Welcome 2022

We're excited to put on some great evening events and of course, the Welcome Fair once again this year!

Thu 18 Aug 2022

Graduation Prints 2022

To celebrate this year’s graduation shows, we commissioned two student artists to create a celebratory piece of artwork to mark the occasion. Shop the pieces today!

Tue 05 Jul 2022

Arts SU Involved in UAL's Quality Reviews

Read about how we've been involved with UAL's Quality Reviews this year.

Tue 28 Jun 2022

Officer Campaigns Round-Up 2021/2022

Your outgoing Officer team 2021-2022 reflect on the campaigns and work they have led this year to drive positive change to your student experience at UAL.

Mon 27 Jun 2022

Arts Awards 2022: Winners & Nominees

Find out who won in this years Arts Awards 2022 .

Mon 27 Jun 2022

The Net Gallery scans Xhibit 2022

We are pleased to announce for 2022 that Arts SU have collaborated with The Net Gallery to provide an exclusive 3D virtual scan of the exhibition.

Thu 23 Jun 2022

UAL-UCU Boycott Update

We are pleased to announce that UAL-UCU has agreed to end the Marking and Assessment Boycott after constructive talks with UAL, as announced in a joint statement to staff.

Tue 21 Jun 2022

UCU Marking Boycott

UCU acknowledges that the current arrangement of Higher Education will have negative consequences for students, and wants to work with students in applying pressure to management to ensure that we can work together to resolve UCU’s dispute as swiftly as possible.

Fri 10 Jun 2022
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Introduction to Blender with Cécile Barouk

A write-up of our student initiated workshop as part of our Art + Tech series programmed by the Arts Programme team. This workshop was a collaboration with UAL's Creative Computing Institute.

Wed 01 Jun 2022

Arts SU Responds to HE Reforms Consultation

We've addressed and responded to the government consultation on higher education reforms and hope that our comments to the consultation are taken into consideration.

Mon 16 May 2022

Xhibit Professional Development Day 2022

The Xhibit Professional Development Day aims to bring together a collective of industry professionals to discuss their practice, troubleshoot and answer questions from students. Programmed as a response to requests made by Xhibit selected artists - the day utilises the students as a unique focus group to locate subjects, themes and ideas of relevance.

Wed 27 Apr 2022

Sports Clubs End of Season Roundup

Wed 30 Mar 2022

Campaigns Round Up: Term 2

It’s official – we’ve made it to the end of Term 2, and the sun has come out to celebrate!

Fri 25 Mar 2022

Varsity Victory

UAL win the Arts Cup 2022 against Goldsmith's at the #ReturnOfTheGames!

Thu 17 Mar 2022

Leadership Elections: The Results

After a week of campaigning for your votes, we were pleased to announce the winners of this year's Leadership Elections!

Fri 11 Mar 2022
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Metro Imaging Mentorship Experience

We caught up with Rosie Haynes, a 2020 Central Saint Martins graduate to hear about her experiences of the mentorship with Metro Imaging’s Creative Director Steve Macleod.

Tue 01 Mar 2022

Ukraine Conflict

Arts SU are saddened by the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. We recognise that this situation may affect many in our community of students in different ways.

Fri 25 Feb 2022
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Xhibit 2022 artists announced

Arts SU is proud to announce the 2022 selection for Xhibit, our annual open call exhibition!

Fri 25 Feb 2022

Arts Awards 2022

Tue 15 Feb 2022

Crits and Inclusive Learning at UAL

Tue 01 Feb 2022

The Big Question

Share your thoughts on your student experience and you could win one of our 5 levels of prizes!

Fri 12 Nov 2021

Increase in Spiking Incidents in London

As your Students’ Union we wanted to reiterate that student welfare and safety is of the utmost importance to us and we aim to support you to have the best experiences at university, but also to ensure you feel safe and supported if things do go wrong.

Tue 09 Nov 2021

Blueprint Bar

That's right, on Tuesdays and Fridays, our Blueprint Café is becoming a Bar!

Fri 05 Nov 2021

Sarah Everard

Trigger Warning: Harassment & Death

Fri 01 Oct 2021

Black History Month 2021

Through Black History Month and “Looking Forward”, we celebrate the culture, creativity and resilience of our Black students. Click to find out more on how you can get involved in our exhibitions and events as well our all-year-round work and student-led initiatives.

Thu 30 Sep 2021
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Creative Education Cuts Statement

"We firmly believe that creative arts education should not only be accessible to the elite class."

Tue 03 Aug 2021
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Officer Legacy: Yasmeen

Our outgoing Campaigns Officer, Yasmeen, shares the highlights of her year in office.

Thu 24 Jun 2021

Officer Legacy: Eleanor

Our outgoing Activities Officer, Eleanor, shares the highlights of their year in office.

Thu 24 Jun 2021
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Officer Legacy: Dylan

Our outgoing Education Officer, Dylan, shares the highlights of his year in office.

Thu 24 Jun 2021
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Officer Legacy: Pinky

Our outgoing Welfare Officer, Pinky, shares the highlights of her year in office.

Thu 24 Jun 2021

We Stand Proudly with Palestine

Arts SU stands in solidarity with Palestinian communities and condemns the violence carried out by the state of Israel.

Wed 19 May 2021

UAL's Race Equality Charter

This time of year, we see so many surveys, and we feel you - it is exhausting! BUT, this is one you should not let slide by!

Thu 13 May 2021

Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim Community at UAL!

We want to make sure our Muslim students feel supported during this holy month. In this article, you can find some information and resources which we hope will help students participating in Ramadan during this time.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Hate Speech is not Free Speech

If discrimination is #NEVEROK, UAL should demonstrate this instead of hiding behind performative activism and hashtags.

Fri 26 Feb 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month 2021

Join Arts SU in celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month! We are committed to making sure that your experience at UAL as and LGBTQIA+ person is the best it can be, and to help our allies understand why we do this every year. You can find out more here. Around this year's theme of ‘Body, Mind, Spirit’, throughout February we will offer you a series of talks, workshops, artist showcases, and opportunities to have your voices heard and your work seen and celebrated.

Fri 29 Jan 2021

Democracy Review

This year, we are conducting a review of our democratic processes to find out what you want democracy at Arts SU to look like, and to make it easier for you to get involved with our projects.

Thu 19 Nov 2020

Annual Members Meeting 2020

All UAL students are invited to our Annual Members Meeting on the Monday 30th November, 4-5.30pm. Register your attendance now.

Fri 13 Nov 2020
Creative Manifesto

Creative Manifesto

Tue 10 Nov 2020