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Student life

Students joining Chelsea College of Arts become part of an international community. This network is responding to today’s challenges through art and design. Located in central London the college has around 1800 students.

Studying in London will provide you with endless opportunities to stretch your imagination. In fact the college could be seen as a microcosm of London and all that is great about the city. It provokes curiosity, stimulates growth, embraces creativity and celebrates diversity. We want you to feel and be inspired.

As a college, we are here to support you. Whether this be with your academic work or your well-being there will be someone on hand to help.

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College life

  • Student in the Chelsea library.
    Credit: Arnhel de Serra. Arnhel de Serra.,
    , Chelsea College of Arts, UAL |
    Student services

    Counselling, health advice, chaplaincy, disability and dyslexia support, and advice on funding, immigration and visas.

  • Walk through British Art at Tate Britain.
    Tate.,
    , Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | Photograph: Tate.
    Work whilst studying

    Support yourself whilst studying at UAL.

  • Woodwork workshops at Chelsea.
    Kristy Noble., Woodwork workshops at Chelsea.
    , Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | Photograph: Chelsea College of Arts.
    Facilities and workshops

    Browse the spaces you will have access to.

  • Richard Woods Second Home exhibition at Chelsea Space
    Chelsea Space.,
    , Chelsea College of Arts, UAL | Photograph: Chelsea Space.
    Events

    What's on at Chelsea College of Arts.

  • Black and white photograph of a girl sitting at a kitchen table by Monica Santos - BA Fine Art.
    Credit: Monica Santos Monica Santos,
    BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL |
    Stories

    See what students and staff are working on at Chelsea College of Arts.

  • 3 ceramic sculptural artworks in the sand outside by Meryl Yana - BA Fine Art.
    Meryl Yana,
    BA (Hons) Fine Art, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
    Graduate Showcase  

    View work by our graduates.

  • Students watching the Ian Giles After BUTT film in Chelsea Space gallery.
    Ian Giles., Students watching the Ian Giles After BUTT film in Chelsea Space gallery
    , Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
    Arts SU  

    See events and support provided by the Student Union.

  • Interior architecture digital render by Chelsea Evans - BA Interior Design.
    Chelsea Evans,
    BA (Hons) Interior Design, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL
    Student tips  

    Tips for living in halls, student events and trips