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Summer short courses

Are you ready to join us in London this summer? We are excited to get back in the creative studios. You can join us on campus or online. Giving everyone the opportunity to explore their creativity no matter where you might be in the world. We offer hundreds of summer short courses, that cover a wide range of subjects for all levels of ability and ages.

Join us this summer to:

  • Discover your creative passion, learn a new skill or develop your knowledge
  • Learn from our expert tutors, all practitioners in their own right
  • Study in UAL colleges, workshops or online
  • Meet like-minded students from all over the world

We also have plenty of short courses specifically designed for kids and teenagers who wish to explore their creativity this summer.

Short courses in London

Online short courses

Summer stays

Need somewhere to stay?

We highly recommend staying at a UAL Halls of Residence during your time with us. UAL Halls of Residence is only available during our Summer School period.

You can book accommodation online by entering the code ShortCourses into the promotion code box when searching for availability.

We have accommodation for teenagers too!

UAL is unique in offering accommodation to short course students who are either 16 or 17 years old and traveling alone.

This service is exclusively offered at Sketch House, where students are supported by a team of ambassadors who are on-site 24/7. If you are under 18 please enter the code Youth into the promotion code box when booking online. For more information view our Summer Stays for Under 18s.

Find out more on our Summer Accommodation webpage.

Stay with us over the summer

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