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With impressive alumni including famous fashion designers, artists and musicians, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a leading creative university. There are six Colleges around the city across 14 sites which offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

The Colleges are:

  • Camberwell College of Arts
  • Central Saint Martins
  • Chelsea College of Arts
  • London College of Communication
  • London College of Fashion
  • Wimbledon College of Arts

Not only is UAL home to Europe’s largest postgraduate arts and design community, but it’s also ranked in the top 6 universities in the world for art and design.

Through a strong, supportive network and facilities, UAL has nurtured some of the most famous creatives around the world. Just some of the past students from UAL’s colleges include Colin Firth, Tracey Emin and Jimmy Choo, while many have gone on to work at the likes of Chanel and Vogue. Classes are taught by a mix of professional creatives and guest lecturers.

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About the University of the Arts London

University of the Arts London or UAL is made up of six constituent Colleges, which are located within London. These colleges offer postgraduate courses in art, music, design, fashion and communication. UAL is Europe’s leading university for students who aspire to achieve success based on their creative thinking abilities.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

21% Part Time
79% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

42%

UK students

58%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

14,755 Undergraduate
3,530 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

42%

School leavers

58%

Mature students

Location

University of the Arts London

272 High Holborn

London

WC1V 7EY

Nearest train station:

Farringdon 0.3 Miles away

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