Slade School of Fine Art


You will receive an email from UCL inviting you to submit your portfolio after you have submitted your application. The video below will help you with the portfolio upload process.

Please watch the video about applying to the Slade, which includes instructions about uploading your portfolio, before proceeding.

Video: Portfolio upload instructions 2022-23

Application deadlines

If you are applying to the Slade, please note the application deadlines as follows:

MA/MFA Fine Art:  6 January 2023 via UCL

BA/BFA Fine Art: 25 January 2023 via UCAS

After you have submitted your application, you will receive an email from UCL inviting you to submit your portfolio. Please allow up to a week for this email to arrive.

BA/BFA applicants: Please use your 10-digit UCAS number (not your student ID) when filling in the forms

Portfolio submission deadlines

MA/MFA Fine Art: 16:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 10 January 2023

BA/BFA Fine Art: 23.59 (GMT) on Wednesday 8 February 2023

Please watch the video carefully and spend time putting your portfolio together before uploading.


  • The system is very sensitive. Please make sure that you:
  1. Enter your name and email address in exactly the same way on both forms
  2. BA/BFA applicants: please use your 10-digit UCAS number (not your student ID) on all forms.
  3. Be careful not to add spaces to your UCAS number
  • Please use the ImageUpload.docx template for your images (this in the unique folder you will be sent after applying)
  • If you encounter any problems/an error message whilst submitting your portfolio, please DO NOT try to resubmit your portfolio. Please contact

If you are unsure about submitting your portfolio, please contact us before starting the portfolio submission process so we can help you.

For further information about our progammes


Slade MA/MFA Degree section

UCL Graduate Prospectus


Slade BA/BFA Degree section

UCL Undergraduate Prospectus