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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.


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    Greta Thunberg at the Fridays For Future protest, Berlin 2019. Photo by Leonhard Lenz licensed under Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication

    Hacking Greta Thunberg at the Shared Campus Summer School

    An online Summer School as part of the Shared Campus project. Exploring the theme ‘Pop Cultures’, students and staff from 5 partner institutions came together in June/July to Hack the global pop icon, Greta Thunberg.

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    Inside by Marion Flanagan. MA Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts, UAL. 2020

    UAL and OCAD University collaborate at Art Toronto 2020

    UAL is excited to take part in Art Toronto 2020 in collaboration with OCAD University. Our communities come together to present an online student exhibition and virtual studio visits with key programme staff and alumni.

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    Photo by Claudia Rafael @_claudiarafael

    Self-Imaging: Identity, Disruption, Transformation. An online lecture series on Global Pop Cultures

    A series of online lectures in October to December 2020 hosted by Central Saint Martins UAL and international partners, exploring questions on identity and the self - part of a broader exploration of Global Pop Cultures under the international Shared Campus initiative.

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    Black and Ethnic Minorities on the Front Line, Pen Mendonça with the Ubele Initiative and Dr Patrick Vernon, 2020

    The online International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference 2020

    The resonance of comics: social impact and possible futures. Highlights from the leading global conference for the study of graphic novels and comics, hosted by the UAL Comics Research Hub. Including an interview with keynote Pen Mendonça.

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    Still from Immer Drimmen by Camberwell UAL Exchange student Leticia van Neerven

    Camberwell exchange student Leticia's lockdown claymation

    During lockdown Camberwell UAL exchange student Leticia Van Neerven produced her claymation 'Immer Drimmen' (German for ‘always inside’) - a boy who does everything a teenager likes to do, but without ever leaving his room.

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    Students working at National Institute of Design

    UAL textiles students partner with India's NID and traditional weavers

    Textiles students from UAL’s Central Saint Martins and Chelsea College of Arts have participated in a unique co-design project with National Institute of Design (NID), co-developing sustainable projects in India.