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Top reasons to choose Ravensbourne

Strong employment figures

We have a strong track record in getting good jobs for our graduates. Our recent Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) graduate employability rate, based on 2016/17 graduates, is an impressive 96.4%.

Ravensbourne is among the top third of all institutions in England for creative graduate salaries. This is based on median salaries 5 years after graduating taken from the Department for Education's Longitudinal Education Outcomes 2017.

We are the top-ranked specialist university for graduate salaries in the field of creative art and design, from Department for Education Longitudinal Education Outcomes, analysis for 2015-16 tax year.

Accessible technology + kit

Learners are able to hire out industry-standard equipment and make use of cutting-edge facilities including the first materials library in the UK.

We give each new student £300 via the Aspire scheme, money that can be used towards a laptop, equipment, course materials or books for students enrolling on undergraduate courses.

We have a range of discounted and freely provided industry software including Microsoft, Apple and Autodesk packages, including industry standard Adobe software free of charge.

Our academic staff

Our teaching staff are highly regarded in industry and are still bringing their expertise to their chosen fields.

With Bafta nominees to practicing designers and staff in the Creative Review’s 'Creative Leaders 50', you can be sure you'll be learning from dedicated experts.

Find out more about your tutors here and on the individual course pages.


We regularly hold events to bring creative minds together and stimulate debate, attracting some of the biggest names in the digital arts.

You can see some of our partners here.

Supportive environment

Our open plan building was designed for collaboration and creative working - winning the prestigious RIBA award for most innovative higher education building in London in 2011.

But it's not just about the building. You will get the support you need your tutors and also from our Student Services team.

Notable alumni 

We've built a name for ourselves by producing some of Britain's finest - and most diverse - creative talent. Music legend David Bowie, fashion designer Stella McCartney, Clare Waight Keller (who designed the Duchess of Sussex's wedding dresses), Olympic torch designer Jay Osgerby, and The Kings' Speech producer Gareth Unwin and Simon Egan all trained here.

Visit our alumni wall for more information about some of our recent alumni.

Successful partnerships

We run an extensive industry project and events programme to encourage collaboration between our students, industry partners and potential employers.

We work with a range of companies to set live project briefs and create placement opportunities for students. These include companies such as Samsung, Barclays, Royal Shakespeare Company, We Are Social and VF Corporation amongst many others.  

Amazing things happen here