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The Indian Portfolio Day is an opportunity for potential students to interact one-on-one with the leading Art & Design Universities from across the globe under one roof! Students get feedback on their portfolios, on-the-spot offers, scholarship information and general admission guidelines to start their applications along with a chance to attend university workshops and presentations all in ONE DAY!!
After the successful launch of India’s 1st ever Portfolio Day in 2016 and its overwhelming response from institutions and students alike over the past 2 years, Portfolio Day 3 has increased its reach to students by expanding to cover 3 cities in India in 2018. The events were hosted in:
• New Delhi on Friday, 23rd November 2018, 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
National Crafts Museum, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi 110001
• Mumbai on Sunday, 25th November 2018, 11:00 am - 04:00 pm
ISDI, One Indiabulls Centre, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013
• Kolkata on Wednesday, 28th November 2018, 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
Modern High School for Girls, 78, Syed Amir Ali Avenue, Kolkata 700019

Universities Participating in Delhi

Arts University Bournemouth
Bath Spa University
Birmingham City University
Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts
Falmouth University
Glasgow School of Art
Goldsmith, University of London
Indian Institute of Art & Design
Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI)
Istituto Marangoni (India)
Kingston University
LASALLE College of Art
Leeds Arts University
Raffles College of Higher Education
Ravesnbourne University
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
University College London, Bartlett (Architecture)
University of Limerick
Westminster University

Universities Participating in Mumbai

Arts University Bournemouth
Birmingham City University
Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts
Falmouth University
Goldsmith, University of London
Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI)
Kingston University
LASALLE College of Art
Leeds Arts University
Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)
Ravesnbourne University
Ecole Intuit Lab

Universities Participating in Kolkata

Art University Bournemouth
Birmingham City University
Falmouth University
Indian School of Design & Innovation (ISDI)
Istituto Marangoni
LASALLE College of Art
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)
New York Film Academy NYFA
Raffles College of Higher Education




A leading arts University for the Creative Industries, Arts University Bournemouth relentlessly innovate, collaborate and connect in ways that turn creative talent into careers.

They were recently awarded the Gold standard rating by the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). AUB has just been voted the highest-ranked modern university in the South West by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.



The Faculty of Arts, Design and Media at Birmingham City University is proud to offer world-class teaching, first class facilities and many internship opportunities with employers such as the BBC, Burberry and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Offering degrees in a variety of subject areas including Architecture, Design, Fashion, Jewellery, Media, Visual Communication, Digital Marketing, Journalism, Film and Video Games, BCU have an excellent reputation globally for our practice-based teaching, which produces graduates that top companies are keen to employ. Many BCU students also choose to run their own business and become highly successful entrepreneurs.

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Falmouth University is a specialist creative multi-arts institution for rethinking convention and outthinking challenges. At a time when conventional thinking does not work anymore, it’s a potent formula.

For more than 100 years Falmouth University has been challenging creativity. Through it, they are redefining creative education and making a vital contribution to the resurgence of the local and global economies.

Creativity has always been the hallmark of Goldsmiths. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive and ideas are allowed to grow.

Their courses and research activities span the arts, humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, business and management across 20 academic departments. The QS World Rankings places them in the top five UK Universities for Art & Design and Communication & Media Studies. In 2014 the Research Excellence Framework rated them in the UK’s top 25 Universities for the quality of their research.

Since its inception in 1935, Istituto Marangoni has never stopped believing in the value of training, constantly updating its programmes to ensure they are in line with Italian and international market needs. In the past few years, Istituto Marangoni has opened four new schools: London in 2003, Paris in 2006, Shanghai in 2013, and Milano Design in 2014. Istituto Marangoni now opened the new School of Fashion, Art & Design in Florence on September 2016 and recently in Shenzhen (2016), Mumbai (2017) and Miami (2018), the international capitals of fashion, design and luxury.


LASALLE College of the Arts in Singapore is a leading tertiary institution in cutting edge contemporary arts and design education and practice. The college offers over 30 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in fine arts, design communication, interior design, product design, film, animation, fashion, dance, music, theatre, arts management, arts pedagogy and practice, art therapy, Asian art histories, and creative writing. Its faculty is led by a community of award-winning artists, designers, educators and researchers, and their practice-led research sets LASALLE apart as an international centre of excellence. Critically acclaimed alumni form the core of the cultural and creative sectors in Singapore and increasingly, internationally.


Established in 1938, the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts is Singapore’s pioneer arts education institution. Widely recognised in Southeast Asia, NAFA’s reputation is founded on its innovative curriculum and teaching approaches, as well as its diverse artistic creations. NAFA receives polytechnic-level funding from the Ministry of Education, Singapore and is the first comprehensive arts education institution to receive the coveted 4-year EduTrust certification awarded by the Committee for Private Education in 2011.

NAFA offers the specialized programmes under the School of Art and Design, School of Arts Management, Dance and Theatre, and School of Music. International students are applicable for 50% tuition grant and will be selected based on their Portfolio Submissions or Admission test performance.

Ravensbourne people are as diverse as the city we occupy and the industries we serve. Students and colleagues. Research and business partners. We are united by a desire to innovate and change the world through creativity.

A small, specialist university for Digital Design and Media, offering industry focused courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, we are ranked top 10 in the UK and top 20 in Europe (subject ranking for Art and Design in the QS World Rankings). Our Mindsets & Skillsets manifesto is a promise that we will nurture and inspire people who are valuable to and valued by the world beyond university. None of this happens by accident – only by design.


Ravensbourne. Designed for industry.

SCAD is one university — offering degree programs in Atlanta and Savannah (USA), Hong Kong, and online via eLearning, with additional study abroad opportunities in Lacoste (France).
We offer over 100+ programs (Over 40 majors and 75 minors), and most of our programs are offered in multiple locations; students can start their journey in one place and finish in another.
Our 99 percent employment rate is a testament to the fact that SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.
The international student population is 27% of our total enrolled students, with students from over 100+ countries and Indian students are the second most represented international student body at SCAD.



The Bartlett School of Architecture is a world-renowned architecture school with a long tradition of innovation and creativity.

The school has been voted the best school of architecture for fifteen consecutive years by the Architect’s Journal AJ100 and is currently ranked second in the world in the international QS World University Rankings by Subject.


The school teaches over 1100 undergraduate and graduate students across two state-of-the-art spaces in London – 22 Gordon Street in Bloomsbury and UCL at Here East in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The degrees offered to attract students from all over the world, all with the creativity, skills and drive to design, shape and engineer the built environment of the future.


The University of Westminster is a diverse and dynamic institution situated in the heart of London, one of the world’s greatest cities. The University has been named one of the top 100 international universities in the world, and among the top 10 in London, following the release of the Times Higher Education global university rankings.


We offer a vibrant learning environment where innovative, creative and dedicated students gain the skills and experience to succeed in professional life. The University has a distinguished 178-year history and attracts over 20,000 students from 169 countries; making it the most diverse in the UK.

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Their vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, they transform students’ lives. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.Bath Spa University’s excellence was borne out of its history in arts, humanities, teacher education and enterprise. Bath School of Art was established in 1852, after the 1851 Great Exhibition as part of Britain’s drive to be the world leader in industry and culture.

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Providing pathways in Art & Design, Drama and Music, Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts continue to develop the skills and confidence of many inspiring artists and performers. Their school provides a unique and highly personalized method of learning, creating an environment in which to nurture, educate and encourage creative individuals.


Over the last 30 years, they have increased their portfolio to include Degrees and a Master’s and established links with leading institutions, including University of the Arts London Awarding Body and Trinity College London as well as Hearst Magazine, publishers of ELLE, ELLE Decoration, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire and Cosmopolitan.

The Glasgow School of Art is internationally recognized as one of Europe’s leading university-level institutions for the visual creative disciplines.  The studio-based approach to research and teaching, brings disciplines together to explore problems in new ways to find new innovative solutions.  The studio creates the environment for inter-disciplinarily, peer learning, critical enquiry, experimentation and prototyping, helping to address many of the grand challenges confronting society and contemporary business.

ISDI to a new model of cutting-edge design and innovation education, integrated with is committed commercialization of design. The ISDI method of pedagogy is based on intensive specialization built on strong fundamentals of liberal arts, critical thinking, skill training, and master classes.

Creativity, innovation, and sustainability form the core of ISDIology.

ISDI students and faculty create an enabling ecosystem in the corporate world (India and abroad) to catalyze design thinking. ISDI brings about an Indianization of global innovations while working out a global perspective to Indian innovations.



Kingston University has been rated among the globe’s top international institutions in this year’s Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Kingston University believe that diversity brings only benefits for their students, people and work. The University has roots going back more than 100 years. Their mission is to promote participation in higher education and the University’s Strategic Plan assesses their progress and looks to the future.



Leeds Arts University has been at the forefront of art and design education for over 170 years! They have built an international reputation for delivering the highest quality arts education. The only specialist arts university in the North of England, they are small and friendly with just over 1200 undergraduate degree students.

They are the highest ranked arts university in the Guardian University League Tables 2018 for Design & Crafts, and have been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework.


Over the past 25 years, the New York Film Academy (NYFA) has built a reputation as one of the premier visual and performing arts schools in the world.

Our innovative programs are designed for a new generation of storytellers – for artists who share a passion for visual and performing arts, across a wide array of media and want to learn by doing. With an unrivaled approach to hands-on, interactive learning, students find themselves completely immersed in their course of study from day one. Classes are taught by award-winning industry professionals, in a real-world environment with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment.

NYFA is an international, multi-campus institution offering an array of degrees and professional programs in the visual and performing arts around the world.

Raffles Education Network is a Singapore based design college and largest private education group in Asia- Pacific. Since establishing its first college in Singapore in 1990, Raffles has grown to operate 24 colleges and universities in 22 cities across 13 countries.

Raffles Singapore is located within the historical riverside quay along Merchant Road. Our courses are conducted and delivered by international teams of professional creative practitioners from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, and many other countries. Our students benefit from a quality education with a well-rounded hands-on experience relevant to the industry. This enables them to improve their career opportunities.

They have four Intakes – Jan, Apr, July & Oct.

The University of Limerick is an internationally focused university in Ireland with 15,000 students.  Established as a university in 1989, this young university has repeatedly been ranked in the world’s top 100 young universities.   The University of Limerick is widely recognised for its commitment to graduate employability, industry-relevant, award winning research, dedication to the student experience and extensive community engagement. The University is renowned for possessing on of the most spectacular and environmentally sympathetic modern university campuses anywhere in the world.

The University of Limerick is ‘University of the Year 2019’ in the Sunday Times Good University Guide.  The University of Limerick leading position in graduate employability, its cooperative education and internship programmes, its research in partnership with industry and the opening of the €31 Million new Glucksman Library were among the many reasons for this most recent award

Ecole intuit.lab is a French Design and Visual Communication Institute founded in 2001 with campuses in Mumbai, Paris, and Aix-En-Provence.

Courses offered are in Graphic Design, Visual Communication and Game Art & Design Programme. International internship, exchange and international workshops.  To facilitate international exchanges, the school has set a system of European Credits (ECTS – European Credit Transfer System) which is designed to facilitate student mobility within Europe and around the world.

  • 4 – month international internships in places like Paris, Tokyo, London, Sydney, Buenos Aires, Mexico City, and Asunción
  • 5 – month semester exchange programme that allows students to transfer to either of our international campuses
  • 2 – week workshop conducted by international professionals tackling multicultural problems in our France campus

Highlights of the 1st ever Portfolio Day held in India-2016


✓ Approximately 100 students attended from New Delhi, Dehradun, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and many other places across India

✓ 18 Institutions participated from the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Italy and India.

✓ Art Teachers and academics from several schools attended along with their students.

✓ Students and institutions felt that the event exceeded their expectations and were thrilled by the level of participation.


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