SocialMet News Archive

How do we define a module as ‘irrelevant’ to our course?

By Kristiyana Hristova We recently had a discussion on the SocialMet facebook page about having modules that might appear ‘irrelevant’ to the course a person is doing or ‘irrelevant’ to their end goal. That made me realise that I am maybe not one …

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How do we manage working, family commitments and study all at the same time?

By Anthony Bennett I am amazed and proud to be one of the many mature students that have qualified with a university degree, and when I graduated there were many more people out there that also achieved their goals: mothers, fathers, ???care people???…

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Why is studying in London better than in my country?

By Milja Zarubica As I entered my 2nd year at London Metropolitan University and taking in account that I attended 2 years of uni in my home country before I moved to London, I feel like like I’m competent enough to compare how different studying …

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Humans rather than Machines!

by Ivan Cardoso This article was inspired by a comment made (see below*) on one of the SocialMet facebook wall posts. It struck me in that students may actually have a sense of what being taught by ???humans??? and ???machines??? is like. What I would lik…

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Voices from London Met

Voices from London Met – some articles coming up over the next few days… We’ve wanted to publish a series of articles for while – to post up here on the blog and share through our network. Trouble is, it’s just so hard to ask people to write ano…

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SocialMet in Spring 2012

As we begin the new semester we’re really excited about where SocialMet is going next. We’ve had fantastic support and reaction so far from everyone, and right up to the top too – Malcolm Gillies, our esteemed leader, has shown support for us, bot…

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