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UAL Alumni Events

The UAL Alumni Association hosts events throughout the year; from international group meet ups to creative workshops, panel discussions and opportunities to share knowledge. Here you can find information on upcoming Alumni events around the world.

UAL Alumni Events, UAL New York, UAL East Coast Alumni

New York UAL Alumni Reception

Wednesday 14 November, 18:30 - 20:30
2GV  Cafe, 2 Gansevoort Street, NYC (at West 13th Street)

University of the Arts London (UAL) invites you to a private drinks reception at the design headquarters of leading fashion label Theory, in New York's Meatpacking District.

This event will bring together alumni from across our six world-renowned Colleges for the opportunity to celebrate our vibrant and creative East Coast community over cocktails and canapes.

Join fellow graduates, UAL staff and friends in Theory's exciting new Fast Retailing Innovation Centre, for what promises to be a fun evening of networking, discussion and partnership.

RSVP to Georgina Tibbott at alumni@arts.ac.uk

Letterpress, UAL Events, UAL Alumni New York

New York UAL Alumni: Letterpress Workshop

Thursday 15 November, 18:00 - 21:00
The Arm Letterpress, 281 North 7th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

UAL invites you an evening of hands-on creative activity at The Arm Letterpress in Williamsburg.

Join UAL graduates and staff as the workshop team demonstrate some of the equipment key to the craft of letterpress.

During this interactive evening, you'll gain first-hand experience of letterpress by having the chance to use some of the workshop's traditional presses. You'll be able to print your own exclusive UAL artwork to take away with you on the night.

Rebecca Wright, Programme Director at CSM, will also be in attendance to answer any questions and update you on recent developments in graphic communications at UAL.

Come and find inspiration for your creative practice, develop new skills and make new friends over drinks.

RSVP to Georgina Tibbott at alumni@arts.ac.uk

UAL Alumni of Colour Association

Alumni of Colour Association: 5x5 Showcase & Networking Evening

Friday 7 December, 18:00 - 21:00
UAL High Holborn, Lecture Theatre (G05) & Blue Print Cafe 

UAL Alumni of Colour Association presents an inspiring evening to showcase, celebrate and share the work and achievements of Alumni of Colour at UAL. With a focus on highlighting recent alumni of colour achievement, the evening will consist of five guest speakers of colour who will present an outline of their creative careers and experience in five minutes. The evening will also provide valuable networking opportunities for alumni of colour as part of the associations objective to build a supportive network.

Register your place.

Enterprsing Alumni, UAL Enterprising

C*ck-up Night

Wednesday 12 December 18:30 – 20:30
Room 303, Central Saint Martins, 1 Granary Square

UAL Enterprising Alumni Association is hosting an open mic night to talk about what went wrong! Join fellow business owners as they share stories of the times things didn't quite go to plan and how they dealt with it.

Register your place.

Have a story you want to share? Get in touch via email, alumni@arts.ac.uk, to get on the bill.

Our events are open to all UAL alumni

Bite Sized: Careers, Employability and Enterprise

Bite Sized: Careers, Employability and Enterprise

  • 10 October 2018 - 5 December 2018
  • Location: LCC

Short lunch-time events on topics from temping. Our first event is What is Mentoring? Illustration by Robbie Porter 'Self-Efficacy' for the UAL Creative Attributes Framework

Sound Arts Visiting Practitioners Series Autumn 2018

Sound Arts Visiting Practitioners Series Autumn 2018

  • 11 October 2018 - 6 December 2018
  • Location: London College of Communication

This series of visiting speakers is co-hosted by LCC’s department of Sound Arts and Design and UAL's research centre for Creative Research into Sound Arts Practice and is curated by Dr John Wynne.

A Mythic Understanding: Inspired by David Jones

A Mythic Understanding: Inspired by David Jones

  • 6 November 2018 - 14 December 2018
  • Location: Camberwell College of Arts

This exhibition is one part of a College-wide project led by Geoff Coupland that explores the life and themes of the work of artist, illustrator and poet David Jones.

A Mythic Understanding: Inspired by David Jones

A Mythic Understanding: Inspired by David Jones

  • 6 November 2018 - 14 December 2018
  • Location: Camberwell College of Arts

To mark the centenary of Armistice Day and the end of the First World War, Camberwell College of Arts, UAL, will present a major project that explores the life and themes of the work of artist, illustrator and poet David Jones, CH, CBE (1895 –1974)