Life in London


Famous for its cultural life and diversity, London has been voted the world's number one city to be a student (QS Best Student Cities 2018 and 2019).

We have world-famous galleries, museums, theatres, festivals, shops, markets and parks for you to explore – many of them for free.

If you're looking for quality of life and a vibrant mix of people, in a place that's constantly changing and offering up new experiences; then this great global city is the perfect venue for your studies.

Choosing to study in London will also improve your career prospects. You'll have the centre of business and creative industries on your doorstep, meaning plenty of opportunities for work placements during your studies, and a wealth of employment options once you've graduated.

Goldsmiths' single-site campus is based in New Cross in South East London – read our guide to the neighbourhood.

To help you settle into London life, we've highlighted some of the areas near Goldsmiths.

Find out more about the latest London events:

Watch our students talking about their favourite places in London
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