Public Engagement Governance

Public Engagement at Goldsmiths is governed by two key groups who’re involved in shaping and delivering our 2018-2023 strategy.

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Public Engagement Strategy 2018 - 2023

Our current strategy was developed in response to a survey of all academic staff and discussions with key external stakeholders.

Find out about what underpins our approach, our aims and how we intend to reach them by reading our PE Strategy and Implementation Plan 2018-2023 (PDF)

Public Engagement Group (PEG)

The PEG is a forum where representatives from each academic Department and relevant professional services teams can share good practice, challenges and create a common understanding of the value and purpose of public engagement at Goldsmiths.

Internal and external opportunities are communicated, including information on funding, training, partnerships and activities/events. 

The PEG meets three times per year in the autumn, spring and summer term.

Members:

  • Academic Lead (Co-chair)
  • Public Engagement Manager (Co-chair)
  • Communications Assistant (Secretary)
  • Public Engagement Representatives from each department
  • Head of Research and Enterprise Office or nominated representative
  • Head of Communications or nominated representative
  • Strategic Advisor / Head of Community Engagement

Public Engagement Strategy Group (PESG)

The PESG is the body with ownership of how Public Engagement is approached at Goldsmiths. It reviews progress towards its strategic aims, objectives and planned implementation actions.

It is responsible for the processes through which internal funding is allocated, reviewed and reported, specifically via the Grant and Award schemes.

The PESG meet three times per year:

Autumn – Strategy review
Spring – Warden’s Annual Public Engagement Awards allocation
Summer – Public Engagement Grants scheme allocation and reporting

Members:

  • Academic Lead (Co-chair)
  • Public Engagement Manager (Co-chair)
  • Communications Assistant (Secretary)
  • Head of Communications or nominated representative
  • Strategic Advisor / Head of Community Engagement
  • Academic representatives with public engagement expertise