Critical Conversation Cafe: Gender Dysphoria (Social and Emotional Wellbeing)

The common definition of gender is based on a binary assumption of people identifying as either male or female. This is inaccurate. COME LEARN MORE ON Wed 24th February 2021 2pm-2.50pm   About this Event Çinar Aydogan, LGBTQIA+ Society President and Chrystalle Margallo, Student Union President host this cafe to discuss two sides of Gender Dysphoria- the social and emotional. Gender Dysphoria is described as a … Continue reading Critical Conversation Cafe: Gender Dysphoria (Social and Emotional Wellbeing)

8 best drugstore vegan skincare products

Switching your beauty routine to the animal-friendly collection has never been this easy. The term “vegan” is simply not limited to what we eat and what we wear, but it is also what we apply to our skin. So it’s not surprising that the launch of vegan skincare rose from 13% of all beauty launches in 2014 to 28% in 2018, according to the Vegan … Continue reading 8 best drugstore vegan skincare products

London Lions’ Vince Macaulay wants to make his community better through basketball

One of the most successful basketball coaches in the UK, London Lions’ Vince Macaulay, talks about basketball, the meaning of the community, racism, diversity, the lockdown, and how sports can help the society to become better. By Nikos Papanikolaou If someone searches on the web about the most popular sports in the UK, they will discover that basketball is not one of them. Football and … Continue reading London Lions’ Vince Macaulay wants to make his community better through basketball

The value of Vitamin D

We don’t get enough Vitamin D because of the weather; however, it is a vitamin we need and a vitamin that might be shielding us against COVID-19. How can we introduce more Vitamin D in our diet? By Honey Carlier Vitamin D is also known as the Sunshine Vitamin. Why? Because we get the majority of this valuable vitamin from the sun. You may question … Continue reading The value of Vitamin D

Race Equity Strategy Session for Students

A real opportunity for you to have your voice heard and listened to as part of London Metropolitan University’s ongoing commitment to race equality.   About this Event The Centre for Equity & Inclusion team will be holding briefings to update and consult with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Students on our commitment to tackling institutional racism. As the discussion may extend to difficult personal experiences, … Continue reading Race Equity Strategy Session for Students

Understanding Islamophobia

In November 2020, London Met became the first UK University to formally adopt the APPG working definition of Islamophobia. To mark this, the Centre for Equity & Inclusion will be holding a panel discussion with Dr Zain Sardar (Aziz Foundation) and Dr Fatima Rajina (Stephen Lawrence Research Centre, De Montfort University) to explore Islamophobia in Britain and within Higher Education. Come join us on Wednesday, … Continue reading Understanding Islamophobia

Ten (not so ordinary) Christmas movies to watch this (not so ordinary) Christmas

Ah, Christmas. It’s the time of year when we have a little break, gain some weight, cry over silly movies, and exchange presents (Royal Mail, can you hear us?). We can also eat a lot – did I say this? I think I did. I know that this Christmas (and this year as a whole) might not have been as you expected, but Christmas is … Continue reading Ten (not so ordinary) Christmas movies to watch this (not so ordinary) Christmas

Hungry London: Why Foodbanks?

London Met’s Journalism Newsweek this January will focus on Hungry London, and the rise of foodbank use in the capital. Newsweek is a series of events run as part of the University’s journalism course, which sees students produce magazines, online blogs, and television and radio programmes focused on a topical issue over the course of a week. Participants will be invited to hear from and pose questions … Continue reading Hungry London: Why Foodbanks?

Spring 2021 Critical Conversation Cafes

The cafes are an open and informal space, and a real opportunity to facilitate stimulating debate, critical reflection and awareness whilst discussing a range of topics, interests, passions and so on led by participants (individuals and interest groups). They are open to both staff and students at London Met. Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Dilemmas of Decolonial Work hosted by Ryan Arthur, Academic Mentor SSPR on 27 … Continue reading Spring 2021 Critical Conversation Cafes

Drive And Listen: a virtual ride in cities around the world while listening to local radio

Only a few things can make you feel better during lockdown. Talk to a loved one, watch a movie, listen to music, read a book, take a drive in New York or Madrid or Melbourne, while you listen to local radio stations. Wait, what? By Nikos Papanikolaou “Bro, do you know what lockdown means? Also, do you know that we don’t own a car and … Continue reading Drive And Listen: a virtual ride in cities around the world while listening to local radio