Camberwell College of Arts

Address:45-65 Peckham Rd, London SE5 8UF, UK

About Camberwell College of Arts

Affiliated with the Universities UK, the University of the Arts London (UAL) is a collegiate institution of higher education based in London city. Established in 1986, UAL was a federation of seven former independent colleges and was initially known as the London Institute. In 1988, the Privy Council granted it the authority to award degree programs. In 2003, UAL received university status, but it was in the year 2004 that it adopted its current name.

UAL operates its schools at six locations across London, with each campus consisting of modern academic, accommodation and recreation facilities. The Language Centre provides evening classes in foreign languages and English language courses to international students. The campus features numerous cafes and canteens that offer a range of food and drink options. It has nine arts shops selling fashion, design and art materials. The university is home to seven professional galleries that host a variety of exhibitions and events. Other facilities featured on the campus include a medical center, libraries, printing facilities, and computers, digital resources, laminating and binding services. UAL also extends counseling and Chaplaincy services to those who need it. Apart from this, the university maintains 13 dormitory-style residence halls in different parts of the city. It also provides help to those who choose to stay in privately-rented rooms.

The University of the Arts London has six schools that offer educational programs at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate levels. It extends specialization in various disciplines of arts, performing arts, design, and fashion. The university also offers pre-degree and short courses in 18 subjects. UAL is an internationally-diverse community of 18,000 students, including 3,000 learners from 130 countries of the world who make up 15% of the total student body.

Each school of UAL has highly-knowledgeable academics, technicians, educational support teams and librarians dedicated to ensuring high-quality teaching and learning along with fostering professional and personal development. The university offers several study-abroad opportunities to the students under the Erasmus+ program to facilitate better learning and understanding of their respective subjects along with global exposure. UAL also has collaborations with numerous international companies and organizations that provide training opportunities to its students.

UAL has a global alumni network, which includes some popular artists, craftsmen, journalists, designers, and academics. Few notable alumni of the university are Murray Arbeid (Fashion Designer), Sophie Gerrard (Documentary Photographer), Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat (Jimmy Choo Limited's Co-Founder), Suneet Varma (Indian Fashion Designer), Keith Sequeira (Indian Actor and Model), Storm Huntley (Scottish TV Presenter), Christopher Lamb (British Journalist), Helen Boaden (Broadcasting Executive), Paul Anderson (Journalist and Academic), Anushka Khanna (Indian Fashion Designer), Diana Ross (Author), Ros Simmons (Businesswoman), Paul Bettany (Actor) and Natalie Walter (Actress).



Camberwell College of Arts

Phone:+44 20 7514 6000
Address:45-65 Peckham Rd, London SE5 8UF, UK
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