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Models by Jaz Martell,  BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding, London College of Fashion, UAL.
Models by Jaz Martell,  BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding, London College of Fashion, UAL.
Models by Jaz Martell, BA (Hons) Fashion Visual Merchandising and Branding, London College of Fashion, UAL. Credit: © 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.


  • Upshot of bronze statue in a museum wearing a disposable facemask
    Rodin during Covid-19 courtesy of Manchester Art Gallery © Andrew Brooks

    Decolonising Collections: Curatorial Research Network Call for contributions

    Decolonising Collections is an emerging curatorial research network led by UAL Decolonising Arts Institute in partnership with the Arts Council Collection, British Council Collection and Manchester Art Gallery Collections, supported by Art Fund.

  • An Asian student setting up materials in an exhibition display against a forest green wall
    Setting up an exhibition, MA Curating and Collections Chelsea College of Arts UAL © Kirsty Noble

    Curating Nation: Call for contributions

    Curating Nation will explore how existing narratives of British art can be expanded through curatorial and art historical interventions. Conceived by Hammad Nasar, hosted by UAL Decolonising Arts Institute, and developed in collaboration with British Art Network’s Black British Art Research Group.

  • Shot of ceramic models made of clay in a studio
    Work by Olivia Rowan, BA Ceramic Design graduate © Alys Tomlinson

    UAL leads on new Erasmus+ project to preserve traditional skills in ceramics

    CRAFT is an initiative launched in collaboration with other European arts and design institutions.

  • Black man reading a publication among library shelves
    Inside London College of Communication Library © Alys Tomlinson.

    Call for proposals: Decolonising the Archives Research Residency Programme 2021

    Decolonising the Archives is a collaborative initiative developed by UAL Decolonising Arts Institute in partnership with UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre (ASCC). We are pleased to announce a call for proposals for a series of research residencies in 2021.

  • 5 people on stage with NAFA and UAL logos in the fore and background
    The agreement was signed by NAFA President Mrs Tan-Soh Wai Lan (in front), and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts at UAL Professor David Crow (via Zoom). The ceremony was officiated by DPM Heng (second from left), and was witnessed by (from left to right): NAFA Board Chairman Ms Low Sin Leng; Minister of State for Education and Manpower Ms Gan Siow Huang; and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Law and Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education Ms Lai Wei Lin.

    UAL partners with NAFA to launch new degree programmes in Singapore

    UAL and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) today launched a new degree partnership. UAL's Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges will work with NAFA to introduce new degree programmes in Singapore.

  • Pineapple leaf harvest
    Image courtesy of Ananas Anam

    UAL research and Knowledge Exchange in response to COVID-19

    From multisensory culture boxes to pineapple PPE and plant platforms for the production of COVID-19 reagents and biopharmaceuticals; read about some of the key COVID-19 research and KE interventions involving UAL researchers that got underway this year:

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