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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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Pre-degree and undergraduate webinars

Wednesday 20 January - Foundations of an undergraduate student
3:30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 27 January - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Monday 1 February - Meet UAL students: Portfolio tips and advice
9.30am - 11am GMT

Wednesday 10 February - Portfolio advice
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Tuesday 2 March - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Friday 5 March - Portfolio advice
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 10 March - Arts Students' Union: our clubs, societies and student support
3pm - 4pm GMT

Friday 19 March - Meet UAL students: Learning online and in person
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 7 April - UAL Accommodation
3pm - 4pm GMT

Tuesday 13 April - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 21 April - Meet UAL students: Life at UAL
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Postgraduate webinars

Friday 15 January - MA application and study proposal (Fashion)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 27 January - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Tuesday 9 February - MA application and study proposal (London College of Communication)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Tuesday 2 March - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 3 March - MA application and study proposal (CCW)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 10 March - Arts Students' Union: our clubs, societies and student support
3pm - 4pm GMT

Friday 19 March - Meet UAL students: Learning online and in person
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 7 April - UAL Accommodation
3pm - 4pm GMT

Tuesday 13 April - Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 21 April - Meet UAL students: Life at UAL
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Join us

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    Credit: Image courtesy of UAL
    Application advice

    For international students who want to apply for degree courses

  • Two people looking at art in a gallery
    Wimbledon 2013 Summer Show. Paintings by Jasmir Creed.

    Credit: 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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    Credit: Image courtesy UAL
    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

    Credit: Jeff Chun Hee Luu.
    Meet us in your country

    Find contacts for UAL representatives and events in your country

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    Typography. Image courtesy of UAL.

    Credit: 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.

    Credit: 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.



  • Credit: Jo Mansfield
    Living in London

    Make the most of the British capital

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    Credit: Image courtesy of UAL
    Additional and living costs

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