Why study at Goldsmiths?

Immerse yourself in a subject you love in a friendly campus university

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From inspiring academics and supportive staff to its engaged students, the people at Goldsmiths form an energetic community that wants to change things for the better. We aim to create a welcoming atmosphere where you're free to be yourself and explore your interests. And because we're in London (QS, Best Student City 2022), we've built connections with some of the capital's leading creative and cultural organisations, giving you access to exciting opportunities while you study. 

  • Rated a Five Stars institution by QS Intelligence Unit, with a Five Star rating for areas including teaching, employability, and internationalisation (QS Stars/QS Intelligence Unit 2020)
  • Top 10 in the UK for our research intensity (The Complete University Guide League Tables 2021)
  • Top-three university in the UK for producing business founders, and 12th for producing CEOs and MDs (Hitachi Capital Invoice Finance 2021)
  • Voted one of the top political universities in the UK by students (Which? University 2019)
  • In the top 150 for arts and humanities (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022)
  • In the world’s top 370 for social sciences and management (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021)
  • Goldsmiths is recognised as a leading university for research with nearly four-fifths of our outputs considered “world-leading” or “internationally excellent” (according to  Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021).  Find out more about the REF 2021.

What our students say

Read more of our students' experiences at Goldsmiths.

Being in a space where art can be studied alongside Economics was a factor that I found interesting as I felt it stimulated different parts of my brain.

Idowu A Isaac Ojo, BA Economics

Idowu A Isaac Ojo, BA Economics

Find out why some of our current students decided to study at Goldsmiths.