Get involved

Exciting, new society in Aldgate is looking for new members to expand their rooftop society! If you are interested in taking part email sustainability@londonmet.ac.uk.

The new garden on the roof of Calcutta House provides a unique space to relax and socialise. Meet your friends, have lunch, study or use it for group workshops – the garden is open until dusk and we invite all students to visit it!

There are currently 3 positions (President, Secretary and Treasurer) available for the Green Society.

If you are interested please email s.ahmad@londonmet.ac.uk 
 
Just a brief explanation of what is a student society:
 
Societies are groups of students who share a common interest and provide unique opportunities for you to meet like-minded people, have fun, make friends and gain new skills. Societies are major part of student life at London Met, and becoming a member is the best way to get involved with the things that interest you especially if you're looking to take up a new hobby or just want to have fun, or enhance your employability skills.
London Met Students' Union provide help and support for the societies including training and advice. There is also funding available for society events and activities. 
 
Sustainability Team will also provide ongoing support helping to get external speakers and give advice as well as involve society in activities such as Green Week.
 
For any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Shamim on s.ahmad@londonmet.ac.uk
 
Here are some of the benefits of running a society:
  • Add value to your CV
  • Make new friends
  • Gain new skills
  • Develop your confidence
  • Do something you are passionate about
  • Networking opportunity
  • Give something back
  • Put on event
  • Gain recognition – have your society officer name appear on the degree transcript (eg certificate and awards)
  • Have fun

We have a roof garden at the Holloway Road campus and we have planted various edible plants such as varieties of mint, rosemary, beans and salad. If you are interested, get in touch with the Sustainability Team by emailing us at sustainability@londonmet.ac.uk and we will let you know how to get involved.

 If you would like to visit the garden and take a part in gardening club we would like to hear from you. 

Gardening Club

We have installed two beehives on top of the roof in our Holloway campus with 40,000 bees harvesting honey every day. Follow us @GreenLondonMet to receive updates and read our news story to find out more about this project. 

You can also watch bees live online.

Bee visit

If you would like to join the Environmental Sustainability Management Team please contact the Sustainability team.

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