Check out the list of notable Goldsmiths College alumni. Some of the notable Goldsmiths College students are Steve McQueen, Amelia Warner, Princess Beatrice of York, Damon Albarn and Damien Hirst.

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.
Damien HirstDamien Hirst
(Artist)

07 June 1965

Bristol

British

Gemini

Mary QuantMary Quant
(Fashion Designer)

11 February 1934

Blackheath, London

British

Aquarius

Dame Vivienne WestwoodDame Vivienne Westwood
(British fashion designer)

08 April 1941

Tintwistle

British

Aries

Amelia WarnerAmelia Warner
(Songwriter, Actor, Singer)

Princess Beatrice of YorkPrincess Beatrice of York
(Philanthropist)
Damon AlbarnDamon Albarn
(Guitarist, Singer, Musician, Composer, Songwriter)

23 March 1968

London

British

Aries

Kalki KoechlinKalki Koechlin
(Actor, Screenwriter, Writer)

10 January 1984

Pondicherry

Indian

Capricorn

John CaleJohn Cale
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Actor, Lyricist, Musician, Autobiographer, Model, Film actor, Television actor, Music arranger, Experimental musician, Pianist, Film score composer)

09 March 1942

Garnant

Welsh

Pisces

Vivienne WestwoodVivienne Westwood
(Designer, University teacher)

08 April 1941

Tintwistle

British

Aries

Lucian FreudLucian Freud
(Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker)

08 December 1922

20 July 2011

Berlin

British

Sagittarius

Malcolm McLarenMalcolm McLaren
(Singer, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Talent agent, Record producer, Talent manager)

22 January 1946

08 April 2010

Stoke Newington

British

Aquarius

Brian MolkoBrian Molko
(Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)

10 December 1972

Brussels

British

Sagittarius

Antony GormleyAntony Gormley
(Sculptor, Artist)

30 August 1950

London

British

Virgo

Bridget RileyBridget Riley
(Painter)

24 April 1931

West Norwood

British

Taurus

Julian ClaryJulian Clary
(Comedian, Novelist, Actor)

25 May 1959

Surbiton

British

Gemini

Linton Kwesi JohnsonLinton Kwesi Johnson
(Poet)

Graham SutherlandGraham Sutherland
(Painter, Artist)

24 August 1903

17 February 1980

Streatham

British

Virgo

Gary HumeGary Hume
(Painter, Sculptor)

09 May 1962

Tenterden

British

Taurus

Liam GillickLiam Gillick
(sculptor, painter)

1964 AD

Aylesbury

British

Rebecca WarrenRebecca Warren
(Sculptor, Artist)

GoldierocksGoldierocks
(Journalist, Disc jockey, Presenter)

Ross RaisinRoss Raisin
(Novelist)

Cathy de MonchauxCathy de Monchaux
(Sculptor)
Julian Peter McDonald ClaryJulian Peter McDonald Clary
(Comedian, Novelist, Screenwriter)

25 May 1959

British

Gemini

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