In December 2020, Goldsmiths launched its first Student Support Appeal. There was an incredible response with over 200 alumni, staff and friends donating more than £26,000. This included a donation of £12,571 from the Royal China Group. To add to this support for our students, nearly 400 alumni and friends who give monthly by direct… Read more Alumni and friends support students in crisis during the Covid-19 pandemic
Alumnus Geoff Hardy (Education with English, 1974) and his partner Peter Roscoe have recently made a substantial donation to the Goldsmiths Centre for Queer History to launch a new ‘Creating Queer Histories Fund’. The Fund will support student research into queer history, as well as encourage projects that promote wider public engagement with queer histories.… Read more Alumnus donation helps launch ‘Creating Queer Histories Fund’
Lindsey Dryden (BA Media and Communications, 2003) attended the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards in New York City on 24 September 2019 with her film Trans In America: Texas Strong, which won the Outstanding Short Documentary category. The film premiered at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2019 and won a Webby Award and a Webby… Read more Goldsmiths graduate wins Emmy Award for Short Documentary
Written and composed by the Scottish composer Alastair White (MMus Composition, 2017), ROBE is a sci-fi fashion opera that redefines music-theatre. Showing as part of Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival on Tuesday, 6 August from 9.20-10.20pm at The Place, London. ROBE is a post-human fantasia about cartography, cyberpunk and the A.I. singularity featuring high… Read more Alumnus Alastair White at this year’s Tête à Tête
Producer of ‘Trans in America: Texas Strong’ Media & Communications graduate Lindsey Dryden and team have been awarded Best Video Documentary: Longform and the People’s Voice in the same category, at the 23rd Annual Webby Awards – the awards ‘celebrate the best of the internet’. The Webby Award Winners are nominated and selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS).
Elena Mourdjis graduated from Goldsmiths with a 2:1 BA in Design on 13 September 2013. Her achievements include: February 2014: Worked for Technology Will Save Us, a company that makes DIY gadget kits, and represented them at a Qatar fair in November 2014. April 2015: Completed a three-month course at Shillington College in Graphic Design.… Read more In Memoriam: Elena Mourdjis
Zarina Bhimji was born in Mbarara, Uganda in 1963. She received a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London and an MA from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. Nominated for the Turner Prize in 2007, Bhimji has had major solo exhibitions in the UK and internationally. Her work is… Read more In conversation with Zarina Bhimji on her exhibition Lead White
Fine Art graduate Mohammed Sami Al Amili was awarded the annual Hottinger Prize for Excellence – the award, now in its second year, aims to support emerging artists in the regions in which the Hottinger works. Mohammed trained in fine arts in Baghdad before attending Ulster University, going on to graduate from MFA Fine Art… Read more Graduate News: Mohammed Sami wins Hottinger Prize for Excellence 2019
Presenting his feature documentary debut, a story of entrepreneurship Kilo 64, MA Screen Documentary alumnus Amir El-Shenawy tells us of his career so far and his experience at Goldsmiths.
Sociology graduate Nazia Khatun was awarded Sportswoman of The Year Award at the Baton Awards 2018, which recognises and rewards best practice and success in the black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) community. Nazia has changed the lives of thousands of women since beginning her career as a boxer – now a trailblazer in the… Read more Graduate News: Nazia Khatun wins Sportswoman of the Year at the Baton Awards 2018