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Essential coronavirus info
We can’t wait to welcome our new and returning students from 19 October 2020. Your safety is our first priority.

International students

University of the Arts London (UAL) is home to a diverse community of students from over 130 countries across the globe.

Find out more about life at UAL as an international student, the application process, immigration and visa, and everything else you need to get your creative journey started.

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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 prospective students during the Coronavirus outbreak.


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Application advice

For international students who want to apply for degree courses

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Wimbledon 2013 Summer Show. Paintings by Jasmir Creed.

International fees

Find out about study costs for international students

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Study Abroad at UAL

Study Abroad

Achieve the required level of English and prepare you for your degree at UAL

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Presessional Academic English Programme

Achieve the required level of English and prepare you for your degree at UAL

Help and support

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Degree show work by Jeff Chun-Hee Luu 2013

Meet us in your country

Find contacts for UAL representatives and events in your country

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Typography. Image courtesy of UAL.

Immigration and visa

Find out more about visa requirements to live and study in the UK

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Tooting Bec Common. Image courtesy of UAL.

Contact International

Get in touch with the International Office at your College

Student Service Advice

Contact a Student Adviser for guidance on funding and immigration matters

Your experience

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Student diversity

Support for disability, LGBTQ+ issues, faith observance, caring responsibilities and maternity.

Living in London

Make the most of the British capital

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Additional and living costs

Information about costs you will likely incur in addition to your tuition fees