skip to main content

Essential coronavirus info
Your safety is our first priority.

We are

University of the Arts London University of the Arts London

Survey Season
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 2021).

Come and join the creators and innovators of tomorrow.


  • Cover of sound arts now book featuring a photo of sound artist Elsa M’bala holding a microphone to her mouth in a field
    Elsa M’bala, performance in the field, photograph by Simone Gilges, 2017

    London College of Communication researchers publish ‘Sound arts now’

    ‘Sound arts now’, published through Uniform books, is an exploration of contemporary artistic practices and theories with a conscious shift of reference away from the “white men from the global north”.

  • Banner with the words Technology and Power

    Register for CCI's new learning programme exploring technology and activism

    UAL Creative Computing Institute invites you to join them for their 2021 creative learning programme Technology and Power: Rights, Resistance and Reimaginings. A public seminar followed up with a 4-day practical workshop, the programme will examine human rights in the technology sector and share skills and tactics that people can use to challenge big tech power.

  • Lots of talented Arts Temps ready for you to recruit

    Recruit UAL students and alumni – Hire from London's most inspiring and creative workforce!

    University of the Arts London (UAL) has launched UAL Arts Temps Ltd, opening up opportunities for businesses and organisations to directly employ our talented students and alumni.

  • A collage of personal and family photos and food shots, some of the pics duplicated
    Mona Bakht- Talaga. BA Fashion Communication, Central Saint Martins, UAL

    UAL leads national project to promote student belonging through assessment

    The UAL Academic Enhancement team has won funding from the Quality Assurance Agency to lead a collaborative project to enhance equity in student outcomes - in partnership with Glasgow School of Art and Leeds Arts University. Belonging through assessment: Pipelines of compassion’ will look at ways that belonging in the creative HE sector can be enhanced through compassionate assessment.

  • 2 broadsheet newspaper pages side by side, with articles on Black style and culture and racial integration
    L-R: Tempo 2 newspaper, London College of Printing, UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre; LCC News - weekly newspaper, 2004, UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre

    Decolonising Archives 2020: Explore the finished research

    Decolonising Archives is an ongoing initiative to introduce critical, decolonial perspectives on the archives and collections held by UAL. Explore the findings of our 2020 cohort of researchers in residence via a rich body of research including short authored e-papers, podcasts and videos.

  • Blue and white CG graphic of a virtual theme park with people playing the games
    Game Changers © Framestore

    Take our research survey exploring audience experiences during lockdown

    UAL researchers have launched a national study exploring how we are engaging with online cultural experiences during lockdown. It is part of the UAL and multi-partner research project 'Digital, Regeneration and Experience Economy modelling' (DREEm:) and responses will play a vital role in supporting the UK's creative, cultural, experience and visitor economies as we leave lockdown.

6 Colleges, 1 University

6 Colleges,
1 University

What's on

Open Days