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Australia

Every year, University of the Arts London (UAL) welcomes students from Australia on to our degrees, short courses and Study Abroad programmes.

Ranked 6th in the world for Art and Design (2018 QS World University Rankings®), UAL offers an extensive range of pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Our six Colleges offer courses in art, design, screen, communication, fashion, media and performing arts.

If you're thinking about applying to UAL, our local representative in Australia (BCIC) can help. We work closely with BCIC to offer students from Australia local support through every stage of the application process, free of charge. Services include:

  • Specialist advice about our courses and help with choosing the right programme for you
  • Providing information about UAL and our six Colleges
  • Advice on preparing your application and portfolio
  • Arranging an interview in Australia with one of our academic staff
  • Help with visa applications and travel to the UK (there may be a small charge for these services)
  • Help with arranging accommodation in London.

Contact Gavin McGuire (BCIC)

Your local British Council office can also offer advice about studying in the UK.


Events in Australia

UAL Information Events

These events will be led by Wendy Anderson, an international academic from University of the Arts London, who will be giving an introduction to UAL followed by a Q&A.

Melbourne

Date: Wednesday 13 February 2019

Time: 5-6:30pm

Location: Victoria University, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne CBD

Book your place

Sydney

Date: Monday 18 February 2019

Time: 5-6:30pm

Location: University of Sydney - Abercrombie Building (on the corner Darlington Ln & Abercrombie St), Darlington NSW 2008

Book your place

Our academic staff travel to Australia every year to attend education fairs, deliver workshops and visit schools around the country.

These events give you an opportunity to meet us in person, find about studying at UAL, learn about preparing a portfolio, and discuss your application in person. For information about forthcoming events, or to enquire about arranging a visit to your school, email BCIC Australia.

Interviews in Australia

If you have applied through our representative BCIC Australia, you can have a face-to-face interview in Australia with one of our academic staff. Students who apply directly to one of our Colleges, and not via BCIC, are interviewed in London or by telephone from London.

Offers at interview in Australia
  • Further education and undergraduate applications:
    If you are successful in the interview you will receive an offer on the spot. If the interviewer cannot offer you a place on your first choice course, they will advise you on other suitable courses across UAL's six Colleges or recommend ways you can improve your work so that you can reapply at a later date.
  • Postgraduate applications:
    For some courses our interviewers can make offers on the spot; for other courses they will make a recommendation to the College you are applying to.