Royal College of Art
The Royal College of Art (RCA) is a university in
The results of the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), published in
December 2008, confirmed the Royal College of Art's position as the leading
specialist art and design institution in the
The College is housed in a number of sites in
In summer 2009, the sculptors will be joined by the painting department in a new building, the first phase of a bigger scheme designed to combine the Schools of Fine Art and Applied Art, and bring the four Fine Art departments together for the first time in the College’s long history.
The second phase of the new campus will begin in 2010, housing the departments of photography and printmaking as well as a gallery and a large lecture theatre along with accommodation for 30 start-up units for businesses in the fields of art and design.
With floor space exceeding 7,000 square metres, the development will be car free with 58 cycle spaces and a minibus linking to the Kensington site. Around 250 students and staff will relocate from the main college campus in Kensington.