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Hacksmiths is the student-run tech society at Goldsmiths. Our mission is to provide an opportunity for people in all departments and from all backgrounds the chance to learn about, and play with, technology.

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Monthly talks & workshops

A range of interesting content from students, staff and industry professionals. Suitable for complete beginners.

Hackathons & jams

Invention marathons which bring together people with varying skills to build awesome projects. Suitable for all skill levels.


A social event series for women and non binary people interested in technology at goldsmiths. Suitable for all skill levels.

Community Series

Supporting students and staff to run their tech events with mentorship and funding.

Hacksmiths Community Series

Get mentorship, support, exposure and budget to run your tech-focussed events

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Past Events

Trip - EMFCamp 2018

Trip to a hacker camping festival with over 2000 other techies.

Aug 31 - Sept 2 2018
DoC.Hack 2018

A hackday for all members of the Gold Computing community.

25 September 2018
Hebocon London 2018

The best worst robot competition. Build them from trash and fight!

12 October 2018
Hacksmiths Visits Samsung Internet's Hacktoberfest

Come join the Samsung Internet and Friends for a Hacktoberfest Hack Night at the Microsoft Reactor Space!

5 October 2018
Workshop - Web Design 101

Learn the skills and techniques for building your first website

17 October 2018
Hacksmiths Monthly Social - Spooky edition!

The first Hacksmiths monthly social on Halloween, so we are going to do some spooky stuff.

31 October 2018
Hacksmiths Visits - Hack your Way Up!

Fun evening event in London inspired by Hacker Olympics on November 6

6 November 2018
Workshop - Working With Git

A beginners guide to Open Source culture and workflow

14 November 2018
Heritage Hack

A two-day invention marathon to create novel, impactful tech solutions that breathe new life into Lewisham’s past.

17-18 November 2018
Hacksmiths Visits - Clamour!

Digital artist and Goldsmiths Lecturer Simon Katan present Clamour, an interactive mixed media theatre piece.

22 November

A social for women and non binary people interested in creative tech

5 December 2018
Global Game Jame 2019

Get together and create games in one weekend at Goldsmiths, University of London.

25-27 January 2019
Hack Your Future

Build lots of fun small projects, meet potential employers and have fun at Hack Your Future

13 February 2019

Learn valuable skills in a friendly and supportive environment

We really want to support every student at Goldsmiths to build their skills. Every event is suitable for beginners - so feel free to come along, ask questions and make friends.

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Becoming a member as a Goldsmiths student not only gives you access to all of our events, but also gives you the ability to have a say and vote in our annual general meeting.

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