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Norwich University of the Arts is a dynamic and creative community providing arts, design, architecture and media education.


Open Days

We’d love to
meet you

The best way to experience what NUA has to offer is to see for yourself at one of our open days for undergraduate or postgraduate courses.

Undergraduate Open Days
Friday 28 October 2016
Saturday 5 November 2016
Friday 9 December 2016
Friday 6 January 2017
Postgraduate Open Days
Thursday 19 January 2017
Thursday 23 March 2017
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Thursday 13 July 2017
Saturday 2 September 2017

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Where could a creative science degree take you?

NUA students present digital creative innovation in their 2016 Degree Show work.

Artwork by Ken Cox depicting Performing no Thingness

Current show

Performing No Thingness

27 September – 29 October 2016

An exhibition of work by artist and monk Dom Sylvester Houedard including some of his concrete poems and work by his contemporaries, Ken Cox and Li Yuan Chia.

Find out more about Performing No Thingness at East GalleryNUA.

Image depicting virtual world symposium event at Norwich University of the Arts


‘Virtual Worlds’ Symposium

Wednesday 23 November – 10am-4pm

As part of William Latham’s Mutator VR exhibition, which opens in East GalleryNUA on 15 November 2016 running until 14 January 2017, Norwich University of the Arts will host a one day symposium exploring potential research and innovation themes stemming from the exhibition including: generative and evolutionary art; artificial intelligence; data, design and play; virtual reality; and the implications of living in a world where the boundaries between the analogue and the digital are ever-shifting.

Read the Symposium programme.

Campus life

A snapshot of our creative campus at Norwich University of the Arts.

Stamp designs created by Jim Sutherland


NUA graduate creates Royal Mail mystery ‘hidden clue’ stamps

Commissioned by the Royal Mail, BA (Hons) Graphic Design alumnus Jim Sutherland has created ‘hidden clue’ stamps to celebrate the centenary of Agatha Christie’s first detective story. The set of stamps depict six of Christie’s plots revealing hidden clues when exposed to light or heat. Find out more about these special stamps.


NUA Teaching Fellow nominated for celebrated gaming award

Video gaming industry trade group, TIGA has shortlisted Scott Grandison (Teaching Fellow for Digital Transformation and Creative Coding) for a ‘TIGA Award’ for his work as Producer of computer game ‘Wailing Heights’. The computer adventure game is nominated in the category of Visual Design alongside industry heavyweights such as Warner Brothers’ Batman: Arkham Knight and Unchartered 4. Read more about the nomination.

Boardman House

Campus Resources

See the inspirational new studio environment provided for BA (Hons) Architecture students in the RIBA award winning Boardman House.

Rated as a top 5 UK university for creative scene

Which? University Survey


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NUA significantly increased its student accommodation provision in 2015 with the addition of All Saints Green in Norwich city centre. Find out more about accommodation at NUA.

“A great arts scene depends on a very strong relationship with universities and Norwich University of the Arts are a really incredibly important part.”

Sir Peter Bazalgette
Chairman of Arts Council England

Student in fashion studio


All you need to know about coming to NUA from outside the UK.

Living in Norwich

Consistently rated as one of the safest and ‘greenest’ cities in the UK, Norwich combines a rich heritage and history with an exciting and contemporary atmosphere. Find out more about living in Norwich.


Discover how NUA works with universities, museums, galleries, and creative and cultural industries throughout the world to develop exciting and relevant research.


Find out about the services provided to graduates of NUA.

“NUA is going to be the most impressive arts university in the world.”

Sir John Hurt
NUA Chancellor