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Join our Creative Community – #WeARENUA

NUA is unique – our campus, our studios, our city, our community and we want you to be a part of it.

#WeAreNUA brings together the vibrant student experience to reveal what it’s really like to study here and be a student in Norwich. From exploring our fine city’s best cultural spots to what its like to deliver a design concept to a Creative Director, #WeAreNUA will make you feel part of our creative community the moment you reach our campus doors. Through student and staff blogs, video diaries and Instagram takeovers let us show you what NUA is all about.

Portrait of Norwich University of the Arts student Jordan Hudson


“Students + Deadlines = Coffee. But it’s okay Norwich has you covered.”

Jordan Hudson
BA (Hons) Photography. See Jordan’s photo blog on his top Norwich coffee spots →

NUA students take over the British Art Show

As part of British Art Show 8 at NUA, students and alumni with Young Associates from the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts came together in a collaborative takeover within and around the exhibition in summer 2016. Watch this video by student blogger, Margaret exploring the workshops, performances and installations from the takeover.

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Explore the city that will become your home. Scroll left and right to see images from Norwich.

Mary Sinclair in Fashion studio at Norwich University of the Arts


“Studying Fashion at NUA is one of the best things I have ever done, I have met the most amazing people and learnt so much about the industry.”

Mary Sinclair, BA (Hons) Fashion student. See a glimpse into Fashion studio life in Mary’s blog →

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 at Norwich Fashion Week 2017

As part of a long history of support by Norwich University of the Arts, BA (Hons) Fashion Communication and Promotion Lecturer Alex Hill leads masterclasses on visual merchandising and fashion events as part of the highly popular ‘Design and Enterprise Day’ at Norwich Fashion Week on 15 March 2017. The Design and Enterprise Day is a busy day of events celebrating Norwich’s rich fashion and textile history whilst exploring the changing fashion industry. As part of this day, NUA students have access to a full day of events including industry sessions with shoe designer Start-rite Shoes, boutique fashion, music and creative agency, Felicities and a masterclass in Fashion Photography by specialist photography supplier, Wex Photographic.

Discover Norwich Fashion Week 2017 →


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Year 2 students invited to collaborative campus events

14 March 2017 – 15 March 2017

Year 2 students across all courses are invited to take part in the annual Interchange Programme, an opportunity to try something new, experience new ways of thinking and creating outside of their degree course. This annual collaborative programme gives students a chance to try something over and above their own degree course through workshops, talks, visits and off-site trips. Events this year range from Japanese Stub Book Binding, Fashion Masterclasses with Norwich Fashion Week Directors, Night Time Photography and an Introduction to User Experience. Interchange takes place across campus on 14 & 15 March 2017 with sign up information on the Intranet.


Emily & Grace of Rhombus and Pineapple standing in front of blue wall

“We met on our first day, moving into student accommodation at NUA. Ever since that first day, we have collaborated together on everything. I still can’t believe that I met my business partner at University.”

BA (Hons) Fine Art alumni, Emily and Grace, owners of Rhombus and Pineapple.

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Our city

You will discover a thriving cultural centre filled with galleries, museums and events to keep you busy throughout your time in Norwich. You will explore the rich history of the city and delve into the independent lanes, roaming the coffee houses, shops and bars with your new friends for life. Beyond the city walls you will uncover the county of Norfolk’s great houses, inspirational coastline and national parks.

All Saints Green accommodation at Norwich University of the Arts

A place to call home

You will live in the heart of one of the safest cities in the UK, either in our high spec student accommodation or budget-friendly halls of residence, or live in private accommodation supported by our Accommodation Team. Watch a video on living in our University accommodation.

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Your NUA

The University is based in beautiful city centre buildings dating from medieval times to the present day, all of which have been redesigned to provided bespoke spaces for learning and practising your work.

Rated as a top 5 UK university for creative scene

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Student Union Office at Norwich University of the Arts

NUA Students’ Union is the link between students and the institution, representing the voice of our students as priority. As well as responsibilities for your student experience, learning & teaching, welfare and support, the SU organises events and co-ordinates societies and clubs and always have tea and biscuits on hand when you need a chat. Find out what Clubs and Societies the Students’ Union offers →.

Have a question?

Any questions about studying at NUA? Talk to Lynne, Tom or Tori in the following ways:

Call +44 (0) 1603 610561
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