Every year, University of the Arts London welcomes students from Japan on to our degrees, short courses and Study Abroad programmes.
Contacts in Japan
beo are UAL's official representative in Japan. They offer the following services from offices in Tokyo and Osaka:
- Providing information about UAL and its six Colleges.
- Specialist advice about our courses and help with choosing the right programme for you.
- Advice on preparing your application and portfolio.
- Arranging an interview in Japan with one of our academic staff.
- Help with visa applications and travel to the UK.
5th floor Forecast Shinjuku South Bldg,
4-3-17 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku,
3rd floor Inoi Building 2,
2-9-19 Shibata, Kita-ku,
University Consultants (UniCon)
UniCon can offer you free support locally, in your language, through every stage of the application process.
Your local British Council office can also offer you advice about studying in the UK.
Japan College of Foreign Languages
If you are a student at JCFL and are applying to UAL, you should contact Mr Nobuyoshi Tsujimoto for help with your application. Mr Tsujimoto is the Art and Design Portfolio Advisor and IELTS counselor at JCFL.
Mr Nobuyoshi Tsujimoto
1-5-16 Shimo-ochiai Shinjuku-ku
Tel: +81 (3) 3365 6061
Events in Japan
Our academic staff travel to Japan every year to attend education fairs, deliver workshops and visit schools around the country. These events give you a chance to meet us in person, find about studying here, learn about preparing a portfolio and to discuss your application.
Take a look at our upcoming visits:
Postgraduate Study Seminar
Find out more about postgraduate study at University of the Arts London (UAL) at our seminar on 26 October 2017. We’ll be offering advice on preparing your application, study proposal and portfolio. You’ll also have the opportunity to share and develop your ideas with other prospective students.
This seminar will be led by Paul Yuille, Director of International at London College of Fashion. You can book your place here.
Come and see us - we’ll be at the following fairs:
• EDUK Exhibition, 21 October 2017 – Tokyo
• Beo fair, 22 October 2017 – Tokyo
• Beo fair, 24 October 2017 – Osaka
• Beo fair, 21-22 March 2018 – Osaka
• Beo fair, 24 March 2018 – Tokyo
If you have applied through beo, you can have a face-to-face interview in Japan. Students who apply directly to one of our Colleges are interviewed in London or by telephone from London. Our academics visit regularly to conduct interviews, and will be in Japan on the following dates:
• 1-2 November 2017, Tokyo
• 22-23 March 2018, Osaka
• 27 March 2018, Tokyo
For more information about upcoming interviews in Japan, forthcoming events in your area, or to enquire about arranging a visit to your school, you can get in touch with our representatives, beo, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you'd like to hear about UAL visits to Japan in the future, sign up to our Japan mailing list.
Offers at interview
- Further education and undergraduate applications:
If you are successful in the interview you will receive an offer on the spot. If the interviewer cannot offer you a place on your first choice course, they will advise you on other suitable courses across UAL's six Colleges or recommend ways you can improve your work so that you can reapply at a later date.
- Postgraduate applications:
For some courses our interviewers can make offers on the spot; for other courses they will make a recommendation to the College you are applying to.