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United Arab Emirates

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

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

Join our upcoming international webinars.

Talk to our representatives

If you’re thinking about applying to UAL, our local representatives (sometimes called 'agents') can help. We work with 3 representatives in United Arab Emirates. 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.

ProEd

1609, Gold Crest Executive
Cluster ‘C’, JLT
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: Sheila Mudimba

+971 552439537

sheila@proedworld.com

www.proedworld.com

IQ Education Consultants

Suite M02, Mezzanine Floor
Al Zarooni Building, (Opposite ADCB Bank)
Al Rigga Road, Deira
P.O. Box 300759
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: Shanthi Ramachandran
+971 552167587
shanthi@iqeducationconsultants.com
www.iqeducationconsultants.com

International Placewell Consultants

Block 13
Office No F-18
Dubai Knowledge Park
P.O. Box 46875
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Contact: Pujan Mittal
971043911179
dubai@unidirection.com
www.unidirection.com

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 UAE.

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 your country

Our academic staff travel to UAE 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.

Events

Our academic staff travel to UAE 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.

Join our upcoming international webinars.

Interviews

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

  • Noha Salmeen, MA Graphic Branding and Identity, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson
    Noha Salmeen, MA Graphic Branding and Identity, London College of Communication © Alys Tomlinson

    Noha Salmeen from the UAE

    Read about Noha from the UAE, who studied MA Graphic Branding and Identity at London College of Communication. She discusses her experience as a UAL student and her advice to anyone thinking about applying.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.