Open Days

If you are considering applying to the College for 2019/20 you can prepare for your application by researching the academic programmes offered by each of the Schools, and accessing the following pages: ApplicationsApplication Guidance, and Fees & Funding

Open Days

Open Days are held at the Royal College of Art between November and March of each academic year, to enable applicants to visit the College and meet staff and students. 

There are no further Open Days planned for rest of the 2018/19 academic year. Dates of Open Days during 2019/20 will be added to this page as soon as information is available. If you would like to register your interest in attending an Open Day, please sign up to our mailing list here and we will be in touch to let you know when Open Day dates are published.

International Events

Our academic staff regularly travel internationally and are often able to meet prospective students for informal for one-to one meetings or by hosting presentations and workshops. These events give you an opportunity to find out about studying at the RCA and discuss your application in person.

19–23 July: Meet the School of Communication in L.A.
Don’t miss your chance to meet with Dr Eleni Ikoniadou, senior tutor, in Los Angeles from 19–23 July 2019. Dr Ikoniadou will be in LA with RCA students to teach at the SNAP Design Academy and will be available to answer your questions on studying at the RCA. Dates, times and venue are to be confirmed, register your interest and we will be in touch with more information.

Wednesday 24 July: Meet Dr Rob Phillips in New York
Dr Rob Phillips, Senior Tutor, Design Products at the Royal College of Art, will be in New York this July to launch his new book: FutureKind, Design for and by the people. Rob will be available for one-to-one meets during the afternoon of 24 July. Potential applicants are also welcome to attend the launch event in the evening. Places are limited and booking is essential.

Book a one-to-one meeting

Attend the Futurekind launch event


See Maps & Visiting for plans of our campuses and travel information.