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Ground-breaking scholarship programme for postgraduate art and design students

RCA blog picture with captionThe Royal College of Art (RCA), the world’s most influential university of design and art, and the Abraaj Group have launched the ‘Abraaj RCA Innovation Scholarship programme’, the largest international scholarship programme in the creative postgraduate sector

Each year for the next five years, Abraaj will support five outstanding individuals from across Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, Turkey and Central Asia to pursue a degree at the Royal College of Art. Each student will be enrolled full-time in Masters of Arts programmes in design and the arts, with their full tuition fees and living expenses paid for by the scholarship.

The first cohort of Scholars from India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Thailand, and Turkey begin their studies this month.

The mission of the Abraaj scholarship programme is to create a unique community of creative leaders. In return for the scholarships, students are expected to use the transformative powers of their RCA education to positively impact the life and culture of their home countries.

The RCA is the oldest and most influential postgraduate art and design university in the world, with a strong heritage of nurturing and inspiring generations of international artists and designers, including inventor Sir James Dyson, artists David Hockney and Tracey Emin and fashion designer and Burberry CEO Christopher Bailey.

The RCA offers the degrees of MA, MPhil and PhD across the disciplines of fine art, applied art, design, communications and humanities. Read more about the Royal College of Art, take a look at the courses on offer and contact the university for more information.

RCA and Imperial Launch Healthcare Design Research Centre

The Royal College of Art and the Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI) at Imperial College London have teamed up to launch Europe’s first dedicated centre for healthcare design and innovation. The two prestigious London institutions unveiled the HELIX Centre for Design in Healthcare which seeks to transform healthcare through design and make the UK […]

New London Website for Chinese Students

A new website has been launched to promote London to Chinese students. The Mandarin website is the first-ever official Chinese-language, London-focused promotional website. Student services include application advice for Chinese candidates, as well as a full profile of every London university, including facts, testimonials and image galleries. London has more international students than any […]

London Collections: Men Shows British Fashion Talent

This week was big for British menswear as the London Collections: Men event was held in the UK capital. With 30 catwalk shows, presentations and events over four days, London Collections: Men (LC:M) also showcased the fashion-related talent pouring from London’s universities. Thirty-four local and international fashion designers, including seven London College of Fashion alumni […]

Student bloggers are dazzled by London Fashion Week

London’s creative types were out in force last week at London Fashion Week. And some of London’s best international student bloggers were lucky enough to get a slice of the action. Blogger Poulomi Bhadra checked out the London College of Fashion’s Graduate Exhibition 2013. “When you think of London, you think of fashion. There are […]

Join Emin, Hepworth, Moore and Hockney at the Royal College of Art

This year The Royal College of Art (RCA) marks its 175th anniversary. To celebrate, the world-famous institution is holding an exhibition showcasing the amazing output, creativity and influence of its students from the eighteenth century to today, called The Perfect Place to Grow: 175 Years of the Royal College of Art. The free show features […]

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