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UAL Global

Building partnerships around the globe - because the world needs creativity

UAL is a global university in the heart of London. We believe that creative education can tackle social issues and challenges around the world.

That's why we collaborate with international universities, organisations and governments on innovative research, partnerships, creative projects and exchanges.

Learn more about our international projects, how you can work with us and discover our fantastic exchange programme.

Jose Teunissen greeting Bilbao’s Mayor, Juan Mari Aburto
Jose Teunissen greeting Bilbao’s Mayor, Juan Mari Aburto

Projects and partnerships

Discover our innovative partnerships around the world and find out how you can work with us.

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School of Media and Communication BA19 Exhibition, London College of Fashion.

International exchanges

Explore our fantastic exchange programme and contact us to become a partner institution.

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Studying at the Library Group Zone, Central Saint Martins.

About us

Learn more about our mission to develop global partnerships and provide a global experience.

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Study Abroad

Could your institution partner with us to offer Study Abroad opportunities? Learn more about our programmes.


  • A sign made of large red letters making the word Bilbao, shot from high overlooking Bilbao city

    UAL Bilbao partnership continues with 2021 Summer Schools

    Bilbao has launched 2021 summer courses open to the city’s public, hosted jointly by 3 of the city’s universities - the University of the Basque Country, University of Deusto, IED Kunsthal - and UAL. Chelsea College of Arts, London College of Communication and London College of Fashion will co-teach the Summer Schools exploring design and the silver economy; photographing with communities and fashion law and management.

  • A slide from BA Fine Art: Painting student Ellie Makin's working group © Ellie Makin
    A slide from BA Fine Art: Painting student Ellie Makin's working group © Ellie Makin

    What Moves You? Fine Art students collaborate with Ontario College of Art and Design University

    Painting students Ellie Makin and Mateo Gabayet tell us about working with Canadian students on a virtual residency to explore art and social change.

  • A computer generated image of a row of white square cubes with a black dot at their centre, and on top of them, tee-shaped designs holding round white eyeball shapes with black dots - against a lilac background
    Design by Shared Campus

    Summer Schools callout - Apply by 30 April

    Five 2021 Shared Campus Summer Schools now open for applications from students: Past yet Passed, Still to Come: ART OF THE GAP; Hacking Global Pop Icons; Arts & Crafts Matters in a Digital Society!; Streets; and Teleprovisation. Let’s do it!

  • Boy and girl viewing drawings of houses, fish and palm trees.
    Promotional image for Odyscene by Luca Manca (2020).

    BA (Hons) Animation and BA (Hons) Virtual Reality students collaborate with Ryerson on immersive app for online learning

    Students from BA (Hons) Animation and BA (Hons) Virtual Reality collaborated with students at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, to design a virtual reality mobile app to assist children in online learning.

  • A shot of a corner of a white room full of colourful posters on the wall and ceiling, with a photocopier to the right
    A collection of summer show posters, Communication and Graphic Design, London College of Communication, UAL.

    In Conversation: A series of design talks with OCAD University and DesignTO

    Spotlighting designers from the UK and Canada, UAL and OCAD University (OCAD U) have teamed up with DesignTO to announce ‘In Conversation’ - a series of online talks to discuss design issues, research and creation from international perspectives.

  • 5 people on stage with NAFA and UAL logos in the fore and background
    The agreement was signed by NAFA President Mrs Tan-Soh Wai Lan (in front), and Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts at UAL Professor David Crow (via Zoom). The ceremony was officiated by DPM Heng (second from left), and was witnessed by (from left to right): NAFA Board Chairman Ms Low Sin Leng; Minister of State for Education and Manpower Ms Gan Siow Huang; and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Law and Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education Ms Lai Wei Lin.

    UAL partners with NAFA to launch new degree programmes in Singapore

    UAL and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) today launched a new degree partnership. UAL's Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges will work with NAFA to introduce new degree programmes in Singapore.