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Culture, Art, Knowledge

Kings School of Art and Design Open Day


For nearly 40 years Kings has operated both an academic college and a language school for international students in Oxford. Now, due to the increasing importance of Art and Design at Kings, we are delighted to welcome local students to enrol at our stand-alone art facility in the centre of the city.

KSAD offers students aged 16+ in the Oxford area the perfect path to degree-level study in art and design-related fields. We offer a wide range of programmes and specialist pathways in Fine Art, Fashion, Product Design, Games Design, Animation, Textiles and more.

Launch Open Day

Our Launch Open Day is on Wednesday 13 April between 14:00 – 19:00.

It’s the perfect opportunity for prospective students to meet our staff and other students and to discuss their particular needs and interests with us. There will also be opportunity to try a range of practical activities.

Great city centre location

Kings School of Art + Design in Oxford has an exceptional central location on Kings Edward Street, just off High Street. Set over three floors of dedicated teaching and studio space, KSAD is very close to Oxford’s museums, galleries and other sources of local inspiration.

The KSAD Advantage

  • Very small class for highly personalised teaching

  • Great city centre facilities

  • UAL Approved Centre

  • Access to professional artists

Programmes available

Kings School of Art + Design is enrolling now for September 2022 and January 2023 entry.


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