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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.

Coronavirus updates

Our application process is not affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. If you have any questions about studying at UAL, please use our enquiry form. If you have already applied and need to ask us a question, you can contact us using your UAL Portal.

Check our Coronavirus guidance for applicants for the latest information.


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Join us

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    Application advice

    For international students who want to apply for degree courses

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    Paintings by Jasmir Creed, 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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    Credit: Jeff Chun Hee Luu. Jeff Chun Hee Luu., 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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    Image courtesy of UAL, 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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    Image courtesy of UAL, Tooting Bec Common. Image courtesy of UAL.
    Contact International

    Get in touch with the International Office at your College

  • Student Advice Service

    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.

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    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