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The Royal College of Art started life in 1837 as the Government School of Design. Granted a Royal Charter and university status in 1967, today the RCA remains the world’s most influential postgraduate institution of art and design.
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The RCA works closely with local groups, residents, schools and businesses to develop collaborative projects and create a positive impact in the social and cultural fabric of our local communities in Battersea, White City and Kensington. Since 2018, over 7,500 people have participated in the RCA’s community engagement activities including events, exhibitions, tours and workshops.
The new flagship Battersea South campus, and the refurbishment of the Darwin Building on Kensington Gore.
Creating the scholarships that will support talented individuals, no matter what their background, to study at the RCA.
Investment in research and knowledge exchange that will inform and inspire a new generation of visionary practice in the creative industries.