5 new activities recognised on the HEAR in 2017


At the autumn term meeting, the HEAR Validation Group approved 5 new activities to record on your HEAR. Here’s the list.


Erasmus traineeship

Recognises students who successfully complete a competitive EU funded Erasmus+ Traineeship, where they have self-procured overseas work placement of at least 60 days.

Visual Cultures – Editor Ephemeral Magazine

Recognises the student Editor of EphemeralMag. The Editor solicits contributions from staff and students, promotes the magazine, edits articles with writers, and maintains the magazine’s publication schedule.

Code Liberation Volunteer 

Recognises students who volunteer 30 hours with Code Liberation, a non-profit which teaches women, nonbinary, femme, and girl-identifying people to program and build physical systems using creativity as a pedagogical approach. Students gain work experience as teaching assistants, event production for a technology events and has participate in an open source community.

Code Liberation Instructor & Contributor

Recognises students who complete 50 hours of volunteering with Code Liberation. Students plan, lead and evaluate workshops, mentor other volunteer instructors and give feedback, produce technology events, contribute to open source code base on github and participate in an open source community.

Contact Phoenix Perry for more information on Code Liberation and how to get involved.

Christine Risley Award

The Christine Risley Award is a cash prize awarded by the Goldsmiths Textile Collection & Constance Howard Gallery to a graduating Goldsmiths student for outstanding practice-based work relating to the field of textiles, in memory of Christine Risley.

You can find the full list of recognised activities on the Goldsmiths website. We aim to continue to grow the list of activities that we’re recognising on the HEAR. If you think an activity should be HEARable but isn’t, get in touch HEAR@gold.ac.uk


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