What UAL offers international students 

Why choose UAL?

There are many reasons why international students choose to study at University of the Arts London. Here are just a few:

  • Our Highly Trusted Sponsor (HTS) status, awarded by the Home Office.
  • Our London location. London is a world centre for the creative industries.
  • An unrivalled range of arts and design courses, from foundation through to postgraduate level.
  • Our worldwide reputation for high quality teaching and research in arts and design.
  • A diverse student community with students from over 110 countries.  
  • Strong links with industry, which enable students to work on live projects during their studies and gain valuable contacts.
  • Excellent tutors who are also practising artists and designers, so teaching is focussed on current industry trends.
  • High quality facilities to help you develop your craft.
  • Our pre-sessional English course and free English language support thoughout your degree.
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    Meet us in your country

    Every year our academic staff travel to many countries to attend exhibitions, hold portfolio workshops and conduct interviews.

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    Find out about accommodation for international students at UAL.

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    Application Advice

    Find out how to apply to our courses from overseas.

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    Portfolio advice

    Watch our video for international students about how to prepare a portfolio.

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    English Language Support

    English language courses for international students studying at UAL.