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Welcome to the Sir John Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design


Cass Alumnus Film wins London Independent Film Festival Award

A Fine Impression

Cass alumnus' work selected for The Other Art Fair

cu•rate: James Thurgood

CASS window installation 15th April - 5th May

Open Events

Enjoy a taste of life at the Cass
Postgraduate Event 8th May
Undergraduate Event 14th June

Good Deeds, Smallest Evils or Pacts with the Devil?

Thrid event in the series Good Deeds:
A workshop event on the significance of participation and engagement in processes of urban change, curated by Luke Cooke-Yarborough and Julika Gittner, supported by Cambridge Design and Research Studio and hosted by the Cass.

Cass Summer Shows

Dates are announced for Cass Summer Exhibitions 2014

Meet an Oscar winner

Oscar winning animator Suzie Templeton in Conversation with Mark Collington, BA Animation course leader

'IntraTerrestrials: Landing Sites, and other attempts at ReInhabiting the Earth through Art'

A talk by the philosopher and artist Professor David Wood.
Vanderbilt University

Drawing the Line 2

Exhibition of drawing project by Jeweller and Silversmith Mark Lewis


cu•rate is a group exhibition that explores contemporary curatorial practice. The exhibition will run from May 2-17.
Private View: Thursday 1 May, 6-9pm

Heavenly Instrument

Cass Fine Art alumna Harriet Lewars wins Aesthetica Art Prize

Wall to wall success

Graphics students win Bird’s Eye Film Festival / Ideas Tap poster competition

Site Under Construction

MA Architecture alumna and team design Romanian Pavilion for 14th International Architecture Exhibition at Venice Biennale

The Acoustics of The Guitar

A talk by Dr Bernard Richardson, a leading authority on the acoustics of the guitar from the University of Cardiff

Cass Cities is rolling a snowball

A bold initiative is announced, and it’s already live, already making things happen.

The Cass and YMCA Hayes

Jewellery and Silversmithing Studio 4 consult their clients to design and produce an Information Point for YMCA Hayes

Interior Narratives of Knole

MA Interior Design Students at The Cass were asked by the National Trust (NT) to creatively respond to the Reynolds Room at Knole House.

Pulling out the stops

Installation by Cass Lecturer and Alumna exhibited at the Southbank Centre

Made in Hayes: Grant Awarded to Susan Kudo

Architecture Studio 3 student wins funding for the Austin Sewing Club

Spring Photography Short Courses

New dates just announced

Aldgate Street Furniture Competition Winner Announced

Students from across the Faculty were invited to submit concept ideas for street furniture to be situated on sites around Aldgate; winner announced.

What to do with Heysel

Ideas about the plateau for our friends at Ruimte Vlaanderen

Rising Stars 2014

Cass Alumni feature in Rising Stars 2014 Exhibition & Symposium for Emerging Makers

Utopia London

Screening of the film Utopia London followed by a Q+A with Director Tom Cordell


Cass Alumnus unveils debut feature film set during war for liberation in Bangladesh


Cass film students attend two day industry event

Cass and MARCH Make Top 100

Cass and Moscow School of Architecture included in new edition of 'Europe’s Top 100 Schools of Architecture and Design' published by DOMUS Magazine

Water Result

Furniture Alumna Francesca Mancini wins Energy Globe World Award with eco-project completed while studying at The Cass

A space for St Andrews

Student Housing Company and The Cass launch design competition for University applicants

Field Studies Spring Workshop

Cours De Poetique is a four-day masterclass led by acclaimed international artists and composers, complemented by a programme of workshops, evening lectures, screenings and performances.

Cass Designers Mean Business

Students team up with London Metropolitan University Accelerator to bring big ideas to market

New Courses Announced

Cass launches new courses for 2014 entry including Fashion, Photography and Product Design


"Through these newsletters my aim is to share with you my thinking, keep you informed of new developments in the Faculty and invite you to share your thoughts and hopes with me." Robert Mull, Dean of the Faculty

The Second Coming

Hundreds attend as Deputy Vice Chancellor launches new Fine Art studios at The Cass, designed by the Faculty's Architecture Research Unit (ARU)

Seaside Spectacular

Thousands attend inaugural Art Party Conference organised by Cass associate Professor(s) BobandRoberta Smith


In the second year of undergraduate study, you will join a studio focusing on a specific theme, issue or project and led by a member of staff. These are vertical studios in which 2nd and 3rd Year students are taught together.

The Moscow School of Architecture

The Cass played a significant role in the creation of The Moscow School of Architecture (MARCH) , part of the British Higher School of Art and Design


The Projects Office provides a supportive professional environment that allows students and staff to undertake consultancy commissions and research projects, as well as providing project management support to live projects carried out by students as part of their course work.