We are delighted to be working with the following partners on the Venice Fellowships programme. In collaboration with these universities and arts organisations across the UK, the British Council is offering students and graduates the opportunity to spend a month in Venice conducting independent research, and stewarding and mediating the British Pavilion exhibition. 

Lancaster University

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) is the academic department for teaching and research activities in Art, Design, Film and Theatre at Lancaster University.

Facebook: LICAatLancaster / Instagram: licaatlancaster / Twitter: LICAatLancaster

South London Gallery

South London Gallery

The South London Gallery (SLG) is a locally, nationally and internationally recognised centre for contemporary visual art with a highly acclaimed education and outreach programme.

Twitter: @SLG_artupdates

Instagram: @southlondongallery

London Metropolitan University

The Cass, London Metropolitan University

The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design is internationally recognised for its high quality teaching, excellent facilities and unique interdisciplinary opportunities.

Twitter: @thecassart

Instagram: @thecassart

Facebook:  /thecassart


The Ruskin School

The Ruskin School of Art

The Ruskin School of Art is the Fine Art Department of the University of Oxford. It provides an exceptional teaching and research environment that enables cutting-edge contemporary artists, art historians and art theorists to work closely together in a world-leading, research-intensive university.

University of Salford, School of Arts and Media

University of Salford, School of the Built Environment

The School of the Built Environment is a flourishing community of internationally recognised scholars working with students, business and industry across all levels of study and research.The architecture programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels offer students the opportunities to engage with critical spatial issues, and students study the technologies, theories, histories and modes of design development and representation that influence and shape the built environment. Our carefully designed open plan studio spaces provide an inspiring environment for students across the 5 years to develop their ideas and work collaboratively and share creative practices.



Wysing Art Centre


A thriving cultural campus in its 30th year, hosting experimental artist residencies and a critically acclaimed programme of exhibitions and events.


‘a space’ arts

‘a space’ arts supports artists and inspires audiences through exhibitions, studio spaces, professional development and by culturally reanimating lost spaces with arts and heritage.