6 reasons to get involved in activities while you are at uni

There are many opportunities at uni to participate in activities outside your academic programme. But why should you get involved in any of them – particularly if your degree programme is very demanding or if you need to work while you study? There are many benefits to getting involved in activities, some you might not… Read More 6 reasons to get involved in activities while you are at uni

Why it’s a good idea to tune up your communication skills and 3 things you can do now to practice

Communication skills – verbal, written and listening – come up consistently in the person specifications for jobs and are the top skills employers look for. To be successful in your future career, developing your communication skills is a good move. Aside from it being almost a prerequisite for a job, effective communication is also a… Read More Why it’s a good idea to tune up your communication skills and 3 things you can do now to practice

The Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR): a guide for employers

The Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) is a new type of transcript which provides a wider picture of a student’s achievement at university. To date over ninety higher education institutions have implemented or are implementing the HEAR and we will be issuing HEARs to students graduating from 2017 onwards. With more and more students graduating… Read More The Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR): a guide for employers

5 activities to get involved in this year and record on your HEAR

Welcome back! New year. New term. New start. Did you make any resolutions? If, over the holidays, you’ve been thinking about getting more involved in activities outside of your degree programme, I’ve put together a list of 5 activities you can get involved in now and have enough time to achieve the criteria to record… Read More 5 activities to get involved in this year and record on your HEAR

Meet Your Verifier: Daniel, Student Ambassador Coordinator

Student Ambassadors deliver outreach and recruitment activities both at Goldsmiths and in schools and colleges. It’s a varied and important role promoting Goldsmiths and Higher Education. You meet new people, and it’s well paid. Daniel Bond, Student Ambassador Coordinator and HEAR Activity Verifier, talks to HEAR Coordinator Joanie Magill. Daniel’s advice to his younger self… Read More Meet Your Verifier: Daniel, Student Ambassador Coordinator

5 reasons to become a Committee Member of a society

 According to Committee Members of Students’ Union societies, these are the 5 top reasons why they got involved. Meet new like-minded people and make new friends Find ways to express yourself, through taking part in activities that are close to your heart Gain transferrable skills that you can use in other areas of your life… Read More 5 reasons to become a Committee Member of a society

Meet your verifier: Claudia, Students’ Union

Claudia who looks after all things related to the Students’ Union societies and verifies society roles for the HEAR. There are so many societies to get involved in at Goldsmiths and if you can’t find one for you, you can get support to set one up. Claudia verifies these activities: President, Vice-president, Trustee and Committee… Read More Meet your verifier: Claudia, Students’ Union