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Here’s our guide to studying at Goldsmiths for students from Poland. You'll be able to find everything from completing your application to adjusting to life in the UK. We currently have 15 Polish students studying at Goldsmiths.

EU referendum

Read our guidance on the EU referendum and what it means for students.

How to apply

Undergraduate

You make your application through UCAS, an online application system. The system allows you to choose up to five different universities and apply with one application. 

Applications open on 1 September for entry the following September. The normal closing date is 15 January, but some courses will accept applications until 30 June. You are advised to apply as early as possible as courses have limited places.

You should refer to individual programme pages to see whether your course has any additional application requirements. Applications are usually assessed within two months and can be managed online via UCAS.

Once we've made a decision on your application you'll receive either an unconditional offer, a conditional offer or a rejection. Find out more about what these offers mean in our video:

Postgraduate

For the majority of postgraduate programmes you can apply via our website. Simply click the ‘apply now’ button on your chosen programme page. Some programmes have different application procedures, so always check the programme page before making your application.

Once we've made a decision on your application you'll receive either an unconditional offer, a conditional offer or a rejection. Find out more about what these offers mean in our video: 

What to include in your application

As well as information about your education history, and the course you’re choosing, you’ll also need to provide a personal statement as part of your application. This is your chance to explain how your academic experience is relevant to the course you want to study. You’ll also have an opportunity to tell us about relevant extracurricular activities you’ve taken part in and how they make you stand out.

Find out more about what to include in your personal statement at undergraduate and postgraduate level:

 

Entry requirements

Please note these grades are a guide and do not guarantee entry onto one of our degree programmes. You can find the equivalent A-level grades on our individual course pages.

Undergraduate

We accept Polish Matura with a minimum of 2 subjects at extended level.

A-level
Polish equivalent - average

AAA

80%

AAB

78%

ABB

75%

BBB

70%

BBC

65%

BCC

60%

CCC

60%

Typical offers for students studying International Baccalaureate and European Baccalaureate can be found on our course pages.

Postgraduate

We accept a bachelors degree OR Magister.

Polish degree classification
English equivalent

A1* or 5/6

1st

A or 4+

2:1

B or 4

2:2

English language equivalency

The English as part of the Matura does not meet our English language requirements.

Further details of alternative English language qualifications we accept at undergraduate and postgraduate level can be found by clicking the relevant link. 

Fees and funding

Students from Poland pay the same tuition fees as British students. They are also able to apply for some of our scholarships and bursaries, which are available at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

To find out more about tuition fees and financial support visit our fees and funding page.

 

Visits to Poland

May 2018

Dominic Grego, EU Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Poland to meet with applicants to our undergraduate and postgraduate courses or those interested in meeting to discuss studying at Goldsmiths.  Pre-booking a 30-45 minute meeting is essential. Please contact him on d.grego (@gold.ac.uk) if you are interested in meeting.

Monday 21 May, 14:00-20:00 - Grand City Wroclaw, ul. Rzeźnicza 1, Stare Miasto, Wrocław 50-129

Tuesday 22 May, 17:00-19:00 - ELab Education Laboratory Office, Nowogrodzka 68, Warszawa 02-014 

Adjusting to life in the UK

Generally students from the EU find it easy to transition to life in London, but if you’re struggling then we can offer a whole range of support. This includes PAL (our student led mentor scheme), and our on-site Careers Service and Counselling Service. Find out more about the support we offer.

Take a look at how some of our students have adjusted to life in the UK:

Places of worship

London caters for members of all faiths, and celebrates all of the major religious festivals. Find out more about places of worship in South-East London.

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