UAL International Summer School for 16-18 Year Olds

The UAL International Summer School is an intensive three-week summer residential course designed to provide an introduction to art college, offering a unique opportunity to study at all six 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...

Description

The UAL International Summer School is an intensive three-week summer residential course designed to provide an introduction to art college, offering a unique opportunity to study at all six 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.

Accommodation will be provided at Sketch House - one of the University's new Halls of Residence, located within minutes of the Victoria line to allow easy access into London where you will explore the rich heritage and social diversity through art and design projects.

Structured in a similar way to a foundation course in art and design, you will be helped to build and create work for a portfolio for university application. Throughout the three-week programme, you will be encouraged to further progress and express your ideas through informal discussions and critiques with your tutors and fellow students.

Through a range of lectures, you will also meet with a broad cross-section of UAL staff, current students and graduates. These discussions will help you build confidence in preparing for application to university entry. 

What’s included…

  • Experience a day or more  working in the specialist areas of each of the six UAL colleges 

  • Experience life as an art & design student in London

  • Guidance on the application process for the UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

  • Advice on preparing and presenting a strong art and design portfolio

  • Experience the energy and vibrancy of London as a world city including off-site visits to galleries and places of interest.

  • Guest lecturers including specialist practitioners, associate lecturers and past students

  • Evening and weekend social activities to galleries and places of interest

  • Certificates of attendance and prizes awarded at the end of the course

  • Airport transfers to and from London Heathrow airport

  • Ensuite, single rooms with interior’s inspired by the artist community in the area

  • 24x7 helpline and overnight Summer School Representatives

  • Accompanied travel between the halls of residence and UAL colleges

  • Pre-paid travel card for local transport across London, for the full duration of the course

Course Outcomes
You will grow in your own self confidence and learn to appreciate conceptual development through a range of perspectives and skills. You will generate ideas and concepts that reflect a given theme and create a range of new work, experimenting with: scale, texture and colour via the mediums of drawing, sketching, mark-making, photography, 2D and 3D collage and modelling. 

Who Should Attend
The programme is designed for students aged between 16 – 18 years, with some prior experience of art and design. 

Study Level
Summer residential course

Course Length
3 weeks

How to book your place on the UAL International Summer School
Please select 'Add to Basket' in the section below and follow the instructions to secure your place by debit or credit card.  If you have any problems or require more information, please contact us.

Further Information
Please see our Help & Information PDF below for Frequently Asked Questions about this course. Or contact us if you have additional questions.

Email: summerschool@arts.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)207 514 6314




Materials

Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:

  • A selection of pencils

  • Soft and hard erasers

  • A glue sick

  • A camera



Details for booking

Alternative Dates and Times

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