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Open Day recordings

Not able to join one of our online or on-campus Open Days? No worries! Learn more about the Royal College of Art at your own pace with our video recordings.

Visit our Recordings page and hear directly from academics on your programme of interest.

Open Evenings

Join our on-campus Open Evening events to learn more about our Schools and meet current students and staff.

Open Studio Evening: Architecture MA

Open Panel Evening: School of Design

Online Open Days

15-19 April

Our next Online Open Days will take place from 15-19 April 2024. Learn more about our programmes and ask any questions you might have. Programme sessions are taking please throughout the week.

Book your free ticket here

Graduate Diploma Open Days

Online Open Days - Graduate Diploma

Join our Graduate Diploma Online Open Days to hear more about how you can join the programme, from wherever you are in the world.

Online Open Day on 5 June (2-4pm BST)

Online Study Day - Graduate Diploma

Join our online Study Day to learn more about the Graduate Diploma online study mode. This session will be a 2 hour online experience shaped around a 1 hour introduction to the programme with a Q&A and then a 1 hour online learning experience where attendees will have the chance to take-part in a live study session alongside current Graduate Diploma students.

Online Study Day on 12 June (2-4pm BST)

Online Q&A - Portfolio advice

Find out what we're looking for in portfolios through joining one of our Online Portfolio Q&A sessions. You will also be able to ask questions to our Admission tutors regarding your portfolio and application.

School of Communication

  • Monday 29 April, 12pm noon BST

Register for these School of Communication sessions here.

School of Design

  • Monday 22 April, 4pm BST

Register for these School of Design sessions here.

School of Architecture

  • Watch back the recording here.

School of Arts & Humanities

If you have any questions regarding your portfolio for one of our Arts & Humanities programmes, please join our next Online Open Day week to hear directly from our programme teams.

Online Q&A - Visas and Immigration

You're invited to join our free online sessions about student visas and immigration, hosted by the RCA's Student Support team.

Upcoming session

  • Tuesday 7 May, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 14 May, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 21 May, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 28 May, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 4 June, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 11 June, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 18 June, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 25 June, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 2 July, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 9 July, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 16 July, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 23 July, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 30 July, 10am BST
  • Tuesday 6 August, 4pm BST
  • Tuesday 13 August, 10am BST

Register for these Online Q&A sessions

Online Q&A - Accommodation & Living in London

You're invited to join our free online sessions about Accommodation and Living in London, hosted by the RCA's Student Support team.

Upcoming session

  • Wednesday 8 May, 4pm BST
  • Wednesday 22 May, 10am BST
  • Wednesday 5 June, 4pm BST
  • Wednesday 3 July, 10am BST

Register for these Online Q&A sessions

Campus tours

Join one of our student ambassadors on a tour of our campus and facilities and get a feel for what studying at the RCA is like.


Our next campus tours take place on:

  • Friday 3 May 2024
  • Friday 31 May 2024
  • Friday 5 July 2024
  • Friday 9 August 2024

To book a place, please use the links below. We only allow one extra guest per visitor.

Meet the RCA around the World

We host a range opportunities in cities around the world for prospective RCA students to meet with staff and alumni. These events can include 1-to-1 meets and portfolio advice, informal chats, presentations and workshops.

Check the Events section of the RCA website for details of upcoming events.

Questions about recruitment events

For any enquiries about recruitment events please email recruitment@rca.ac.uk.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the application process, please complete an Enquire to Study form

Register your interest with us here
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