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Australia

Poster by Aki Takano, BA Graphic Design, Central Saint Martins, © John Sturrock

Students from Australia and over 130 other countries form part of our internationally-diverse student community. Discover how you can join them.

University of the Arts London (UAL) is ranked 2nd in the world for Art and Design (2020 QS World University Rankings ®). Our 6 world-renowned Colleges offer a wide range of art, design, fashion, communication, media, screen and performing arts courses at pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We offer a range of support for students from Australia including a local representative who can provide specialist advice and in-country events giving you the chance to learn more about UAL.

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.

You can also get in touch with BCIC Australia, our local representatives in Australia, for their advice.

Check our Coronavirus guidance for prospective students for the latest information.

Talk to our representative

If you’re thinking about applying to UAL, our Australian representative can help. They’ll support you locally and in your language through every stage of the application process, free of charge. This includes providing information and specialist advice about UAL and the courses we offer, your application and portfolio and arranging interviews with our academic staff. There may be a small charge for help with visa applications and travel to the UK. You can also contact your local British Council office or register your interest with us for more information.

BCIC Australia

Suite 2103
Level 21, St Martins Tower
31 Market Street
Sydney CBD
NSW 2000
Australia

Gavin McGuire
T: +61 (2) 9283 3028
E:  ual@bcic.co.uk
W: www.bcic.co.uk/university-of-the-arts-london

Register your interest

Fill out this form to receive information and updates about studying at UAL and our future visits to Australia.

British Council

Your local British Council office can also offer you advice about studying in the UK. Visit the British Council website for more details.

Meet us in Australia

Events

Our academic staff travel to Australia every year to attend exhibitions, hold workshops and give presentations at schools and colleges. These events give you an opportunity to meet us, find out about studying at UAL, get portfolio preparation tips and discuss your application in person.

Pre-degree and undergraduate webinars

Tuesday 20 October: Portfolio Advice
9.30am - 11am BST
3.30pm - 5pm BST

Wednesday 28 October: Preparing for UCAS and creative undergraduate courses
3pm - 4.15pm GMT

Wednesday 4 November: Introduction to UAL
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Wednesday 11 November: Portfolio advice
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Thursday 26 November: Living in London - the creative capital
3pm - 4:15pm GMT

Wednesday 2 December: Portfolio advice
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Thursday 16 December: Perfecting your creative undergraduate application
3pm - 4:14pm GMT


Postgraduate webinars

Wednesday 21 October: MA application and study proposal (Central Saint Martins)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Tuesday 10 November: MA application and study proposal (Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Monday 23 November: MA application and study proposal (London College of Fashion)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Thursday 26 November: Living in London - the creative capital
3pm - 4:15pm GMT

Friday 4 December: MA application and study proposal (London College of Communication)
9.30am - 11am GMT
3.30pm - 5pm GMT

Interviews

Applying to UAL through our Australian representative, BCIC, is the only way to have an in-person interview in Australia.

Our academics visit regularly to conduct interviews and dates will be published here as soon as they’re available.

Students who apply directly to one of our Colleges are interviewed in London or by telephone.

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