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"
Hear from your Alumni Ambassadors about what Around the World in 7 Days means to them and the local alumni community. Every year for one week in May, Alumni Ambassadors host an event as part of the award-winning series, Around the World in 7 Days. The flagship series takes place between 19 and 26 May […]Read more "What do your Alumni Ambassadors have to say?"
The British Council Alumni Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of alumni and showcase the impact and value of a UK higher education. Award winners and finalists are leaders in their fields who have used their experience of studying at a UK university to make a positive contribution to their communities, professions and countries. Over 1,200 […]Read more "Winner and shortlist for British Council Alumni Awards 2017"
John Glockler died on 13 December 2016 after a long illness. His funeral took place at Eltham on 18 January 2017. He was at Goldsmiths from 1967 to 1970 and played a significant role in the social life of the College, in particular as Social Secretary in 1968/9. John was very popular and will […]Read more "John Glockler 1949 – 2016"
It is with great sadness that Department of Theatre and Performance announces the death of Brian Roberts on 25 December 2016. Brian was a former academic colleague who devoted more than 30 years to his work at Goldsmiths, mainly in the Drama Department, but also at times in Education. Over many years his own practice […]Read more "Brian Roberts passes away"
Unrest, a documentary produced by Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) and directed by Jennifer Brea, has been selected as one of the highly anticipated narrative documentaries to receive a world premiere. About Sundance Film Festival Founded by Robert Redford in 1978, the Sundance Film Festival celebrates creativity and independence in cinema. This year, […]Read more "Alumna’s documentary premieres at Sundance Film Festival 2017"
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 marked the centenary of one of Goldsmiths’ honorary fellows, Mary Wedd. Mary was a lecturer in the Department of English until her retirement in 1981 having previously been Head of Department at St Gabriel’s College of Education, prior to it merging with Goldsmiths in 1975. Born Mary Carr in November 1916, […]Read more "Honorary fellow Mary Wedd celebrates her centenary"