Open Days

If you are considering applying to the College for 2016/17, 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 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, as well as during the graduate exhibition in June. Each programme has one or two Open Days, so that you get a chance to ask any questions you may have before applying.

Upcoming Open Days

School of Architecture

ArchitectureInterior Design
2 February 2017
Darwin Building, Kensington
Click here for more information and to register

School of Design

Innovation Design Engineering
23 February 2017, RCA and ICL Kensington
Click here for more information

School of Humanities

Curating Contemporary  Art
1 March 2017, 5–7pm
Click here for more information and to register

Critical Writing in Art & Design
23 February 2017, 6.30pm – 8pm
An opportunity to meet graduates and staff of the programme
Click here for more information and to register

V&A/RCA History of Design: Pathway in the Material Culture of Performance
20 March 2017, 6-8pm
V&A Blythe House Archive, KEnsington

For more information please click here.


Architecture Pathway, Communication Design Pathway, Design Pathway, Fine Art Pathway, Humanities Pathway, Material Pathway
13 February 2017, 3–5.30pm

Senior Common Room, Frayling Building, Kensington
Entrance via Jay Mews Reception

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