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Josephine Haft, our US Country Manager, organises presentations, interviews, information sessions and seminars for students throughout the year. These events give you an opportunity to speak to us, find out about studying at UAL, get portfolio preparation tips, and discuss your application.

Meet Josephine Haft, our US Country Manager

These events give you a great chance to speak to Josephine and hear from other creative students interested in applying to UAL.

We recommend that you join us at an online information session to find out more about UAL, and search through our available courses on our website. Once you have an idea of the course or courses you're interested in, you can schedule an advisory call with Josephine. By arranging a consultation with her, you can gain guidance on which course is best suited to your career ambitions, as well as support throughout the application process.

Get in touch with Josephine for more information or if you have any questions. You can email her on or fill out our online contact form.

Painting on wood and canvas
Ashley Zhang, Foundation Diploma in Art and Design, Central Saint Martins

UAL events

Josephine organises a range of events in the US and online for prospective US students to help you find out more about UAL and answer any questions you may have. UAL academics and staff from our Recruitment team in London often join these events to offer their expertise.

Info sessions are open to all. If you're interested in studying a master's, our MA Seminars are a great opportunity to find out more about graduate study at UAL.

You can also join one of our webinars for international students to find out more about studying at UAL and in London.

UAL: Funding advice for US students

27 April 3.30pm - 4.30pm BST

Need information on how to fund your studies in the UK? Join our next webinar open to applicants and enquirers who would like to hear more about the funding options while studying at UAL. The session will be led by UAL’s student funding team and will cover details on direct subsidised, direct unsubsidised and direct plus US federal loans, as well as UAL postgraduate scholarship opportunities. The webinar will include a step by step guide to the US funding application process, and will highlight the additional requirements of applying for US funding for your studies in the UK.

Book your place

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Digital facilities in the library, London College of Communication


Josephine and our Recruitment team attend various fairs across the US and virtually. Keep your eye on this page for details of upcoming fairs where you can find out more about UAL.

NPDA Portfolio Days

UAL also attends select National Portfolio Day events each year. These days are a great opportunity to have your portfolio reviewed and learn about studying at UAL. Events UAL will be attending will be posted here once confirmed.

Learn more about NPDA events.

Crowd at work in progress presentation at Central Saint Martins
Work in progress presentation, Central Saint Martins


Applying to UAL through our US Country Manager is the only way to have an in-person interview in the US. Our academic staff visit regularly to conduct interviews.

Students who apply directly to one of our Colleges may be interviewed in London or by telephone/Skype.

We know that interviews can be a daunting prospect. Watch our interview tips video on YouTube to hear advice from our academic staff and students. You can also download our Interview preparation guide (PDF 560KB) for more tips.

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Marianne Majluf, Foundation Diploma for Art and Design, Camberwell College of Arts