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UAL strategy 2015-2022

Transformative education for a creative world

That’s the aim of our ambitious, seven-year strategic plan to build on the University's reputation as a world-leader in arts, design and communication education.

This strategic area requires us to have a world-class physical environment and underlying infrastructure that supports our students and staff.

View a print version of the UAL Strategy 2015-22:

  • Nigel Carrington
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    Overview

    Sir Nigel Carrington, UAL Vice-Chancellor, 2008 -2021 speaks about strategy for 2015-2022.

  • Blurred lights on a busy road at night
    Stefon Grant,
    Who we are

    A renowned institution for education in arts, design, fashion and communication.

  • Transformative education
    Alys Tomlinson,
    Transformative education

    This strategic area requires us to ensure that all our students can reach their full potential.

  • Research
    Credit: Adam Mufti Adam Mufti,
    World leading research and enterprise

    This strategic area requires us to create and apply knowledge that develops our disciplines.

  • Communication and collaboration
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    Communication and collaboration

    This strategic area requires us to place the UAL at the centre of the debate about the future of arts, design, fashion and communication.

  • Inspirational environment
    Elaine Perks,
    Building an inspirational environment

    This strategic area requires us to have a world-class physical environment and underlying infrastructure that supports our students and staff.

  • Strategic aims
    Credit: Alys Tomlinson Alys Tomlinson,
    Our four strategic areas

    This strategy aims to ensure that we become a world-class University with high levels of student engagement and satisfaction.

  • Measuring success
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    Monitoring progress and measuring success

    We will monitor our progress against the strategy through a range of qualitative and quantitative measures of success.

  • Colourful books on a shelf
    Puiyin Wong,
    Strategy documents 2015-22

    Find out more information about the ambitious plans for the University's future.