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United Arab Emirates

Sculptures by 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 (2019 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.

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: Lauren Jackson
+971 4 554 8156
lauren@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

Find out more

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.

Study UK Fair 2019 - Abu Dhabi & Dubai

Sunday 10 November 2019 to Monday 11 November 2019

Book your place

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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.

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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.