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… Read More Putting student volunteering on the map: Bethany Loft

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

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