Discover the notable alumni of Goldsmiths College. The list includes people like Damien Hirst, Mary Quant, Dame Vivienne Westwood, Kalki Koechlin & Damon Albarn. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as musicians, film & theater personalities, fashion, singers and miscellaneous etc.
Damien HirstDamien Hirst
07 June 1965, British
Mary QuantMary Quant
11 February 1934, British
Fashion Designer

Dame Vivienne WestwoodDame Vivienne Westwood
08 April 1941, British
British fashion designer

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
10 January 1984, Indian
Actor, Screenwriter, Writer

Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
23 March 1968, British
Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter

Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
08 April 1941, British
Designer, University teacher
Malcolm McLarenMalcolm McLaren
22 January 1946, British
Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent,

Lucian FreudLucian Freud
08 December 1922, German, British
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

John CaleJohn Cale
09 March 1942, British, Welsh
Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor,

Brian MolkoBrian Molko
10 December 1972, British, American
Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Antony GormleyAntony Gormley
30 August 1950, British
Sculptor, Artist

Julian ClaryJulian Clary
25 May 1959, British
Comedian, Novelist, Actor
Bridget RileyBridget Riley
24 April 1931, British

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
24 August 1903, British
Painter, Artist

Liz FraserLiz Fraser
14 August 1930, British
Liam GillickLiam Gillick
1964 AD, British
sculptor, painter

Gary HumeGary Hume
09 May 1962, British
Painter, Sculptor
Julian Peter McDonald ClaryJulian Peter McDonald Clary
25 May 1959, British
Comedian, Novelist, Screenwriter

Ranked among the top 20 creative universities in the United Kingdom, Goldsmiths College offers 22 different degree programmes specializing in Arts and humanities subjects such as History of Art and Music. Situated in New Cross, south east London, the campus mesmerizes the crowd with its smell of gorgeous greenery. The university provides outstanding education to students from diversified cultures. The university has also placed itself among the top universities in the UK after the department of Media & Communications, Psychology, Anthropology Education, Sociology and History of London bagged the 1st, 3rd, 8th, 9th, and 4th rankings respectively, as per the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Katy B and James Blake, Alex James and Graham Coxon (Blur), Antony Gormley, Sam Taylor-Wood, Margaret Howell, and many more are a few famous alumni of the Goldsmiths College. Steve McQueen, nominated for Golden Globe Awards for his best role in The Sand Pebbles, Love with the Proper Stranger, Comedy in The Reivers studied at the Goldsmiths College. Linton Kwesi Johnson, the only black poet to be published in the Penguin Modern Classics series earned a degree in sociology at Goldsmiths College, Samantha Sam, a film maker, photographer and visual artist came into limelight with her debut Nowhere Boy in 2009 also studied here. Continue scrolling to know more about the famous alumni of Goldsmiths College.