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Applications for UAL Insights

A collage of two students doing creative work at UAL Insights workshops.
A collage of two students doing creative work at UAL Insights workshops.
Featured collage image by Jerry Florez, photographs from UAL Insights workshop, Farrah Li and Genesis Tennison.

Find out more and apply to UAL Insights.

UAL Insights is the University’s outreach programme offering young people access to our Colleges for creative activities and pre-university advice.

Our programmes are open to students studying art and design subjects at our partner schools and colleges.

Spring and Summer Schools are designed for 1st year Level 3 Diploma and A Level students.

Download the Insights programme 2023-24 timeline (PDF 4.2 MB) for an overview of activities that take place in your 1st or 2nd year of Level 3 Diploma, AS or A Levels.

Please note: UAL students on the UAL Foundation programmes (Camberwell College of Arts and Central Saint Martins) are not eligible but are supported by UAL's Academic Support Teams.

Eligibility criteria – can I take part?

You are likely to be eligible to join our programmes if you meet one or more of our eligibility criteria. You can check your eligibility by responding to the questions below:

What's next? Spring Schools

Applications for Spring Schools are now open. Download our Spring Schools 2023 application guide (PDF 6.5MB) to find out what's happening across our Colleges.

Need some pointers for completing our online application form? Watch Gavin's video for hints and tips.

Apply to Spring Schools

Shape your portfolio

  • A collaged image with a blue background featuriing a person leaning to the right whilst wearing an angular structure
    Featured collage image, photograph from UAL Insights workshop, Jerry Florez.
    Insights: shape your portfolio

    Learn from Insights students now studying at UAL. Build your skills and knowledge with resources made by our community of UAL tutors and students.

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    Photograph: Pine Watt, on Unsplash
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UAL Insights privacy notice

This notice sets out how UAL’s Outreach programme, UAL Insights, uses your personal information. Your information is collected when you register for one our programmes using our online forms.

University of the Arts London (UAL) will process the information you provide on this form and personal data collected or created as part of our relationship with you.

We will also process your health or other sensitive data under GDPR 9(2)(a) ‘explicit consent of the data subject’ (you, the student), where you wish to tell us of special requirements.