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UAL Student Voices

collage of students

Listen to UAL student experiences from everyday moments to important life events.

The story so far

Since 2019, students have been coming forward to voice their experiences at UAL. This space to talk and listen offers revealing personal viewpoints, ideas and strategies for living in London and studying at UAL. Explore the collection and enjoy these long-form audio stories.

"Everyone's experience feels authentic…as opposed to something that's scripted.”

— Student

Featured interviews this month

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Nelson shares how he found the perseverance to overcome great difficulties, once nearly quitting, to successfully graduate. He hopes his story might inspire other students to do the same.

Download Nelson's transcript (PDF 63KB)

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Coming to UK from China aged 15, Felicia, shares how she learned to be open, not to judge, to support other students and to keep a clear sense of self too.

Download Felicia's transcript (PDF 81KB)

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Adam, Rebecca and Jesse

Adam, Rebecca and Jesse have all chosen to study a postgraduate diploma in order to jumpstart careers in graphic design, despite having studied different subjects previously.

Download Adam, Rebecca and Jesse's transcript (PDF 123KB)

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