"14 young black people between the ages of 14 to 22 had their futures stolen from them."
Remembering the New Cross Fire. #OnThisDay, 18 Jan 1981

New Crass Massahkah: Remembering the fire at 439 New Cross Road

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Campus photo of the week by @mike_nsklnd
It is with the deepest sadness that we can confirm Mark Fisher has passed away. His loss has come as a huge shock to all within Visual Cultures and the wider Goldsmiths community. Mark was deeply loved and his work and passion inspired so many of us. Our thoughts go out to all those who were lucky enough to know him, and at this sad time we send our love to his family, friends and...
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Art news! Sarah McCrory is the director of the forthcoming art gallery at Goldsmiths.

Director chosen to lead new art gallery at Goldmiths

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"The glove translates sign language into text and speech, in realtime."

Goldsmiths Computing's Hadeel Ayoub on the glove that offers new ways of communicating.
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Happy New Year everyone!
"They may have developed strategies throughout their life in order to cope with autism."

How does autism change as we age? Dr Rebecca Charlton from Goldsmiths explores.
"The research looks at helping children to overcome prejudices they might have."
How can toys help children overcome prejudice? Sian Jones from Goldsmiths explores.
"That’s the thing about Goldsmiths, it's such an inspiring place to be and it’s so supportive."
English & Comparative Literature student Harriet on Goldsmiths.

If you're applying or know someone who is, the deadline for UK/EU undergraduate applicants is 15 January! Here's more info: [ Gold.ac.uk Link ]
Children's author and Goldsmiths professor Michael Rosen talks about the importance of illustration is his books! 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' is written by Michael, and shows in the UK on Channel 4 on 24 December.

Find out more about studying the MA in Children's Literature and the new MA in Children's Literature: Children's Illustration at Goldsmiths:

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Throwback to graduation last week!
3,085 graduates, Bestival x Goldsmiths, innovative research, and another year of incredible degree shows! Here's a look back at Goldsmiths during 2016.
"Should taboo stifle innovation? Absolutely not!"

Goldsmiths Computing students Kevin and Lina, speak to us from this year's #SexTechHack event, which was co-organised with Hacksmiths - Goldsmiths Tech Society.
Campus photo of the week by Milly Burroughs
"Careers can be 1 year, 6 years, you can do your own business. You have so many opportunities, take hold of them." Sarah Sands, editor of the Evening Standard, speaking after becoming a Goldsmiths Honorary Fellow yesterday.
Many caps, many gowns, but how do Goldsmiths students dress their feet for graduation?

Here's just some of the shoes from the 14 and 15 December 2016 graduation celebrations!

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"At Goldsmiths, there's the idea of freedom and creativity to do whatever you want."
This week's grads reflect on their time at Goldsmiths!
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"After 47 years, for Glastonbury to still be so popular is unbelievable! It's evolved so much."
Today, we welcomed Emily and Michael Eavis on campus to become Honorary Fellows of Goldsmiths. #GoldGrad
Congratulations to all of you graduating today and tomorrow! Share your photos with #GoldGrad