Goldsmiths is all about the freedom to experiment, to think differently, to be an individual. Founded in 1891, the College brings creative and unconventional approaches to subjects in the arts, humanities and social sciences, with a strong emphasis on the highest academic standards of teaching and research.
Internationally renowned for a creative and innovative approach to teaching and research, Goldsmiths is in the world's top 100, and the UK's top 20, universities for the arts and humanities, and is ranked ninth in the UK for world-leading 4* research (Research Assessment Exercise 2008).
Goldsmiths has been part of the University of London for over 100 years.
Former students of Goldsmiths include: Antony Gormley, Mary Quant, Damien Hirst, James Blake, Sam Taylor-Wood, Graham Coxon and Malcolm McLaren.