Sociology graduate Nazia Khatun was awarded Sportswoman of The Year Award at the Baton Awards 2018, which recognises and rewards best practice and success in the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community. Nazia has changed the lives of thousands of women since beginning her career as a boxer – now a trailblazer in the […]Read more "Graduate News: Nazia Khatun wins Sportswoman of the Year at the Baton Awards 2018"
Stanley Glasser, Emeritus Professor of Music at Goldsmiths and Honorary Fellow of the College I first met Stanley Glasser – who has died on 5 August, aged 92 – at my interview for a Lectureship in Music at Goldsmiths. Even though some things were conducted less formally in those far-off days, it was still a […]Read more "In Memoriam: Stanley Glasser"
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"
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"
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"
It is with sadness that I write to tell you that my friend Hilary Davies (nee Attack) passed away on 25 April 2017 after bravely battling breast cancer. Hilary and I started on the B.Ed course at Goldsmiths in 1986 having been at Secondary school together. We never planned it but found ourselves attracted to […]Read more "In Memoriam: Hilary Davies"
Dr Margaret Mallett (1941-2017) Emeritus Fellow of the English Association After teaching in Northumberland, Kent and south London, Margaret came to Goldsmiths in 1970 as one of two Research Officers on the Schools Council English in Middle Years project. When the project ended she took up a part-time post in the English department and was […]Read more "In memoriam: Dr Margaret Mallett"