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Our international community

As one of the largest specialist creative arts universities in Europe, we offer a truly global perspective in creative education, with 17 per cent of our students coming to study with us from overseas. We have a diverse international community that welcomes students from 91 nations from all over the world.

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Information for international students

We've pulled together a wealth of information to make it easier for students from across the world to apply to us and study in the creative arts in the UK. To ensure you have all the information you need, explore the sections below and discover how applying to UCA will give you great opportunities to grow your creativity.

UCA Publications

Download our publications, including our 2018 Pre-degree, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Business Prospectus.

International e-newsletter

Stay up to date with UCA. Sign up today to receive our international e-newsletter.


We run and attend events across the UK and all over the world - come and meet us, and discover the creative opportunities that UCA can offer you.

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Meet & Greet service

The Meet & Greet service is an airport pickup service offered to new International students, where you can be met at either Heathrow or Gatwick airports after your flight, and taken directly to your accommodation.

The International Pre-departure Guide

We have created our International Pre-departure Guide for all new International and EU applicants. This is free to download and is designed to help support you through the application process, planning for your arrival in the UK and your first weeks here. It also contains many useful links to websites you will need and people to contact if you need further advice.

International & EU Welcome Event

Every year we host our International & EU Welcome Event on each of our campuses, it is free to attend but you do need to book a place.

Any questions?

Our Enquiries Team are here to help and answer any question you have.