Life at UCA

Life Starts at UCA

Life as a student at UCA

Creativity is the energy that drives everyone here to invent, explore and collaborate. When you study at UCA, you'll get the opportunity to immerse yourself in an unrivalled creative vibe, find your own style and create the extraordinary.

At UCA you'll be surrounded by people with the same passions as you. Our campuses offer cutting-edge creative environments, packed with the latest equipment and resources. Each one reflects the subject areas studied there, creating unique communities of artists, designers, makers, writers and researchers.

Other UCA locations

You also have the opportunity to study some of our courses at two highly unique and specialist locations.

Ask our students

Our students are available to talk to you online. Ask questions about what it's like to study at our creative campuses or what happens day-to-day.

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It's really important that you find the right accommodation for you, so that it suits your needs in every way. Choose from campus halls of residence, privately rented flats and houses or lodgings with local families.

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Living costs

Get a clearer picture of what you can expect to pay out on top of your fees.

Students' Union

UCA Students’ Union (UCASU) represents, supports and provides opportunities for every student at the University. The Union are independent of the university, but work together closely to promote student interests.

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Our blogs

Find out more about our staff, students and graduates on our dedicated blog area.

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Any questions?

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