Students from South Korea 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 South Korea including a local representative who can provide specialist advice and in-country events giving you the chance to learn more about UAL.
If you haven’t applied yet, you should apply as soon as you can and submit any queries you have about studying at UAL through our enquiry form. Our application process is not affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. 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 Hana Education Centre Ltd., our local representatives in South Korea, for their advice.
Talk to our representative
If you’re thinking about applying to UAL, our South Korean 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.
Meet us in South Korea
Our academic staff travel to South Korea 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.
Applying to UAL through our South Korean representative, Hana Education, is the only way to have an in-person interview in South Korea.
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.
Sooyeon Kim from South Korea
Sooyeon wanted to be surrounded by people passionate about creating something and that led to her decision to move from Changwon, South Korea to London to join UAL.
Shinuk Suh from South Korea
When Shinuk visited UAL for the first time, he felt a special energy and artistic vibe that he wanted to be part of. Originally from Seoul, South Korea, he made the move to London to pursue his passion in fine art.
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