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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
Formula 1 identity
Founders of Carter Wong Design

iPad game

Sophia George and Kristian Francis
BAFTA Video Games Awards Ones to Watch award winning iPad game
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

Jim Sutherland
Royal Mail stamp
Co-Founder hat-trick design
BA Graphic Design graduate

Air Asia identity

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


Genevieve Webster
BA Illustration graduate


Gemma Correll
Royal Wedding tea towel illustration
BA Illustration graduate

Bob The Builder

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

Masai Bride

Philip Lee Harvey
Travel photography
BA Photography graduate

Cracked Gesso on canvas

Susan Gunn
Artist and winner of the Sovereign European Art prize
BA Fine Art graduate

Union flage painted over newspaper

Colin Self
BA Fine Art graduate