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UCL is in the top three UK universities for the volume of its research assessed as ‘world-leading’ (4*) in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise.

UCL in Pictures

Duncan (May 2010)

Format of Portfolio

Painting and Sculpture

All applicants should send one portfolio on CDRom (CD-R) or DVD. Up to fifteen images should be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation with each image no larger than 1MB. Titles should be included for each image including the date the work was made, size and materials. Painting and Sculpture applicants with time-based or performance elements to their work may include a showreel with a maximum duration time of five minutes in QuickTime on DVD, no bigger than 2GB. Write your name on the CD or DVD and attach the portfolio label to the CD case. Do not attach labels to the disk.

Fine Art Media

Fine Art Media applicants living in the UK should send one portfolio (max. size 100 x 70 x 10 cm, max. weight 12kg). The portfolio may include prints, drawings, books, photographs and a CD-R or DVD with up to fifteen images. Images on CD-R or DVD should be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation with each image no larger than 1MB. Text should be included for each image including the size of the work, date and materials. Applicants can also include on the same PowerPoint presentation a Quicktime movie/showreel of not more than five minutes' duration and no bigger than 2GB. (Time-permitting, shortlisted candidates may be able to play longer pieces at interview.) Write your name on the CD or DVD and attach the portfolio label to the CD case. Do not attach labels to the disk.

Fine Art Media applicants living outside the UK should send one portfolio on CD-R or DVD only. Up to fifteen images should be submitted as a PowerPoint presentation with each image no larger than 1MB. Titles should be included for each image including the date the work was made, size and materials. Applicants may also include on the same PowerPoint presentation a Quicktime movie/showreel of not more than five minutes' duration and no bigger than 2GB. (Time-permitting, shortlisted candidates may be able to play longer pieces at interview.) Write your name on the CD or DVD and attach the portfolio label to the CD case. Do not attach labels to the disk.

Portfolio delivery instructions

  1. All deliveries should arrive at the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square, London, WC1H 0AB.
  2. Hand deliveries will be accepted between 10am and 4pm on Friday 20 January and Saturday 21 January.
  3. Postal deliveries should arrive between Friday 20 January and Tuesday 24 January inclusive. They should not arrive before Thursday 19 January.
  4. Hard copy portfolios (fine art media applicants only) sent by post within the UK must not weigh more than 12kg.
  5. Hard copy portfolios (Fine Art media applicants only) sent by post from outside the UK must not weigh more than 2kg.
  6. Applicants sending portfolios from outside the UK will be liable for any duty or taxes levied on their portfolio by customs and any charges must be paid in advance.

Return of portfolios

  1. Portfolios on CD-R or DVD only will not be returned and will be disposed of after the admissions process is complete. Send duplicate material only. 
  2. Hard copy portfolios (Fine Art media applicants only) should be collected in person from the Slade Research Centre, Woburn Square on Saturday 28 January or Monday 30 January between 10am and 4pm.

Applicants are informed of the results of the portfolio inspection in writing.

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