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Awards, funding and mentoring

If you're a UAL student or graduate, our range of funding, mentoring and advice could help you get your business off the ground.

Find out about UAL's mentoring and graduate entrepreneur visa schemes as well as scholarships and business development programmes.

Students in a workshop
Student workshop during Graduate Futures Week 2018. Photo by Damian Griffiths.

Mead Fellowships

Mead Fellowships are designed to help you develop your creative practice, after your course has ended.

Abstract photo of wooden furniture.
Wood furniture by Qian Ou. Photo by Nicki Szlovak.

Creative Business Accelerator

Want to develop your business? We're launching a brand new programme of business development for UAL graduates (up to 5 years after graduation). Find out more and apply by 16 March 2020).

Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

Start-Up Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

Want to set up your own business? UAL can help you apply for a Start-up Visa to stay in the UK after graduation.


Funding advice

Careers and Employability offers advice on funding bodies for graduate and students considering starting a business.

Mentoring at Artsmart 2015 with Sharmadean Reid


Find out more about UAL's mentoring scheme - matching students with professionals for support and guidance.

Creative Enterprise Awards

Creative Enterprise Awards

Apply for a grant of up to £5,000 plus a share of prizes including: showcasing, industry mentoring and business training.