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Post-Grad Community

Post-Grad Community is a programme 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.


News and reviews by and for postgrad students. Email to contribute.

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PhD conversations

Submit articles, news and essays for our monthly newsletter and Stories

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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:

Viva La Vulva Fashion Bursary

Creative agency AMV BBDO are working with Bodyform, one of the UK’s leading Femcare brands, to break the taboos that silence and shame women, to destigmatise periods and women’s bodies.

Margate 2019: a social by the sea

In August the Post-Grad Community team took a group of 18 postgrads to Margate in Kent for the day. Here they visited the Seaside: Photographed exhibition at Turner Contemporary and Resort Studios.