Thinking local and global on Earth Day

Today is Earth Day, the annual event uniting people and leaders across the world to take action to protect our planet. This year’s ‘Restore our Earth’ theme will focus on the innovative thinking needed to… View Full Post

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Goldsmiths students making a difference

I recently had the pleasure of hearing from four inspirational women who have studied at Goldsmiths. Each has been supported by the College’s long-running partnership with Santander Universities, which has provided £750,000 of funding to… View Full Post

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Institute of Positive Fashion

I wanted to take this opportunity to share a new resource from the Institute of Positive Fashion. Set up in September 2019 by the British Fashion Council, the Institute of Positive Fashion (IPF) aims to… View Full Post

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Welcoming refugees in hostile times

Last week I was delighted to welcome guests to the first meeting of Localities of Welcoming, a new project connecting people across Europe who are involved in refugee welcoming and support. Below is a guest… View Full Post

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Reasons for hope on World Environment Day

Last month London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans to close main streets in central London to cars and vans to make cycling and walking safer in the capital, maintaining the quieter roads we’ve seen during… View Full Post

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A local community response to Covid-19

I’ve been moved to see how people are coming together to support others during this pandemic. There are some really important initiatives happening in Goldsmiths’ home borough of Lewisham. Goldsmiths partners including Lewisham Local and… View Full Post

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