Free resources available to students

Many platforms and publishers have made some content available temporarily to students and institutions during the current pandemic crisis. Amongst the resources you’ll be able to access with a Goldsmiths login are the Berg Fashion Library and Bloomsbury Applied Visual Arts, Architecture and Design libraries. There are also many other resources available for open access without an institutional login.

You can find a full list of what’s available on the Goldsmiths Library webpages.

Join the Goldsmiths Alumni community

Graduating Design students in December 2013

If you’re about to graduate or have recently graduated from Goldsmiths, there are many perks to joining our Alumni mailing list and continuing to be part of our community. Alumni can use the Goldsmiths library and benefit from a range of discounts and resources on campus and elsewhere; you will also receive the Goldlink magazine and access a free alumni email address.

More information on alumni benefits can be found on the Goldsmiths website. Fill in the form on the website to join the alumni mailing list.

Open Innovation Opportunities – Innovation and Business Growth Event

When: Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 14:00 – 17:00

Where: Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, Goldsmiths, University of London

Free to attend; register via EventBrite.

The Goldsmiths Open Innovation Network (which includes our department’s Pi Studio) aims to bring together the world of academia and business to foster collaborative knowledge exchange, creating transformative relationships across sectors and partnerships. It is a platform to engage with Goldsmiths in enterprise activities from: collaborative funding bids and commissioned research; to student projects and placements; through to more formal arrangements like Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.


AutoHoodening Flyer


Join Post Workers Theatre for a department -wide end of term extravaganza: four days of collective creativity and co-production, kicking off with a talk event & screening on Monday 9th December 2-5pm in the Hexagon (room 211, Lockwood Building).

Hoodening is an ancient folk custom performed in East Kent for over 200 years. The Hoodeners were mainly agricultural labourers, working in ploughing teams who visited pubs, shops and houses during the fallow season of winter, entertaining their hosts with carnivalesque horseplay in return for ‘largesse’, beer and cake. The Hoodening team’s stock characters represented their working realities. From the ‘poor old’ hooden horse exhausted by the hard labour forced upon him to the whip carrying ‘Waggoner’ trying to keep the others in line. Continue reading “AutoHoodening”