What Does the Social Worker Bring? Considerations of complex mental health work with Children and Young People

Date: 16/05/2024

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location: Online (MS Teams)

Who is it for:

This event is being held for Mental Health Week 2024.

The session is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the work of CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) social work. It will explore the value and identity of social work in those services and will also explore the specific complexities in assessing children and young people under the Mental Health Act.

We will more

From EU enlargement to Brexit and Beyond: 20 years of migration & research

Date: 01/05/2024

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

On the 1st of May 2004, European Union embarked upon the biggest expansion of the bloc in its history. Ten new countries joined, eight from Eastern and Central Europe, followed by Romania and Bulgaria in 2007.

Marking the 20th anniversary of that event this one-day symposium is organized and chaired by two London Metropolitan University scholars who have researched these migration phenomena more

Racism and Housing: In conversation with Dr Shabna Begum

Date: 24/04/2024

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Rainbow Room, London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

Racism and Housing: In conversation with Shabna Begum

Dr Shabna Begum is author of 'From Sylhet to Spitalfields: Bengali Squatters in 1970s East London'. She completed her doctorate, upon which the book is based at QMUL and remains an honorary research fellow with the School of Geography. She is currently interim CEO of the Runnymede Trust, one of the UK's leading race equality more

Developing as an Anti-Racist Practitioner Workshop Day

Date: 25/01/2024

Time: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Royal Docks Centre for Sustainability, UEL Docklands Campus (Cyprus DLR).

Who is it for:

The UEL Social Work team would like to invite you to participate in a 1-day workshop, which will be offered to Level 5 and 6 social work BA (Hons) students. The theme of the day will be Developing as an Anti-Racist Social Work Practitioner (see details above). 

The event will be attended by a range of people with more

Book Event – Queering Sexual Health Translation Pedagogy

Date: 01/02/2024

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: Rainbow Room (T1-01) London Metropolitan University (Holloway campus) 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

Queering Sexual Health Translation Pedagogy

Join us for the launch of Queering more (Cambridge University Press), by Dr Piero Toto, senior lecturer in translation at London Metropolitan University and professional freelance translator. This exciting new book explores the role of translation within multicultural contexts as a form of 'social activism' promoting sexual health and public engagement by way of translation projects developed in collaboration with The Love Tank, a not-for-profit community interest community (CIC) that promotes health and wellbeing of underserved communities.

SAFEGUARDING MONTH: Anti – Racism Conference

Date: 28/11/2023

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Professional Development Centre, 229 Bethnal Green Road London E2 6AB

Who is it for:

***Open to all professionals or volunteers who work directly or indirectly with children and young people in Tower Hamlets***

Join us on 28 November 2023, for an enlightening and informative event as part of Safeguarding Month. The focus this year is on the priority of Anti-Racism.

Event Highlights:

We have invited three speakers, the Independent more

Navigating discourses around multilingualism at school: A conversation

Date: 04/10/2023

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Room TBC, London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

The Centre for Multilingualism with English (CME) and London Metropolitan University are delighted to invite you to the event ‘Navigating discourses around multilingualism at school: A conversation’.

This event will bring together university researchers and school practitioners to discuss how discourses around multilingualism are reproduced and challenged in the UK education more

Live Social Work Podcast Event: The Social Worker & the Mentor Podcast

Date: 24/11/2023

Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: The Rocket Bar, London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

MSc students and the London Met School of Social Science & Professions would like to invite you to a live podcast event covering all prevalent social work and education topics. Nana and Rob from The Social Worker and the Mentor podcast, who were recently nominated for the BASW Journalism award, will deliver interactive session to help students, social workers, psychologists, school teachers more

The Weekly Reset: Secondary Trauma Workshop for Social Workers (3)

Date: 31/08/2023

Time: 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: Online

Who is it for:

Join weekly online workshop designed to support social workers in exploring their response to trauma exposure, reducing burnout risk, and reconnecting them with their passion for social work.

Each week we will explore a different topic, each designed to help you understand about what vicarious trauma is and the steps you can take to mitigate it's impact on you.

Week 1 (17th August) more

Life on the Andover Estate – social research for social change (in-person)

Date: 10/07/2023

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location: The Great Hall, London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB

Who is it for:

The Andover is a council estate in Finsbury Park, north London. The oldest part of the estate was built in the 1950s but the majority of its 1000 units were built in the 1960s and 1970s. Over the years, much has been written about the estate (often in negative terms) by academics, journalists and politicians, but much less attention has been given to hearing from the residents themselves.

London more


Date: 22/06/2023

Time: 10:16 am -

Location: Educom building, Stratford Campus

Who is it for:

Are you ready to embark on a journey of knowledge and discovery? The School of Education and Communities (Educom) is holding its Festival of Research, part of the University's 125th anniversary celebrations.

This event will showcase cutting-edge research, unique research methodologies and ground-breaking ideas, highlighting how individual academics and research clusters more

CPD requirements workshop

Date: 13/06/2023

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: This session will be held on Microsoft Teams. You will receive the link to join the event 2 hours before the session

Who is it for:

CPD requirements workshops

In this regulatory year of 2022 - 2023 the continuing professional development (CPD) requirements remain the same. Social workers must record a minimum of 2 pieces of CPD per registration year. At least one piece of CPD you record should include a peer reflection. This is a requirement of your registration as a social worker.

Hosted by the regional engagement more

Responding to the Environment Crisis: Interdisciplinary Approaches

Date: 01/06/2023

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Room GC1-08, First Floor Graduate Centre, Holloway Campus, London Metropolitan University 166-220 Holloway Road London N7 8DB. In case you cannot make it in person, the session will also run hybrid via MS Teams. The details on how to join remotely will be sent closer to the date of the event.

Who is it for:

You are cordially invited to a forthcoming workshop of London Metropolitan University’s Interdisciplinary Research Forum (IRF):

In this workshop, we come together from across different research centres and disciplines to advance more