Philosophy & Creativity: Chaos and Fate

By Michelle Poalses In this new series I will be looking at various sources of inspiration for creative work and how we can understand life through the discipline of philosophy.   In this first article, Chaos and Fate, we discuss the Greek view of the struggle to find meaning in a chaotic world. How would you…

Let’s Talk About… New Year, New Me

Welcome to our newest series, ‘Let’s Talk About…’ where Dani tackles the everyday issues everyone, including  you and I, might face. In this month’s edition, Dani works through the pressures that come with the turn of a new year. Making goals, working on resolutions and understanding that, maybe, at the end of the day we…

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A Catch Up With: Rachel Mayes

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied BA Design for a year before switching to a part-time degree at a different institution. What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I was part of the Saturday morning Cen8Kids team, helping to run a variety of arts & music activities. One of my favourite…

Where Are They Now – Layla Pacha

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied Media & Communications, specialising in Journalism and graduated in 2016! What did you do as a CEN8 volunteer? I’ve been a bit of a jack of all trades around CEN8! When I first started I jumped into recruiting more volunteers, and we started all…

CEN8Gold 2017 Round-Up!

CEN8Gold has had an incredible 2017 with 115 volunteers working with CEN8 to make it one of our most successful years yet.  Out of these, 110 current Goldsmiths’ students gave us their time and skills, whilst five alumni still regularly volunteer for us. We had 30 student volunteers clocking up volunteering hours for their Higher…

Our CEN8Heritage Year

CEN8Heritage was involved in two big projects in 2017. In March we saw the conclusion of our work for the Caribbean Communities in Europe (CACOEU) project: Exploring the Contributions Made by the Peoples of the West Indies to World War One. Find out more about the project here: http://worldwarone.cacoeu.net/ Then in October we launched our…

New Girl in the City|Part 2

By Promita Guha HOME “This place isn’t home and I need some fresh air before I lose my sanity!”, thought the New Girl who had just had a really bad day at school. Last minute nerves had seeped in and made her deliver what could safely be termed as the worst presentation in the history…

Hangouts: The Breakfast Club

In this Hangouts entry I’ll be recommending a brunch place, where you can have breakfast at any time during the day: the Breakfast Club. It’s a family business with brunch, lunches, evening meals and an excellent selection of coffees, smoothies, cocktails and beers. A brunch that has a lot of impressive achievements: a three star…