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Creative Courses in East London

No less than six world class universities have now gravitated to establish campuses on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, offering an inspiring range of courses

Esports Explosion

The esports industry has grown astronomically over the last few years, and the popularity of computer and console gaming has been the main driver. Since 2012 the global games market has more than doubled in size from $70.6bn to $180bn in 2021. East London, and the Here East campus in particular, has become a hub […]

A Seat At The Table

When London was selected as the host city for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games it came with the promise of creating a legacy that would last years beyond the sporting competition. The London Legacy Development Co-operation (LLDC) was formed and tasked with that challenge. It now operates as a planning authority for the Queen […]

Guest Editor: Kaitlene Koranteng

The chair of the Legacy Youth Board, reflects on HWFI’s identity coming out of the pandemic and why it’s time to celebrate

Your Big Break in the Time of COVID

We’re living through the economic shock of our lifetimes, but East London is a good place to be if you’re in need of inspirational training opportunities and financial support

Beyond the Box

In this year of massive coronavirus upheaval, many voices – from the Prime Minister to homelessness charities – have been calling for how we must now ‘build back better’. It looks like social and environmental projects that were previously considered radical may finally be given a go. Meanwhile here in Hackney Wick, a group of […]