London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in one of the world's most exciting capital cities, London Met is home to a diverse community of inspiring and determined learners, teachers and innovative thinkers.We offer a wide range of courses, from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees to short courses and professional qualifications, many of which are available to study full-time or part-time to best suit your needs and lifestyle.

Top reasons to study here

  • All of the LMU undergraduate courses include some form of work-related learning, such as a placement, client project or on-campus work experience.
  • LMU degrees are valued by employers around the world.
  • All of the LMU undergraduate courses include some form of work-related learning.

About

History

The University as it is today was created in 2002 with the merging  of London Guildhall University and the University of North London, the first merger between two universities in the UK. Its roots, however, lie firmly in the nineteenth century with the establishment of the Metropolitan Evening Classes for Young Men in 1848.

Education

Students studying in any of our schools have access to all our communal facilities (such as libraries, social spaces, cafés and eateries), and each school also has areas of expertise which might mean you use specialist resources as part of your course. Our schools have links to relevant businesses in sectors related to their specialist subject areas, and the schools are also hotbeds of research undertaken by University academics and PhD students.

Research

The high-quality research forms a core part of the life of London Met and underpins all that we do. 

Research covers everything from teaching thousands of undergraduates, supervising several hundred students on PhD and Professional Doctorate programmes, conducting funded research or working with our many partners. 

London Met is home to a number of research centres, groups and units that provide a focal point for staff and research students. They give definition and direction to the work that we do.

Services

Student services

  • At London Met, you will have a dedicated School Office that will be your first port of call for any queries you may have.
  • Your School Office is where you can access a variety of services, advice and guidance during your time as a student with us.

Housing services

It's important to find somewhere safe, affordable and comfortable to live in a new city, so we're here to give you a comprehensive guide to student housing in London.

We aim to give you a comprehensive guide to student housing in London, including:

  • finding accommodation in external student halls of residence
  • searching for private rented accommodation (flat shares, whole flat and house rentals)
  • finding single-semester and short-stay accommodation, including homestay and hotels and bed and breakfasts (B&Bs)
  • living in private rented accommodation 
  • advice about summer accommodation
  • landlord services including opportunities for landlords and agents to advertise accommodation to our students

Library services

The libraries have over 274,337 books, 59,922 e-books and 42,135 e-journals for you to use. As well as reading for study we have a popular reading-for-pleasure collection. Research shows that reading for pleasure can help student achievement. As a London Met student you'll be able to use our online catalogue to search or browse our collections. 

ICT services

London Met invests in you. The University boasts state-of-the-art learning, library and IT facilities where you can hone your skills – from a mock courtroom, purpose-built art, design and recording studios to a £100,000 journalism newsroom and our £30 million Science Centre, which is one of the largest science teaching labs in Europe.

Student Life

Sports facilities

The gym is based at Holloway campus with an exercise room at Aldgate. Affordable membership is available to students, staff and the public.

City of London, England, United Kingdom

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