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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.

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 2021/22

Semester Study Abroad - Autumn Welcome Day

London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins: 31 August 2021

Integrated Study Abroad - Autumn Welcome Day

Autumn (with Optional Module): 31 August 2021

Autumn (without Optional Module): 20 September 2021

Semester Study Abroad - Spring Welcome Day

London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins: 10 January 2022

Integrated Study Abroad - Spring

Spring (with Optional Module): 5 January 2022

Spring (without Optional Module): 7 February 2022

Some subjects have different starting dates, please check your offer letter 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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