Goldsmiths, University of London
Lewisham | South East England
Ucas code: G56
What students say about this university612 comments (163 students)
The one thing you need to understand is you may not notice the higher costs of London as such, but you defiantly will with...
The one thing you need to understand is you may not notice the higher costs of London as such, but you defiantly will with travel. Topping up your Oyster card regularly can cost a bomb! However you can either order a student Oyster or if you have a railcard, link it to your oyster which is easy to do in any underground station and saves you money. As for everything else, try and keep an eye on your money, things add up that you don't realise. The odd sandwich and coffee makes a difference!×
The teaching hours are fairly standard, with a lecture and seminar for each module. They seem to rely on you to study out of...
The teaching hours are fairly standard, with a lecture and seminar for each module. They seem to rely on you to study out of hours and teachers are fairly accessible, either in person or by email if you have questions. the content is interesting, but I guess it depends on if you enjoy what you're learning or not. Mostly, the work consists of essays that form a final portfolio and most of the modules have end of year exams. the feedback for these essays is given so you can improve them before final portfolio submission. It can be helpful,but it's good to meet your tutor in person so they can explain certain areas. Since I study English, the facilities don't need to be overly specific, but the lecture halls are big and comfortable and I like the setups for seminars afterwards, which are a bit more intimate and detailed.×
Great library, really handy internet services, state of the art recording studioReport
cheaper cost of living than central londonReport
Diversity of student body and student lifeReport
How students describe this university
Overall student satisfaction83%
of students are very or quite satisfied with this university
Number of students8,525
students attended last year
Undergraduate / Postgraduate66%
of students are undergrads
Full-time / Part-time13%
of students are part-time
Male / Female67%
of students are female
Young / Mature22%
of students aged over 21
UK / Non-UK26%
of students here are from outside the UK
Student union satisfaction49%
of students are very or quite satisfied with the student union
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