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Notable Alumni

Our successful alumni contribute to our distinguished 170 year history as a specialist creative university. NUA graduates continue to be at the forefront of creative endeavour with graduates holding key positions at leading arts, design and media companies worldwide as well those who are successful creative entrepreneurs and practitioners who exhibit their work on an international scale.

Notable alumni include

  • Brian Bolland
    Graphic Novel Artist (work includes DC Comic’s Batman Killing Joke)
  • Glenn Brown
    Artist and Turner Prize nominee
  • Stuart Craig, OBE
    Three times Oscar winner and Production Designer on all eight of the Harry Potter Films
Formula 1 ident

- Phil Carter and Phil Wong
Founders of Carter Wong Design

iPad game

- BAFTA Video Games Awards Ones to Watch award winning iPad game by Sophia George and Kristian Francis, co-Founders of Swallowtail Games, BA Games Art and Design graduates

NUA was extremely influential on my career. Being surrounded by likeminded people with similar interests in the arts was an inspiration.”

Philip Lee Harvey
Travel photographer

Royal Mail stamp

- Royal Mail stamp by Jim Sutherland, co-Founder hat-trick design, BA Graphic Design graduate

Air Asia identity

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


- Rastamouse by Genevieve Webster, BA Illustration graduate


- Royal Wedding teatowel illustration by Gemma Correll, BA Illustration graduate

Bob The Builder

- Bob The Builder by Keith Chapman, Founder of Chapman Entertainment, Graphic Design Diploma graduate

Masai Bride

- Travel photography by Philip Lee Harvey, BA Photography graduate

Cracked Gesso on canvas

- Work by Susan Gunn, artist and winner of the Sovereign European Art prize, BA Fine Art graduate

Union flage painted over newspaper

- Work by Colin Self, pop-artist, BA Fine Art graduate