Events calendar

Delegates at the UAL Awarding Body Annual Conference 2017. Photo by James Hopirk
Delegates at the UAL Awarding Body Annual Conference 2017. Photo by James Hopirk

UAL Awarding Body hosts an annual programme of free events to support centres approved to deliver our qualifications.

These events are designed to equip you with the knowledge and confidence to run our qualifications successfully. You'll find details on each event by clicking the titles below. You can then use the 'book now' link to register your attendance online. All events are free to attend for those delivering UAL Awarding Body qualifications.

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Annual Conference

The UAL Awarding Body conference returns in 2018. Our second annual conference will take place on Friday 2nd February at Shoreditch Town Hall, London.

This is your opportunity to hear about sector developments, outstanding practice and from key voices in the creative industries. The day will also include subject specific updates and plenty of opportunities for you to network with those working in other disciplines and institutions.

A full agenda will be made available soon.


Annual Conference 2018

Shoreditch Town Hall, London2 Feb 2018Book now

You can watch highlights from the 2017 conference on YouTube.

Standardisation events

Standardisation events allow centres to discuss and agree the national standards for Pass, Merit and Distinction grades across qualifications. Attendees are invited to look at previously graded, internally verified and externally moderated work from a centre.


Creative Media Production & Technology Standardisation 

Chelsea College of Arts, London16 Nov 2017Book now
Music Performance & Production StandardisationChelsea College of Arts, London30 Nov 2017Book now
Performing & Production Arts StandardisationWolverhampton College, Wolverhampton 1 Dec 2017Book now
Foundation Studies (FAD) Standardisation Newcastle College, Newcastle upon Tyne11 Jan 2018Book now

Delivery groups

These events are designed to support new centres that have been approved to commence delivering in the next academic year. Centres are invited to bring their delivery model and assessment materials along for feedback.

Music, Performance & Production and Performing & Production Arts Delivery GroupUAL, High HolbornTBCAvailable soon

Level 1, 2 and 3 Art & Design Delivery Group

UAL, High HolbornTBCAvailable soon
Creative Media Production & Technology Delivery GroupUAL, High HolbornTBCAvailable soon
Music, Performance & Production and Performing & Production Arts Delivery GroupUAL, High HolbornTBCAvailable soon
Fashion Business and Retail Delivery GroupUAL, High HolbornTBCAvailable soon

Origins Creative Arts Festival

2-5 August 2018

Join us for a celebration of the work and achievements of students completing UAL Awarding Body qualifications at Centres across the UK.

In August 2018, UAL Awarding Body will showcase the depth and breadth of work created by students across Levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. A range of painting, drawing, sculpture, video and fashion will be on display, complemented by a programme of music and performing arts, all created and performed by pre-degree level students.

The event will be the first time that UAL Awarding Body will showcase work from all disciplines at one event, including work by students completing Diplomas and Extended Diplomas in:

  • Art & Design
  • Creative Media Production & Technology
  • Performing & Production Arts
  • Music performance & Production
  • Fashion Business & Retail

Centres delivering our qualifications will be encouraged to submit students’ work for selection in 2018. More information, including a link to submit will, be available on this page in the coming months.

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