Student Life at Christie's Education London
Life as a student on the campus of Christie's Education in London is unique as we provide a learning experience like no other institution. As the campus is located within the heart of London where you are surrounded by major museums and galleries, and in close proximity to Christie's headquarters in Mayfair where you will have unparalleled access to the world's leading art business throughout your entire learning journey with us. You will have the opportunity to connect with students, faculty, alumni and art world professionals through events, symposia, exhibition openings, sale previews, and lectures with world-renowned artists and scholars that take place over the academic year. We aim to provide you with an exceptional learning experience which includes a range of services offered at the London campus to enable a rewarding and inspirational student journey with us.
Christie’s Education is a supportive and respectful environment where we have an open door approach to our students. Our student services team offer advice and recommendations for support on a range of areas including financial difficulties, accommodations issues, health issues and any other personal circumstances that may affect you during your studies. We can also offer recommendations for external counselling services to give students the opportunity to speak in confidence about private matters.
While studying at Christie's Education all students receive additional services and support on the following:
- Pastoral Support
- Academic Support
- Career Services
- Learning Support
- Study Skills Support
- Financial Information
- Extenuating Circumstances
- Official Letters/Documents
For more information and if you have any questions please contact the Student Services Team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Christie’s Education is a proud partner of International Students House, which offers affordable accommodation and independent welfare support. You’ll have access to their student bar, work spaces, free social events and discounted travel trips during your studies. We also maintain a close relationship with The Howard de Walden Estate, Marylebone’s main residential landlord, in addition to a number of student accommodation providers.
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Christie’s Education has a dedicated Student Services team who are here to provide assistance to you every step of the way along your student journey from pre-arrival and orientation week to each individual term to when you complete your studies and graduate with us.
Registration and Enrolment
The Orientation Week is designed to give you the opportunity to be introduced to your course and to meet staff and fellow classmates. During this week you will be introduced to a range of resources that will support you during your time at Christie's Education. You will also be given access to your virtual learning environment where you can access your timetables, course materials and chat with your fellow students and tutors.
Pre arrival information
Once you are accepted onto a programme of study, you will receive information to assist you with enrolment and registration during Orientation Week, which takes places at the end of September, before the start the academic year.
Useful documents include:
Student representatives are elected every year and hold meetings with fellow students, faculty and administrative staff to ensure that your voice is not only heard but acted upon. Student representatives coordinate feedback, contribute to the environment at Christie’s Education London and organise charitable and social events.
C# Student Publication
C# is an annual magazine written and produced by our students in London and New York. It features exhibition reviews, interviews with artists and art world professionals and articles on art history and theory.
Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page where we provide answers to commonly asked questions about studying at Christie's Education, New York.
Christie’s Education students and alumni, have access to the on-site Learning Resources Centre (LRC) with a specialist Library, Reading Room, and IT Suite. Christie’s Education London is within easy reach of the key public research libraries, such as the British Library, National Art Library and Tate Gallery Library.
The Christie’s Education library collection is an excellent resource. It consists of over 20,000 books including exhibition catalogues, auction sales catalogues and journals related to art theory and professional practice. The LRC is a collegiate place to study and the perfect launchpad for you to begin your research. Christie’s Education also pays for students on this programme to have access to the extensive cross-discipline library facilities at University College London and can actively facilitate access to the unrivalled research and specialist libraries available in London and across the UK.
You also have access to a broad range of digital resources including full text journal databases such as JSTOR, Art & Architecture Source (EBSCO) and Art, Design & Architecture Collection (Proquest). In addition, students have access to specialist art business databases such as Artnet, Art Sales Index and Art Sales Catalogues Online as well as Christie’s in-house sales database Lotfinder. The library also subscribes to a range of business and legal databases, a wide range of cross subject e-book collections and reference sources such as Oxford Art Online.
The IT Suite provides students with desktop PCs and multi-functional device copiers for printing, scanning and photocopying. Free WiFi is provided throughout the building. One-to-one qualified AV/IT staff support is on hand to help with troubleshooting any issues you may experience using the services provided.
We offer a Writing Centre as a resource for students to support their development as writers. The Writing Centre is open to all students and we encourage everyone to utilise it. Students with an art history background as well as those coming into our programmes from other professional or academic fields benefit from the expertise of an in-house writing teacher. Group sessions address the mechanics of essay writing and conventions used in art history. Individual sessions are available to students who wish to have support on specific assignments.