Welcome to UAL!

Hi and a big welcome to all new students to UAL (some of whom we met a few weeks ago at Freshers...), congratulations on getting a place on your course and we hope the terms is going well so far. And for returning students, hopefully the summer break has left you raring to go this term! We are super keen that you get involved in commonplace this year, writing short stories, reviews, tips and advice, recipes etc and if you post something we'll enter you into an end of month £50 Amazon voucher draw. Hope to hear from you soon. Commonplace team X

Freshers Fayre 2016

We met new and continuing students at the Freshers Fayre at Chelsea College of Arts and asked them to share their tips...

Fighting Homesickness

Homesickness is by far the largest difficulty a lot of students have had to face during first year.

A Guide to Finding a House Share

So, you’re nearly finished with 1st year, and you’ve got 3 months to decide where you’re going to live and who you’re going to live with and you re

Elephant and Castle Student guide 2016 image

Student Guide to Elephant and Castle 2016

The Elephant and Castle Student Guide 2016 for places to eat, drink and be entertained in the area around London College of Communication. Illustrated by Illustration and Visual Media students at LCC

Berlin, Wall, Famous Sites

Favourite Holiday Destinations

With the summer here and everyone deciding where they should go on holiday, what would be your favourite holiday destination?

Homemade Burgers

 Burgers are as popular as ever and one of my favourite meals, but the only issue is when dining out they can be quite expensive.

Stay Home, Or Move Away

The latest figures from the Higher Education Funding Council for England show that 23 per cent of 18- and 19-year-olds in England and Wales studyin

Local Sporting Stadiums

Many people say that London is the home of Sport, and with the array of sporting grounds accessible in the countries capital, it would be extremely

Living on a Budget (and sticking to it)

Okay so you've made a budget plan and you're confident you'll stick to it, but then you see a new outfit you just have to have, or that flat meal o

Stay Motivated

Some mornings it can be hard to convince yourself to get out of bed and go to your lecture, or continue working on your project.

A Guide to Peckham

Peckham is said to be the best place to in live in London right now – and I agree.

second year

 Starting second was very exciting as I was looking forward to learning new things and getting closer to final year.