For the local community Goldsmiths is a civic university at the heart of New Cross, and these are some of the ways that we work with our local communities. Culture open to all Goldsmiths CCA Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art is a free public art gallery bringing world-class exhibitions to south London. Borough of Culture 2022 We were a proud partner Lewisham's Borough of Culture. Lectures, talks and events Come and see academics and notable speakers from Goldsmiths and around the world. Use our spaces Warm Welcomes Come and use our campus as a place to keep warm and get a free hot drink on Wednesdays. Deptford Town Hall Make an enquiry to host a community event in this historic building. Hire spaces on campus Local residents can enquire about using our spaces at a free or discounted rate. Library People from the Lewisham area can use our academic library for reference and local schools can visit. Learn and develop Short courses Learn something new in the evenings or at weekends from music to anthropology to writing. Inspire Lewisham Training and opportunities to help Lewisham residents to develop skills and find employment in the creative industries. Schools and colleges We work with local schools and colleges to help their students consider university education. Working with our community Services for Business We can help support and grow your business through sharing knowledge and expertise. Good Neighbour Policy We are committed to being a good neighbour by listening to and communicating with local residents. Public engagement with research We bring out research and teaching to life in the world for the benefit of our communities both local and global. Locally engaged research Our academics and students work on projects in and around Lewisham helping with local challenges. Civic Catalysts Linking Goldsmiths research to the needs of the diverse communities within the London Borough of Lewisham. Our civic mission Civic mission We are changing the way we work with local partners and communities to help make a difference locally. Civic University Agreement Working with 11 other local anchor institutions, we are making Lewisham an even better place to live, work and create. Green New Deal Goldsmiths is committed to becoming a carbon-neutral organisation by 2025. Email us at community (@gold.ac.uk) if you want to know more or get involved with what we do.