Congratulations on graduating from UAL - top 2 in the world for Art and Design.
Even though your time at university is coming to a close, UAL will still be there to support you. As a member of the Alumni Association, a network of over 200,000 former UAL students, you are entitled to an exclusive range of benefits and opportunities. These are designed to support your career and grow your professional and social networks.
Professional development - making a living doing what you love
Want to develop the skills and knowledge you need to get the best jobs, go freelance, or start your own business? Take full advantage of UAL’s free careers events.
UAL’s jobs board 'Creative Opportunities', is the perfect place for graduates to find work in the creative industries. It features hundreds of paid jobs and internships each month.
Show the world your work, share your creative skills and connect with peers from across UAL on Portfolio, UAL's online showcasing platform.
Funding to help grow your ideas
Looking to start or develop a business? Apply for a grant of up to £5,000 plus a share of prizes including showcasing, industry mentoring and business training.
Based in central London, not just a shop sells products and artwork created exclusively by UAL students and alumni to the public. Submit your work to be considered for sale.
Apply for a Mead Fellowship of up to £10,000 to develop your creative practice, open to projects in any creative discipline studied at UAL.
A platform for students at any stage of their career to identify and try out ways of positioning themselves and their work once they leave UAL. You must be a UAL student at time of deadline.
Expand your network
Take advantage of UAL's unique creative network by attending our exclusive alumni events in the UK and overseas. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends and network.
Network with professionals from across the creative industries and meet fellow UAL alumni in your country, by joining an Alumni Association or Group.
A supportive community to help increase the visibility and representation of people of colour in the creative industries.
Access to research and learning
Continue to gain access to UAL's world-renowned libraries and e-resources by applying for the Alumni Library Access Card.
Develop your practice further by learning new skills on one of UAL’s highly respected short courses – you’ll receive a 10% discount.
A podcast series that explores the big questions and challenges that many graduates will face. In each episode, we share unfiltered stories from creative graduates ‘who make a living doing what they love.’ Brought to you by Creative Shift, part of Careers and Employability.
Be inspired and learn about alumni from across our six Colleges who are enjoying success in their specialist fields.
--- Please be advised that this video may offend some viewers due to brief swearing --- Leading voice in contemporary art, whose work focuses on space theory and land development, sculpture and performance - Theaster Gates Junior gives an unforgettable speech to our #UALGrads.