OCA is part of the University for the Creative Arts

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is one of the UK’s leading specialist universities offering a range of courses in art, architecture, communications, design and media across five campuses in the South East of England. Graduates include Zandra Rhodes, Karen Millen and Tracey Emin.

On 1 November 2016 the Open College of the Arts became part of the University for the Creative Arts. This merger built on a close working relationship established in 2010.