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About the handbook

Welcome to your university experience at Goldsmiths, a journey filled with both highs and lows, challenges and triumphs, and a world of opportunities awaiting your exploration. We understand that this chapter in your life is a whirlwind of emotions and new beginnings. That's why we're here, with open arms and a wealth of resources, to support you every step of the way.

Life as a student at Goldsmiths is a remarkable adventure, and like any adventure, it has its twists and turns. From the thrill of making new friends and discovering your passions to the occasional bumps in the road, we know that it's all part of the ride. That's where this handbook comes in – it's your trusty companion, crafted by students who have walked the same path and are eager to share their knowledge with you.

This handbook is a treasure trove of insights and advice to help you navigate student life, from guidance about procedures and policies, to practical tips and tricks to help you embrace the opportunities and get the best student experience. 

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Where can I get help? Support Services Masterlist

About the Students' Union

Getting Around Campus

Getting Ready & Settling In

Navigating the College, Support and Student Experience


Study & Academic Writing Skills and Resources


The information presented in this handbook is accurate at the time of writing and for guidance only. It should not be construed as legal or professional advice. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information presented, we make no warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness or suitability with respect to your situation. Please seek professional advice before taking any action.