Connected magazine is produced for LSBU Association members twice a year, in September and March. It updates readers on University news, events, special offers and of course your fellow alumni. To make sure you receive your free copy, please log in and make sure your contact details are up-to-date.
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This is the first of two commemorative issues of Connected which will celebrate our anniversary. In this issue you can learn about LSBU’s long and varied history, including how the University staff were issued with hard hats during WW2 and how donations collected on London’s bridges helped fund the University.
This issue we interview our alumnus and British Olympic rower Greg Searle, who is training to participate in next year's Games. We talk to LSBU alumna Claudine Moore, who was voted oneof Britain's most influential black people. You'll also find your dose of the latest news from around the University.
This issue is dedicated to enterprise and business to highlight our entrepreneurial alumni, student and staff. We interview alumnus Frank Brake on starting a family business and turning it into a multi-million pound business. You can also read about the help available to LSBU alumni wishing to start their own business.
To celebrate the launch of our brand new K2 building, this issue is themed around architecture and sustainability. The new landmark building at LSBU's Southwark campus reflects the University's ongoing investment in and commitment to providing world-class facilities for our students and staff.
This issue is packed with success stories of our alumni, tips and advice on a range of subjects and a roundup of all news happening around the University. We interview inspirational LSBU Honorary Graduate Camila Batmanghelidjh about her devotion to the capital’s most vulnerable children.
Introduction of our new Vice Chancellor - Professor Martin Earwicker, pictures from the alumni lunch, highlights from the LSBU Village Fete are just a few of the articles in this issue of Connected.
This issue of Connected is bursting with success stories of staff, researchers, students and alumni of LSBU who are performing at the highest level. It is also brimming with advice on a wide choice of subjects, ranging from fitness, creating the perfect CV or even how to become a successful entrepreneur.
In this issue we take a walk down memory lane by exploring the fascinating history of the National Bakery School. There’s coverage too of our first alumni event of the year, which was a great success. We also talk to former student Douglas Silas and leading businessman Nat Puri.
Bill Morris's career has taken him from rural Jamaica to the top of UK's trades union movement and now to the House of Lords. Awarded an Honorary Degree by LSBU, he speaks about passion for equality in this issue of Connected. Interested in Chinese Traditional Medicine? We look at the Confucius Institute for Traditional Medicine at LSBU.
This issue features an in-depth interview with Nitin Sawhney, one of the UK's most versatile creative talents, and an Honorary Graduate of LSBU. Find out what inspires the artist whom THE Guardian once said,'It would be easier to jot down what this man can't do than what he can.'
Climate change and renewable energy are hot topics these days, so find out how LSBU is helping to do its bit to help lower carbon emissions. In the Alumni News section you can read about how Enoch Showunmi's career has taken him from LSBU to the Champion's League - via a stint in Rome as Patrick Viera's double.
The first issue of Connected, the brand new magazine from the LSBU Association. Catch up on all the news from the University and your fellow alumni.