London Metropolitan University

Published on: 5 Mar 2015

London Met Uni

London Metropolitan University roots date back to 1848 however in 2002, London Guildhall University and the University of North London merged to make the University it is today. Located in the heart of the UK’s capital city, London Metropolitan University offers a wide range of Food and Nutrition degrees and can also boast its fee reduction and scholarship schemes to help those who really want to achieve, be able to achieve. Many courses at London Metropolitan University are accredited by a wide range of professional bodies and leading companies so that students can get the work experience they need to excel into the food industry, post studies. As well as enhancing your qualifications and employability skills, London Metropolitan University strive to improve your Personal Skills also. They want to ensure that Food Graduates from their University have an edge over other students when entering the Food Industry. To ensure this, London Metropolitan University aim to develop students into mature, confident individuals who are passionate and motivated to succeed in the Food Industry.

Graduated University – where to go next?

London is a vibrant city and poses a lot of opportunity for Food Graduates. Many of the leading food manufacturers have sites in London so Graduate Food Jobs are always available.


  • Leading international manufacturer of convenience foods.

  • 22 convenience foods manufacturing sites in the UK and the US; 

  • Employ in the region of 11,000 people.


  • Leading international manufacturer of fresh prepared foods

  • Employ nearly 19,000 people across 52 facilities

  • Manufacture products across 18 different categories


  • One of Europe’s largest specialist food companies

  • Product range includes Rice, spices, edible oil, sauces, noodle etc.

  • Home to well-known brands such as Pataks, Lea & Perrin Sauce, Guru Rice.

To search our latest Graduate Food Jobs in London and surrounding areas please click here.

London itself

LondonSituated on the River Thames, London is the most populous city in the UK and has strengths across all areas including, arts, fashion, education and tourism which add to its status. With the London Underground serving 270 stations, London has been acclaimed as the city with the best public transport, heavily reducing congestion on the roads.

One of London’s prime industries is tourism – it attracts over 14 million international visits a year. Places of interest include:

Natural History Museum – made up of around 80 million items including 105-foot long replica Diplodocus skeleton and a skeleton & model of a Blue Whale.

Tate Modern – the most visited modern art gallery in the world handily located in Bankside. This gallery holds international contemporary and modern art dating from 1900 to the present day.

Madame Tussauds – popular wax museum, home to wax figures of historical figures, sport personnel’s, actors and actresses, the Royal Family are more.

As well as popular tourist attractions, London provides spectacular theatres dotted around, stylish rooftop restaurants, quirky bars on Brick Lane and so much more! To find out more about living in London, click here.