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Goldsmiths – University of London


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 the city.
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Key Facts


12 – 17 years (no under 12s accepted)


15 contact hours per week


Groups & Individuals


University Campus




300 max beds per week


  • University campus in London
  • Full London experience
  • 2 full day excursions to Brighton and Cambridge

About the programme*

  • English levels: Elementary – Proficiency (programme can be adjusted to lower English levels)
  • Maximum class size: 18**
  • Explore the iconic sites of London
  • London university experience
  • Visit Cambridge and Brighton
  • Full Group Leader Programme included. Download here.



  • Trinity GESE exam***
  • Employability for the 21st Century syllabus: Available for students aged 14+ with minimum English level B1


*sample programme for Turn 2 may differ due to Goldsmiths graduation

**in exceptional circumstances, this maximum may be exceeded

***subject to demand and minimum student numbers required

Oxford International Junior Programmes understands that occasionally slightly young/older siblings or friends may wish to come in a group. Oxford International Junior Programmes reserves the right to accept students who are slightly younger or older than the advertised minimum/maximum age. These exceptional requests must be approved by our admissions team in advance. Appropriate welfare and safety provisions will apply.

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Turn 1

03 July – 17 July


Turn 2

17 July – 31 July


Turn 3

31 July – 14 August

Goldsmiths, University of London


Sports: Netball and Tennis courts are available with a large field perfect for football. An on-site gym is also available for group leaders who can enrol for a small fee

Other: This closed campus layout means all facilities are within easy reach; classrooms, dining room, accommodation, social areas, sports facilities and the on-site cinema are all within easy access.


  • Recently refurbished single rooms with a private bathroom, in flats of 6-8 rooms with a social space for students to relax in
  • 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
  • 24-hour security on campus to ensure the students’ welfare


Rail: 5 minutes on the train to central London via two train stations which are only a 1-minute walk from the campus

Bus: 177 to Greenwich, 172 to St Paul’s, 171 to Holborn, 453 to Marylebone (via Oxford Circus), 343 or 21 to London Bridge


Education Building, New Cross, London SE14 6NL, UK

Central London

Charing Cross Underground Station, Charing Cross, London WC2N 5DR, UK

Greenwich Park

Great Cross Ave, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ, UK


31 Meeting House Ln, Brighton BN1 1HB, UK

London Heathrow Airport

Condor Way, Longford, Hounslow TW6, UK

London Gatwick

North Terminal, Departures Rd, Horley, Gatwick RH6 0NP, UK

Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport, Bassingbourn Rd, Stansted CM24 1QW, UK

Location guide

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Sample Programme

Day 1ArrivalsArrivalsCampus tour and ice-breaker activities
Day 2Placement Test and Lesson 1Entrance to British Museum Onsite Activities
Day 3Full day to central London by train with Politics and Royalty walking tour Visit to the National Gallery and shopping Covent Garden Evening in London
Day 4Lesson 2 Lesson 3Onsite Activities
Day 5Greenwich with walking tour and entrance to Royal Observatory Lesson 4 Evening in London
Day 6Visit to Olympic Park (with visit to Westfield) Lesson 5Onsite Activities
Day 7Full day excursion to Brighton with entrance to i360Full day excursion to Brighton with entrance to i360Onsite Activities
Day 8Visit to TATE Modern with views of St Paul's Cathedral Lesson 6 Evening in London
Day 9Full day to central London with visit to Kensington Museums Visit to Hyde Park including the Serpentine and the Princess Diana Memorial FountainThameside walking tour by night
Day 10Lesson 7 Lesson 8 Onsite Activities
Day 11Lesson 9 Half day to Camden with walking tour and visit to Regents Park Late night shopping at The O2 outlet mall
Day 11Lesson 10 City Cruise along the River Thames to/from campusEvening in London
Day 12Full day excursion to Cambridge by coach Walking tour of city with entrance to a Cambridge CollegeOnsite Activities
Day 13Optional Excursion Optional Excursion Disco
Day 14DeparturesDeparturesDepartures

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