Listen to student experiences from everyday moments to important life events.
Recent stories (2022)
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.
Jade reflects on her experience studying at UAL and living in London. She relates finding a supportive community while coming out as a transgender woman, and how this has inspired her artistic practice.
Grace and Xach
Grace and Xach discuss how to support those struggling with mental health and learning differences and offer insights on accessing the wide range of support services available within UAL.
Earlier stories (2019-2020)
Katie and Elise
Katie and Elise talk about the importance of kindness, communication and managing stress, particularly during the time of Coronavirus.
As an international student now in her second year, Grace understands the importance of good communication between staff and students to deal with these unexpected changes in learning.
Mathilda shares her experience of having a learning disability, developing a good way of working and discovering creativity in her writing.
Charlotte, from London, chats about how her experience as a mature student has helped her look at her own practice in a new way.
Jade and Mim
Foundation students, Jade and Mim, share their experiences of coming to London, studying independently and finding support and guidance.
Uzo talks about her time at UAL as a study-abroad student from US and why she changed courses to do something she loves.
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