Welcome to London Met SU

Welcome to London Met

We're looking forward to welcoming you to London Met in October.

We want to help you get to know the union, university and other new students.

We'll be adding more information here as the new term approaches but in the meantime you can read more about us and meet the team.

Tell us more about you...

We'd love to get to know more about you. The students' union is for every type of student so we want to send you the information that's most relevant to you.

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A little about us...

The Students' Union represents London Met students and helps them get together to make things better at London Met, do cool stuff, make the world a better place, develop their skills, campaign, play sport, perform and loads more.

Read more about us and how you can get involved.

Events

Thu 1st October

Black History Month
1st October midnight - 31st October 11:59pm
In October London Met will be celebrating Black History Month, and we won't stop there. We want to acknowledge the life, history and achievements of Black people who changed society in the UK throughout the year.

Sun 4th October

Cook-along: Sunday Roast
noon - 3pm
Online
Join our virtual cooking class with your ingredients and learn how to make a classic Sunday roast dinner
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Freshers League: League of Legends Esports Tournament
7pm - 11pm
Online - link coming soon
Summoning all Summoners, are you ready to slay the competition in a League of Legends tournament?
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Mon 5th October

Welcome Fair
5th October 10am - 16th October 4pm
Online - link coming soon
Take a look at all of the opportunities and support available for London Met students and sign up to sports clubs and societies.
Yoga: rebalance & recentre
10am - 11am
Online
A gentle yoga workshop to help guide you through the hectic start of the academic year.
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Make up class: everyday wear
11am - noon
Online
Tune in to learn how to give yourself a natural day to day glow
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Make up class: daily skincare routine
12:30pm - 1pm
Online - link coming soon
Top tips and tricks on how to keep your skin silky smooth and refreshed
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Welcome to Your Union - hosted by the SU Exec
1pm - 2pm
Online - link coming soon
Did you know you are automatically a member of your students' union? Come and meet MetSU and learn about its services and how you can make use of them.
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Get creative! Interactive, collaborative art for wellbeing
2pm - 3pm
Online
Find out how a few simple meditative exercises can change your daily mood and impact your overall wellbeing in this interactive creative session.
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ACS Welcome Event
3pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Join ACS for their first event of the year!
Get involved: joining or creating a society
4pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Join our officers to discover how you can take part in Societies at London Met SU!
Get involved: The Sea of Red - sports at London Met SU
5pm - 5:30pm
Zoom
Join our officers to discover how you can get involved in sports at London Met SU!
Chefin it up Bajan Style - Bajan fishcakes cooking class
6pm - 8pm
Online
Straight from the fisherman's net and into your bread & two, fish cakes are a classic Bajan breakfast, snack and starter dish. Join us for an online cooking class - the latest in our Chefin it Up series throughout Black History 365.
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London Met Mens Basketball Virtual Meet Up
7pm - 8:30pm
Zoom
Join to meet the coach and find out more about Men's Basketball at London Met SU!

Tue 6th October

Welcome to London & the UK!
10am - 11am
Online - link coming soon
New to the city? New to the country? Come meet other people who are finding their feet in London and ask questions about things like the Tube!
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Punjabi cooking class - Gulab Jamun
11am - noon
Online - link coming soon
The sweetest juiciest ball of love
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Punjabi cooking class - Indian infused omelette
12:30pm - 12:50pm
Online - link coming soon
British meets Punjabi flavours
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Sustainable Students' Union - students driving for change
1pm - 2pm
Online - link coming soon
Find out how you can get involved with our sustainability work.
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First Love Meet and Greet!
2pm - 3pm
via Zoom
Find out what First Love is all about and make new friends!
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Women's hangout
2pm - 3pm
Online - link coming soon
Meet other women students and talk about what you want to get out of your time at London Met and how the students' union can help that happen
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Disabled students' hangout
3pm - 4pm
Online - link coming soon
Meet other disabled students and talk about what you want to get out of your time at London Met and how the students' union can help that happen
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Getting started at uni - things we wish we'd been told!
4pm - 5pm
Online - link coming soon
What is plagiarism? When is the best time to use the printers? When should you think about module choices? All the things we wish we knew BEFORE it all started.
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Christian Union Welcome Meeting
5pm - 7:30pm
MS Teams
Join the Christian Union's first event of the year!
Sports quiz & club night ft. Jimmy the Gent
7pm - 11pm
Online
Fancy yourself as a bit of a sports guru? Put your knowledge to the test with our interactive Sports Quiz & Club Night!
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Wed 7th October

Punjabi cooking class - Signature butter chicken
10am - 11:30am
Online - link coming soon
Learn how to make the perfect butter chicken with authentic Indian spices
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Punjabi cooking class - Traditional daal
noon - 1pm
Online - link coming soon
A quick and easy yellow lentil soup with sensational flavour
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Punjabi cooking class - Aloo channa
1pm - 2pm
Online - link coming soon
Cooked in a rich spiced tomato sauce complimented with diced potatoes
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Model United Nations Introductory Meeting
2pm - 4pm
Zoom
The Model United Nations Society invites you to join us for our introductory meeting on the work we do.
BAME students' hangout
3pm - 4pm
Online - link coming soon
Meet other Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students and talk about what you want to get out of your time at London Met and how the students' union can help that happen
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Big Watch panel discussion
5pm - 6pm
Online
A dynamic panel discussion for staff and students to come together and discuss the film 'Hidden Figures' and current issues of workplace representation and anti-Black racism.
Escape room
5pm - 8pm
Online - link coming soon
Calling all new cadets! Join us as you’re rocketed into space for an interactive, team-based virtual escape game!
Disco bingo
8pm - 11pm
Online
The one and only, showbiz sensation Boogaloo Stu invites you to join him for Disco Bingo!
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Thu 8th October

Using your time wisely
10am - 11am
Online
This insightful workshop will give you universal, life-long tools to overcome procrastination and mental disturbance.
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LGBTQ+ students' hangout
11am - noon
Online - link coming soon
Meet other LGBTQ+ students and talk about what you want to get out of your time at London Met and how the students' union can help that happen
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Student parents and carers' hangout
1pm - 2pm
Online - link coming soon
Meet other students who are parents and carers and talk about what you want to get out of your time at London Met and how the students' union can help that happen
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Make up class: party glam
5:30pm - 7pm
Online - link coming soon
Perfect for a night out, with a sparkly eye and bold lip
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Black History Month quiz & club night
7pm - 11pm
Online
Music, arts and culture quiz hosted by Complexion
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Fri 9th October

Ask me anything about London Met
noon - 1pm
Online - link coming soon
An open forum with the SU to ask for advice, directions and hints and tips about studying at home.
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AMPR Welcome Week Live Online Quiz!
3pm - 4:30pm
Zoom
Whether you're a fresher, a continuing student or a recent graduate, come join the AMPR for October 9th 3 pm Welcome Week quiz, where there'll amazon vouchers up for grabs!
Escape room
5pm - 8pm
Online - link coming soon
Calling all new cadets! Join us as you’re rocketed into space for an interactive, team-based virtual escape game!
How to Overcome Calamities?
6pm - 7:30pm
Zoom
Join the Islamic Society for their first event of the year!
Socahontas: Soca Dance Class
7pm - 8pm
Zoom
Bringing you the vibes of the west indies with a Soca dance class by the Carnival Queen herself, Socahontas!
A Night With the Stars!
8pm - 9pm
Facebook Event
Join First Love London Met for a wonderful and fun evening!
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Mon 12th October

Chefin it up Cape Verdean style - Cooking Class
6pm - 8pm
Zoom
Celebrate Cape Verdean culture whilst learning how to make Feijoada - a classic bean stew dish. A follow along cooking class with a Q&A session.
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Wed 14th October

Men's Mental Health
6pm - 8pm
Online
Shining a light on Black mens mental health and maintaining their well-being is more important now than ever before. We sit down with Reginald from 100 Black Men of London- a community-based charity led by Black men.

Thu 15th October

How to Profile a Serial Killer
7pm - 9pm
Online
A fascinating question and answer session with British psychologist Dr Glenn Wilson
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