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My Goldsmiths, Records & Enrolments

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How to access your record to make changes, fix problems with your Goldsmiths card and get letters to prove you are student.


Go to www.gold.ac.uk/mygoldsmiths to access your student record.
 


Making changes to your student record

My name has changed or is incorrect

Your name will be recorded as it is shown on your original application and the documents you show at enrolment. If your name has changed or is incorrect please bring official documentation (passport, driving licence, marriage certificate or official deed poll) to the Student Centre.

The changes will be copied to your student record which is used by staff in both academic and administrative departments.

Please note that your name as shown on the Student Record System will appear on your Graduation Certificate and transcript and cannot be changed after they are issued.

My address or contact details have changed

You can change your address, email or telephone details in MyGoldsmiths by clicking on the ‘My Details’ and ‘Change your address’ tabs. The change will be copied to your student record which is used by staff in academic and administrative departments.

If you experience problems accessing MyGoldsmiths please email studentrecords (@gold.ac.uk).

I have undergone/am undergoing gender re-assignment and want to update my details

If you would like to change your name on your student record, please bring official documentation in your new name (passport, driving licence or official deed poll) to the Student Centre.

Your details will be changed on your student record to match those shown on your official documents allowing your transcript(s) and certificate to be issued in your new name.

If you would also like to change your gender on the student records system you can do so by providing a written statement which includes the following:

  • your intention to transition and the gender you would like to have recorded on our student records system
  • your consent for this information to be used to change your official record and that you are happy for this statement to be stored on your file securely

The statement can either be sent via email to studentrecords (@gold.ac.uk) or put inside a sealed envelope, marked as confidential for the Enrolments & Record Manager and handed in to the Student Centre.  Please note that your request will be treated in absolute confidence.

If you would like to discuss your situation further, please contact the Wellbeing team.

If you are a former student, any previously issued documents confirming assessment or award may be re-issued by providing the above information via our Replacement Transcript and Confirmation of Award service.

Problems with your Goldsmiths ID Card

See our help page for the Goldsmiths ID Card

Requesting letters to prove you are a student

Letter to show that I am a student.

A student status letter will show that you are a student at Goldsmiths, your approved programme of study and your start and expected end dates.

The letter may be used for accommodation or job references, or application for sponsorship.

Before printing a letter, please ensure that your address is correct in by clicking on the ‘My Details’ tab and ‘Change your address’ in MyGoldsmiths.

You can print a confirmation of enrolment letter via MyGoldsmiths.

If require the letter to be stamped bring it into the Student Centre.

Letter for a council tax discount or exemption

Information on whether you may be eligible for a discount or exemption is available on gov.uk.  The Student Centre can also give you advice.

Before printing a letter, please ensure that your address is correct in by clicking on the ‘My Details’ tab and ‘Change your address’ in MyGoldsmiths.

You can print a council tax letter via MyGoldsmiths.

If require the letter to be stamped bring it into the Student Centre.

Letter to open a bank account

Before printing a letter, please ensure that your address is correct in by clicking on the ‘My Details’ tab and ‘Change your address’ in MyGoldsmiths.

You can print a letter to help with opening a bank account via MyGoldsmiths.

If require the letter to be stamped bring it into the .

Letter for a Schengen visa

Before printing a letter, please ensure that your address is correct in by clicking on the ‘My Details’ tab and ‘Change your address’ in MyGoldsmiths.

You can print a Schengen visa letter via MyGoldsmiths.

If require the letter to be stamped bring it into the Student Centre.

Enrolling as a continuing student

If you are continuing or repeating a year of study, please ensure you have enrolled online before returning to your studies. Please ensure you complete this within 28 days of the start of term otherwise your acces to services may be suspended and your status withdrawn. If you have any questions about enrolment please contact the Student Centre.

You are not required to visit the Student Centre to complete enrolment.

Completing enrolment as a continuing student

Invitations to enrol online will be sent via email to you approximately 1 month before the start of term if you have been permitted to continue your studies in the next session.

Online enrolment is via My Goldsmiths and if you have an account you can log in and enrol directly, otherwise you will be sent details of how to create an account.

Once logged into MyGoldsmiths, you will be prompted to 'Enrol Now' - unless you have enrolled already or are not permitted to enrol.

Once you have completed online enrolment, confirmation will be emailed to you directly.

Any Student Loans or Student Finance you may be expecting may be paid automatically into your account - you do not need to return your Student Finance letters.

You are not required to attend an enrolment event, but dependent on your status you may be required to:

  • Pay your tuiton fees online if you are not in receipt of government funding, i.e. Student Loans, Student Finance or Federal Loans or private sponsorship.
  • Show proof of sponsorship, return details of your sponsorship to the Student Centre so the fees office may invoice your sponsor.
  • Show proof of immigration status, if you are a non-EEA national returning from interruption or a period of non-attendance you will be required to show a visa that permits study at Goldsmiths or evidence that you have made a valid application for a visa.

If you have any question or experience problems completing online enrolment please contact the Student Centre.

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