Volunteering

Goldsmiths’ First Community Volunteering Award

On 3 May at the Students' Union Awards, the first ever Community Volunteering Award was presented. This year at Goldsmiths has been great for recognising the importance of Volunteering. Bethany Loft, the 2017/18 SU Volunteering Officer and Sarah Hiscock, the Career Service’s  Volunteering Administrator wanted to recognise the fantastic work that Goldsmiths students are doing… Continue reading Goldsmiths’ First Community Volunteering Award

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Activities, HEAR, Record it on your HEAR, Student Representation, Students' Union, Volunteering

Putting student volunteering on the map: Bethany Loft

"..many people can get a 2:1 now, but not many people can get a 2:1 alongside other things…. you would like to think that being at university and getting a good grade was enough, but in this competitive market it often isn’t." Part-time Volunteering Officer, Bethany Loft, wants to make sure that every student at… Continue reading Putting student volunteering on the map: Bethany Loft

Activities, Record it on your HEAR, Sports Clubs and Societies, Students' Union

From the Stretch to the Fringe – how to take a society production to the professional stage

We were safe at Goldsmiths with people we knew – students, staff, friends and family. At the Fringe it’s completely different. People don’t know the play. People don’t know us. They come because of the description of the show interested them. Delphine Bueche was awarded The Theatre and Performance Student Project Fund Award in the… Continue reading From the Stretch to the Fringe – how to take a society production to the professional stage

Volunteering

Meet our new Volunteering Administrator

The Careers Service’s new Volunteering Administrator, Sarah Hiscock, has successfully campaigned for workers’ rights in Ethiopia, started an annual charity fundraiser in Japan and met Ela Gandhi all through her volunteering. She talks to us about volunteering opportunities available at Goldsmiths. Tell me about your new role as Volunteer Administrator It’s very exciting. I’m here… Continue reading Meet our new Volunteering Administrator

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Putting theory into practice: Anni’s coding project for CEN8

  Anni volunteers with CEN8 as part of the Admin and Management Group and as part of the Computing group. She talked to us about the website project she’s been working on and putting her coding skills into practice.    "I think it’s important to take initiative, like joining an organisation or starting a society or… Continue reading Putting theory into practice: Anni’s coding project for CEN8

Activities, Activities in Academic Departments, Record it on your HEAR, Volunteering

How to get the most out of your games degree – and help shift the demographics of the industry in the process

" It can be so easy to immerse yourself in academia and not realise what’s outside." Through her involvement with Code Liberation, a not for profit organisation that supports women, femme identifying, non-binary people into creative coding and games programming, Alice has thrown herself into what’s going on the games industry outside her course. She’s… Continue reading How to get the most out of your games degree – and help shift the demographics of the industry in the process