The Cass news archive: December 2017
All news from The Cass during December 2017
London Met staff honoured at 2017 Annual Awards
Staff members recognised for outstanding contribution within the University.
Cass Alumnus wins London Festival of Architecture Modern Maypole competition
A Cass Architecture alumnus, Alex Scott-Whitby has been announced as the winner of the London Festival of Architecture’s Modern Maypole competition in the centre of London.
Acclaimed actor and writer delivers insightful talk to Cass students
The acclaimed actor and writer, Richard Katz, visits Cass Theatre Arts students to discuss his experience of working in the performing arts industry.
Cass Christmas Cracker 2017
Thursday, 14 December, 3-8pm
The twelfth annual open studios at Calcutta House features exhibition by Fine Art BA and Photography BA students and a pop up exhibition by first year architects.
Cass students make their art public in Window Wanderland
Students from The Cass recently participated in Window Wanderland, an international festive initiative developed by a Cass alumna.
Foundation students at The Cass exhibit over 2000 sculptures in pop-up plasticine exhibition
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.
London Met alumna to become Lorelei Press’s newest author
Sarah Jane Wilson, who studied Creative Writing at London Met, will have her debut novel published in 2018.
Cass graduate wins prestigious curtain design competition
Denise Lewis, a recent Textile Design BA graduate, has won a competition to design curtain fabric for the anti-poverty and social action centre, Toynbee Hall.
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.
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Final Cuts Festival: the show goes on, triumphantly
The University’s annual film and media student screenings makes a successful leap online.
LIVENESS: The Summer Show 2020
29 June - 10 July 2020
Annual celebration of student work will see launch of ambitious new online portal and event project.
A message about our School of Art, Architecture and Design
We have taken the decision to remove the name of Sir John Cass from our Art, Architecture and Design School.
Final Cuts 2020
23-25 June 2020
Online festival will showcase outstanding film and media work from students of the school of Computing and Digital Media.
Rewild My Street makes London Wildlife Trust pledge
Siân Moxon, founder of Rewild My Street, will issue a new image every day in June to help the public transform their urban environments.
Taboo: A Festival of Faux Pas
28-30 May 2020
Live stream theatre arts festival will tackle unspoken and challenging themes.
Golden Trezzini Awards
Andy Stone, Head of The Cass joins international jury for prestigious international prize.
Cass alumna debuts first picture book to critical acclaim
Momoko Abe’s ‘Avocado Asks’ has been named as one of the Guardian’s best new children’s books and her work has been shortlisted for the World Illustration Awards.
Cass tutor promoted to Professor of Creative Writing and Inclusion in the Arts
Sunny Singh, award-winning writer and senior lecturer in Creative Writing and English Literature at The Cass, has been promoted to the title of Professor.
The Jhalak Prize 2020
Shortlist announced for prize for UK writers of colour co-founded by Cass academic Sunny Singh.
Katherine Araniello Bursary Award
Deadline 30 April
Bursaries honour memory of leading artist, disability activist and Cass Fine Art alumna.
AJ Small Projects Win
Students on Cass Diploma Unit 7 win sustainable project prize in prestigious national award.
Rewilding the streets of London
Using design research methods, Senior Lecturer in Architecture and Interior Design Siân Moxon reimagines London’s streets for the benefits of wildlife and people.
Campaign for connectedness and mental health during COVID-19
Jo Garner, Artist in Residence at The Cass, has launched a project focused on gaining a sense of community through badges during the pandemic.