Es Devin, Stella McCartney, JW Anderson, Sir Anish Kapoor and Grace Campbell are just some of the UAL names that feature heavily across multiple categories in The Progress 1000 – the Evening Standard’s celebration of the people who make a difference to London life.

The annual celebration of powerhouse names, that come from all of UAL’s six Colleges – cements UAL’s reputation as a global leader that fuels the world’s need for creativity.


Science and Technology
Dr Charlotte Webb

John Sorrell, Former Chairman of UAL

Sir John Sorrell

Camberwell College of Arts, UAL

Social Media
Victoria Sin

Artists & Curators
Gregor Muir

Central Saint Martins, UAL

Eat & Drink
Ryan Chetiyawardana

Andria Zafirakou

Andria Zafirakou

Gemma Chan
Colin Firth
Tom Hardy

UAL Honorary, Tom Hardy

Charles Jeffrey
Kim Jones
Riccardo Tisci
Han Chong
Katie Grand
Roksanda Ilincic
Stella McCartney

UAL Honorary, Stella McCartney

Simone Rocha
Christopher Kane
Grace Wales Bonner
Charles Caseley-Hayford
Richard Quinn

Richard Quinn presented with the inaugural Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design by Her Majesty The Queen

Artists & Curators
Zarina Mohammed and Gabrielle de la Puenta – White Pube
Heather Phillipson
Yinka Shonibare

artist yinka shonibare welcomes INIVA UAL collaboration

Yinka Shonibare

Social Media
Louis Chen – current student BA FD

Sharmadean Reid

Paul Priestman
Es Devlin
Tony Chambers
Robin Levien
Sebastian Conran

UAL Honorary Fellow, Sebastian Conran, with fellow UAL honoraries: Shane Smith, Kanya King and Laure Prouvost

Chelsea College of Arts, UAL

Tom Dixon

Artists & Curators
Sir Anish Kapoor

Far right: Sir Anish Kapoor with fellow Chelsea College of Arts alumnus Alan Rickman

London College of Communication, UAL

Artists & curators
Jeremy Deller
Sarah Lucas

Grace Campbell

Kwame Kwei-Armah

Former UAL Chancellor, Kwame Kwei-Armah

London College of Fashion, UAL

Hannah Emslie

Bethany Williams
JW Anderson
Frances Corner

Frances Corner

Pro-Vice Chancellor and Head of London College of Fashion, Frances Corner

Wimbledon College of Arts, UAL

Social Media
Harry Weller

Artists & Curators
Lubaina Himid

Lubaina Himid

The Evening Standard #Progress1000 full list.

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