University of the Arts London

Rank 42
Established 1986
Famous for

Art, Design, Fashion

Overview

University of the Arts London comprises of six specialist art and design colleges: Camberwell College of Arts, Central St Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication, London College of Fashion and Wimbledon College of Arts. The University of the Arts London is the largest specialist Art and Design institution in Europe with over 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students, 6,000 of whom are international.

University of the Arts London courses cover photography, interior design, product design, media, graphics, fine art and performance arts. University of the Arts London have launched the careers of many famous creatives, including:

  • More than half of all Turner Prize nominees
  • Over half of the designers named British Designer of the Year
  • More than a third of the 40 artists named in the Catlin Guide’s most promising graduate artists
  • 12 winners of the Jerwood Photography Awards

The University of the Arts London is a leading provider of short courses on creative subjects. The platform programme also provides the freedom for students to stage solo exhibitions and curations with high profile external arts organisations.

Services

University of the Arts London enables international students to receive the best possible preparation for study at the school by taking pre-sessional English classes. Students can also study during their chosen degree if they wish to improve reading or writing skills.

Each of these courses is designed to prepare and integrate new students to life in the UK and for their university courses, while the in-sessional courses are designed to provide support and aid throughout student life.

Rankings

In the REF 2021, assessors graded 85% of UAL research as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*) - a 2% increase on 2014. For Art and Design research (A&D), UAL is one of the highest performing specialist HEIs, and the top practice-based institution.

Courses

Accommodation

The University of Arts London currently has 12 halls of residence spread around London, providing over 3,000 beds. Undergraduate international students are given priority to live in halls of residence during their first year of study. House hunting workshops offer advice when attempting to look for somewhere to live on London’s private housing market.

The Accommodation Services team at University of the Arts London will be on hand to provide help and information throughout your degree.

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