Campus facilities

Based in London’s vibrant New Cross, our campus has everything you need to make the most of your time as a student.

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Please note, that our facilities are currently closed until further notice due to Covid-19.

Library

Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week nearly every day of the year, our Library has space for individual and group study, a maker space, and an events space.

You can access reading and audio-visual materials relating to the modules you study, and go to workshops where you can learn more about things like referencing and research techniques. If you have any questions about finding what you need, your subject librarian will be happy to help. 

As a Goldsmiths degree student you’re also able to borrow books from the University of London Library, Senate House.

Eating and drinking

There are a variety of eating options on campus including Thirty Five cafe, Roosters chicken shop and The Refectory canteen which offers food court style dining. Find out more about eating and drinking on campus. 

IT services

All halls of residence have internet access, and we have Wifi across campus. The library has both PCs and Apple Macs, scanners and video editing equipment. If you're having a problem with IT access then staff are available to answer your queries in the library. See IT Services for the full range of facilities offered.

Bank

Our campus has a branch of Santander which is based in the Richard Hoggart Building and open Monday-Friday.

Cinema

Curzon Goldsmiths is our campus cinema, open to the public. View the latest listings.

Support

Whenever you need help or advice, there’s always someone to turn to at Goldsmiths. Throughout your studies and even after your graduation we can offer help with a whole range of issues from bursaries and scholarships to counselling, careersnursery services and peer mentoring. We also have a multifaith Chaplaincy and prayer room. Read more about the support on offer.

Sports

Our campus has tennis and netball courts and a large backfield perfect for football. Our Students' Union offers a huge variety of sports societies, both recreational and competitive.

Music facilities

Our Electronic Music Studios consist of three large recording spaces with natural light and variable acoustics. The main control room is based around a 48 channel vintage Calrec console and supports both analogue and digital recording. It also features a 2” 24 track Otari tape machine as well as a large collection of new and vintage microphones, amplifiers, outboard and synthesisers. The Department of Music also benefits from suites of practice rooms and a recital hall (with its majestic Steinway Model D concert piano).

Joy, a third year BMus Music student takes us on a tour of the Goldsmiths Music Studio.

Art and design facilities

Studio spaces are available for all art students, alongside a yarn store and nine specialist research laboratories - casting, constructed textiles, digital media, fine art printmaking, metalwork, photography, print and dye, stitch and fabric and woodwork.

All Design students have their own dedicated studio space within the department and there are electronics for prototyping circuits as well as workshop facilities, a computing suite, and a textile studio.

Work is currently underway on the Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art, an on-campus art gallery.

Media facilities

Our Media and Communications students enjoy the use of radio and TV studios, photography studios, ENPS facilities, darkrooms and production rooms. They also have access to a range of digital video and audio editing equipment including animation and image manipulation software and hardware.

Theatre facilities

Theatre students benefit from a wide range of facilities including a theatre, performance studios, scenography workshop, and wardrobe and props stores. There is also a media studio for video and sound editing, and specialist technicians on-site for support.