UCA’s high-profile graduates have enriched the world with their creative talents as Oscar-winning film makers and animators, world-renowned fashion designers, television presenters and Turner-Prize nominees. A top 25 UK university with more than 6,000 students studying over 110 creative courses across four 100% creative campuses.

Leeds Arts University is one of only a few independent art schools in the UK, recently granted University status and such illustrious alumni as Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Marcus Harvey, Damien Hirst, Danny Sangra and Omar Kashoura.

Recognised as a gold-rated University by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).  With academic staff continually rated as providing high quality teaching in an exciting and stimulating environment. Infact, Huddersfield is first in England for professionally qualified teaching staff (HEFCE Dec 2016).

The UK’s leading university for the receipt of National Teaching Fellowships to mark Britain’s best lecturers in Higher Education for the past nine years.


Our Huddersfield office is based at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, the purpose-built centre in Huddersfield facilitates business growth, encourages business to academia collaboration and actively promotes innovation.

CollabHub is a social enterprise for students across the university to meet each other and create multi-disciple teams. It was developed to foster confidence for collaborative practice, to help students build future networks and possible professional relationships.