Great Day at Goldsmiths’ Volunteer Fair

After a brilliant day at the Volunteer Fair, we’re looking forward to working with some super talented and creative Goldsmiths students this year!   Thanks to Corrine, Jodie and Casey for helping out at the Fair and a special thanks to new CEN8Gold volunteer Christy for some fab photos!

CEN8’s Success at Welcome Week

What a fantastic start to the new academic year!  CEN8 registered 170 potential new volunteers at this year’s Welcome Week.  We look forward to working with them all. Huge thanks to current volunteers Eliza and Jodie whose support was as always invaluable!

Where Are They Now – Nadine Benck

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics, graduating in June of 2017. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I worked on workshops that were targeted at the mothers of the CEN8 children. Thereafter, I was involved in the elaboration of the yearly CEN8 art exhibition,…

Where Are They Now – Kenya Scott

What did you study and when did you graduate? MA Radio and I graduated in 2017. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I did a week-long workshop alongside my friend Nora, where we taught a small group of children about the radio industry and then made a podcast with them. What was the…

Where Are They Now – Anita Grey

What did you study and when did you graduate? When at Goldsmiths, I was studying on my dream MA Fashion degree, which focused on having an ethical and sustainable take to fashion as a business. I finished the course last October, with a final presentation of my collection of digital dresses in a VR realm…

The Book Club: History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Review by Helena Barrell History of Wolves is an unusual coming-of-age novel, partly due to its teenage narrator Linda, who has been brought up by her parents on an abandoned hippie commune in the backwoods of northern Minnesota. Linda is an outsider at school, where she is commonly referred to as a ‘Commie’ or ‘Freak’….

Articles We’re Loving | June ’18

Look at all the glorious sunshine! It’s amazing isn’t it? Do you know what it’s great for? Reading! So what are you waiting for? Check them out! In ‘Building Other Worlds With Photoshop‘ Alyssa Coppelman explores how Jacob Watts tells an elaborate, mysterious story where the vintage and the futuristic intersect in his photo-series. “There are 40…

Exhibitions We’re Excited About | June ’18

We hope you’re enjoying that glorious sunshine and making the most of these extra long days! Another month is here and we’ve rounded up the best exhibitions to see, before popping out again and taking in that sun!   The Cass Schools Degree Show [22 Jun 2018 – 5 Jul 2018] “This year’s free exhibition…

Let’s Talk About… What a Year it’s Been.

By Danielle Desouza What a year 2018 has been Going into 2018, I had huge hopes. I hoped I would get a first in my second year overall, I hoped I would raise my funds to climb Kilimanjaro and above all, I hoped I would somehow manage to get the History society to take off….