Pre-Arrival and Welcome Arrangements

  • A Welcome Week for new students includes lots of activities to help welcome international students to UK life.
  • This includes airport pick up, welcome talks and social events, local area tours, and student trips.
  • An Immigration Advisory Service can support students from the very start of their time with Goldsmiths, through to graduation and beyond, offering web chats, webinars, workshops and visa drop-in sessions throughout the year to help with any visa questions.

English Language Requirements

  • Please refer to the university website to find out more about English language requirements if English isn't your first language.
  • The university offers pre-sessional English language courses and an international foundation certificates that allows students to develop language skills and become familiar with UK academic culture.
  • If students require language support during their studies, in-sessional academic language development courses are available through Goldsmiths English Language Centre.

Accommodation for International Students

  • International students are guaranteed accommodation subject to meeting application deadlines.
  • Students are spread throughout the accommodation, mixing international and non-international students, and students from different subjects and levels of study.
  • If students would prefer to share with people of the same gender, they can state this on their accommodation application and Goldsmiths will try to meet these requests.
  • Please refer to the university website for further information about accommodation.

Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £13,500 £14,170
Mixed £14,890 £15,610
Laboratory £19,990 £19,990
Clinical - -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

What Do International Students Study?