UAL's cutting edge programmes and courses delivered by an inspiring and supportive teaching staff made up of professional artists, practitioners, designers, critics and theorists.
Everything from fashion media, Fine Art through to 3D animation, graphic design and drama, there's a course for everyone.
UAL also offer theoretical and practice based research programmes, leading to a PhD or MPhil award in any subject area where appropriately qualified supervision can be provided.
At University of the Arts London, practice and theory-based research enriches our creative environment and positively impacts the work of UAL students and staff, demonstrating our leading global status in the arts, design and communication sectors.
Our academics play a prominent role in the UK’s creative culture, with research outcomes that enrich cultural life, enhance public awareness and understanding of major issues, and are of benefit to the creative and cultural industries.
The University has a vibrant Research culture across its six colleges, with nine University Research Centres and the University Innovation Insights Hub.
Student Services at University of the Arts London includes the Student Advice Service, the Counselling, Health Advice and Chaplaincy service and the Disability Service.
Student Services staff provide a professional, confidential, and free service to UAL students and also, where appropriate, to prospective students from the UK or abroad who are considering applying for courses at the University. Staff are based at each of the main College sites, and at the central office building in Holborn.
Whether you choose to live in one of the University's halls of residence or in a privately-rented home, Accommodation Services can provide information and advice to help you find a suitable place to live.
The University's halls of residence are available to students who have an offer for a place on a course at the University.
We encourage you to pick five hall preferences when you apply, as that will give us a better indicator as to what your preferred choices are. We will endeavor to give you one of your five preferences. Please apply early to avoid disappointment, the sooner you apply the more likely you are to get one of these choices.
Library Services provides outstanding print and online collections in arts, design and communication, study spaces for independent and group learning, and staff who are happy to help you make the most of these resources.
There is a library in each of our colleges plus Learning Zones at Central Saint Martins (CSM) and London College of Communication (LCC).
The Health Advice Service provides advice and information to students at University of the Arts London on registering with a doctor (GP) in the UK and about any other aspect of health and well-being.
Advice is available for students who have questions or concerns about:
Studying in London gives you a unique perspective on art and design. The face of the city is constantly changing, with a thriving culture of pop-ups, street art and performance spaces.
University of the Arts London prides itself on the variety and quality of its facilities; from state-of-the-art design suites to traditional print studios.
Students can access the libraries, Learning Zones, cafes, shops and galleries at any of UAL’s sites, as long as they can show their ID card.
We have eight art shops across our sites, selling a broad range of art, design and fashion materials. The shops are stocked in consultation with course leaders and sell products according to the courses being taught at each site.
SUARTS: University of the Arts London Students' Union.
We are an arts union for arts students.
When you join UAL you automatically become part of the Students’ Union.
We are here to help make your time at UAL better, whether you need advice about your course, you want to play sports or join societies, you want to change the university for the better or you just want to meet other people at UAL.