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Essential coronavirus info
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Connect online

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R U Here project, Post-Grad Community funded project 2018

Post-Grad Community’s established and varied programme of events take place adjacent to your course and seek to enrich your student experience through skill shares, networking, collaboration and new communities of practice.

In light of the recent pandemic, this academic year, we are taking our activity online. Despite social distancing rules, we are committed to maintaining a sense of community, ensuring that we remain the diverse, welcoming, and affirming community that make us part of UAL.

Ways you can connect with postgraduates and alumni

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RNUAL/Post-Grad Community/Social Design Institute Social Networking Event 2020. Photo credit: George Richardson

Newsletter

A newsletter is sent to all postgraduate students' UAL emails every Friday lunch time (GMT).  Here you will find open calls to collaborate, student news, University news, exclusive opportunities and events both at UAL and further afield. Find out how to submit an item for the newsletter (PDF).

students watching an origami making demonstration
Post-Grad Community Ambassador event with Camberwell Makerspace. Photo credit: George Richardson

Post-Grad Stories

A thriving online magazine written by postgrads! Share your projects, research, documentaries and reviews.  All stories are published on the UAL website via the Post-Grad stories pages, shared across our social media platforms, in the newsletter and beyond. Read the guide on how to submit an article (PDF).

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Image courtesy of the Change Agents Post-Grad Interest Group.

Post-Grad Interest Groups

We have a growing number of issue-specific, cross-disciplinary interest groups led by postgraduate students and academics.  ​These groups connect creatives with shared research/practice interests across different specialisms and subject areas. Find out how to set up your own Post-Grad Interest Group (PDF).

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Lelia Byron, Plastic Dreams: Sunrise and Sunset - Made from recycled plastic bottle caps. Image courtesy of artist.

Instagram

Keep up to date with what other students are doing! Share your work to our thriving network and find opportunities, inspiration and new connections. Find out how to do an Instagram takeover (PDF).

Postgrad students on a trip to the House of Dreams - Ambassador event. Photo credit: Claire Michel
group photo of postgrad students on a trip to the House of Dreams

Facebook Group

Connect with current students and alumni of UAL.  Find collaborators, share your projects and events to this large audience and stay up to date with latest student activity and opportunities.

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Sirius Chan, MA Painting (alumni) Wimbledon College of Arts

Twitter

Get the full story with all the live commentary.  A useful marketing tool for marketing your events and finding new audiences. We're dedicated to building a platform where all voices can be heard. Tag us!

Post-Grad Stories Feed

  • Post-Grad Community present: SURGE

    SURGE is a cross-disciplinary project born from the collaboration between UAL's Post-Grad Community, the University College of London and the Wellcome /EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS).

  • GroundWork Gallery AER Resident Announced

    Rebecca Faulkner, MA Architecture student at Central Saint Martins has been selected for the Art for the Environment (AER) Residency at GroundWork Gallery, Nofolk.

  • Possibilities of Touch

    The Possibilities of Touch was an exhibition which took place in June 2021, showing work by nine artists who had all graduated from the MAFA at Central Saint Martins in the summer of 2020.

  • Graduate Showcase Highlights: Cassie Quinn MA Biodesign

    Cassie Quinn, MA Biodesign, Central Saint Martins shares their work and experiences of their Graduate Showcase and time at UAL.

If you have any ideas for online events or want to look for collaborators then get in touch with the Post-Grad Community team by emailing PGCommunity@arts.ac.uk.