A Big Welcome to UAL!

If you are joining us in September, we would love you to get involved in Commonplace by contributing a post (a story, review, recipe, what you're most looking forward to or nervous about uni, share top tips...) we'll enter you into an end of month £50 voucher draw for getting involved. You can also check out the Swap Shop to find flatmates or just swap skills with someone at UAL. Hope to hear from you soon. Commonplace team X

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Coming soon... not just a shop

University of the Arts London (UAL) will launch a pioneering new retail space this autumn, selling design-led products and artwork from its

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Summer in The City

Everyone wants to make the most out of their Summer whether you’ve got the whole of the season off or if you just want to do fun activities in betw

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From Home to Halls

Moving away from home to go to university is a scary concept for many soon to be first year students and London may seem even scarier due to it’s s

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Dealing with Job Rejection

Trying to get a job can be frustrating and dispiriting experience. However, rejections are an inevitable part of the job hunt process. It’s how you learn from them and move on that really matter. Here are some tips to help keep your confidence intact: