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"
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"
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"
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?"
It was 20 years ago today… that Wired Radio came out to play Julian Lorkin completed his MA Radio at Goldsmiths in 1997 and was the first licence holder for Wired Radio, Goldsmiths’ digital radio station run by students. He worked at BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme and the Financial World Tonight for a decade before […]Read more "Guest Post: Wired Radio"