Lewisham, which is easily accessible by bus from campus, has a shopping centre with high street stores as well as a large market selling everything from food and flowers to bric-a-brac.
The area, which is in the process of major regeneration, also has a pop-up street food market and plenty of green spaces. Read more about how to make the most of London's outdoor spaces.
Want to find out more? Read Time Out's guide to Lewisham.
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Goldsmiths: 20 minutes away
Heathrow Airport: 80 minutes away
Gatwick Airport: 50 minutes away
London Bridge: 10 minutes away