Goldsmiths, University of London

We’re a small campus community with a global reach, bringing learning to life through powerful conversations and personal connections. From the moment you enrol you’ll be part of a powerful legacy of learning. We’ve a rich academic history, but we’re also known for our creative approach.

Why study with us?

We are small but mighty – a close-knit community that comes from every corner of the world, which makes for a diverse learning experience (and plenty of stimulating conversation). We take an interdisciplinary approach to all our degree courses, which means you won’t find our subjects prescriptive and you won’t find our teaching dull either. You’ll be taught by and will debate with the best in the field: the people who write the books that appear on reading lists across the country. Our academics carry out pioneering research in areas as diverse as infant recognition and the anthropology of gambling.


Goldsmiths has a wide range of facilities that will help you make the most of your time here, enabling you to develop your understanding of your chosen subject and investigate areas of interest beyond your studies.

Our facilities include: a modern and flexible library, Clubpulse gym, tennis and netball courts, specialist art research labs, a 160-seat theatre, performance studios, radio and TV studios, photography studios, digital video and audio editing equipment, electronic music studios, and music practice rooms.

Notable alumni

Among our alumni are six winners of the Turner Prize – almost a quarter of those shortlisted for the award since it began have been Goldsmiths graduates. Our list of former students also includes:

Steve McQueen, Mary Quant, Bridget Riley, Sam Taylor-Wood, Alex James, Graham Coxon, Malcolm McLaren, James Blake, Katy B, Rob Da Bank, Brian Molko and Julian Clary.


Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
London SE14 6NW


+44 (0)20 7919 7766



Number of students

Undergraduate 4,730
Postgraduate 3,018
International (non-EU) 1,726
Mature undergraduates (aged 21 and over) 1,873

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