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Open Days

Open Days are held at the Royal College of Art between November and January of each academic year, to enable applicants to visit the College and meet staff and students. Each programme has one or two Open Days, so that you get a chance to ask any questions you may have before applying. 


Dates of individual programme Open Days will be provided below, along with contact details for enquiries. Please email the administrator to register unless noted below.





If you are considering applying to the College for 2015/16, you can prepare for your application by researching the academic programmes offered by each of the Schools, and accessing the following pages: Applications, Application Guidance, and Fees & Funding.


School of Architecture

Architecture will be hosting an Open Day on 27 November 2014. Contact architecture@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Interior Design will be hosting Open Days on 19 November 2014 and 10 December 2014, from 2pm. Visitors should report to Jay Mews entrance, Kensington campus. Contact interior-design@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

School of Communication

The School of Communication, including the Animation, Information Experience Design and Visual Communication programmes, will be hosting an Open Day on 20 November 2014. Contact school-of-communication@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

School of Design

The School of Design will be hosting a School-wide Open Day for Design Products, Design InteractionsInnovation Design Engineering, Service Design and Vehicle Design on 4 December 2014. This will include a School-wide lecture from 2pm, followed by presentations and tours by individual programmes. Visitors should report to Jay Mews Reception, Darwin Building, Kensington campus. Contact the appropriate programme administrator for further information and to register.

Design Products will be hosting an additional Open Day on 20 November 2014. Contact design-products@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register. 

Global Innovation Design will be hosting Open Days on 4 November 2014 and 9 December 2014, from 1.30 to 6pm. Contact gid@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Innovation Design Engineering will be hosting an additional Open Day on 11 November 2014, from 1.30 to 5pm. Booking is essential; contact ide@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Service Design will be hosting an additional Open Day on 29 January 2014 from 2pm. Contact service-design@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

School of Fine Art

The School of Fine Art, including Painting, PhotographyPrintmaking and Sculpture, will be hosting Open Days on 12 November 2014 (book here) and 26 November 2014 (book here). Contact eleanor.swires@rca.ac.uk for further details. 

School of Humanities

Critical Writing in Art & Design will be hosting an Open Day on 12 December 2014 from 11am - 1pm, in the Critical Writing in Art & Design rooms of the Stevens Building. Contact cwad@rca.ac.uk for further information and to register.

Curating Contemporary Art will be hosting an Open Day on 4 December 2014 from 2-5pm. Contact cca@rca.ac.uk for further information and to register.

V&A/RCA History of Design will be hosting an Open Day on 21 November 2014, starting at 11am in Humanities Seminar Room 1, Stevens Building, Kensington campus. Contact history-of-design@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

The School of Humanities will be hosting an Open Day for prospective MPhil and PhD students on 4 November 2014, from 11am to 2pm in the Humanities Seminar Room 1, Stevens Building, Kensington campus. Contact ana.pereira@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register. This will be followed by the College-wide session for prospective research students - see Research below. 

School of Material

Ceramics & Glass will be hosting an Open Day on 3 December 2014. Contact ceramics-and-glass@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Fashion Menswear and Fashion Womenswear will be hosting Open Days on 3 December 2014, 3pm, and 21 January 2015, from 11am, both in the 7th Floor Seminar Room, Darwin Building, Kensington campus. Report to Jay Mews Entrance on arrival. Contact fashion@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Jewellery & Metal will be hosting an Open Day on 6 November 2014 from 2 to 5pm in the Jewellery & Metal Studios, Darwin Building, Kensington campus. Download the Open Day Schedule for further details.

Textiles will be hosting Open Days on 11 December 2014 and 21 January 2015, both from 3pm. Contact textiles@rca.ac.uk for further details and to register.

Research

ResearchRCA will be hosting an Open Day for prospective MPhil and PhD students on 4 November 2014, from 2 to 5pm. See the event listing for a full programme the day. Contact research@rca.ac.uk to register.

Please note applications for 2015/16 entry to the RCA open on 1 November 2014, and the priority deadline for research applications is 1 December 2014.



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