University of the Arts London (UAL) is one of the world’s top universities for art and design, and Europe's largest specialist art and design university

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Why University of the Arts London?

University of the Arts London is the largest specialist arts and design university in Europe. Recognised as a world leader for teaching and research in art, design, fashion, communication and performance arts, the university offers a diverse range of courses at further education, undergraduate, postgraduate and research levels.

The university comprises six prestigious and distinct Colleges: Camberwell College of Arts; Central Saint Martins; Chelsea College of Arts; London College of Communication; London College of Fashion; and Wimbledon College of Arts.

Its varied course range across all Colleges enables students to progress easily through different levels of study and move into other subject areas as their expertise and interests develop.

Teaching staff have a high level of technical skill and industry experience and are practising artists, designers and communicators with first-hand knowledge of their subjects. The university also nurtures strong links with industry, which helps a high proportion of students find work quickly after graduating. Today, the university's alumni represent many of the most renowned names in the worlds of arts and design.

International Students

University of the Arts London welcomes 19,000 students over 130 countries across the globe..This diverse mix of individuals creates a vibrant learning environment that all students benefit from.

There are many support services for international students, such as a one-off free airport pick-up for students arriving at UAL for the first time, six international offices across all six Colleges, advisors specially trained in visa and immigration issues, and a dedicated international housing advisor.

For 2018/19,, the university is offering several International Vice Chancellor’s scholarships to postgraduate international students. There's also a range of other scholarships for different levels of study available to international students.

As a recognised international leader for teaching and research in arts and design, the university nurtures partnerships with worldwide cultural institutions, governments, industry and other universities.

What Students Say:

“I had an internship opportunity at a tailoring house on Savile Row during my second year, which was a very valuable experience. We were also set a live project from a famous British tailoring brand called Hardy Amies. These opportunities have improved my skills in many ways and helped me to form contacts in the industry.”

Misa Okamura, BA (Hons) Bespoke Tailoring, London College of Fashion
Quick facts
  • 19,000 students from over 130 countries
  • Six unique Colleges across London: Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion, and Wimbledon College of Arts (optional to include College names)
  • Alumni represent many of the most renowned names in the worlds of arts and design today, such as shoe designer Jimmy Choo, photographer Rankin, fashion designers Stella McCartney and Alexander McQueen, Oscar-winning actors Colin Firth and Ralph Fiennes, and artist Anish Kapoor.
Location

University of the Arts London Location

272 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V 7EY

University of the Arts London
Student Testimonials

“I had an internship opportunity at a tailoring house on Savile Row during my second year, which was a very valuable experience. We were also set a live project from a famous British tailoring brand called Hardy Amies. These opportunities have improved my skills in many ways and helped me to form contacts in the industry.”

“Working as an ArtsTemp for UAL has been a positive experience for me. I was able to work as a graphic designer at UAL’s Colleges, which has helped me build a good network of contacts and get that ‘real world’ working experience – and earn some extra money!”

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