Activities, HEAR, Students' Union, Volunteering

So you missed the volunteering fair!

Hi all, I’m Beth, Volunteering Officer for this year and as part of my role I really want to continue to make sure all students that want to volunteer have the right resources to do so. With that being said, if you didn’t make it to the volunteering fair held on the 17th of October… Continue reading So you missed the volunteering fair!

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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, Sports Clubs and Societies

“Starting university can sometimes be an overwhelming experience.” Why joining a Students’ Union society can help.

Our guest blog post this week is from Vittoria Moresco, English Society President. Starting University can sometimes be an overwhelming experience and, especially in your first year, the options surrounding you are so many it might be hard to know where to start at first. Being involved in the English Society, as committee member and… Continue reading “Starting university can sometimes be an overwhelming experience.” Why joining a Students’ Union society can help.

Activities, Sports Clubs and Societies

5 reasons to play chess in uni (and in life!)

The ancient game of Chess has long been a game of wits and strategy, played in silence on professional and amateur circuits alike. The raging chaos of unseen mental wars occurs and once or twice, your opponent’s mask cracks and with a signal, you would be able to devise a strategy to win the game… Continue reading 5 reasons to play chess in uni (and in life!)

Activities, Sports Clubs and Societies

Small Talk with: Velvetina, President of the Chess Society

Velvetina has big ambitions – both for herself and for the Chess Society which she formed this year. They have already competed in the British Universities Chess Championships and Velvetina plans to get to a level to compete with universities like Imperial and Cambridge. Here, she talks about her journey - what she got out… Continue reading Small Talk with: Velvetina, President of the Chess Society