About London - Goldsmiths

Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths is a world renowned centre of The Arts with many famous artists, past and present, amongst its alumni – it now forms part of the University of London. The college is located in New Cross, South East London, close to historic Maritime Greenwich and well connected to the rest of London.

Recommended ages: 12-17 (students younger than 12 not accepted)

Goldsmiths - University of London

Goldsmiths – University of London

Goldsmiths – Programme Highlights

  • Two full days to London with visits to the National Gallery, Portobello Market, Kensington Museums and a City Cruise along the River Thames
  • 6 half day excursions to London including tours of Royal Greenwich and Camden and a visit to the British Museum
  • Full day excursion to Brighton with city walking tour, entrance to Sea Life and time to explore Brighton Pier and beach
  • Full day excursion to Cambridge with walking tour and entrance to University of Cambridge College
  • Diverse onsite activities including sports in the unique setting of Greenwich Park and exciting whole campus discos


  • Recently refurbished single rooms with a private bathroom
  • The majority of the accommodation is located inside the campus with additional rooms available opposite the main site entrance
  • Spacious rooms with a desk and a chair
  • Flats of 6-8 rooms with a social space for students to relax in
  • 24 hour security on campus to ensure the students’ welfare


  • London Heathrow

    1hr 20mins

  • London Gatwick

    1hr 20mins

  • London Stansted

    1hr 20mins

Goldsmiths, London New Cross


  • 10 minutes by train to London Bridge from New Cross Gate
  • Excellent en-suite accommodation arranged in flats with 24 hour security
  • Modern and spacious classroom facilities and lecture halls
  • Newly refurbished canteen (2014/2015) and servery
  • Great Hall in the Richard Hoggart Building ideal for talent shows and formal ceremonies
  • Student’s Union space used for evening discos and karaoke
  • On campus shop, bank. cafe and coffee stand.
  • Outdoor sports pitch offering leafy green space in central London.