Annual Report & Accounts 2017/18
'The legendary creativity of an RCA mind has measurable impact: leveraging a scientific base of knowledge and solving real-world problems.'
Dr Paul Thompson
Vice-Chancellor, Royal College of Art
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Review of the Year
Highlights from a year that has seen substantial progress in teaching, research and knowledge exchange alongside major achievements from staff, students and alumni.
Embodying the RCA's Values
The Royal College of Art’s Strategic Plan 2016–21 articulates a bold vision to marry creative arts and design with science, technology and medicine.
Research, Knowledge Exchange & Innovation
This year we have seen the value of our research grant submissions increase by over 200% compared to the previous year – the result not just of more members of staff submitting research proposals, but also of the scale of ambition increasing.
Development & Alumni Relations
GenerationRCA is a celebration of every past, present and future generation of talented RCA students and staff – whose successes make us the world’s pre-eminent university of art and design.
Donors & Supporters
The College would like to express its appreciation to all those individuals, trusts, foundations, corporations and alumni who have donated and pledged philanthropic support to the RCA
Over the course of the year, the RCA has continues to demonstrate financial resilience, having achieved an improved net cash inflow from operating activities.