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Urban Skills Portal

Students and the Urban Skills Portal

The Bartlett’s Urban Skills Portal is an affordable, accessible way to pick up new skills in your own time and boost your potential.

Using online workshops, exercises and step-by-step guides devised by built environment experts at The Bartlett, the Portal focuses on essential skills that are nevertheless difficult to deliver in traditional university courses.

The first series of courses provides help with graphics for built environment students and professionals, and preparing 2D and 3D visuals to help communicate proposals and ideas more effectively. They’re designed for those with no previous experience of graphics, design or urban analysis software.

Workshops and Courses

Urban Graphics 1 - The City Footprint Urban Graphics 1: The City Footprint (FREE) 
Urban Graphics 2 - Urban Layers and Proposals Urban Graphics 2: Urban Layers and Proposals
Urban Graphics 3 - Essential Urban Plans Urban Graphics 3: Essential Urban Plans
Urban Graphics 4 - The city in 3D Urban Graphics 4: The City in 3D
The Urban Graphics Series (Workshops 1 - 4) The Complete Urban Graphics Series (Workshops 1 - 4)

The Urban Skills Portal is open to anyone. Try out our free taster course, and look out for more courses on the way with online training for other core skills.

If you’re planning on being the complete built environment professional, head for the Urban Skills Portal and sign up at UCLeXtend

The Urban Skills Portal has been developed and designed by Matthew Carmona, Professor of Planning and Urban Design of The Bartlett, and David Chapman, Founder and Director of urban design consultancy, UDS.

For more information, to arrange a demonstration or to discuss group package, please get in touch with us at urbanskillsportal@ucl.ac.uk