The Cass news archive: July 2014
All news from The Cass during July 2014.
Designing the CASS Summer Show 2014
The Faculty did something completely different!
Bringing students & alumni on board to design, curate & build CASS 2014: The CASS 2014 Summer Show Project Team
Approach at the Cass being praised
Recent essay in Architects Journal on the role of the Studio System in Architectural Education praises approach at the Cass.
Art Parties Everywhere
Many expected to attend screenings of an Art Film
Thousands expected to attend GCSE Results Day launch screenings of Art Party Film by Cass Professor(s) BobandRoberta Smith
NWLSA Student Awards 2014
Students win awards from North West London Society
Last Thursday saw the North West London Society of Architects (NWLSA) panel attend presentations by undergraduate and postgraduate students for annual NWLSA Student Awards.
New 'i'klectik' art space opens its doors
Hidden Dragons is Mark J Newton's first solo exhibition in London. He paints fractured and distorted images of endangered species using digital and online sources.
Rising Star 2014
Cass student Nikita Wilson awarded 'Rising Star'
BA (Hons) Interior Architecture graduate Nikita Wilson has been named 'Rising Star of 2014' at the Interior Educators (IE) exhibition at the Truman Brewery.
LCF - Fifty Years On
50 years of The London College of Furniture
The CASS School of Design is continuing its year-long celebration of 50 years since the opening of the London College of Furniture (LCF) with a one day symposium.
Incredible femur stool designed by Cass lecturer
A stool based on human bone structure and designed by MA Product Design Senior Lecturer Assa Ashuach is the latest addition to the Frederick Parker Collection.
Stephen Williams Scholarship
Chloe Anderson, beneficiary of RIBA AHR
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and AHR (formerly Aedas UK) have announced future Chloe Anderson - who will commence study at The Cass this September.
Alumnus film will premiere at Indian Film Festival
Shongram, the debut feature from Munsur Ali, an alumnus of BA (Hons) film and Broadcast Production course at The Cass will have its UK premiere at the London Indian Film Festival 2014.
Graduate Lil Chase Publishes New Book
London Metropolitan University Creative Writing graduate Lil Chase has published the first novel in her three book series
Marketing Assistant opportunity at The Cass
An exciting opportunity has arisen in The Cass for a creative individual to provide marketing and administrative support for the Faculty.
Recognition for Research
Staff shortlisted for RIBA President’s Awards
Academic staff from The Cass School of Architecture and The Cass Projects Office feature in the shortlists for two categories of the President’s Awards for Research 2014.
A Matter of Blood
Cass Alumnus work featured at an art gallery
Cass Fine Art alumnus Gabriel Andreu's film A Matter of Blood (2012) is going to be shown at Vyner Street’s Degree Art gallery.
Cass professor(s) and alumnus win awards
The winners of the third International Print Biennale Print Awards include Bob and Roberta Smith who teaches at the Cass, and Trevor Banthorpe who studied Fine Art at The Faculty.
Between Heaven and Earth
Cass Reader, Simone Ten Hompel exhibits in Seoul
Cass Reader in Silversmithing and Jewellery, Simone Ten Hompel is exhibiting at Gallery On in Seoul, South Korea.
News from The Cass
Project Oracle to be launched as a charity at London Met
The organisation’s application to become a charity was approved earlier this year and will be launched as a charity next month.
SICK! Film Festival brings NORMAL back to the big screen
NORMAL, a film directed and produced by London Metropolitan University staff, examines the relationship between migration, sex trafficking and the sex industry.
An evening with MOBO founder Kanya King
Kanya King MBE, founder of the MOBO Awards visited London Met to speak about her career, and to offer advice to students and alumni.
Reusing rain leads to RSA Award for Christopher
Cass student Christopher Crawford-Kelly wins Royal Society for the Arts Student Design Award for innovative idea to reuse rainwater.
Do children really believe in Santa?
Research led by Chartered Psychologist, Dr Louise Bunce, reveals that belief in Father Christmas is still wide-spread among children.
New student rep elected to Board of Governors
Students at London Metropolitan University have a new representative to the Board of Governors.
Starting salary success for graduates
London Metropolitan University is the number one modern university for graduate starting salaries, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2013.
New designs for Russian architecture
London Metropolitan University has played a major role in the creation of a new and radical architecture school in Moscow.
London Met students Get Ahead
Students at London Metropolitan University got the chance to boost their employment prospects and study skills at a special event “run by students, for students.”
Ceramist called up for Olympic exhibit
A talented ceramist from London Metropolitan University has been selected as one of just 14 artists to feature in a special exhibition celebrating the Olympics.
Celebrating the role of London Met
This year marks two decades since the 1992 Further and Higher Education Act allowed modern institutions to apply for university status.
Architecture author wins prestigious prize
An academic from The Cass has won a top prize at the Urban Design Awards 2012.