Posts Tagged "Goldsmiths University of London"

London University Students do the Harlem Shake!

London university students have been showing that it’s not all work and no play as they take part in global dance craze, the Harlem Shake.

In the video clip above, students from leading London universities, including Goldsmiths, London School of Economics, King’s College London, Queen Mary, University of Roehampton and Brunel University, are seen joining the viral craze which involves one person dancing alone before everyone joins in.

There are thought to be more than 40,000 different Harlem Shake videos on YouTube with over 175 million hits between them.

If you choose to study in London, you’ll never be bored. Where else in the world can you try a Scandinavian meal for breakfast, visit a Caribbean market in the afternoon before finishing the day with an authentic Indian curry for dinner? Find about more about enjoying London’s social scene.

What’s more, London is the most diverse and welcoming city in the world. There are more than 300 languages spoken in the city and students from more than 200 different nations study here. Why don’t you join them?


Student bloggers are dazzled by London Fashion Week

London’s creative types were out in force last week at London Fashion Week. And some of London’s best international student bloggers were lucky enough to get a slice of the action. Blogger Poulomi Bhadra checked out the London College of Fashion’s Graduate Exhibition 2013. “When you think of London, you think of fashion. There are […]

Happy Birthday to the Tube! The London Underground is 150 Years Old

This month the London Underground, or “the Tube” as it is known in London, celebrates its 150th birthday. The first journey on the new “Metropolitan Railway” took place on 9 January 1863 between Paddington and Farringdon. This new mode of transport was extremely popular with Londoners and handled 11.8 million passengers in the first year […]

Placebo singer Brian Molko honoured by Goldsmiths

Placebo frontman Brian Molko has been given an honorary award by Goldsmiths, University of London. The award recognises his huge international success – with over 10m Placebo records sold worldwide – and his efforts to challenge gender stereotypes. Brian commented: “I am extremely pleased to be offered an honorary fellowship from Goldsmiths. “I have very […]

Goldsmiths Student Develops Virtual iPhone Keyboard

A student from Goldsmiths, University of London, has developed a new typing system that replaces an external keyboard with a piece of paper. MSc Cognitive Computing student Florian Krautli from Switzerland has made use of features within the iPhone that detect vibrations. By “teaching” the phone which vibrations correspond to each letter, iPhone users can […]

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