Alumni member benefits

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Membership of the alumni community comes with a number of benefits, wherever you are based in the world.

Stay connected with Goldsmiths and receive updates on your member benefits by joining our mailing list.

Keeping in touch: the latest news and alumni email

The latest news

Receive the latest news from Goldsmiths and fellow alumni throughout the year via the alumni magazine, Goldlink, and newsletter. We welcome submissions so get in touch if you have anything you would to share: alumni (

Keep in touch via social media

You can also stay updated by reading the alumni blog or follow any of our social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Alumni Email

After leaving Goldsmiths, you can access a free alumni email. Use it to keep in touch with friends or provide a professional email address for CVs and job applications.

Please note that converting your is not the same as joining the alumni mailing list. If you have signed up to the alumni mailing list, you will still need to apply to convert your email address.

At 120 days after your course ends, you will lose access to Shibboleth, (VLE) and other Office 365 services, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and One Drive, as these services are not available to alumni. Your course end date is the official date your programme ends and prior to your graduation ceremony.

If you experience any problems accessing your email, check our website for known problems. If you need to reset your password, and you left Goldsmiths after 01 January 2017, please use One Identity Password Manager. Otherwise, email alumni ( and we will put in your request with the IT Service Desk.

Find out how to use your Goldsmiths email and accessing it across devices.

You’ve completed and your course end date is after 1 August 2020

As deadlines will vary depending on when you left, please check the deadline on this survey and apply accordingly. Find out more about your alumni email.

Your course end date is before  31 July 2020

The deadline to convert your email to an Alumni email has passed.

Reunions and events: on campus and across the globe

Goldsmiths reunites with alumni in London, the UK and across the globe to celebrate our vibrant alumni community based all over the world. It includes Around the World in 7 Days, a series organised by local alumni volunteers in their cities across.

Alumni are welcome to attend events on campus. Join fellow alumni at events on campus and near you.

Lifelong learning: library membership and discounts on study

Library membership

Access to the Library and collections is currently restricted to Goldsmiths students and staff due to Covid-19, and applications for alumni library membership is closed. This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the term.

Access alumni e-resources

Are you thinking of postgraduate study or want to continue to enrich your knowledge? Register for Goldsmiths Connect (the alumni social network) and once approved, join the Library e-Resources group to access library e-resources available to alumni. Your Goldsmiths Connect account is not dependent on having an alumni library membership and it is separate from your existing membership.

Read the Library guide to using e-resources.

Below are e-resources currently available to alumni:

  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collections
  • SAGE Premier Journals Collection
  • Duke University Press Journals & eBooks

Discounts on study

Alumni, including Study Abroad and LaSalle students, can access a 10% fee discount if you are a home/EU student or equivalent amount in pounds sterling if you are an international student. The discount applies to taught Masters programmes (MRes and PGCE programmes are not included) and for 2021 entry.

Please note that the alumni discount will be reviewed and is not guaranteed to be available for 2022 entry. Please email scholarship ( for any questions.

Goldsmiths offers a range of short courses in the arts, social sciences, business, computing and more. You can receive a 15% discount on our short courses (see individual courses for terms and conditions). Email alumni ( for the discount code.

Networking and careers support


Goldsmiths Connect is a social network that is exclusive to our alumni, students and staff. It is completely free to use, accessible through any web browser and lets you:

  • Find and reminisce with classmates, see what they have been up to and stay in touch
  • Discover alumni from every sector and expand your professional network
  • Introduce, employ and offer to act as a mentor to our current and graduating students
  • Ask alumni to be a mentor, for career advice or for specific support such as a CV/application review and interview prep
  • Access library e-resources available to alumni
  • Stay up to date with the latest Goldsmiths news, including our research and events

Ongoing careers support

New alumni continue to have access to CareerSPACE and receive professional careers advice and resources for three years after they’ve left Goldsmiths. You will need to register for an alumni account to access this free service offered by the Goldsmiths Careers Service. Find out more about the careers support available to you.

On campus benefits and discounts

Curzon Goldsmiths

Our on-site cinema offers discounted tickets for alumni. To access this discount, all you need to do is present a printed copy of the alumni e-newsletter or your former student ID (if you still have it!). For listings and to make a booking go to the Curzon Goldsmiths website.

University of London benefits

Goldsmiths alumni can access Senate House Library, a benefit offered by the University of London.

With alumni membership, you can borrow ten books and have off-site access to a range of e-resources. Membership for three months is £70 or £210 for one year.

To register for alumni membership, you will need to provide proof of graduation, which can include a degree certificate, academic transcript or your Goldsmiths alumni library card, along with photographic ID and proof of address. Register online.

Third party discounts

The Economist

You receive a 10% discount when you subscribe to The Economist, which offers insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.

If you are interested in offering a discount to Goldsmiths alumni, email alumni ( to discuss.

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