Ashford School Of Art And Design

We are the last remaining dedicated Art School for Further Education. We offer students the opportunity to practice their choosen discipline all day every day in dedicated spaces with a variety of specialised lecturing staff. As well as covering a huge range of subjects including Fine Art, Multimedia, Photography, 3D Design and Textiles we also offer Higher Education courses where students can achieve their BA Degree in both Fine Art and Multimedia. Regardless of experience there is always a course to suit the artist within you.


United Kingdom

ASAD, Tufton House, Tufton Street
TN23 1RJ
Phone: 01233 628276
Fax: 01233 628279

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Our Aims

To allow students to become the artist they want to be. We are here to nurture the new generation of creatives.  

Location and Getting there

We are located in the centre of Ashford town which boosts the excellent transport links to London and Europe via Eurostar.  

Degree Shows
  • Three Degrees (15-06-2007)

  • Academic Staff and Description

    We have a wide range of practicing artists on the lecturing staff, all of which are timetabled in to ensure staff are allowed to teach their specialism. Aside from the scheduled timetabling students have access to all the staff all the time.  

    News and Events

    Following our recent Open Day places are filling fast but if you are interested please contact us and we can arrange an interview. To experience our Art School feel free to contact us regarding our End Of Year Shows from both Higher Education and Further Education students.  

    Student Facilities

    Dedicated studio space for each course allows students to come in and work outside of their scheduled timetable.  

    Student Support

    As well as being supported by an enthusiastic and dedicated lecturing team students have access to a personal tutor. The personal tutor is there to ensure your time at ASAD is as productive and enjoyable as possible  

    Student Life

    We are very proud of our community within ASAD. We encourage students to work alongside each other sharing good practice and allowing other people's specialisms to influence your work. Do not just get a qualification, become part of something.  

    Student Testimonials

    "I love it, really friendly staff who encourage you to be what you want. It is a really positive environment that makes you feel like you are in an art school" Emma Gardiner - National Diploma in Fine Art  

    How To Apply

    Contact us directly on for an application form and prospectus. Upon receiving your information and interview will be arranged where you will be given the best advice relevant to you.  

    Request a prospectus (Number, e-mail or follow link)

    01233 628275