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"
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"
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"
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"