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Student Life: Digital and Remote Opportunities

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Written by
Jennifer Igiri
Published date
24 August 2020

As life in London looks different than ever before, we’re bringing you a roundup of some digital resources and remote opportunities to get stuck into.


Looking for part time work to fit alongside your studies? ArtsTemps is UAL’s online job board for students and alumni. Register and find temporary, flexible and creative work across all disciplines at any of the six colleges.

Bonus Tip: Check out these guides on how to write a winning CV and Cover Letter.


The Student Union is your go-to place for campus events, democratic engagement and volunteering opportunities. Check out their website and Instagram for the latest Freshers’ events.

Bonus Tip: Arts SU has its own jobboard – browse for part time opportunities.


Take some time to prioritise your mental health with popular wellbeing app Headspace. In this season, they’re offering a collection of free resources including meditation tools and sleep exercises.

Bonus Tip: Grab their yearly student plan, and browse the backlog of Headspace articles “for any mind, any mood, any goal.”


Did you know that the full Microsoft Office 365 suite is free for all UAL students? Just register with your uni email address to download Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more essentials on your own devices.

Bonus Tip: Enjoy free digital learning and streaming services through your LCF Library account.


Missing the festival crowds? Check out this roundup of online experiences, covering everything from cultural arts, livestreamed theatre and opera to cooking classes, yoga sessions and Glastonbury archives.

Bonus Tip: For more artistic online viewing, read our curated list of virtual exhibitions.