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Essential coronavirus info
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Should you decide to study at UAL, your application process depends on both the course chosen and where you're applying from.

Coronavirus updates

Our application process is not affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. If you haven’t applied yet, you should apply as soon as you can and submit any queries you have about studying at UAL through our enquiry form. If you have already applied and need to ask us a question, you can contact us using your UAL Portal. Read our useful guidance for students during the Coronavirus outbreak.

Discover the application process for your course

Help and support for applicants

  • Disability Service

    They can offer application support to anybody who is disabled, dyslexic or has a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD).

  • Sketchbook by Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier during their Internship at Pentagram
    Sketchbook by Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier during their Internship at Pentagram

    Portfolio advice

    Tips and advice on how to prepare a portfolio, an important part of an application for many courses.

  • Screenshot of the Pebble Pad document submission tool login screen

    Credit: PebblePad
    Submitting application documents

    We use a tool called PebblePad to submit supporting documents such as portfolios. Find out how.

  • Joanna Boxall, CSM, BA Textile Design, 2007

    Admission FAQs

    Still got questions? Find the answers to common queries our admissions team receive.

  • Interview preparation

    Some courses ask you to interview. Find out how interviews work and how to prepare as best as possible.

  • Kana Takahashi, Chelsea, BA Textiles degree show, 2007

    Admissions, complaints and appeals

    For applicants who want to appeal against a decision or make a complaint related to the application process.

Admissions Policy

University of the Arts London is committed to an Admissions Policy that is:

  • Consistent in application and operation
  • Transparent in its procedures and process
  • Accountable to all stakeholders
  • Managed clearly and responsively
  • Professional in all aspects of its execution

Information on Transparency data for Admissions can be found on our Office for Students information page.


UAL Admissions Policy 2020-2021 (PDF 97.1KB)

UAL Admissions Policy 2021-2022 (PDF 225KB)

Enrolment queries

Find out how to enrol, including enrolment terms and conditions.