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Why UCA?

At UCA, we believe that creativity makes global communities more vibrant, more innovative, more human. 

We want to inspire people to use their creativity to drive change, overcome challenges and improve the lives of others.

Which is why, for 160 years, our university has been a passionate advocate for creative education and research.





We are the second highest-ranked specialist creative university in the UK for 2024, according to The Guardian.


We are the third highest-ranked specialist creative university in the UK in The Times / Sunday Times and Daily Mail rankings for 2024.


UCA is the UK's top specialist art and design university for world-leading research outputs in the most recent Research Excellence Framework.