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Ex-Women’s Football President wins Youth Volunteer of the Year

Elena ‘Kiki’ Bustos, the outgoing Goldsmiths Women's Football President has been awarded the Youth Volunteer of the Year prize as part of the FA and McDonald's Grassroots Football Award.

 
Victory for top Goldsmiths athlete in Ireland

Goldsmiths student Tope Adeyeye scooped a dramatic victory last month, winning first place in the 100m race (in 10.75 seconds) at the under-23 Men’s Championships in Tullamore, Ireland.

 
Welcome to Joe, Campaigns and Activities Officer

Goldsmiths SU’s newest Campaigns and Activities Officer is on a mission.

 
Welcome to Mona, Welfare and Diversity Officer

Liberation is at the heart of the SU’s mission to empower students and fight discrimination against black, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans), women and disabled students in the university and beyond.

 
Welcome to Taylor, Education Officer

What is returning Education Officer Taylor McGraa most excited about for the upcoming year? Many things, it turns out.

 
Welcome to JT, the new SU President

If you’re a returning Goldsmiths student it’s quite likely you’ve seen JT (Joseph Tema) around campus.

 
Apply now to be a Goldsmiths Talented Athlete

Applications for the SU’s Talented Athlete Programme (TAP) are now open from prospective and current Goldsmiths students.

 
Four Ways To Earn Some Cash This Summer

It’s that time of year. The student loan payment is dwindling with no installment approaching. You hoped for a far-flung trip abroad but your bank statement looks like it contains too many minuses.

 
Reflections from Tara, outgoing Welfare and Diversity Officer

Tara’s been Welfare and Diversity Officer for two years. It’s a period that has witnessed big changes at Goldsmiths, so we caught up with her to find out what’s been happening, what she’ll miss most and what some of her proudest achievements in the Union have been.

 
Reflections from Eva, outgoing SU President

Term may be winding down, but preparations are busily underway in the SU for two brand new elected Full Time Officers to begin their terms.

 
Five Things To Do With Your London Summer

From Lambeth Country Show to taking a dip in Brockwell Lido - we've got you covered for your summer in London.

 
Four Cheap Holiday Ideas for Students

After battling through a year of exams, coursework and a persistent laundry pile, you’re probably itching to swap the library for the beach. Fortunately, a fantastic summer getaway doesn’t need to break the bank.

 
Spotlight on the Debating and Photography Societies

We chatted to two of the newly elected presidents from the Photography Society and Debating Society to hear what the election process was like, what you can expect from the groups next year, and why you should consider joining in on the fun.

 
London Theatre Student Discount Schemes

We all know how expensive going to the theatre can be, especially in London, and it can be particularly unaffordable if you are a student. Thankfully, there are a number of schemes that offer great discounts to students or those under certain ages.

 
Eight Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend

This bank holiday weekend is expected to not only bring warmer temperatures (a high of 26 degrees!), but tons of fun events across London: here's our top picks.

 
Represent Your Course Mates and Receive £700

Apply now to become a Department Rep for the 2018/19 academic year.

 
Student Led Teaching Awards Winners Announced

150 nominations were whittled down to four winners of the annual Student Led Teaching Awards, celebrating the amazing staff who make Goldsmiths what it is.

 
Students' Union Awards Winners Announced

The Students' Union Awards took place last week, our annual celebration of every student who makes Goldsmiths what it is.

 
Our Pick of Cheap (or Free) Things to do in your Easter Break

If you’re spending your Easter break in London, alongside your work and your studies (obv), why not try and fit in some London loving? To give you some inspiration, we’ve picked out a range of the best cheap or free activities we could find, so you can get out and see a bit of London without breaking the bank.

 
UCU Strike: Guide to Complaints and Compensation

Many students have raised the issue of fee reimbursement with us, so we wanted to update you on the work we've done, and provide a guide to requests for compensation.

 
London2Copenhagen: A Goldsmiths Student Abroad

In a series of blog posts, second year Sociology student Abigail Joseph talks about her experience of the Erasmus scheme, as she heads off to study in Copenhagen for a year.

 
BUCS Blogs: Athletics

For the second year running we had students representing Goldsmiths at the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges of Sport) National Competition which took place in Sheffield 16th-18th February.  We caught up with some of the athletes to chat about how they got on.

 
An interview with Omnii Collective

This weekend Omni Collective will lead Music Tech Fest, a day centred around music technology, for women and non-binary people. Ahead of this we catch up with Omni founders Joy, Fran and Naomi to find out more about their inspirations, their advice for budding producers as well as their dream for Omnii.

 
BUCS Blogs: Goldsmiths Mountaineering

We hear from from Yin Ying Kong, a 3rd year BA Design Student and Captain of the Mountaineering Club on her experience of BUCS and how the team feels post competition.

 
Telling the stories of LGBTQ Migrants

To mark the end of LGBTQ+ History Month, we host a night focused on listening to and supporting queer refugees who try to forge a place for themselves in European countries.

 
Update on the Academic Communities Fund

Students have been using the Academic Communities Fund for a variety of trips and events. Apply for funding to help build communities, meet other students on your course, learn new things and to experience London too.

 
UCU Strike: Why we support staff fighting against broken promises

With the average striking staff member set to lose £10,000 a year of their pension, it is important that students direct their anger about the disruption in the right direction.

 
February Student Assembly: Round Up

A round up of the motions passed at the first Student Assembly of 2018.

 
Five Things to Apply for During Reading Week

Use your reading week wisely…other than doing, well, actual reading, why not think about applying for funding for that project you’ve always wanted to get off the ground, or get some volunteering experience that will leave you in good stead when you finish uni?

 
Meet Your New Sports Activators: Delphine Bueche

We have a chat with one of the newly appointed Sports Activators, Delphine Bueche. Delphine leads on various activities as part of the SU's new social sport programme, Active at Goldsmiths.

 
Meet Your New Sports Activators: Samantha Curran

We have a chat with one of the newly appointed Sports Activators, Samantha Curran. Samantha leads on various activities as part of the SU's new social sport programme, Active at Goldsmiths.

 
Meet Your New Sports Activators: Roseline Vincent

We have a chat with one of the newly appointed Sports Activators, Roseline Vincent. Roseline leads on various activities as part of the SU's new social sport programme, Active at Goldsmiths.

 
LGBTQ+ History Month Exhibition Artists

To celebrate LGBTQ+ history, this February we have a free, month long exhibition in the SU Cafe. We take a closer look at some of the amazing artists performing and exhibiting.

 
New Societies: Under the Spotlight

As the number of societies and communities continues to grow here at Goldsmiths, we take a closer look at the newly set up Veg Society, the Jazz and Improv Society and the Anti-Imperialist Society.

 
Under the Spotlight: Arts Tutoring Society

As the number of societies and communities continues to grow here at Goldsmiths SU, we take a look at some of the new societies that have launched this year, including the Arts Tutoring Society.

 
Under the Spotlight: Beautiful Faces Society

As the number of societies and communities continues to grow, we take a look at some of the new societies that have launched this year, what they aim to provide for their members and why they were started in the first place.

 
January Student Assembly Motions Published

Student Assembly takes place on Thursday 25th January - with four motions being debated and voted on.

 
Student research topics announced for 2018

Each year, Department Reps (formerly DSCs) work in small teams to research seven different areas of student experience - this year's research topics have just been announced.

 
Start Something New in 2018

New year, new you? We know it’s a massive cliche, however there’s no time like the present to begin making lifestyle choices that will suit you long term, not just for January.

 
December Student Assembly: Round Up

Find out what motions were passed at the latest Student Assembly which took place on the Thursday 7th December.

 
NUS Delegate Elections Results

NUS Delegate election results are out - say hello to your new NUS Delegates for 2017/18.

 
Stark difference in degree results of white and BME students revealed

The University have published their report into the attainment gap - proving the substantial gap between the academic success of students of colour and their white counterparts.

 
Student Assembly Motions Published

Student Assembly takes place on Thursday 7th December - with three motions being debated and voted on.

 
Having a Chat with Pat: An Open Meeting with the Warden of Goldsmiths

A round up of the most recent Open Meeting with the Warden of Goldsmiths, Patrick Loughrey, on Wednesday the 22nd November.

 
Getting The Most Out of Reading Week

Reading Week is almost here: before you lay about in your pjs watching Netflix for a week, here's some tips for getting the most out of the break.