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Big Welcome

Chelsea College of Arts

Close up of hanging red and orange textile work
Close up of hanging red and orange textile work
Ellen Russell, 2021, BA Textile Design
, Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

A new term, a new academic year... and a Big Welcome (back) to all our students at Chelsea College of Arts. We're excited to see you!

A Big Welcome from Jane McFadyen, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Camberwell, Chelsea, and Wimbledon

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College Jane McFadyen welcomes new and returning students to Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Colleges of Arts.

Top tips for surviving art school

'5 Rules' is a tongue-in-cheek, five step guide to succeeding at art school. Animation by Camberwell BA Illustration graduates Thomas Slater and Andy Baker.

Joining Chelsea College of Arts

  • Visitor wearing headphones and interacting with textile artwork

    Photograph: Nikhita Andi
    Need to know

    Everything you need to know about starting at Chelsea College of Arts.

  • Shelves of colourful rolls of threads

    | Photograph: Alys Tomlinson
    Student life  

    Find out more about what's waiting for you at Chelsea.

Finding your way around

Starting your studies

  • Student's had using laptop

    Photograph: Alys Tomlinson
    Get started with Moodle  

    When and where will your classes take place? Moodle, our student course management system, has the answers.

  • Wooden structure

    | Photograph: David Poultney
    Spaces and resources  

    Take a sneak peek at our workshops, facilities or take a virtual tour.

Big Welcome events at Chelsea