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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 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.

Current show

Mutator VR

15 November 2016 – 14 January 2017

Computer art in virtual reality created by artist William Latham with mathematicians and software developers Stephen Todd and Lance Putnam.
East GalleryNUA will be the first art gallery venue worldwide to exhibit Mutator VR, a new Virtual Reality installation using original software modelled on the processes of evolution. Mutator blends organic imagery with state-of-the-art, real-time computer animation to create a highly immersive and original audience experience.

Discover more about Mutator VR

Still from Emily Ringe film showing girl in bobble hat

Graduates create AW16 ‘Urban Poetry’ collection for John Lewis

BA (Hons) Fashion graduates have seen their designs hit the stores of John Lewis nationwide as NUA launches an exclusive collaboration with John Lewis’s fashion line Kin. The three 2016 graduates Daina Ecaite, Alice Potts and Yee Ki Ng collaborated with the Kin design team whilst studying at NUA to create garments for the AW16 collection which takes its inspiration from Brutalist architecture, urban monochromatic prints and dramatic silhouettes. Discover more about the collaboration.

Campus life

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

Director of Marketing at NUA Sarah Hamilton holds documents during agreement signing at Nagaoka Institute of Design, Japan

NUA signs agreement with Nagaoka Institute of Design, Japan

At a ceremony in Nagaoka an agreement was signed between Norwich University of the Arts and NID to promote academic exchange for educational and research purposes. NID, established in 1994, became a public institution in 2012 and specialises in Visual Communication, Art and Craft, Architecture and Product Design. NUA is delighted to partner with this dynamic and ambitious institution. The first joint project is a collaboration between NUA and NID Graphics students.

Still from Emily Ringe film showing girl in bobble hat

Aesthetica Short Film Festival screens NUA graduate work

Work by recent graduates from BA (Hons) Film and Moving Image Production was selected to be screened at the BAFTA recognised, Aesthetica Short Film Festival this November. Lecturers and alumni from NUA also led a panel discussion on Film, Storytelling and the Future of Moving Image. Read about NUA at Aesthetica Short Film Festival.

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