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Our purpose at CoSector - University of London is to enhance and enrich the student experience, through our own products and services and supporting our customers and partners in the education sector. Our impact can be seen in a variety of ways from providing digital learning expertise, wireless network connectivity in student housing or getting graduates into jobs.
 
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How to disrupt the market? This podcast will give you insights on how to start an innovative company and scale it up, from the perspective of two businesses that are part of the Fashion District: slow fashion brand Paynter and AI styling service Intelistyle. Listen to the founders' visions and learn how they approached the market to create disrupti…
 
Inclusive working environments are a key focus for businesses today. Showing diversity in their workforce helps to create authentic messaging and inclusive company priorities. Yet, when it comes to neurodiversity, many employers remain unsure on accessibility, hiring strategies and effective workplace design to embrace atypical neurological process…
 
As part of our current series, and to celebrate the reopening of the Museum of London on Wednesday 19th May, Muna speaks with the museum’s Director Sharon Ament. Sharon has had a varied career working in wildlife conservation, the Zoological Society, and the Natural History Museum. In her current role as Director of the Museum of London, Sharon is …
 
LCF have teamed up with Curator, Researcher and Founder of African Style Archive, Tosin Adeosun, to deliver a week-long Instagram exhibition exploring African style and sartorial practices through imagery and conversation. For this exclusive podcast, Tosin is in conversation with Dr Christine Checinska - the V&A’s inaugural Curator of African and A…
 
Developing a mindset for what gives us pleasure as a way of navigating our career and lifestyle choices is becoming more important. In this episode we are joined by entrepreneurs; Oliver Weber – founder of Trashion Factory and Amos Eretusi - Founder of The Kusp, to discuss the importance of personal values and a pleasure-based mindset. When leverag…
 
As part of our series looking at cultural institutions in London, as well as how we memorialise and learn from the past, we speak with Georgie Wemyss. Georgie is the Co-Director at the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London. Georgie also runs walking tours In this episode, we discuss: An introducti…
 
Continuing our series on museums and galleries, we’re thrilled to welcome Katharine Alston, Volunteer Director of the Deptford Ragged School Archive and leading in public engagement learning at Imperial War Museum London. Katharine is passionate about heritage learning In this episode, we discuss: An introduction to Katharine and her transition fro…
 
To kick off our brand new series on museums and galleries, we’re thrilled to start with a conversation we had with Zoe Whitley. Zoe is the director of the Chisenhale Gallery in London and we talk about all things art and galleries, including Zoe’s career, the uniqueness of Chisenhale Gallery, and the need to ensure marginalised voices are included …
 
We are excited to share with you our conversation with Labour MP Ellie Reeves, who represents Lewisham West and Penge and is also Shadow Solicitor General. Episode notes In this episode of Portrait of a Londoner, Muna speaks with Ellie Reeves MP about politics and life in parliament, and how they impact the lives of Londoners. In this episode, we t…
 
Francesca Specter shownotes Episode Summary We’re back with a new episode with Francesca Specter - podcaster, author, and journalist whose book Alonement was published in March 2021. Episode notes In this episode of Portrait of a Londoner, Catriona speaks with Francesca Specter who is passionate about helping others love the time they spend alone. …
 
In this special episode of Careers in Fashion, we are joined by Academy Award nominee Marc Pilcher, fresh from designing hair and make-up for the hit Netflix Series Bridgerton, and LCF International Coordinator Elizabeth McLafferty who is currently researching appropriations of identity through hair and faith. We will explore the processes behind c…
 
Diversity and inclusion is a high priority for all businesses around the world. We are moving towards more inclusive working environments, which are affecting companies' recruitment, culture, and skills. In this episode we discuss of the concept of diversity and inclusion in the workplace and the challenges that businesses face to embrace these new…
 
Celebrating new work from Postgraduate courses at the London College of Fashion, this series explores a range of provocative, imaginative and critical projects developed by students from MA Fashion Curation, MA Fashion Cultures and Histories and MA Fashion Journalism. Each of the three episodes will explore a theme or perspective highlighted in thi…
 
Celebrating new work from Postgraduate courses at the London College of Fashion, this series explores a range of provocative, imaginative and critical projects developed by students from MA Fashion Curation, MA Fashion Cultures and Histories and MA Fashion Journalism. Each of the three episodes will explore a theme or perspective highlighted in thi…
 
Celebrating new work from Postgraduate courses at the London College of Fashion, this series explores a range of provocative, imaginative and critical projects developed by students from MA Fashion Curation, MA Fashion Cultures and Histories and MA Fashion Journalism. Each of the three episodes will explore a theme or perspective highlighted in thi…
 
In this episode we talk to Emma about: Her views on wellbeing in the workplace (3.02) How leaders should role model good practice (9.49) Examples of organisations that are leading the way (13.20) How her parents have influenced her (20.28) Challenging gender inequality (21.27) If you would like to find out more about BITC you can find them here www…
 
In this episode we speak to Katty about: What holds people back from starting their own business Childhood bullying and racism which informed her decision to work for herself in adult life How to get the confidence to take the plunge into entrepreneurship Her upcoming business courses Her current career influences How her mother influenced her What…
 
In this episode we discuss: How to create boundaries between home and work life How to manage the dual role of working from home and home-schooling How to make a great lunch for one at home How to plan for success using present tense journaling Why she loves living in London Rebecca’s recommendations for local takeaways! You can find out more on Re…
 
Mark Salter qualified in East London in 1983 and after two years working at junior level as an anaesthetist began training as a psychiatrist, obtaining MRCPsych in 1989. In 1994 he became a Consultant in Adult General Psychiatry at St Bartholomew's and the Homerton Hospitals in London and, apart from a one-year sabbatical working in the Marlborough…
 
In this episode we are joined by experienced fashion tech specialists; Moin Roberts-Islam from the Fashion Innovation Agency and Emily Roosen; Head of 3D Transformation at STITCH. We discuss the importance of 3D transformation technology and its impact on emerging graduate roles and skill sets. Career planning whilst at university to ‘get ahead’ an…
 
Mark Salter qualified in East London in 1983 and after two years working at junior level as an anaesthetist began training as a psychiatrist, obtaining MRCPsych in 1989. In 1994 he became a Consultant in Adult General Psychiatry at St Bartholomew's and the Homerton Hospitals in London and, apart from a one-year sabbatical working in the Marlborough…
 
In this episode we discuss: Her own career journey (1.44) How people might choose a therapist for themselves (08.47) How she chose her own own therapist during training (10.36) How she maintains her own wellness and not taking on the stress of her patients (17.51) How her parents have influenced her (24.55) If you need further support you can find …
 
In this episode we discuss: Her model of treating depression including: Beliefs that people have about themselves, beliefs that have been inherited and building a genogram (03.00) Depression can present with anger and can be a signal that life needs to change (06.00) Access to therapy: barriers Faith as a tool for support during mental health strug…
 
In this episode, we talk about: What a County Line is (01.58) Pupil Referral Units (03.00) The county lines worker demographic: 91% teenage boys (06.00) The story of the boy who inspired the film (09.00) Why they decided to make the film and how they went about getting it to production (12.30) How Conrad Khan was chosen for the role and prepared to…
 
In this episode of our JOY series, we talk to Kenya Hunt whose new book GIRL: Essays on Black Womanhood was released in November 2020. Episode notes Kenya Hunt is an American editor and writer based in London. She is currently the Fashion Director at Grazia UK and previous positions include Deputy Editor at ELLE. Kenya also founded R.O.O.M. Mentori…
 
Jane Martin, or @JaneCanDoSE4 on Twitter, has her hand in many of the local initiatives which have helped create strong community ties in Crofton Park and South East London - including the netball team where Muna and Catriona first met. Jane has lived in South East London for almost 40 years and tweets and blogs constantly about the area. She is pa…
 
In this episode special, we talk about how to build up an online presence using video and storytelling techniques. Join LCF alumni and Hanna Fiedler, founder of ‘Hannah Fielder’ fashion label and Sonika Phakey, Digital Marketing Manager for The Digital Fairy, to explore the value of a great online presence. This podcast will help you explore new an…
 
Episode Summary Next up in our JOY series, we chat to Dominique Beverton about walking, sustainable fashion and music. Episode notes We continue our search for joy in lockdown in London as we speak with Dominique Beverton AKA @irrelevant_styling about her various passions. https://www.instagram.com/irrelevant_styling/ Dominique is a force for good …
 
This week we speak to Rob Lowe AKA Supermundane, an artist based in South East London. Rob’s signature geometric images that play with line, colour and optical effects, have been published and exhibited worldwide. https://www.instagram.com/supermundane/ As part of our series on joy, we sit down with Rob to discuss where joy can be found in his work…
 
This week we talk to Jasmine Pradissitto, artist and physicist. Jasmine introduces her self below in her biography, you can find out more on Jasmine on her website https://www.pradissitto.com/ and she is on instagram and twitter. “Just be you; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde Paradoxically, just being ‘you’ is the hardest thing to be, e…
 
In this episode we are joined by experienced fashion recruiters Stephanie Finnan and Sacha Milazzo Mercier. We discuss the importance of soft skills and why they matter in the workplace. Career planning whilst at university to ‘get ahead’ and the future of recruitment practices. This is a great listen for students, graduates and alumni exploring th…
 
What is the mind? Can we think of it as a ‘space’? Where might we look for the mind and what might be going on inside it when we experience solitude? These are some of the questions addressed in this episode. We hear from neuroscientist Sarah Garfinkel about the mind as an interface between brain and heart, and historian of psychoanalysis Akshi Sin…
 
As part of the 'Spaces of Solitude' series, Hetta Howes presents a conversation between Diarmaid MacCulloch, Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University, and the most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury. Discussion ranges from personal experiences of solitude and silence, to ‘thin-places’ and speaking in tongues.Presented by…
 
In this episode, Hetta Howes and Charlie Williams look at experiences of imprisonment and solitary confinement, asking how we can understand the effects of enforced isolation on the human psyche? They speak first to Lisa Guenther, who charts the rise and rise of solitary confinement in the United States and the links between this practice and the l…
 
As part of the 'Spaces of Solitude' series, Hetta Howes speaks to researchers Lisa Guenther and Shokoufeh Sakhi. Lisa is a Canadian philosopher and activist who works on critical prison studies; Shokoufeh is a former political prisoner from Iran who writes about imprisonment and the self. In this conversation, they discuss the histories and philoso…
 
The German sociologist Georg Simmel famously claimed that ‘one nowhere feels as lonely and lost as in the metropolitan crowd’. Hetta Howes and Charlie Williams take a walk through London to explore this classic idea of loneliness and the many ways of being alone in a city. They hear from Matthew Beaumont about the long tradition of ‘nightwalkers’, …
 
Hetta Howes and James Morland continue their exploration of solitude in this episode, pondering the perilous places we sometimes enter in the search for aloneness. James introduces listeners to the graveyard poets of the 18th century, who sought out places of darkness to explore their biggest fears and deepest anxieties. Hetta then speaks to Josh C…
 
In this episode we talk to each other about why we decided to make a podcast inspired in part by the work of Action for Refugees in Lewisham. We use some of the questions provided by the Campaign for Empahy menu for conversation including Out today on the podcast we speak to each other! Earlier in the year when we spoke to @nick.merriman CEO of @ho…
 
How did gardens come to play such a key part in the history of solitude? Hetta Howes sets out to answer this question with James Morland, who moves from the idyllic but complex seclusion of Eden to the refuge of queer ecology in Derek Jarman’s garden at Prospect Cottage to offer a reading of gardens as spaces of escape. Laura Seymour discusses how …
 
In the opening episode of our series, Hetta Howes and Barbara Taylor take us on a journey through the history of spiritual solitude. Why have people of faith chosen to be alone throughout the ages and what perils do they face in doing so? Hetta meets Hilary Powell to discuss the secluded lives of medieval anchorites and hermits, and Revd Erica Long…
 
A collection of conversations that highlight the benefits of working collaboratively, featuring LCF staff and students.Tiff Radmore and Abigail Jones share their passion for cross-disciplinary collaborations and why it is such a unique exciting opportunity for students.על ידי London College of Fashion
 
A collection of conversations that highlight the benefits of working collaboratively, featuring LCF staff and students.Dr Francesco Mazzarella talks about the supervisors role as a key member of LCF staff. Supervisors are assigned to each team and their specialism is matched to your project to support and coach you in your student teams.…
 
A collection of conversations that highlight the benefits of working collaboratively, featuring LCF staff and students.Fashioning stories celebrates the cultural heritage of Newham by collecting personal stories about local people and their history and designed a digital platform for all the creative practitioners at Rosetta Arts Centre.…
 
An autobiographical essay on solitude, walking, the natural world, and emotions by the novelist and nature writer Melissa Harrison.Melissa reflects on what solitude has meant to her - and to others - from her childhood and early adult years to the recent period of lockdown in the summer of 2020. Recorded outside in the Suffolk countryside, this ess…
 
Portrait of a Londoner is a South-East London based podcast. In this episode we speak to Rebecca Vincent, tattoo artist at Parliament tattoo https://www.patreon.com/RebeccaVincent Rebecca talks to us about: Her childhood The challenges of living with her dad’s alcoholism and ill health Her postnatal depression Returning to art to help her mental he…
 
Portrait of a Londoner is a South-East London based podcast and in this mini-series we will be talking to people who live in London about racism within the UK education system. In this episode we speak to Naheeda Maharasingham who is headteacher at Rathfern Primary School, a diverse inner London primary. As head Naheeda took the school from special…
 
Lavinya talks to us about growing up in South london, being excluded from school but managing to sit her GCSEs and A levels at the same time @merton college before heading to @soasuni to get her degree. During her time at SOAS Lavinya started @theblackcurriculum and she explains her motivation and drive for doing this. She discusses how her parents…
 
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