An incubator for ideas
Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive and ideas are allowed to grow.
Our courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 19 academic departments.
A world leader in new knowledge
Our academics cooperate across disciplines to create exciting new courses and develop novel approaches to research issues. Our interdisciplinary ethos has helped us to become a national leader in many subject areas.
The QS World Rankings place us in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. Goldsmiths is also in the UK’s top 25 for the quality of our research, according to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (based on research quality scores in the Times Higher Education subject rankings).
From Creative and Social Technologies to Anomalistic Psychology our teaching and research staff are combining their specialist knowledge to fashion new insights into 21st-century challenges.
Whatever discipline you choose, you’ll find your old ideas challenged and your new ideas embraced. Goldsmiths is a place where together we are creating the knowledge of the future.
A place where your career can grow
At Goldsmiths, we don’t put you in a box. We are a fluid and energetic community where staff and students work in partnership to bring learning to life. You’ll have the opportunity to work in flexible ways and across departments. You’ll collaborate with people from different backgrounds and with different specialities to create solutions that are unique and exciting.
After graduating from Goldsmiths, many of our alumni have played leading roles in shaping contemporary British culture. Wherever you are on your career path, you’ll find the doors are always open for you at Goldsmiths.