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Our academic staff are leading practitioners and researchers in the fields of the arts, design and media. They are available to provide expert comment on regional, national and international news stories related to higher education and the creative arts.

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All camera crews and photographers need advance permission to operate on the NUA campus. Alternatively the University has a wealth of photography and footage which can be provided on request.

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Members of the press are welcome to attend all events at NUA. Most exhibitions on the campus, including the Degree Shows, will have a private view event in advance of the public opening for the press and special guests. Details of these events are available on request.

Press visits

We are delighted to arrange campus tours and on-campus interviews with staff and students.

Media Contact

Stuart Anderson
Marketing and Communications Manager
+44 (0) 1603 756238
s.anderson@nua.ac.uk

Students descend the staircase in the atrium

August 15, 2014

Record demand for places at Norwich University of the Arts

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has received a record number of applications for places on its undergraduate…read more

Window into NUA campus building

August 12, 2014

NUA placed top of specialist arts, design and media universities in national survey

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has again been voted as the best specialist arts, design and media university…read more

Nan Reid

August 5, 2014

Exhibition of Arts Council Collection works to be curated and shown in Norwich

An exhibition of post-war British art held by the Arts Council Collection will be shown at the Gallery at…read more

Still from ‘Naked’

July 22, 2014

Sun cream brand commissions advert from Norwich film students

A new advertising campaign promoting a sun protection cream to outdoor workers has been masterminded by creative…read more

Honorary Doctor at the NUA Graduation Ceremonies 2014

July 5, 2014

Honorary Doctorates for art charity director, design non-profit president and Sony academic development programme head

Three individuals have been rewarded for their contributions in the fields of the arts, design and media with…read more

NUA Chancellor John Hurt awards a student their degree certificate

July 4, 2014

Largest ever cohort of students graduate at NUA

Over 560 students will graduate with degrees in the arts, design and media on Tuesday as Norwich University…read more

NCAS winner with the judges and his work

July 1, 2014

Norfolk Contemporary Art Prize announces NUA student winner

A BA Fine Art student has been announced as the winner of the Norfolk Contemporary Art Society (NCAS) prize.…read more

Book cover design

June 27, 2014

Future stars of creative sector put on public show of work

A festival of the arts, design and media opens in Norwich city centre on Tuesday 2 July as students prepare…read more

The ground of Library gently leading below the train tracks

June 26, 2014

Students put on show of Norwich School of Architecture

A snapshot of work in progress by architecture students has been displayed to the academic community at Norwich…read more

(L – R) Lord Bishop of Norwich, The Rt Revd Graham James; competition judge and 2003 Bishop’s Art Prize winner Susan Gunn; third place winner Olivia Thomas; NUA Chancellor John Hurt; NUA Vice-Chancellor Professor John Last; winner Greg Thurling; second place winner Rhona Fleming; NUA BA Fine Art Course Leader Carl Rowe

June 23, 2014

MA Fine Art student wins Bishops Art Prize 2014

A piece of portraiture created through an innovative use of laser engraving applied to wood has won the Bishop’s…read more

NUA student receiving award

June 20, 2014

NUA student wins Penguin book design award

A student of illustration at Norwich…read more

Art installation at firstsite in Colchester

June 19, 2014

Norwich student picked for national artist showcase as part of Liverpool Biennial

A fine art student at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) who practises under the name MKLK has been selected…read more

Still from Proem

June 13, 2014

Norwich University of the Arts features in national campaign to highlight value of university research

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is featuring in a UK-wide campaign this week to highlight the value and…read more

Dare to be Digital finalists with Course Leader Marie-Claire Isaaman (L)

May 28, 2014

Three student teams reach international video game competition finals

Of the 15 teams of students to reach the finals of international video games development competition Dare…read more

Chuka Umunna with NUA Vice-Chancellor Professor John Last tours the campus

May 23, 2014

Shadow Business Secretary tours NUA campus

Norwich University of the Arts welcomed Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna for a tour of its campus on…read more

Work by Beth Panter at the NUA Fashion Show 2015

Students present their work on the catwalk at NUA Fashion Show

The public were joined by VIPs from the British fashion trade to see the work of Norwich University of the…read more

Leigh Evans with a student in the NUA Media Lab

May 15, 2014

NUA employee named Media Technician of the Year

A technician at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) has been named as the national Media Technician of the…read more

Albert Clegg, Brainchild winner

May 9, 2014

Student enterprise competition winner aims to rekindle sincerity of product

A student at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is seeking to develop his own ethical illustrated garment…read more

Chloe Fuller, Year 3 student of BA (Hons) Fashion at Norwich University of the Arts, with her outfit which has been selected to be shown at the 2014 Fashion & Textile Awards

May 6, 2014

Norwich fashion course work in UK top 12

An outfit designed by a student of read more

Lucy Kent, BA Fashion student at Norwich University of the Arts and first prize winner in the Bradford Textile Society Design Competition

May 2, 2014

Norwich students win national textile awards

Norwich students have won a series prestigious textile prizes in a national competition. Five students of…read more

Market Notes, 2014, video still, Tim Davies

April 28, 2014

Norwich graduate returns with film about the city

Internationally renowned video artist Tim Davies has made a new work responding to the history, culture and…read more

MA Curation student Laura Dennis

April 16, 2014

National art writing competition names Norwich student winner

Norwich student Laura Dennis has been announced as a winner of a national prize for writing on the subject…read more

British Art Show 7

April 7, 2014

NUA to host British Art Show 8 in Norwich

Norwich will be taken over by a festival of contemporary art in key venues across the city in the summer of…read more

A 2/3 scale Mark V tank guards the entrance to Holkham Hall

April 4, 2014

NUA students recreate Somme battlefield in WW1 centenary commemoration

Two students at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) have designed, built and painted a two-thirds scale profile…read more

Mustard TV sting by Tara Peak

March 26, 2014

Norwich students create TV stings for broadcast

Animated work by Norwich students will be viewed on television sets across the county as regional freeview…read more

BRIT Awards after-party invite design for Sony Music

March 24, 2014

NUA students work with Sony Music

Students at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) rubbed shoulders with the music industry elite at a BRIT…read more

Sophia Starling, Fluor Red, 2013. © Courtesy Jerwood Visual Arts. Photography: thisistomorrow.info

March 10, 2014

Exciting new artists bring work to Norwich University of the Arts

The work of three breakthrough contemporary artists has come to Norwich for a public exhibition. Jerwood Painting…read more

Norfolk Museums Service logos

Students design new logo for Norfolk Museums Service

Ten museums in the region are in the process of displaying new branding, thanks to the creativity of a group…read more

Boardman House

March 4, 2014

NUA acquires Boardman House as part of city centre campus expansion

Norwich University of the Arts has completed the purchase of the prestigious city centre Boardman House on…read more

Drawing by David Thompson, LSI

February 14, 2014

NUA students curate an exhibition of drawings by LSI architect David Thompson

Drawings dating back over the past four decades by LSI architect David Thompson will go on show in the Hostry…read more

February 11, 2014

NUA students network in Paris

Students of BA Textile Design at Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) will present their work at a world leading…read more

Eleven

January 14, 2014

Norfolk artist explores the alien side of concrete

An exhibition of photography by Norfolk artist Noah Da Costa is challenging the common conception of concrete…read more

Bacha Brings It All

November 28, 2013

India-based artist to Norwich with solo show at NUA

An internationally exhibiting artist who spent his formative years studying his discipline at Norwich University…read more

Doors, Tony Hill

November 4, 2013

Experimental film artist to bring the bizarre and humorous to the Gallery at NUA

A film experience that mixes the 2D and the 3D is coming to Norwich as international artist and professor…read more

Students in the NUA Monastery Media Lab

October 16, 2013

NUA nominated as best educational institution for games

Norwich is a source of the strongest graduates in the games industry according to the trade association…read more

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October 15, 2013

Gallery exhibition questions ethics of smocking

Is smocking – the process of sewing folds into a garment - inherently evil? This is one of many questions…read more

Window

September 12, 2013

NUA building to open to public to reveal architectural heritage

Norwich’s historical legacy as a provider of education in art and design will be highlighted in this year’s…read more

logo

September 6, 2013

Education award nomination for NUA

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is in the running for a prestigious education sector award. The University…read more

Paintings

August 28, 2013

Postgraduate art, design and media work goes on public display at NUA

The riverside campus building of Norwich University of the Arts on St Georges Street is opening to the public…read more

Reed creative work

August 22, 2013

Graduating work at NUA highlights sustainable uses for Norfolk reed

A creative use for reed and rush developed by a Norwich student could contribute to providing a sustainable…read more

NUA students win awards at Dare to be Digital 2013

August 14, 2013

Students win two international video game awards

A team of Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) students won two awards in the finals of the international…read more

Student working on fashion mannequin

August 13, 2013

NUA ranked top art, design and media specialist in UK

A national survey of students has placed Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) as the most highly rated specialist…read more

poster

August 7, 2013

Students vie for BAFTA nomination

A team of Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) students will showcase a prototype of a video game they have…read more

Students throwing their mortarboards in the air

July 2, 2013

Honorary Doctorates for fashion industry doyenne, pioneering photographer and renowned walking artist

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) awarded three Honorary Doctorates to recognise excellence in the fields…read more

Graphics boards

June 27, 2013

Free art, design and media shows mark end of year at NUA

A hotbed of creative activity that operates from its city campus centred around St Georges Street and Elm…read more

NCAS prize winner

Student wins Norfolk Contemporary Art Prize

A steel sculpture representing a student’s interpretation of the troubles in Ireland has won this year’s…read more

(L-R): NUA BA Fine Art Course Leader Carl Rowe; 2003

June 18, 2013

Bishop’s Art Prize selects film as winner for first time

A meditative piece of film responding to the artist’s work in therapeutic art sessions has been announced…read more

June 10, 2013

Norwich University of the Arts to lead £3 million Investment in the City’s Digital Creative Businesses

Funding for a new £3 million development to support Norwich’s growing digital creative industries sector…read more

BAFTA winners

May 31, 2013

NUA graduate appointed first ever Game Designer in Residence at V&A

The V&A has announced that alumnus Sophia George has been appointed as its first ever Game Designer…read more

Catwalk show

May 24, 2013

London showcase for top Norwich fashion talents

Following the success of the Gala Fashion Show in the city this week, Norwich’s most exciting new designers…read more