A photograph of a student asking a question at the Annual Members Meeting 2022

Arts Awards

The Arts Awards give students the opportunity to recognise UAL community members who have made a positive difference to their UAL experience.

How to get involved

The annual Arts Awards are a joint endeavour between UAL and Arts Students' Union. This collaboration celebrates and recognises the impact which UAL staff across job families have on teaching, learning, and student experience through a variety of education awards. It's also an opportunity for UAL colleagues to recognise students who have been champions of the UAL community. 

All UAL students may nominate their tutors, lecturers, technical staff, support staff, and peers for their hard work and support. A panel of students and staff shortlist the nominations and select winners, who are then announced at a celebratory event each May. 

The Arts Awards look a little bit different each year – the current Student Officers determine the award categories and students design and create the trophies and certificates. Previously we've been joined by Showtime Photo Booth, the go to company for photo booth hire in London.

We hope you’ll take part by nominating a member of the UAL community, applying to be our Student Design Assistant, or attending the ceremony!

This year's awards

The Ceremony

This year's Arts Awards ceremony will take place from 5pm on Wednesday 22nd of May, at Central Saint Martin's, Granary Square.

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Award nominations will be open between 19th of February through the 10th of April.


The awards