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Origins 2017 – Winners and photos

Origins 2017. Photo by Eva Clifford This year’s Origins exhibition at the Truman Brewery on London’s Brick Lane was a great success. The showcase included 116 pieces from 48 Centres across the country. The work, by students completing UAL Awarding Body qualifications … Continue reading

New qualification – Level 3 Applied General Diploma and Extended Diploma in Art & Design

From September 2017, UAL Awarding Body will be running for the first time, the following qualifications: UAL Level 3 Applied General Diploma in Art & Design (603/1457/6) UAL Level 3 Applied General Extended Diploma in Art & Design (603/1459/X) These … Continue reading

UCAS tariff points for Level 3 Music and Fashion Business qualifications

We are pleased to confirm that our Level 3 Fashion Business Retail and Level 3 Music Performance and Production qualifications have been allocated UCAS Tariff points. Students applying for HE courses starting from September 2018 onwards will be able to … Continue reading

The Origins experience

Origins, our annual exhibition of student work, is now open for entries. Now in its seventh year, Origins showcases the best art, design, fashion and creative media work being produced by students taking our further education qualifications at FE institutions … Continue reading

The future of Applied General qualifications

The UK government has recently announced that Applied General qualifications in England will remain as a route of study but will be subject to a formal review. Ruben Hale, Deputy Director, explores this decision and the effects it will have … Continue reading

Tips for producing a successful student performance

With the end of year show season fast approaching, we asked Marc Mollica, our Chief Examiner for Performing & Production Arts, to share his top tips for producing a successful student showcase… Marc Mollica, photo by Ivan Jones.   As … Continue reading

West Suffolk College wins TES FE Award and is praised in PMQs by Theresa May

West Suffolk College’s School of Art and Design has been recognised at the annual Times Educational Supplement’s TES FE Awards for an innovative project that brings together maths, art, religion and science teaching.
  Derek Johnson accepting the TES FE Award on behalf of … Continue reading

#ArtsEdMatters – UAL Awarding Body Conference 2017

Thanks to all who came to the UAL Awarding Body Conference at Mary Ward House on 10 February. The event was our biggest to date – with over 350 people in attendance! Instead of running separate conferences, this year’s event … Continue reading

Register now for the UAL Awarding Body Annual Conference 2017!

Keep 10 February 2017 free for the UAL Awarding Body Conference! This year – for the first time – we’re holding one big conference for all subjects under one roof. We hope the new format will provide greater opportunity for … Continue reading

How to write an effective UCAS personal statement

For many students, writing a compelling personal statement for their UCAS application is a daunting prospect. Louise Evans, Head of Adviser Experience at UCAS, shares her top tips for writing an effective personal statement below… The personal statement is an important part of the UCAS … Continue reading