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Post-Grad Community

Post-Grad Community is an environment which provides access to cross-college and cross-disciplinary opportunities, events and networking for postgraduate taught and research students at UAL.

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There and Back Again - starting at the end, Conference, Centre for Circular Design, 2019


Skill sharing, networking and collaboration opportunities across colleges and subjects.

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Interest groups

Interest specific, cross-disciplinary and led by postgraduate students and academics.

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Project fund

An opportunity for students to collaborate with others from different UAL subjects and colleges.

Students in discussion - Blitz the Ambassador, The Burial of Kojo screening, Post-Grad Community at LCC.

Our ambassadors

A postgrad from each college working with us to enable a responsive Post-Grad Community programme at UAL.

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Nordic Fish Skin Craft Workshop, work of LCF PhD student Elisa Palomino.


A thriving online magazine of our postgrad student voices sharing thought-provoking experiences, practices and articles about what matters to them.

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PhD conversations

PhD students are invited to submit articles, news and essays for our monthly mailout and Stories. Email to contribute or subscribe.

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AER: Art for the environment residency

An annual international residency programme  for current UAL postgrads and those who have graduated within 12 months.

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UAL Mead Rome, PhD residency

4-week summer residency opportunity at the British School at Rome, open to current UAL PhD students.

Post-Grad Stories

Walk and write with me

Kate Asquith currently studying for an MA in Fashion Journalism at London College of Fashion and works part time as a UAL Post-Grad Community Ambassador. Kate has created this short video sharing her isolated walk in nature and her poetry practice

On The Mend & NHS Staff on ITV Creates

On The Mend are the only creative studio in the UK to focus solely on health awareness. Their bespoke events, workshops and projects are designed to inform and educate people on the societal impacts on health and well-being.

Want to write an article for Post-Grad Stories?

Email us at to find out how to contribute to the Stories pages.