MetSU is here to support, represent and enrich the lives of London Met students.
Students’ unions are separate to universities and are led by students for students. They exist to represent your needs and interests whilst you are studying whilst also providing lots of opportunities, activities and events to improve your time at university.
As a student at London Metropolitan University, you are automatically a member of London Met Students’ Union and can get involved straight away.
We are a democratic organisation led by elected officers, overseen by a Board of Trustees and supported by a team of professional staff.
An officer is a student who has been elected by other students to hold a leadership position within the Students’ Union.
At London Met Students’ Union we have:
4 full-time officer positions - a president and 3 positions representing the 6 schools; and
5 part-time officer positions representing 4 liberation groups - Women students, BAME students, LGTBQ+ students and Disabled students
Full-time officer positions are paid and you can either take a year out of your studies to be one or become one immediately after the end of your course. Part-time officers hold their positions whilst also studying.
You can find out more here.
Representation and campaigning
Your elected student officers make sure your voice is heard at the University and represent you on the issues that affect you within the Students’ Union, the University, in the local community and at a national level. They also lead on campaigns to bring about change on the issues that matter to students and work to ensure that students have the services and opportunities you need to help you succeed. Find out more here.
Student Reps are your academic representatives on your course. They raise academic and related issues on behalf of students on your course to teaching staff, the School and the University and act as a communication channel between you, your students’ union and the university as well as being involved in shaping changes to the way the University is run. Find out more here.
Union Council ensures your students’ union is doing what students want. It's run for students, by students and is made up of student representatives elected from and by the student body. Find out more here.
Academic support and advocacy
Our Advice Service provides free, confidential and independent advice, support and representation to all students on a range of university-related issues. We can support you if you are facing issues with your academic work and need advice and information on:
Applications and appeals for mitigating circumstances
Support at hearings and meetings
Assistance with academic complaint
Find out more here.
We know that your time at University can sometimes be difficult and we’re here to help make sure your time is the best it can be. We can support you in lots of different ways including:
Ensuring your voice is heard and your needs are represented within the University.
Providing advice on any issues you may be experiencing at university including appeals, meetings, hearings, complaints and mitigating circumstances.
Running services and activities that provide you with opportunities to have fun, meet other people and learn new skills.
We exist to make student life better so get in touch if you need help with something - If it’s not an area we cover then we will point you in the right direction to someone who can help. You can find out more here.
MetSU is the home of competitive sport within the university.
You can play for any one of a number of sports teams. including men's and women's football, basketball or rugby, mixed volleyball or other sports including badminton, cheerleading, cricket, dance, futsal or netball.
You can also get involved in our annual MetSU Sport Mash Up.
MetSU supports many diverse societies which cover a range of interests and lifestyles.
You can join an existing society or get together with others who share your interests and form a new society.
Verve gives students an opportunity to get involved with the MetSU magazine or radio station.
SU Services and Reception
The Students' Union reception at Holloway is there to help point the way and can also assist with TOTUM discount cards
There truly is something for everyone in the SU!
Phone: 0207 133 4171
Main Office: Harglenis Building, Holloway