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… Read More Meet our new Volunteering Administrator

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

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

‘It’s not just the academic, it’s everything.’ Our PALs reflect on their experience this year

Not only was Friday the end of term, it was also the Peer Assisted Learning awards event, celebrating the students who were instrumental in the success of the PAL scheme this year. PAL has gotten bigger and better this year. There were over 100 new PAL Mentors, sessions in 15 academic departments and over 1000… Read More ‘It’s not just the academic, it’s everything.’ Our PALs reflect on their experience this year

How to answer the big questions – life as a Student Ambassador

  As a Student Ambassador, you are asked a lot of questions by prospective students. Kim finds that the question he is most frequently asked is one he asks himself regularly and finds that his Ambassador role helps him to reflect on both the big questions and himself. After a foundation year at St Martin’s College… Read More How to answer the big questions – life as a Student Ambassador

Student Library Rep – Books + Music + Transferable skills

There are a whole range of reasons to get involved in co-curricular activities. Usually, it’s because the activity is something you really enjoy doing. If you are a book lover, being a Student Library Rep offers a good opportunity to indulge your love of books, get an insight into how the library works, get some… Read More Student Library Rep – Books + Music + Transferable skills