Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths went on to become part of the University of London in 1904. Over the years this close-knit university has produced alumni who have gone on to win Turner Prizes, Oscars, Mercury Music prizes, Ivor Novellos and BAFTAs.
Goldsmiths has a wide range of subjects areas, including courses in:
- Centre for Cultural Studies
- Centre for English Language and Academic Writing
- Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance
- Educational Studies
- English and Comparative Literature
- Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship
- Institute of Management Studies
- Media and Communications
- Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies
- Theatre and Performance
- Visual Cultures
- Centres and Units
- Professional Services
The University has accommodation available for over 4900 Undergraduates as well as another 3600 post graduates. They have 1200 places in halls spread across nine sites and can provide students with a range of different facilities depending on the budget the student imposes.
Living in the heart of London gives students the opportunity to be part of one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world. Furthermore students can enhance their student life by joining clubs and societies available at the student's union.