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Norwich University of the Arts is a dynamic, modern and creative community providing arts, design and media education from a unique campus at the heart of the city’s cultural quarter.

Open Days

Open Days

MA Open Day: Thurs 22 May

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. Book a place online now.

Work in British Art Show 7


NUA has been named as the lead partner bringing the British Art Show 8 to the city of Norwich in 2016. Read the press release.

National Student Survey

NUA scored higher than all other specialist higher education institutions providing creative arts focused degrees nationwide.

A national survey of students has placed Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) as the most highly rated specialist arts, design and media university in the UK.

What’s on in the Gallery

Drift, 2011 by Tim Davies


Tim Davies’ film and video works often feature a performer, usually the artist himself, negotiating his way through the built environment. This exhibition includes a new film made in response to Norwich – reflecting the city’s historic context and its cultural and architectural specificity. Within will be open to the public in The Gallery at NUA from Tuesday 24 April until Saturday 24 May.

MA Curation student Laura Dennis


MA Curation student Laura Dennis wins the Axisweb Curated Selection Prize. Read the press release.

WW1 soldiers prepare to go over the top in the Somme trench scene


Two students have collaborated on creating exhibits for an exhibition at Holkham Hall in Norfolk commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of World War 1. Read the press release.

NUA 170 Years and Counting

Norwich University of the Arts begins a year-long celebration of its 170th anniversary. This film includes interviews with its Chancellor John Hurt CBE, Vice-Chancellor Professor John Last, students and alumni including Rastamouse co-creator Genevieve Webster.

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Times Higher Education magazine has published a Campus Profile feature on NUA. Read it online.

MA courses

Join NUA’s community of artists, designers and media practitioners for postgraduate study.

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NUA Research Online

Visit NUA’s online research archive which provides public access to a digital snapshot of the research, enterprise and practice generated by research-active staff and postgraduate students.

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

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 Work

View work by students in the relevant course pages, such as BA Games Art and Design student work.

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ideasfactory@NUA can provide a team of students and academic staff, of any number from 2 – 100 from fashion to fine art, graphic design to games design, illustration or textiles.



Our students are our greatest advocates. Read about Beatrice Heuvel’s experience of MA Textile Design at NUA.

Norwich City FC vs Manchester United FC

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.

Air Asia identity by Kevin Lan, Design Director at The Partners, BA Graphic Design graduate


Find out about the services provided to graduates of NUA.

Installation from a research exhibition


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

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Like the NUA Facebook page to stay in touch with news at NUA.

Richard Brooks

Course news

MA Fine Art graduate Richard Brookes has been selected by MAstars as one of the stars of the future UK art scene. The programme, through which art professionals select the artists to watch from MA degree shows across the UK, will present his work on Axizweb a platform for promoting selected artists which is seen widely within the art community.

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Course news

BA Illustration graduate Tom Richardson and MA Fine Art graduate Verónica Domingo Alonso have been selected as artists in residence at the BilbaoArte Centre for Contemporary Art in Spain through a joint proposal.

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

John Hurt CBE
NUA Chancellor