Industry and Partners
UAL is home to a diverse body of 18,000 students from 130 countries. Made up of 6 world-class Colleges, our courses cover art, design, screen, communication, fashion, media and performing arts.
Careers and Employability empowers UAL students and graduates to make a living doing what they love. We work with students and graduates from all UAL Colleges to support them in developing their careers and creative businesses.
Support our work
We partner with a wide range of organisations to provide opportunities for our students. We can help you to engage with UAL’s network of creative students and graduates in different ways, including:
- Events and fairs
- Advertising jobs
- Large-scale projects and live briefs
We value the contributions made by partner organisations and we are always looking to forge new relationships. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your ideas or sign up to our partnerships mailing list to be informed about current opportunities.
- UAL is ranked second in the world for Art and Design in the 2021 QS World University Rankings®.
- A 2021 study by Capital on Tap, found that a higher percentage of UAL’s graduates go on to found or co-found their own business than from any other UK university.
- Up to 25% of our graduates identify as self-employed within 6 months of graduating from UAL and many more state they work for themselves at some point in their career.
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