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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 30 June 2017
Further dates to be confirmed for 2017/18
Postgraduate Open Days
Wednesday 17 May 2017
Thursday 13 July 2017
Saturday 2 September 2017

Book a place online now.

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Find out from our student bloggers and staff about NUA’s vibrant student experience to reveal what it’s really like to study here and be a student in the heart of Norwich.

Campus life

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

Current show


Jerwood Painting Fellowships

7 February 2017 – 1 April 2017

East GalleryNUA is delighted to present fresh new works by the three outstanding early career painters chosen as the 2016 Jerwood Painting Fellows: Francesca Blomfield, Archie Franks and Dale Lewis.

Discover more about the Jerwood Painting Fellowships.

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NUA Alumnus Stuart Craig OBE triumphs at BAFTAs

Norwich University of the Arts alumnus Stuart Craig, OBE has won a BAFTA for ‘Best Production Design’ on J.K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Up against industry completion from La La Land and Doctor Strange, Stuart and Set Decorator Anna Pinnock scooped the award at 2017’s BAFTA ceremony. Stuart also previously won BAFTAs for ‘Best Production Design’ for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and The Elephant Man.

Scholarships at NUA

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Find out about scholarships available to NUA students.

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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.


Textile Design Students present made at Craftco Gallery

Eight students from BA (Hons) Textile Design Course at NUA will be exhibiting new work at Craftco gallery in Southwold. The students were tasked with the exhibition project to develop their practice and create items that could be considered ‘objects of desire’ and perhaps be shown as part of their Degree Show in the summer of 2017. Find out more about made →

Student Accommodation

Take a tour of our city centre student accommodation All Saints Green.

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.

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

Sir John Hurt
NUA Chancellor

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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.

“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