Your RCA Experience

Located in the historic capital city of London: a vibrant cultural centre with an international outlook. Find out more about our three campuses – in Kensington, Battersea and White City – each located in a significant cultural quarter, with their own unique character.


The RCA has had its roots in Battersea for over 25 years and contributes to the developing cultural quarter with a new state-of-the-art building designed by Herzog & de Meuron which opened in 2022.


The RCA's historic Kensington campus is iconic, located in the 'Albertopolis' district of London, alongside the Victoria and Albert Museum and Imperial College, flanked by Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park – the largest green space in London – and next to the Royal Albert Hall.

White City

Located in White City Place, a busy new centre for the creative, technology and life science sectors in west London. The RCA's White City campus is equipped with state of the art bespoke studio, workshop and technical spaces that have been designed particularly for RCA students.


Among the best of their kind in the world, the College provides specialist facilities and technical support, to help all students realise their potential at the RCA. From traditional workshops and processes, to cutting-edge digital technologies and rapid prototyping equipment, explore the range of facilities and support we offer here.

RCA Students' Union

The RCA Students’ Union (SU) exists to represent, enrich and entertain. A hub of activity, the SU organises a huge variety of events where students to get to know each other – to argue, agree, debate, dance, imagine and relax with those from different courses.

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