Around the World in 7 Days


After a brief hiatus, Around the World is back from 20-27 May 2019 – now bigger than ever.

Alumni in Shanghai celebrating during Around the World in 2017.

What is Around the World in 7 Days?

Around the World in 7 Days is our award-winning series of events organised by and for Goldsmiths alumni. During a single action-packed week every May, alumni meet up in their local area to celebrate their time at Goldsmiths, forge new friendships and reconnect with us – no matter where they are in the world.

From New York to Rome to Singapore, the series showcases the breadth of our alumni community and provides a collective experience for former students of Goldsmiths.

Almost two thousand alumni have joined meet-ups and events worldwide since the series launched in 2015. Events have included alumni talks and exhibitions in Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Berlin – and a range of meet-ups in places like Athens, Bangkok, Dublin, Hong Kong, Jakarta and Seoul.

What's new this year?

Until 2018, Around the World events have been organised by Alumni Ambassadors, whose dedication and enthusiasm has made the series a success.

In order to increase its reach and involve as many of our alumni as possible, we are delighted to announce that the series will now be open to any alumni wishing to organise an event, activity or gathering where they live. 

The series will take place from 20 May until 27 May 2019 with Goldsmiths hosting a selection of flagship events in London and beyond.

How can you get involved?

If you are interested in organising an event or gathering in your region this coming May, read the Volunteer Handbook (PDF download) to find more information and sign up.

There are many ways alumni can participate and that includes as a guest at the event. If you've recently moved or want to ensure you get an invite for your region, update your contact details.

Wherever you are, you are invited to join fellow alumni around the world in celebrating all things Goldsmiths.

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