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Students from Philippines 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 the Philippines including a local representative who can provide specialist advice and in-country events giving you the chance to learn more about UAL.

Join our upcoming international webinars.

UAL International Postgraduate £5,000 Scholarships

This scholarship provides a £5,000 tuition fee waiver for a full-time taught master’s course at one of UAL’s 6 Colleges. Up to 165 UAL International Postgraduate £5,000 Scholarships are available. Find out more.

Talk to our representative

If you’re thinking about applying to UAL, our Asia Branch from UAL's office in Hong Kong 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.

UAL Asia Branch Office

Unit 1018, 10/F, Star House,
3 Salisbury Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Tel.: +852 2155 8209

Register your interest

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

Meet us in the Philippines

Events

Our academic staff occasionally visit the Philippines to attend education exhibitions, hold workshops and give presentations at schools. These events give you an opportunity to meet one of our staff, find out more about studying at UAL and discuss your application in person.

Join our upcoming international webinars.

Interviews

Applying to UAL through our UAL Asia Branch Office is the only way to have an in-person interview in the Philippines.

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.

Student stories

  • Francesca Tingcungco headshot
    Francesca Tingcungco, MA Theatre Design, Wimbledon College of Arts © Alys Tomlinson

    Francesca Tingcungco from the Philippines

    Originally from the Philippines, Francesca made the move to London to pursue a postgraduate course at UAL in order to specialise in Theatre Design.

  • Lawrence Del Rosario headshot
    Lawrence Del Rosario, BA (Hons) Architecture, Central Saint Martins © Alys Tomlinson

    Lawrence del Rosario from the Philippines

    Originally from Manila in the Philippines, Lawrence’s interest in architecture developed gradually during his UAL-endorsed Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at his college.

Discover more

  • Group of BA (Hons)  Illustration and Visual Media students, London College of Communication
    Group of BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Media students, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson

    Our courses

    Browse our wide range of courses across pre-degree, undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

  • Yarn on a sewing machine, Rebecca Chivers, Technician at Chelsea College of Arts
    Rebecca Chivers, Technician at Chelsea College of Arts © Alys Tomlinson

    How to apply

    Take a look at our application advice and next steps, including portfolio preparation and interview tips.

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    Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson

    Fees and funding

    See the information we offer international students about tuition fees, living and course materials costs.

  • Art student in his studio, Benjamin Edmunds, BA Fine Art
    Benjamin Edmunds, BA (Hons) Fine Art, UAL © Alys Tomlinson

    Visas and immigration

    Students from the Philippines need a visa to study in the UK. See our advice about visas and immigration.



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    Find accommodation

    Apply for one of our halls of residence or get help finding a privately-rented home.

  • Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA Graphic and Media Design students, London College of Communication, interning at Pentagram
    Miguel Desport and Marion Bisserier, BA (Hons) Graphic and Media Design students, London College of Communication, interning at Pentagram © Alys Tomlinson

    Launch your career

    Find out about Careers and Employability, UAL’s dedicated careers and professional practice service.