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  • University of the Arts London named top 20 university
    Aidai Serkebaeva, 2022 BA Fashion Design and Development, London College of Fashion, UAL | Photograph: Ben Turner, Model: Natalia Zhang, Make-up: Lisa Huang

    University of the Arts London named top 20 university

    University of the Arts London (UAL) has ranked 19th in the Guardian’s 2023 University Guide - marking the first time the University has appeared in the top 20. In the past 5 years, UAL has climbed 56 places in the prestigious league table.

  • New Landscapes Catalyst R&D Scheme releases first report
    A collection of samples being examined in a fabric mill in Bangladesh, © Bureau 555

    New Landscapes Catalyst R&D Scheme releases first report

    A report published by UAL FTTI in partnership with British Council today shares the findings and case studies from a first-of-its-kind programme nurturing international cooperation around ethically responsible and socially engaged fashion and

  • Professor David Mba named Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering
    Professor David Mba

    Professor David Mba named Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

    David is one of 72 leading figures in the field of engineering and technology who have been recognised for their exceptional contributions to their sector.

  • 20/20 project: Announcing the first cohort of artists
    Yuen Fong Ling, “The Empty Plinth” (2022), workshop with participants exploring the decolonisation of public space, commissioned by SAFEDI Social Art for Equality Diversity and Inclusion (Manchester Metropolitan University, Axis, Social Art

    20/20 project: Announcing the first cohort of artists

    Eight emerging and mid-career artists with an extensive range of practices are the first of 2 cohorts to join 20/20: a national commissioning and network project led by Decolonising Arts Institute to directly invest in the careers of a new

  • James Purnell: statement on behalf of UAL
    2018, Richard Quinn presented with Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design | Photo: Tristan Fewings/BFC

    James Purnell: statement on behalf of UAL

    James Purnell issues his condolences to the Royal Family on behalf of UAL to mark the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.