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Essential coronavirus info
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Congratulations on receiving your offer to study abroad at UAL. We've put together some important information to help you prepare for your arrival in London.

Due to global outbreak of COVID-19 all Study Abroad programmes at UAL will now start in Spring 2021. Autumn term  is cancelled.

Please contact us at if you have any queries.

Welcome Programme

At the start of the Autumn and Spring terms we run a fun and informative Welcome Programme to introduce students to key contacts, college life and London. In the Autumn term, this takes place within the context of the University-wide Freshers' Week. The Welcome Programme is mandatory for all students. Students joining London College of Fashion will attend a specific orientation at the College.

Pre arrival

Around 6 weeks before arrival, we will send you a series of emails with useful information and the locations for your Welcome programme.

Welcome Programme dates for 2020/21

Semester Study Abroad - Autumn

Autumn 2020 semester is now cancelled due to COVID-19.

Integrated Study Abroad - Autumn

Autumn 2020 term is now cancelled due to COVID-19.

Semester Study Abroad - Spring

London College of Fashion

Spring: 11 January 2021

Central Saint Martins 

Spring: 6 January 2021

Integrated Study Abroad - Spring

Autumn (with Optional Module): 5 January 2021

Autumn (without Optional Module): 15 February 2021

Some subjects have different dates, check our Dates and Fees document (PDF 1MB) for details.


All students are required to complete pre-registration before starting their course at UAL.

You must complete pre-registration before the date of your enrolment appointment. You will receive your enrolment appointment time on Welcome Day.

Short Course discount

As a Study Abroad student, you will be able to claim a 10% discount on UAL Short Courses during your time at the University.

These specialist courses take place in the evenings, at weekends and during vacation periods, and are a great opportunity to learn a new skill or develop a particular interest.

The Study Abroad team will tell you how to claim the discount when you arrive in London.

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Study Abroad Office

272 High Holborn

Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Questions? Book a virtual appointment with the Study Abroad team.

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