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Contact us

Got a question about your career? Email us at gradsupport@arts.ac.uk to receive personalised support.

One-to-one careers support

Undecided about your future career path? Need help to secure the right role? You can access tailored one-to-one careers support for up to 5 years after you graduate.

Our Graduate Employability Support team can help you by discussing your career ideas and options and providing advice on applications and interviews. This confidential and impartial service will help you to identify a career path and understand the steps you need to take to get there, so you can tackle your job search with confidence.

Email gradsupport@arts.ac.uk or book a one-to-one appointment to get started.

UAL graduate? Whether you’re just starting out, looking to progress your career or launch your own business, we can help.

As a UAL graduate you can get tailored help with:

  • writing and improving your CV
  • identifying a career path
  • preparing for interviews.

You can also attend many of our events, and engage with some of our awards, funding and support.

Get a job

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    Find jobs

    UAL can help you to find paid employment during or after your studies through Arts Temps and Creative Opportunities.

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    Explore our career resources

    Our range of online tools and learning guides are designed to help you with your portfolio, interview skills and more.

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    Ella Caton, Textiles Design, Chelsea. Photo Alys Tomlinson
    2022 graduate employability support

    2022 graduate? Find out about the specialist careers support available to you this year.

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    Prepare for job interviews

    Read our interview tips, including commonly asked questions, to help you feel prepared for interviews.

Launch a business

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    Freelance and business support

    Our enterprise team can support you with many aspects of setting up and running a successful business or freelance practice.

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    Awards, funding and support

    Our range of awards, funding, and support could help you to take your business to the next level.

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    not just a shop

    If you're a student or graduate from UAL you can apply to sell your work in not just a shop through our open calls.

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    Image by Rochelle Saunders
    Creative Enterprise Awards 2022

    Got a business you want to launch or grow? You could get up to £5,000 funding plus support. Apply by 13 June 2022.

Be inspired

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    Alumni and friends

    Unsure about your career options? Find inspiration by reading stories from UAL graduates.

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    Women+ In Leadership

    Join a network of likeminded students, graduates and industry to celebrate female+ successes and feel empowered to break through the glass ceiling.

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    Support for visual artists  

    Artquest provides the professional information, advice and projects that visual artists need to understand the art world.

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    Gradual podcasts  

    A podcast series exploring the big questions and challenges faced by many new graduates. Unfiltered stories from creative professionals.

Graduate Outcomes survey

Your future helps shape our future.

Careers and Employability are committed to helping you to make a living doing what you love. It's really important to us to find out how you are getting on, so we will be getting back in touch about 15 months after you have graduated to conduct a survey. Find out more about the Graduate Outcomes Survey.

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