This is an application to have products sold in not just a shop's Spring/Summer collection.
To fill out this application, you will need to have the following to hand:
Your business profile (100 character max)
Your current stockists and any relevant social media accounts if you have any
Either a wholesale catalogue/price list or photographs, item descriptions, and prices for each product you are submitting
There are then 10 sections to complete. We recommend the following amount of time for each section:
Introduction: 3-5 minutes
Your Details: 3-5 minutes
Your Business: 5-10 minutes
Your Work: Varies depending on size of file upload, generally 5-10 minutes
Product Range 1-4: Varies depending on size of file upload, generally 5-10 minutes each
Schedule and Agreement: 3-5 minutes
Confirmation: 3-5 minutes
Total Estimated Time:
22 – 40 minutes, with an additional 5-10 minutes for each additional Product Range
The following products will be considered:
We do not currently sell apparel (clothing or shoes), books, or magazines.
Unfortunately, if you are on a Student route visa you cannot apply to sell your work because the UK government states that you cannot be self-employed on a Student route visa. Please contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are submitting limited edition or one-off fine artworks, please submit via our Fine Art application form at: arts.ac.uk/notjustashop
Applications are open to all University of the Arts London students and graduates. For further guidance on completing your application, please refer to the Open Call Handbook (PDF 544KB).
Please complete all fields below fully and submit before the deadline of Monday 25 January 2021, 10am.
If you believe there are any barriers to your participation in this opportunity, or you have any access requirements you wish to discuss, we would be happy to talk to you. Please contact email@example.com in advance.
The information you provide below will be collected by UAL in order to enter you into the open call submission and your work be considered for sale in not just a shop (GDPR legal basis 6(1)(b) ‘necessary for entering into a contract’).
The personal data and designs of unsuccessful applicants will be deleted within two months of the application deadline.
You can find your subject rights and UAL’s privacy information at arts.ac.uk/privacy-information.
Unfortunately if you are a current student on a Tier 4 visa you cannot sell your products in the UK.
Being 'self employed' or being 'engaged in business activity' is not allowed under the terms of a Tier 4 visa. This is a stipulation of the Home Office, and not UAL, any breach of this could result in your visa being revoked. Please contact us for more information and other opportunities that are available to you at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your 8-digit Student ID number will be similar to: 12345678 or ABC12345678
Providing the following information is optional. We collect this information in order to promote and monitor equal opportunities for all. All responses are confidential. Please indicate if any of these apply to you:
The Information provided below will be used in promotional materials (in store and online) so please make sure it is accurate. All copy will be proofed and possibly edited by a copywriter to ensure consistency so some changes may be made.
Please include the following information within your business profile:
Here’s an example of an applicant just starting out:
“PLAICE is a laser-cut jewellery and accessories brand by London College of Communication student Juliette Stuart.
All PLAICE products are bold, fun and fresh; designed to add a pop of colour into everyday life. Most products are made from scrapped offcuts of plastic.
The brand’s earring are funny, striking and sure to make a statement.”
Here's an example of a more-established business profile:
"Tida and Lisa Finch are a twin design duo and launched their now well-established accessories label in December 2012 after graduating from UAL. They create show-stopping accessories, including chokers, body chains and statement necklaces, handmade from laser-cut and engraved Perspex.
Their designs are inspired by their Lao-British heritage, and are stocked in Urban Outfitters, as well as featuring in many fashion magazines.
The sisters designed the jewellery worn by 2014 Mercury prize nominee FKA Twigs for her recent UK and USA tour, and for Mila Kunis in the upcoming sci-fi film Jupiter Ascending."
See our Maker Profiles for more examples.
If you have not sold before, it's not a problem - just let us know below.
E.g. retailers, market stall, to friends, a pop-up shop.
For example, have you run any crowdfunding campaigns for your product, or had external business support, or received any awards, or exhibited the products anywhere?
Please complete the product details you would like to submit below.
You have two options to submit:
Wholesale catalogue/line sheet, price list.
If you are submitting a wholesale catalogue or line sheet with thumbnails only it helps to see full scale images as well.
Please use: Dropbox / Googledoc folder / other
Do not use: WeTransfer as the link may expire before we access it, and ensure any passwords are included and permissions granted.
Please tell us any further or relevant information about your products such as alternative colour ways, care instructions and interesting or relevant product details (e.g. recycled, sustainable, made in Britain, hand-made).
Date | Action
26 July 2021: Deadline for submission
week commencing 1 August 2021: Feedback on submission
week commencing 19 September2021: Requested delivery date of products if selected.
Should your products be accepted you will be asked to submit a head shot and additional high-resolution images of your products and making/process/studio shots for marketing purposes.