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Theatre and Performance

Theatre Workshop Facilitator in a Community Setting

Description

This student has planned, promoted and facilitated a series of theatre workshops with a community group in an outreach setting. They have gained skills in organising and promoting projects, managing groups of people, workshop facilitation and time management.

Criteria

  • Complete 24 hours over 6 weeks planning, promoting and facilitating a series of workshops which are delivered in community settings
  • Provide a written reflection on your professional practice
  • Produce a portfolio of evidence, to include photos, to demonstrate your process

How do I find out more?

Mojisola Adebayo is the organiser for this activity.

Media & Communications

East London Lines Editorial Volunteer

Description

East London Lines is an independent news website run by the Media & Communications department. This student has completed at least 30 hours of editorial work. This role includes finding, researching, writing and publishing stories relevant to the website’s coverage area, liaising with other editorial staff, editing and publishing the work of others, creating, sourcing and editing images and video.

Criteria

  • Meet with supervisor to agree stories to be covered
  • Complete at least 30 hours spread over vacation periods and reading weeks
  • Complete a minimum of 5 published pieces with at least 2 pieces of at least 500 words
  • Complete a cover sheet for each story in format requested by the Media and Communications department.

How do I find out more?

Contact Terry Kirby in the Media and Comms Dept.

My Media Futures

Description

This student has completed a programme of workshops and events focused on working in the Media Industries. They produced a portfolio of reflective evidence showing academic and practical skills developed to prepare them for industry employment or self-employment. Skills include research, networking, network mapping, industry awareness and personal & professional presentation skills.

Criteria

  • 3 alumni panel events and follow on networking events over 2 terms (1.5 – 2hrs each
  • 3 practical workshop sessions (2 – 3hrs each)

You will submit for verification:

  • An individual Network Map
  • A working CV and brief portfolio of employment opportunities
  • An individual Action Plan

Where can I find out more?

Contact Karen MacIntyre in Careers or Adrian De La Court from SYNAPSE

 

 

General Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As General Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have recruited and managed Genre Editors, solicited material and promoted and supported the work of creative contributors, developing leadership, team working, marketing, and problem solving skills.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Features Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Features Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Maintain a healthy pool of new contributions by soliciting and commissioning new work.
  • Work constructively with contributors in order to achieve high quality work.
  • Edit at least two creative contributions during their time at Goldsmiths.
  • Accurately and reliably proof read written material and ensure high quality reproduction of all visual materials.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Animation Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Animation Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Prose Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Prose Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Poetry Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Poetry Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Crtieria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Film Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Film Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Illustration Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Illustration Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Multimedia Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Multimedia Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Photography Editor of GoldDust - Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As Photography Editor of GoldDust, this student has developed curatorial, editorial, organisational and communication skills. They have solicited material and commissioned and edited new work from creative contributors, developing leadership and team working skills and working to deadlines.

Criteria

  • Attend monthly editorial meetings.
  • Maintain the archive of copyright agreements.
  • Recruit and manage Genre Editors in an efficient fashion.
  • Ensure the publication of at least one issue of GoldDust in the Autumn and Spring terms.
  • Adequately brief the members of staff responsible for the site about any potentially problematical issues, including legal clearances.
  • Ensure that GoldDust is imaginatively and consistently marketed and promoted.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Contributor to GoldDust – Goldsmiths online creative media platform

As creative contributor, this student has contributed at least two creative works to GoldDust, working as part of a team, meeting tight deadlines and complying with editorial guidelines. They have developed communication and creative skills, producing work to a professional standard.

Criteria

  • Contribute at least two creative works to GoldDust.
  • Demonstrate collaborative skills.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, which includes working to deadlines and signing the copyright agreement in a timely fashion.

How do I find out more?

Contact Philip Palmer, Lecturer. Media and Communications. View GoldDust online.

Music

Participation in a Departmental Ensemble

Description

This student has participated in one of the Music Department ensembles. They have attended rehearsals across an academic year and participated in at least two concerts developing advanced individual and ensemble musical skills, team-working and team support, communication, time-keeping and self-reliance in preparing individual parts.

Criteria

  • Attend at least 80% of rehearsals across the academic year.
  • Perform in at least two concerts.

How do I find out more?

Contact Jake Bernard, Events Manager.

Directing a Departmental Ensemble

Description

This student has directed one of the Music Department ensembles. They have directed rehearsals or parts of rehearsals across an academic year leading to the direction of at least ONE concert developing advanced individual musical directing and organisational skills, leading and motivating a team, self-reliance in preparing rehearsals, communication, and time-keeping.

Criteria

  • Direct rehearsals (or parts of rehearsals) across a term
  • Direct in at least one concert.

How do I find out more?

Contact Jake Bernard, Events Manager.

Goldsmiths Music Studios Assistant Engineer

Description 

As an assistant engineer, the student works for 18 supervised hours in a recording studio, and engineers on recording sessions for other students developing technical, communication, listening and interpersonal skills. They gain experience of working with a large format analogue console and develop good collaborative skills, time management and understanding of studio protocols.

Criteria

  • Attend three workshops
  • Complete 9 hours of recording with other students
  • Meet regularly with mentoring scheme co-ordinators to discuss progress and to present at least one example of your work for feedback

How do I find out more?

Contact Mikko Gordon, Head of Goldsmiths Music Studios

Visual Cultures

Editor, EphemeralMag

Description

As Editor of EphemeralMag – an online magazine for engaging with visual cultures – this student has developed liaison and networking skills, communication skills, and team work skills, through their work preparing the magazine and soliciting contributions from staff and students, by promoting the magazine, by editing articles with writers, and by maintaining the magazine’s publication schedule.

Criteria

  • Publish five student essays each year as nominated by the Department
  • Promote the publication through the Visual Cultures Society social media channels
  • Solicit submissions via Department staff, edit those submissions, liaise with the authors, schedule the submissions for publication, publish the publications, and promote them via social media (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter).

How do I find out more?

Contact Tom Chivers for more information.

Computing

Code Liberation Volunteer

Description

Code Liberation is a non-profit which teaches women, nonbinary, femme, and girl-identifying people to program and build physical systems using creativity as a pedagogical approach. This student has completed 30 hours of face-to-face volunteering gaining work experience as a teaching assistant, in event production for a technology event and has participated in an open source community.

Criteria 

  • Complete 30 hours
  • Be mentored by a Coordinator
  • Help TA 3-5 classes
  • Volunteer for at least one event as event staff

How do I find out more?

Contact Phoenix Perry in Computing

Code Liberation Instructor and Contributor

Description

This student has completed 50 hours of volunteering for Code Liberation. They have planned, led and evaluated 5 workshops and mentored other volunteer instructors and given feedback. They have gained leadership and event planning skills in producing a technology event and have contributed to an open source code base on github in addition to participating in an open source community.

Criteria

  • Complete 50 hours
  • Be trained in how to teach within the Code Liberation Framework
  • Meet with The Code Liberation London team regularly and design and host at least one public facing activity
  • Plan, prepare and lead 5 workshops
  • Evaluate workshops as agreed with Code Liberation Team
  • Mentor the Volunteers
  • Observe at least one other new Instructor and give feedback
  • Actively participate in the Code Liberation Community during your tenure with the organisation

How do I find out more?

Contact Phoenix Perry in Computing

Anthropology

My Visual Anthropology Futures

Description

This student has completed a programme of workshops and events focussed on working in the Visual and Media Industries and produced a portfolio of reflective evidence on skills developed. Skills include self-awareness, commercial awareness, research, networking, network mapping and professional presentation skills.

Criteria

  • 1 Alumni Panel
  • 1 Careers Talk (Evening Event with one guest/alumni)
  • 2 Site visits – afternoon
  • 3 practical workshops that will result in the production of a range of valuable personal material for you to shape and develop your career progression, and employment or self-employment opportunities as a result of participating in this personal and professional development programme.

How can I find out more?

Contact Karen MacIntyre in Careers or Adrian De La Court in SYNAPSE