Stephanie Lynne Thorburn (MA Sociology: Qualitative Research, 1999) is a best-selling author and artist with considerable experience in creative media. In 2012, she launched her own independent press, Labour of Love, via Kindle. Subsequently, Stephanie has cultivated five best-sellers in the domains of the arts, natural healing and humanitarian education. Successful titles include the ‘Human Matrix’ trilogy […]Read more "Guest Post: Progressive Etudes"
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"
Dr William Herbert Cecil “Liam” Smith 26th of September 1925 to 14th of September 2017 This is an obituary for an extraordinary man based completely in the words of Goldsmiths students who knew Liam Smith as a teacher, as head of Raymont Hall and as an inspirational friend. Ann Arnold and Wendy Sim (Goldsmiths 1962-65) […]Read more "In Memoriam: Dr William Herbert Cecil “Liam” Smith"
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"
Beings magazine – The human side of travel Guest post by Gavin Williams (BA English and Modern Literature, 2011) Beings is a new independent print publication about travel, focussing on the people we meet in new places – made by me, a former Goldsmiths student. I studied English and Modern Literature, graduating in 2011. I […]Read more "Guest Post: Beings Magazine"
Recollections of Goldsmiths in the mid-60s I arrived, almost by chance at Goldsmiths On 10 October 1963, I arrived at Goldsmiths without having had an interview. When I left for Fiji on VSO in August 1962, I had a place to go to Nottingham Teachers Training College, but my science teacher arranged for me to […]Read more "Guest Post: Goldsmiths in the mid-60s"
Mainly on the Plain Guest post by Michael Haig (BA English, German and History, 1966; Postgraduate Certificate in Education, 1967). Michael has written social studies textbooks for Zambian primary schools (1st edition, 2004; 2nd edition, 2014), “Bookworld Africa” and for Jamaican schools grade 7, “Living Together” (2008, OUP). He tells us about his time after Goldsmiths, […]Read more "Guest Post: Mainly on the Plain"