On 3 May at the Students' Union Awards, the first ever Community Volunteering Award was presented. This year at Goldsmiths has been great for recognising the importance of Volunteering. Bethany Loft, the 2017/18 SU Volunteering Officer and Sarah Hiscock, the Career Service’s Volunteering Administrator wanted to recognise the fantastic work that Goldsmiths students are doing… Continue reading Goldsmiths’ First Community Volunteering Award
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
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!
"..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
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… Continue reading Meet our new Volunteering Administrator
" 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