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Sculptures by Jerome Bair, BA (Hons) Fine Art: Drawing, Camberwell College of Arts


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

Coronavirus updates

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 our local representatives in Turkey for their advice.

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

UAL International Postgraduate £5,000 Scholarships

Up to 165 UAL International Postgraduate scholarships are available. A scholarship provides a £5,000 tuition fee waiver for a full-time taught master’s course at one of UAL’s six Colleges starting in the academic year of 2020/21.

Talk to our representatives

If you’re thinking about applying to UAL, our Turkish representatives (sometimes called 'agents') can help. We work with 2 representatives in Turkey - British Education Bureau and British Side. They’ll support you locally and in your language through every stage of the application process, free of charge. This includes providing 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.


British Side

Istanbul/ Merkez: Barbaros Bulvari

No: 91 - 34353 (main office)
Besiktas Istanbul
T +90 212 327 5151   F +90 212 327 9436


Email British Side Istanbul

British Education Bureau (BEB)

İstiklal Caddesi Kallavi Sokak
No:1 Leon Apt. K:3-4,

Beyoğlu, İstanbul 34430

T +90 212 2444 000


Email BEB Istanbul


British Side

Ankara/ Tunus Cad.

No: 48/8 - 06660

Kavaklidere, Ankara
T +90 312 466 4510/11   F +90 312 4664512


Email British Side Ankara

British Education Bureau (BEB)

Ufuk Üniversitesi Caddesi, The Paragon

No:3 K:23,

Çukurambar, Ankara

T +90 312 258 63 23


Email BEB Ankara


British Education Bureau (BEB)

Manas Bulvari. Adalet Mah. Folkart Towers

B Kule K:34 D:3408,

Bayrakli, Izmir

T +90 232 323 10 10


Email BEB Izmir

Register your interest

Fill out this form to register your interest and receive information and updates about studying at UAL and our future visits to Turkey.

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.

Connect with our alumni

Find out about our Turkish alumni and what they're up to now.

Meet us in your country

Our academic staff travel to Turkey 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.


Get in touch with your representative using the contact details above if you have any questions about our events, visits or interview schedule.

UAL Information and Portfolio Advice Sessions

These sessions will be led by Val Palmer, International Academic from Central St Martins, and Sarah Lebrecht, International Office, UAL. They will provide a chance to learn about portfolio requirements for our Art and Design courses and to find out more about the University.


Date: Tuesday 22nd October
Time: 17.00-19.00
Location: British Education Bureau, Asmalı mescit mahallesi, İstiklal caddesi, Kallavi Sokak no 1 kat 3, Beyoğlu İstanbul

Contact Pinar Zengin at BEB to register

Date: Wednesday 23rd October
Time: 17.00-18.30
Location: British Side, Barbaros Blv. No:91, 34353 Beşiktaş/İstanbul, Turkey

Contact Pelin Akcay at British Side to register


Date: Monday 28th October
Time: 15.00-17.00
Location: British Education Bureau, Manas Bulvari. Adalet Mah. Folkart Towers
B Kule K:34 D:3408, Bayrakli, Izmir

Date: Tuesday 29th October
Time: 15.00-17.00
Location: Duygu Coban Fine Art Studio, Kültür, 1, 1387. Sk., 35220 Konak/İzmir, Turkey

Contact Pinar Zengin at BEB to register

Networking event: meet with academics and alumni @ 3rd Culture, Istanbul

Join us for a cup of coffee and chat with UAL academic staff and alumni, at the beautiful 3rd Culture concept store,owned by Zeynep Rende, one of our very successful alumni.

If you haven’t already had the chance at one of our other events, you can bring your work to discuss it with Val Palmer from Central St Martins, or just drop in for a coffee and chat with some of our graduates about the kind of work they have gone on to do. We would love to see you there!

Date: Friday 25th October 2019
Time: Drop in anytime between 4pm-7pm
Location: 3rd Culture, Çukurcuma Caddesi No 38/B, Beyoğlu, Istanbul

Interviews in Turkey

Applying to UAL through our Turkish representatives, British Education Bureau or British Side, is the only way to have an in-person interview in Turkey.

Our academics regularly visit 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

Our students are at the heart of everything we do. We want to tell their stories and showcase their work at every opportunity. The image at the top of the page features the work of Jerome Bair, a BA (Hons) Fine Art: Drawing student at Camberwell College of Arts.

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 supporting documents and portfolio tips.

Pound and ampersand symbol in a Graphic and Media design students sketchbook
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 Turkey need a visa to study in the UK. See our advice about visas and immigration.

Photo of a communal area with armchairs and tables

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.