The true value of creative degrees

The gulf between what creative graduates contribute to our economy and what they are perceived to contribute is a damaging misconception that undermines not only the education industry, but also society at large. It has… 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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Sustainable Enterprise Festival

This week sees the final few days of the Sustainable Enterprise Festival, a great online event curated by my colleagues Siân Prime and Adrian De La Court in the Goldsmiths Institute for Creative and Cultural… View Full Post

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The Wonkhe Show

I was delighted to be a guest last week on the end of term recording of the Wonkhe show – the excellent podcast dedicated to all things higher education. Joined by fellow guests Alex Favier,… View Full Post

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Goldsmiths degree shows go online

I’ve been so impressed by the ways Goldsmiths students have responded to the challenges brought about by Covid-19. The past few months have seen an end to face-to-face teaching and the cancellation of final year… 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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