Welcome Everything you need to know for starting your studies at Goldsmiths. Your journey starts here Application arrangements for 2020 Find out about the main changes to the ways we are dealing with applications for 2020. Enrolment Information on enrolling onto your chosen course. Immigration Advisory Service Help to apply for a visa to study with Goldsmiths. Get organised Autumn term Term dates How Goldsmiths is getting ready Fees, loans and funding Paying fees Applying for funding or loans Organising accommodation Goldsmiths student accommodation Private accommodation options Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Covid-19 (Coronavirus) information The latest information on how Covid-19 may affect applicants. Arriving from outside the UK It may be necessary to self-isolate for 14 days if you are travelling from another country. Registering with a doctor and local healthcare You need to register with a doctor/GP near Goldsmiths to get healthcare. How to talk to us and your fellow students Join our Facebook groups to meet other students coming to Goldsmiths. We are also available to answer questions and offer help. Alternatively, you can email us at welcome (@gold.ac.uk). Undergraduate Facebook group Postgraduate Facebook group Look forward to student life Plan your journey All the information you need to plan your journey to Goldsmiths. Your guide to London Get to know your new home with our tips for exploring the city. What to bring You can buy everything you need in London but it is cheaper to bring what you can with you. First year hacks Get the best life hacks for your first year at university from Goldsmiths students. London transport Goldsmiths is well connected by public transport and getting around London is easy once you know how. Shopping guide You can buy pretty much anything you need from shops close to Goldsmiths or by shopping online. Local social guide Where to eat, drink and have fun in New Cross, Deptford and Peckham. Bank accounts Most banks offer student accounts that come with free perks and tools for managing your money. Mobile phones and calling home If you are coming from outside of the UK, getting a UK mobile phone SIM could save you money. Student discounts As a Goldsmiths student you have access to a whole range of deals and freebies. Wellbeing support We have a range of help and support available to you throughout your time at Goldsmiths. Students' Union Your students’ union offers activities, events and societies, as well as support and advice. Tips and advice Adjusting to being a student in 2020 How to get used to a different way of studying. Boring but necessary things to do Five boring but necessary things to do in your first week. Managing your money How to ensure you keep on top of your money at university. Studying at home Top tips for making the most of studying at home.