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Models by Jaz Martell, photographed by Alys Tomlinson

UAL is "the world’s biggest factory for making trouble" (Grayson Perry, UAL Chancellor). We are 1 university, made up of 6 Colleges and 19,000+ students from everywhere.

And we are top 2 in the world for Art and Design (QS World University Rankings 2020).

Come and join the creators and innovators of tomorrow.


  • Digitally created scene showing a woman in the middle of a rainy landscape
    Credit: ACE IT

    LCC partners with LSBU to launch immersive tech accelerator programme for London SMEs

    Entrepreneurs will receive support from industry experts and academics to explore the use of immersive tech for their businesses.

  • Photograph of an art piece by Sonia Boyce
    Sonia Boyce, I'm With Her Too, 2019. Limited edition produced for Chisenhale Gallery. Courtesy of the artist and Chisenhale Gallery.

    UAL Research Season - Earth and Equity: integrating environmental and racial justice

    Throughout March, all 6 UAL Colleges and our 3 active Institutes will host online events showcasing the rich diversity of UAL research, with a special focus on Earth and Equity: integrating environmental and racial justice. Join us for the launch event Intersectionality and Planetary Health on 1 March.

  • Group photo of students and academics in front of an old building
    Photography credits: Bartek Dworski for Co-design Your Place. Images taken before the Covid-19 pandemic.

    Co-design Your Place: empowering young creatives to become changemakers

    London College of Communication joined European partners in this Erasmus+ project to promote responsible practices in urban design.

  • 2 shots of colourful knitted and craft based fashion designs on models on a catwalk
    Designs in fishskin and crochet by by Foning Bao, Central Saint Martins BA Fashion Knit 2019. Photo courtesy of Elisa Palomino

    Best Green Fashion Film champions sustainable fishskin craft

    Elisa Palomino is a researcher at UAL Centre for Sustainable Fashion and Senior Lecturer on BA Fashion Print at Central Saint Martins. Her short film Preservation of Hezhen fish skin tradition through fashion higher education has won the Best Green Fashion Film award at the Fashion Film Festival Milano.

  • 2 paintings in white frames on a white wall showing buildings and symmetrical designs integrated with the green of nature
    Paintings of buildings and nature by Inthira Tangjaroensutthichi, BA Textile Design, Chelsea UAL

    Insights and positions on social and sustainable design

    UAL Social Design Institute has brought together some of the key people in social design and design for sustainability across UAL, to share key ideas and themes from their work. These rich and diverse insights are shared in a set of 11 free to download publications.

6 Colleges, 1 University

6 Colleges,
1 University

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