At Goldsmiths, we provide a package of support to support your access to university experience as a student. We provide 1:1 support and individual advice on all aspects of applying to and studying at university, and can arrange bespoke campus visits. Please contact Peggy Cooke – firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information.
In addition, the student recruitment and widening participation team at Goldsmiths offers pre-entry support through a wide range of activities and information, advice and guidance: from Saturday art and design clubs to subject-specific summer schools, taster sessions and appointments with our pre-entry careers consultant. More information can be found at: www.gold.ac.uk/schools-and-colleges.
To support transition to university, Goldstart, which offers you a chance to get to know your department before you start your course. The day-long events will include a sample lecture or seminar from your academic department, a chance to meet academic staff, a session on study skills (including tips from current students), and introductions to the library and Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). You will also have a chance to meet your elected representatives in the students' union.
As a student, you are encouraged and supported to apply for our paid student ambassador programme, and would be guaranteed a place on our selection day. If you find that you need extra support as a student, either with your studies or mental health, you can get in touch with me, or contact our student support team by either attending our drop-in or emailing email@example.com.
We offer five scholarships for care leavers worth £4000 per year. Further information can be found here: https://www.gold.ac.uk/ug/fees-funding/scholarships/care-leaver-scholarships/.