.
Dr Karen McNally joins international research project on the film musical
Film and Television Studies Senior Lecturer joins major new collaborative research project in Paris