New Cross:49 languages spokena run down neighborhoodGoldsmiths Collegelittle pride of belonging to the place Our Programme:College gets creatively involved in New Cross areaNew platforms for students to interact & communicate with localsCommissions and opportunities for students of all Departments Ideas/projects by ex-studentsFocus on built environment and local communityInvolve local businesses to embrace creativity and innovation
Our aim:To transform New Cross into a creative hub, with its own identity and buzz to match Deptford, Peckham.To build trust between local community and the College.To create educational and promotional platforms for students at street levelTo create the idea of New Crossing as coming out of one’s comfort, whether it be by working across different departments, disciplines or involving other groups.To change the students' perception that 'Goldsmiths is the worst located College of the University of London' by bringing new energy to the place.To help local businesses improve theirs shop fronts creatively.To make drivers aware that they are going through a campus and a residential area
Environmental communication:unintended messages The College can't afford its front line buildings to look like an abandoned train station.
Free Concerts, Lectures & Performances in Deptford Town HallDeptford Town Hall would become the Saint Martin in the Field of South East London
Students will learn how to connect with the real world using their creativity, increasing their chances to be employed.