Goldsmiths, University of London

4.0 from 99 ratings
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101/354 Universities
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4.4 / 1189 reviews
Party Vibe: 
4.2 / 1189 reviews
Halls of Residence: 
3.7 / 69 reviews
Clubs & Societies: 
5.0 / 5 reviews
Freshers' Week: 
3.1 / 7 reviews

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Goldsmiths, University of London, is a public research university specializing in the arts, design, humanities, and social sciences. It is a constituent college within the University of London.

  • Total Students
    8,110
  • Male / Female Students
    66% Female 34% Male
  • Full / Part Time
    85% Full Time 15% Part Time
  • International Students
    27% International 73% UK

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Goldsmiths, University of London Reviews

4.0 / 99 reviews
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Consuelo Trevisan

15th April 2018
Did visual anthropology.Dropped out.Jaw droppingly low stimulating,terrible quality of teaching from the lecturers,little to no support offered to students.Just plain awful.Teachers overall so full of self and absorbed in their research 24/7 it's just ridicolous.It's an utter shame scholars get paid to do such a sloppy job,it really is,for a crappy 1h/2h lecture a week?and allegedly,UK education is supposed to be of a good standard.Students,in my opinion,are left at their own mercy,the only support available coming from researchers (which are overloaded by the amount of work,of course) and fellow students (if).Leaving this university means leaving with an enormous amount of debt for no reason whatsoever.PUT YOUR and YOUR PARENTS hard earned money somewhere else,I really mean it.I really can't grasp what the fuss is about with this place-to me,just a hub for the stereotypical london hipster.A lot going on on the surface but that is pretty much it.Students aren't taken seriously enough,in my opinion,neither encouraged and supported enough.came across a couple of capable seminar teachers,but that's all I can really say.No real lead,not enough structure in both teaching and departmental organisation.Again,this is something that might suit a18 y old coming straight out of college,but I discourage any mature student to apply.Shockingly awful.Also,I must point out,I ve noticed a very disrespectful and obnoxious attitude overall from many of the lecturers and departmental staff.AVOID AVOID AVOID.
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28th January 2018
Uni is okay, very limited in what options you can do on your course. Technologically inept. Lack of resources. Teaching is good. Also good location in London.
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5 Brighton
4.5 / 244 reviews
6 Bristol
4.5 / 250 reviews
7 Sheffield
4.5 / 325 reviews
8 London
4.4 / 1189 reviews
9 Cardiff
4.5 / 170 reviews
10 Glasgow
4.5 / 191 reviews
11 Edinburgh
4.5 / 163 reviews
12 Nottingham
4.4 / 268 reviews
13 Birmingham
4.3 / 332 reviews
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Rank Hall Name Student Rating
1 Stratford One
4.4 / 12 reviews
2 McMillan Student Village
3.7 / 17 reviews
3 Surrey House
4.0 / 8 reviews
4 The Garden Halls
4.7 / 3 reviews
5 Loring Hall
3.3 / 7 reviews
6 Town Hall, Camberwell
3.7 / 3 reviews
7 Quantum Court
4.0 / 2 reviews
8 Surrey House Annexe
4.0 / 2 reviews
9 Raymont Hall
3.3 / 4 reviews
10 Chesterman House
3.3 / 3 reviews
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Rank Society and Clubs Name Student Rating
1 Anime Society
5.0 / 1 review
2 Gospel Choir Society
5.0 / 1 review
3 Jiu Jitsu
5.0 / 1 review
4 Muay Thai
5.0 / 1 review
5 Visual Cultures Society
5.0 / 1 review
6 (SMITHS) Magazine
0.0 / 0 reviews
7 A Cappella Society
0.0 / 0 reviews
8 ABACUS Chinese Society
0.0 / 0 reviews
9 Alliance for Workers Liberty Society
0.0 / 0 reviews
10 Anthropology Society
0.0 / 0 reviews
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Rank Nightlife / Bar Name Student Rating
1 G-A-Y
4.4 / 55 reviews
2 Ministry of Sound
4.2 / 133 reviews
3 Corsica Studios
4.8 / 16 reviews
4 Electric Ballroom
4.5 / 32 reviews
5 Fabric London
4.3 / 56 reviews
6 Guy's Bar
4.6 / 20 reviews
7 XOYO
4.1 / 79 reviews
8 Lightbox
4.3 / 31 reviews
9 Blues Kitchen Brixton
4.7 / 11 reviews
10 Tiger Tiger (London)
4.1 / 56 reviews
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1 Goldsmiths, University of London
3.1 / 7 reviews
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Location Details

Goldsmiths, University of London
London
SE14 6NW
United Kingdom