Activities, HEAR, Record it on your HEAR, Volunteering

Women play music

I was very driven by the fact that these stories had to be told, because some people are still unaware of the fact that women play music. June is a part time student on the MA in Cultural Studies and plans to put African Caribbean women sound system operators on the academic map. She talks… Continue reading Women play music

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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

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

Activities, Record it on your HEAR, Volunteering

Finding your niche at CEN8

“CEN8 has so many niches if you can’t find yours, create your own.” In this mini-series, we focus on student volunteers and their experience with CEN8. Thomas, Admin and Management volunteer, talks to us about psychology research, creating opportunities and getting an insight into law. Finding your niche Psychology student, Thomas, fell into becoming a… Continue reading Finding your niche at CEN8

Activities, HEAR, Record it on your HEAR

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