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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!

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Karaoke and Christmas Party – upcoming events at The Rocket

Look out for some great events this coming month… we have the infamous Rocket Karaoke on Thursday 1 December from 7pm, and our flagship Christmas Party on Wednesday 7 December from 9pm – 3am.

Both events are lined up to be off-the-charts amazing as usual, and a great finish to the term… see you there!

We also have various movie nights coming up over the next three weeks… keep an eye on our Facebook here and say hi on Twitter @londonmetevents.

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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.

Freshers programme

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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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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Take Me To Rio! Carnival party on Thursday 3rd March, at The Rocket

After Pay Day comes THE PARTY!

Join us at The Rocket on Thursday 3rd March for #TakeMeToRio – we’re bringing Rio Carnival to Holloway!

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Have a Caipirinha cocktail and dance to Brazilian carnival music fused with popular chart hits! DJ RNT knows how to get the party started. He’ll provide the Brazilian Bossa Nova/Samba sound, a little bit of Afrobeats, Soca and of course some House Music!

The 1st 50 people to arrive will get a FREE whistle! Dress as colourful as you like – photos will be taken on the night by Sharpington Photography. We have a special performance on the night from Taste of Brazil carnival samba dancers … You CAN NOT miss that!

So buy your Early Bird Tickets for just £4 (limited time only). Order yours today —> https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/take-me-to-rio-supporting-sportsaid-charity-tickets-21390126444

Party is 7:30pm – 11pm

LMU students may sign in up to 2 guests. Guests must bring Photo ID. Students from other uni’s welcome!

Karaoke Night! Sing, drink and boogie this Wednesday from 7.30pm till late!

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Karaoke at The Rocket!

Freshers Is Coming!

FRESHERS FORTNIGHT 2015 KICKS OFF AT LMU ON MONDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER!

We have some great events and activities in store for you this year in and around campus, with all the info to be released soon…

There will be club nights, cocktails, cake, bingo, BBQs, beer, lights, llamas (seriously) and laughs!

Freshers Is ComingGET YER WRISTBANDS

Make sure to get your LMU Freshers Wristband as soon as you get to uni so you can get to all 2 weeks of the events for free. It’s completely free for all first year LMU students.

We will have our Freshers events team out around uni that you can pick them up from. Otherwise you can get one from The Rocket Complex, and we will also be hanging around all the enrolment sessions giving out lots of info too!

DISCOUNTS

And don’t forget to pick up a ‘Metcard’ when you get to uni, available from The Rocket Complex at the bar. It’s completely free and gives you great discounts around campus, especially on food, drink, merch and event entry! Our top tip is to use it in The Rocket where you can get the cheapest and best breakfast, brunch and lunch – Mon to Fri and the best coffee on campus.

The Metcard is your ticket to great discounts at LMU

The Metcard is your ticket to great discounts at LMU

FRESHERS FAIR 

Freshers Fair is held on Tuesday 30th September in Aldgate Hub and Thursday 2nd October at Holloway Hub. Everything from info on all the great societies and sports teams you can join, more free stuff than you can carry, DJs AND free pizza… we strongly recommend you don’t miss this event!

HEY, DO YOU LIKE TO PARTY?

Freshers Welcome Party is on Friday 9th October, and all new and returning students are welcome! Tickets are £5 in advance for students or £8 in advance for guests, but all tickets include 2 free drinks AND a free BBQ!

Not only that, but it’s a huge party with something for everyone, and always sells out, so make sure to get your tickets nice and early. Find out more soon on our FB page.

KEEP IN TOUCH

If you want all the latest information on what’s going on socially around uni, you have to get involved with our facebook and twitter – let us know you’re here and get chatting, we’re a friendly bunch and would love to hear from you!

Also, if you’re interested in putting on an event at The Rocket, let us know by emailing us at entertainment@londonmet.ac.uk

London to Nepal – an evening of fund raising entertainment at London Met

London to Nepal

London Metropolitan University is holding an evening of entertainment in support of Nepal. You can expect great food, dance and live music. Come to see the students and staff of London Met performing on the night, including The Last Hurrah (the University staff band) and many more. You will experience a Far East atmosphere mixed with British culture. There will be great prizes in the raffle (you get free raffle entry with your event ticket), a quiz to take part in, and exquisite items in the auction!

An evening of fund raising entertainment at London Met

Come to celebrate different cultures with us and support a good cause on Thursday 18th June. The event is in The Rocket ground floor venue from 6pm.

Please book your tickets on tiny.cc/londontonepal. Bring partners and friends, everybody welcome!

(Under 18s must be accompanied by a parent or guardian – I.D will be requested).

The return of P@YMH! Wednesday 3rd December, 9pm – 3am

Party @ Your Mom's House

Red cups frat party with beer pong competition!

One of our fave nights returns to The Rocket for it’s second edition of term! Get down early and crown yourself beer pong champion!