Founders' Day 2017

On Wednesday 4th October we celebrated the 86th anniversary of the opening of Goodenough College by our Founder, Frederick Craufurd Goodenough. To quote from our history: ‘Time begins on 4th October 1931, the day on which the first residents of London House arrived’ 

Bloomsbury Festival 2017

Each year at around this time the College becomes one of the ‘hubs’ of the famous Bloomsbury Festival. This festival features a host of amazing events many of which are hosted by Goodenough College and take place either in London House or William Goodenough House. 

Goodenough College wins Best Specialist Accommodation in national Student Housing Survey Awards

Goodenough College has again been recognised in the 2017 National Student Housing Survey.

Mouseman Chairs now in the Great Hall!

The Spring 2016 edition of Goodenough News invited alumni and friends to name 30 new chairs for the Great Hall.

We are delighted to report that we have now received both the new and refurbished chairs ready for use by the next intake of new members!

Goodenough College Alumni Return for the Annual Reception!

On Friday 14th July, Goodenough College was pleased to welcome over 200 of our alumni for the annual Alumni Reception. 

Jonathan Hirst QC (1953-2017)

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It is with great sadness that we report the death of Jonathan Hirst QC on Monday 10th July. 

End of Year 2016-2017

Goodenough College celebrated the end of our academic year with a fantastic Leavers' Dinner held on the 8th June 2017.

TEDxGoodenoughCollege 2017: [R]evolution

On Saturday 20th May, Goodenough College hosted our 7th TEDxGoodenoughCollege event in London House. The theme for this year’s event was [R]evolution.

Goodenough College and Julius Meinl celebrate World Poetry Day with Pay with a Poem!

On Tuesday 21st March, Goodenough College and Julius Meinl celebrated World Poetry Day by encouraging members to visit Freddie’s to recite poetry and be rewarded with a coffee.

Opera returns to Goodenough College: Bloomsbury Opera presents Tahiti!

On 25 & 26 March at 8pm, Bloomsbury Opera opened the doors of Goodenough College’s Great Hall and invited the outside world to step into Tahiti!, a double bill in which Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti was prefaced by the world premiere of Pacific Pleasures, a new opera by Alannah Marie Halay on a libretto by Jorge Balça.

Stefania Barichello (1983 – 2017)

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Goodenough College is deeply saddened to report that one of our members Stefania Barichello died at the College late last week.

Unique Birdcap mural unveiled in The Buttery

Goodenough College was pleased to unveil a new one of a kind mural produced by renowned street artist Birdcap in The Buttery.

Goodenough College celebrates £2,500 gift from The Patron's Fund

Goodenough College is celebrating after receiving a £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund, the charitable fund set up to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty, The Queen acts as a Patron on the occasion of her 90th birthday. The Queen has been Goodenough College's Patron since 1953 and last visited the College in December 2016.

Applications to live at Goodenough College for 2017-2018 are now open!

We are delighted to announce that applications to live at Goodenough College for the new academic year are now open. 

Goodenough College celebrates almost 80 years of history with a visit from the Queen

The Queen has met with old acquaintances and made some new, young friends during her visit to Goodenough College, a residence for British and international postgraduate students studying in London.

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