The Strings Club, founded by Amy Cunningham (MMus Ethnomusicology, 2010) recently won in the category of ‘Scale Up Business of the Year’ at the FSB Celebrating Small Business Awards. The Strings Club is a music education company for children age 4-11, which also has won ‘Business Entrepreneur’ at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. After completing her […]Read more "Alumna’s company wins at Small Business Awards"
‘Even When I Fall’ is a feature documentary film directed by Sky Neal and Kate McLarnon and produced by Elhum Shakerifar. They met while studying Visual Anthropology at Goldsmiths in 2005/06. ‘Even When I Fall’ tells the incredible story of Saraswoti and Sheetal, trafficking survivors who reclaim skills that once came at a high cost: […]Read more "Film by alumnae in cinemas today"
Anna Jane Greenville graduated from Goldsmiths in 2016 and has gone on to pursue a career in writing and publishing. Her first novel, ‘The Girl Who Was A Gentleman’ was released in English and German by Digital Publishers. My first novel was published on 7 December 2017 – exactly one year after my graduation ceremony, […]Read more "Guest Post: The Girl Who Was A Gentleman"
Georgia Steele Matthews (BA English and Drama, 2014) is the Head of International Sales at PixelPin, a tech company that was selected to attend a Roundtable at Number 10 Downing Street. Georgia was one of two women in attendance representing the company. Georgia joined the conversation where the group discussed the opportunities for the UK tech […]Read more "Goldsmiths alumna represents PixelPin at 10 Downing Street"
Bill Kilby (BSc Psychology, 1978) has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his exceptional contribution to international development in this year’s New Year’s Honours List. Bill has a selfless and sensitive approach, authority and personal stamina, which has earned plaudits in the most challenging and testing circumstances during […]Read more "Goldsmiths alumnus Bill Kilby awarded an OBE"
Why Goldsmiths? Diana Aroutiounova (MA Digital Media: Technology and Cultural Form, 2012) writes about her Goldsmiths experience and what she has gone to do since leaving I applied to study at Goldsmiths on a whim. I was living in Greece with my mom back then and was not sure what to do with my life, except that […]Read more "Guest Post by alumna Diana Aroutiounova"
Set Free: From Banking to Buddhism in Bhutan By Emma Slade I am delighted that my book ‘Set Free’ was recently published and is easily available on Amazon and in bookshops. It describes my journey from being a Fine Art student at Goldsmiths (1993) into a high flying career in finance and my decision to […]Read more "Guest Post: Set Free"
Book Launch: Learning and Teaching British Values by Sadia Habib Date: Thursday, 30 November 2017 Time: 4.30-6.30pm Location: Rooms 109 & 110, Ground Floor, Margaret McMillan Building On Thursday 30 November, Sadia Habib will be speaking about her book, ‘Learning and Teaching British Values’ at a joint event with her esteemed colleague from the Department of […]Read more "Guest Post: Book Launch"
The Conversation Holly Davey Date: Open until 3 February 2018 Timings: 11am-5pm Location: g39 in Cardiff About The Conversation A buff foolscap folder is the starting point for The Conversation, a solo show by Holly Davey. Inherited by the artist, the folder contains fragments of a lifetime – photographs, scraps of paper, postcards, a paper bag, an […]Read more "Guest Post: The Conversation"
The Female Voice @ BAFTA Los Angeles Julia Dos Santos (BA Media and Communications, 2016) was nominated to win one of four top prizes at the BAFTA Los Angeles Student Film Awards in the documentary category for “The Female Voice”. The documentary was made in collaboration with Minji Kim (BA Media and Communications, 2016) and Jeanette Lee […]Read more "Guest Post: The Female Voice"