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Applications for UAL Insights

Apply to UAL Insights

Find out how UAL Insights can help you develop as a young creative.

If you’re aged 16 and over, UAL Insights offers a range of activities to help you kickstart your journey to university.

We also run a series of Pre-16 projects. Contact us for more details:

Eligibility - who can take part?

UAL Insights programmes are open to students studying art and design subjects at our partner schools and colleges who meet our eligibility criteria.

Students who meet one or more of the following criteria are encouraged to apply:

  • Students whose parent(s) or guardian(s) have not completed a university degree
  • Students from low-income backgrounds (based on their London postcode)
  • Students whose families receive benefits for living costs (including Universal Credit, Child Tax Credit, Free School Meals, Housing Benefit, Income Support, Income-based Job Seekers Allowance and Pupil Premium)
  • Looked after children and care leavers.

Please contact us if you have any questions about our eligibility criteria:

UAL Insights Post-16 programmes

Our core UAL Insights activities take place in the first and second year of Level 3 Diploma, AS or A Levels to help you to decide what step to take next on your creative educational journey.

Find out more about our Spring and Summer Schools and the different workshops on offer across our Colleges:

Download the Guide

Our Spring Schools applications are open now. Apply to our Summer Schools from Monday 30 March 2020.

UAL Insights Spring Schools 2020 - Postponed

We are disappointed to advise that our Spring Schools have been postponed. If you're interested in joining the Insights programme, please register your interest by emailing

To be rescheduled

Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon College of Arts
Spring School

Camberwell, Wilson Road campus

To be rescheduled

Central Saint Martins
Spring School

Archway campus

To be rescheduled

London College of Communication
Spring School

Elephant & Castle campus

To be rescheduled

London College of Fashion
Spring School

Lime Grove campus

Insights YouTube video

See our programmes in action

Watch highlights from 2018's Spring Schools.

Insights website

Head to the Insights website for creative inspiration, student interviews, ‘how to’ tips and advice.

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