Blog Archives

Join our team of London Met students working in the Rocket venue now!

We are looking now for outgoing and fun loving LMU students to join our existing team of ‘venue assistants’. Applications are open so get involved!

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This fun and flexible position pays London Living Wage, and can fit around your studies. Work includes setting up and working at events in the venue, working on the bar, cloakroom, box office and promoting our events.

The Rocket runs a cafe bar and puts on the best student events from live shows to club nights, as well as private hire events. We have a vibrant and close knit student team who enjoy working and socialising together… it’s a great opportunity to get involved with events at uni and make new friends, and all staff are paid the London Living wage! Don’t delay, apply today through Met Temps – there are shifts waiting!

Rocket Karaoke – Thursday 6 April

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Show us your superstar potential at the awesome Rocket Karaoke and Easter party. Throw on your Easter attire and get in front of the glitter curtain to strut your stuff… all the classics will be available for you to sing your heart out to. Drinks voucher prizes for good and very bad singers!
Free entry for London Met students, other uni students and guests. All students must have valid student ID cards and guests must have valid photo ID for entry.
London Met students may sign in up to two guests.

Rocket Karaoke – Wednesday 8 March

Another chance to sing your heart out and be a superstar for a night!

All details on Facebook here.

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Karaoke! This Wednesday 15 February

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Welcome Party for new and returning students!

A big welcome to all new and returning students awaits on Friday 10 February at The Rocket!

It’s going to be a great night with cocktails, bubbly reception, DJs and dancing. A perfect chance to unwind with old friends after the holidays, and make new ones 🙂

Two for one cocktails starts at 6pm so get down early!

Most up to date information is on our FB. Follow us for all the latest information about events around uni, tips, tricks and gossip!

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Halloween at The Rocket…

Join us for some spooktacular fun!

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London Met Freshers’ 2016 starts Monday 26 September

London Met’s Freshers’ activity starts on Monday 26 September.

There are two weeks of amazing events and entertainment, followed by a huge Freshers’ closing party on Friday 14 October.

Freshers’ Fairs are in Aldgate campus on Tuesday 4 October, and in Holloway campus on Thursday 6 October.

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Most events are free for Freshers, you can get a free entry wristband from our student venue The Rocket, or from our events team at enrolment around the different campuses.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, say hello and keep in touch!

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London Metropolitan University Freshers 2016

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We’re busy planning all the brilliant Freshers welcome activity for our new and returning students, and can’t wait for September!

London Met Freshers Week starts on Monday 26th September.

All the most up to date info will be on our facebook and twitter, keep in touch!

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Euro 2016 screenings for staff and students at The Rocket

The Rocket bar will be screening Euro 2016 matches where possible, and as a special opening event we will have the bar open for Republic of Ireland vs Sweden at 5pm on Monday 13 June.

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The match will be screened live on the LCD screens in the Inner Courtyard (weather permitting), and in The Rocket.

The bar will be open during the screening for students and staff so come down and unwind after work… there will be a free drink for the first 25 customers from 4.30pm and cheap deals thereafter.

All 2pm weekday matches throughout the competition will be screened in The Rocket, with the bar open on other key occasions… depending on how England do!

Hope to see you there!

Matches we are showing so far at 2pm:

Mon 13 June- Spain v Czech Republic

Wed 15 June- Russia v Slovakia

Thu 16 June – England v Wales

Fri 17 June   – Italy v Sweden

Summer Garden 2016 at London Met starts Monday 18 April

We can’t wait for Summer, but until teaching ends instead we’ll have a BBQ every Thursday in the courtyard at Holloway Campus!

Delicious street food, giant games, music from Verve Radio and live music from our students as well as comfy deck chairs and more… not to be missed!

The first street food BBQ will be on Thursday 21 April, and then every Thursday if the weather is good!

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