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Norwich University of the Arts is a dynamic 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

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.

Machine Aesthetic


The Gallery at NUA is closed for a private event until 2pm today.

A Machine Aesthetic explores the various manifestations, uses and influences of mechanisation within the practice of a diverse range of contemporary artists.



Norwich University of the Arts has received a record number of applications for places on its undergraduate degree courses this year.

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NUA tops national student poll

Students have voted NUA as the best specialist arts, design and media university in the UK in the National Student Survey.

Marie-Claire Isaaman with WIGJ


The European Women in Games Hall of Fame has inducted BA Games Art and Design Course Leader Marie-Claire Isaaman. Read more about this award.



Work by BA Fine Art graduate Andrea Girling has been acquired by the British Museum Prints and Drawings Collection.

Still from 'Hands'


Two short films created by BA Film and Moving Image Production students have been commissioned by sun protection cream brand IKAROS through ideasfactory@NUA.

Student Experience at NUA

Watch a film about the student experience at NUA, featuring some of our student’s favourite locations and sights in Norwich City.

Campus life

A snapshot of campus life at Norwich University of the Arts.

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NUA Lecturer to deliver seminar at first Festival of Humanities

NUA Fine Art Lecturer, Dr Catherine Baker will be delivering a seminar at the UK’s first national festival of the humanities- Being Human. As part of the festival event ‘Negotiating Practice’ Catherine will explore points for discussion and an analysis of what it means to collaborate across disciplines.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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