Student Life

Students at Central Saint Martins
Students at Central Saint Martins, by Alys Tomlinson

We want to ensure that you get a full experience of life as a student at UAL.

That means providing you with opportunities to engage with your fellow students and the university, and benefit from our facilities, services and offers.

  • Arts SU Sabbatical Officers
    Arts SU Sabbatical Officers

    Arts SU

    Join societies and sports teams, meet new people and make your time at UAL memorable.

  • Students at cocktail masterclass
    Students at cocktail masterclass, by The Stu


    Your online survival guide to UAL and London by students, for students.

  • Student in bookartbookshop
    Student in bookartbookshop, by Alys Tomlinson


    Looking for paid work? UAL’s in-house agency recruits students for temporary jobs across the university.

  • Students at Material Futures Show
    Students at Material Futures Show, by John Sturrock


    We host a range of events throughout the year, from summer degree shows to seminars and workshops.

  • Typo Café at London College of Communication
    Typo Café at London College of Communication. Photo by Ideal Insight.

    Canteens and cafés

    Our canteens and cafés offer numerous food and drink options across all locations.

  • Student painting at Wimbledon College of Arts
    Student painting at Wimbledon College of Arts, by Lewis Bush.

    arts shops

    There are nine arts shops across our sites, selling a broad range of art, design and fashion materials.

  • Visitor at the Lethaby Gallery
    Visitor at the Lethaby Gallery. Photo by Marco Kesseler.


    UAL is home to seven professional galleries, each showcasing a diverse programme of exhibitions.

  • Costume Store student accommodation
    Costume Store student accommodation, by Ideal Insight


    Whether you choose to live in a halls of residence or in a privately-rented home, there’s lots of information available.